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Collection Act of 1789

  • By: Andrew Molinari
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment
  • Edited by: John R. Vile & David L. Hudson Jr.
  • Subject:American Political History, American Political Thought, Law & Courts

The First Congress adopted the Collection Act of 1789 on July 31, 1789. The law outlined the ports of entry and delivery of the United States; established the jurisdictions, duties, and responsibilities of collections agents; and outlined the process by which ...

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