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SA 3568. Mr. STEVENS (for himself and Ms. Murkowski) submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by him to the bill H.R. 2419, to provide for the continuation of agricultural programs through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

On page 1362, between lines 19 and 20, insert the following:
(a) In General.--Notwithstanding any other provision of law (including regulations), the owner or operator of any commercial truck described in subsection (b) shall be exempt from the payment of any agricultural quarantine and inspection user fee.
(b) Commercial Trucks.--A commercial truck referred to in subsection (a) is a commercial truck that--
(1) originates in the State of Alaska and reenters the customs territory of the United States directly from Canada; or
(2) originates in the customs territory of the United States (other than the State of Alaska) and transits through the customs territory of Canada directly before entering the State of Alaska.

(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Nov 8, 2007.)