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H.R. 4949 (112th): To suspend temporarily the duty on certain bulk container bags.

The text of the bill below is as of Apr 26, 2012 (Introduced).



2d Session

H. R. 4949


April 26, 2012

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


To suspend temporarily the duty on certain bulk container bags.


Certain bulk container bags


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:

9902.01.00Bulk container bags made from clear polyethylene strips measuring less than 5 mm in width, the strips being woven and then coated on both sides with white polyethylene forming exterior layers approximately 2 mm in thickness that are visible to the naked eye other than merely by change in color, the foregoing to be used for the shipping of dry, non-hazardous flowable commodities (provided for in subheading 3923.21.00)FreeNo changeNo changeOn or before 12/31/2015



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The amendment made by subsection (a) applies to goods entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the 15th day after the date of the enactment of this Act.