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Text of the Ethanol Import Fairness Act

This bill was introduced on May 2, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of May 2, 2006 (Introduced).

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HR 5261 IH

109th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5261

To remove the permanent tariff and the temporary duty on ethanol.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 2, 2006

Mr. BRADLEY of New Hampshire introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means


A BILL

To remove the permanent tariff and the temporary duty on ethanol.

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

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the `Ethanol Import Fairness Act'.

SEC. 2. ELIMINATION OF ETHANOL TARIFF AND DUTY.

    (a) Elimination of Permanent Tariff of 2.5 Percent- Subheading 2207.10.60 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States is amended--

      (1) by striking the column 1 general rate of duty and inserting `Free'; and

      (2) by striking the matter contained in the column 1 special rate of duty column and inserting `Free'.

    (b) Repeal of Temporary Duty of 54 Cents Per Gallon- Subchapter I of chapter 99 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States is amended--

      (1) by striking heading 9901.00.50; and

      (2) by striking U.S. Note 2.

    (c) Effective Date- The amendments made by this section apply with respect to goods entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the 15th day after the date of the enactment of this Act.