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Text of A bill to amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to clarify that tariff treatment of textile parts ...

...of textile parts of seats and other furniture.

This bill was introduced on May 25, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of May 25, 2006 (Introduced).

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S 3240 IS

109th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 3240

To amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to clarify the tariff treatment of textile parts of seats and other furniture.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 25, 2006

Mr. CHAFEE (for himself and Mr. REED) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance


A BILL

To amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to clarify the tariff treatment of textile parts of seats and other furniture.

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

SECTION 1. CLARIFICATION OF TARIFF TREATMENT OF TEXTILE PARTS OF SEATS AND OTHER FURNITURE.

    (a) AMENDMENT TO THE HARMONIZED TARIFF SCHEDULE- The Notes to chapter 94 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States are amended by adding at the end the following Additional U.S. Note:

    `ADDITIONAL U.S. NOTE

    `1. For purposes of headings 9401 and 9403, articles of cotton or other textile fibers, but not of leather, shall be classified as parts of seats or other furniture only if they have been both cut and sewn to shape and have been permanently attached to furniture framing parts or sections.'.

    (b) EFFECTIVE DATE- The amendment made by this section applies to articles entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the 15th day after the date of the enactment of this Act.