H.R. 2907 (103rd): To revive and extend through December 31, 1996, a temporary reduction of duty on certain disposable surgical ...

...gowns and drapes.

103rd Congress, 1993–1994. Text as of Aug 05, 1993 (Introduced).

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HR 2907 IH

103d CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2907

To revive and extend through December 31, 1996, a temporary reduction of duty on certain disposable surgical gowns and drapes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

August 5, 1993

Mr. WHITTEN introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means


A BILL

To revive and extend through December 31, 1996, a temporary reduction of duty on certain disposable surgical gowns and drapes.

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

SECTION 1. EXTENSION OF REDUCTION OF DUTY ON CERTAIN DISPOSABLE SURGICAL GOWNS AND DRAPES.

    Heading 9902.62.10 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States is amended by striking out ‘12/31/92’ and inserting ‘12/31/96’.

SEC. 2. EFFECTIVE DATE.

    (a) IN GENERAL- Except as provided in subsection (b), the amendment made by section 1 applies with respect to goods entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the 15th day after the date of the enactment of this Act.

    (b) RETROACTIVE PROVISION- Notwithstanding section 514 of the Tariff Act of 1930 or any other provision of law to the contrary, upon a request filed with the appropriate customs officer before the 180th day after the date of the enactment of this Act, any entry or withdrawal from warehouse for consumption of goods to which the amendment made by section 1 applies and that was made--

      (1) after December 31, 1992; and

      (2) before the 15th day after the date of the enactment of this Act;

    and with respect to which there would have been a lower duty if the amendment made by section 1 had applied to such entry or withdrawal, shall be liquidated or reliquidated as though such entry or withdrawal had occurred on such 15th day.