Nonimporting

Non`im`port´ing


a.1.Not importing; not bringing from foreign countries.
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This aspect of the Commerce Clause, according to the "father of the Constitution," James Madison, "grew out of the abuse of the power by the importing States in taxing the nonimporting, and was intended as a negative and preventive provision against injustice among the States themselves, rather than as a power to be used for the positive purposes of the General Government" (3 M.