By Eric Heisig (July 15, 2022, 7:49 p.m. EDT) — The U.S. House of Representatives nearly unanimously passed a bill on Friday that would suspend tariffs on imported infant formula to make the product more and more difficult to find more affordable.
HR 8351, known as the Formula Act, would amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule and suspend duties until December 31. The United States Food and Drug Administration encouraged the importation of preparations following a nationwide shortage.
The bill passed 421-2, with only Georgia Republican Rep. Rick Allen and R-Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert voting against. He is now heading to the Senate, which previously passed a similar bill unanimously.
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