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Text of To restore the previous tariff treatment accorded to hand-cast string-drawn fishing nets.

This bill was introduced on June 23, 1994, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jun 23, 1994 (Introduced).

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HR 4641 IH

103d CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4641

To restore the previous tariff treatment accorded to hand-cast string-drawn fishing nets.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

JUNE 23, 1994

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


A BILL

To restore the previous tariff treatment accorded to hand-cast string-drawn fishing nets.

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

SECTION 1. HAND-CAST STRING-DRAWN FISHING NETS.

    Chapter 56 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States is amended--

      (1) by striking the subheading 5608.11.10; and

      (2) by inserting in numerical sequence the following new subheading, with the article description having the same indentation as the article description in subheading 5608.11.00:

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‘ 5608.12.00 Made up hand-cast string-drawn fishing nets 5% 1.7% (IL), 6.8% (CA), 14.1% (MX) 82%  ’. 
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SEC. 2. APPLICABILITY.

    (a) IN GENERAL- The amendment made by section 1 applies with respect to goods entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the 15th day after the date of the enactment of this Act.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 60th 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, 1988, 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.