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H.R. 5297 (110th): To suspend temporarily the duty on certain tirebuilding machines used in the manufacture of extra-wide pneumatic truck and automobile tires, and parts and accessories thereof.


The text of the bill below is as of Feb 7, 2008 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


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110th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5297

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 7, 2008

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

A BILL

To suspend temporarily the duty on certain tirebuilding machines used in the manufacture of extra-wide pneumatic truck and automobile tires, and parts and accessories thereof.

1.

Certain tirebuilding machines used in the manufacture of extra-wide pneumatic truck and automobile tires, and parts and accessories thereof

(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:

9902.01.00Machines, including but not limited to post systems, feeder systems, reels, conveying equipment, and controlling machinery, of a kind used for building truck and automobile tires, capable of producing tires having a tread width of more than 450 mm (provided for in subheading 8477.51.00), and parts and accessories thereofFreeNo changeNo changeOn or before 12/31/2011

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(b)

Effective date

The amendment made by subsection (a) applies to goods entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the 15th day after the date of the enactment of this Act.

(c)

Retroactive application

Notwithstanding section 514 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1514) or any other provision of law, upon proper request filed with U.S. Customs and Border Protection before the 90th day after the date of the enactment of this Act, any entry, or withdrawal from warehouse for consumption, of any good—

(1)

that was made on or after January 1, 2008, and before the 15th day after the date of the enactment of this Act; and

(2)

with respect to which there would have no duty if the amendment made by subsection (a) applied to such entry or withdrawal,

shall be liquidated or reliquidated as if such amendment applied to such entry or withdrawal.