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H.R. 5701: To suspend temporarily the duty on certain cotton yarn of combed fibers. Read More

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This bill was introduced on May 9, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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May 9, 2012

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A BILL

To suspend temporarily the duty on certain cotton yarn of combed fibers.

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

SECTION 1. CERTAIN COTTON YARN OF COMBED FIBERS.

(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 Cotton yarn (other Free No change No change On or before ''. than sewing 12/31/2015 thread), containing 85 percent or more by weight of cotton, not put up for retail sale, consisting of multiple (folded) or cabled yarn, of combed fibers gassed and mercerized, exceeding 14nm but not exceeding 43nm per single yarn (provided for in subheading 5205.42.00)......

(b) Effective Date.--The amendment made by subsection (a) applies to goods entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the 15th day after the date of the enactment of this Act.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