H.R. 5330: To suspend temporarily the rate of duty on certain leathered footwear for women. Read More


This bill was introduced on May 7, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

Date Introduced
May 7, 2012


Bill Text


To suspend temporarily the rate of duty on certain leathered footwear for women.

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 by inserting in numerical sequence the following new heading:

`` 9902.01.00 Footwear for Free No change No change On or before ''. women, with 12/31/2015 uppers of leather other than of pigskin (other than house slippers, work footwear, tennis shoes, basketball shoes, gym shoes, training shoes and the like, and other than slip- on footwear), valued $27/pair or higher, such footwear which designed to be worn in lieu of, but not over, other footwear as a protection against water, oil, grease or chemicals or cold or inclement weather where such protection includes protection against water that is imparted by the use of a coated or laminated textile fabric (provided for in subheading 6403.99.90)......

(b) Effective Date.--The amendment made by subsection (a) applies to articles entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the 15th day after the date of the enactment of this Act.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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