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Text of A bill to suspend temporarily the duty on machines, and their parts, for use in the manufacture of digital versatile ...

...of digital versatile discs (DVDs).

This bill was introduced on May 25, 2000, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of May 25, 2000 (Introduced).

Source: GPO

S 2653 IS

106th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 2653

To suspend temporarily the duty on machines, and their parts, for use in the manufacture of digital versatile discs (DVDs).

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 25, 2000

Mr. COVERDELL introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance


A BILL

To suspend temporarily the duty on machines, and their parts, for use in the manufacture of digital versatile discs (DVDs).

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

SECTION 1. TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF DUTY.

    (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:

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‘ 9902.84.04 Machines or mechanical appliances, whether imported separately or as an entirety, and parts thereof, for use in the manufacture of digital versatile discs (DVDs) (provided for in subheading 8464.20.50) Free No change No change On or before 12/31/03  ’. 
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    (b) EFFECTIVE DATE- The amendment made by this section applies with respect to goods entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the 15th day after the date of the enactment of this Act.