H.R. 3067 (109th): To amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to provide a new subheading for certain ...

...log forwarders used as motor vehicles for the transport of goods for duty-free treatment consistent with other agricultural use log han

109th Congress, 2005–2006. Text as of Jun 24, 2005 (Introduced).

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HR 3067 IH

109th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3067

To amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to provide a new subheading for certain log forwarders used as motor vehicles for the transport of goods for duty-free treatment consistent with other agricultural use log handling equipment.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 24, 2005

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


A BILL

To amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to provide a new subheading for certain log forwarders used as motor vehicles for the transport of goods for duty-free treatment consistent with other agricultural use log handling equipment.

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

SECTION 1. LOG FORWARDERS.

    (a) IN GENERAL- Chapter 87 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States is amended--

      (1) by striking subheading 8704.90.00 and inserting in numerical sequence the following new subheadings and superior text thereto, with such superior text having the same degree of indentation as the article description for subheading 8704.90.00, as in effect on the day before the date of the enactment of this Act:

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` 8704.90.10  Log Forwarders with cranes,   designed for off-highway use  Free                                                                  Free     
  8704.90.90 Other                                                        25%  Free (A+, AU, B, CA, CL, D, E, IL, J, MX)  12.5% (JO)  20% (SG)  25%   '; 
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      and

      (2) by inserting in numerical sequence the following new subheading, with the article description having the same degree of indentation as the superior text to subheading 8708.99.52:

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` 8708.99.51 Parts of Log Forwarders  Free   Free '; 
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    (b) STAGED RATE REDUCTIONS- Any staged reduction of a rate of duty proclaimed by the President before the date of the enactment of this Act, that--

      (1) would take effect on or after such date of enactment, and

      (2) would, but for the amendments made by subsection (a), apply to subheading 8704.90.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States,

    applies to the corresponding rate of duty set forth in subheading 8704.90.90 of such Schedule (as added by subsection (a)).

    (c) EFFECTIVE DATE- The amendments made by subsection (a) and (b) shall apply with respect to the articles entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the 15th day after the date of the enactment of this Act.