H.R. 6018 (109th): To provide temporary duty reductions for certain cotton fabrics, and for other purposes.

Introduced:
Jul 28, 2006 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Robert “Rob” Simmons
Representative for Connecticut's 2nd congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jul 28, 2006
Length
10 pages
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Status

This bill was introduced on July 28, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jul 28, 2006
Referred to Committee Jul 28, 2006
 
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7/28/2006--Introduced.
Amends the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) to reduce, through December 31, 2008 , the duty on certain cotton shirting fabrics.
Limits the quantity of imported cotton woven fabric entered by or on behalf of each manufacturer of men's and boy's shirts. Provides for the issuance of import licenses subject to such limitation.
Establishes the Pima Cotton Trust Fund within the Treasury, consisting of transfers from the general fund in amounts attributable to the duty received since January 1, 1994, on woven fabrics of cotten under specified HTSUS headings.
Provides for annual distribution of amounts from such Fund to a nationally recognized association of shirting manufacturers for the promotion of U.S.-grown pima cotton, and to yarn spinners of such cotton.

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