H.R. 5193: To suspend temporarily the duty on certain mechanics’ work gloves. Read More


This bill was introduced on Apr 27, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

Date Introduced
Apr 27, 2012


Bill Text


To suspend temporarily the duty on certain mechanics' work gloves.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,


(a) In General.--Subchapter II of chapter 99 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States is amended-- (1) by striking heading 9902.14.05; and (2) by inserting in numerical sequence the following new heading:

`` 9902.14.05 Mechanics' work Free No change No change On or before ''. gloves, valued 12/31/2015 over $7.22 per pair (provided for in subheading 6216.00.58)......

(b) Amendment to U.S. Note.--Subchapter II of chapter 99 is amended by striking existing U.S. Note 18 to such subchapter and by inserting in such subchapter the following new U.S. Note: ``18. For purposes of heading 9902.14.05, the term `mechanics' work gloves' means gloves having the following characteristics: imitation leather palms and fingers with fourchettes; backs comprising either one layer of synthetic knitted fabric or three layers with the outer layer of synthetic knitted fabric, the center layer of foam and the inner layer of tricot fabric.''. (c) Effective Date.--The amendments made by this section apply to goods entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the 15th day after the date of the enactment of this Act. <all>

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Bill Summary

H.R. 5192 To suspend temporarily the duty on certain mechanics’ work gloves. H.R. 5194the Rural Hospital and Provider Equity and 340B Improvement Act