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Text of Relating to the tariff treatment of pharmaceutical grade phospholipids.

This bill was introduced on October 7, 1994, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Oct 7, 1994 (Introduced).

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HR 5287 IH

103d CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5287

Relating to the tariff treatment of pharmaceutical grade phospholipids.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

October 7, 1994

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


A BILL

Relating to the tariff treatment of pharmaceutical grade phospholipids.

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

SECTION 1. PHARMACEUTICAL GRADE PHOSPHOLIPIDS.

    (a) NEW ENTRIES- With respect to eligible goods entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the 15th day after the date of the enactment of this Act, and before January 1, 1995, such goods shall be liquidated as if chapter 29 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States were amended by striking subheading 2923.20.00 and inserting the following new subheadings, with the superior text having the same degree of indentation as the article description for subheading 2923.10.00:

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 ‘            Lecithins and other phospho- aminolipids:                                                                                                                                                                                         
   2923.20.10 Egg phospholipids, pharmaceutical grade meeting requirements of the United States Food and Drug Administration for use in intravenous fat emulsions 1.5%            Free (A,E,IL,J,MX) 0.8% (CA)                        10%       
   2923.20.20 Other                                                                                                                                               2.2›/kg. + 4.5% Free (A*,E,IL,J,MX) .8›/kg. + 1.8% (CA) 16.5›/kg. + 30%    ’. 
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    (b) ELIGIBLE GOODS- For purposes of this Act, the term ‘eligible goods’ means goods described in subheading 2923.20.10 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, as set forth in the amendment described in subsection (a).

SEC. 2. RETROACTIVE APPLICATION.

    Notwithstanding section 514 of the Tariff Act of 1930 or any other provision of law, upon proper request filed with the Customs Service before the 90th day after the date of the enactment of this Act, any entry of eligible goods--

      (1) that was made after March 29, 1991, and before the 15th day after the date of the enactment of this Act, and

      (2) with respect to which there would have been a lesser duty if the amendment described in section 1 applied to such entry,

    shall be liquidated or reliquidated as if such amendment applied to such entry.