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Text of To suspend temporarily the duty on certain acrylic fiber tow.

This bill was introduced on April 27, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Apr 27, 2012 (Introduced).

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2d Session

H. R. 5161


April 27, 2012

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


To suspend temporarily the duty on certain acrylic fiber tow.


Certain acrylic fiber tow


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:

9902.01.00Acrylic fiber tow containing 98 percent or more by weight of acrylonitrile units, 2 percent or more but not more than 4 percent of water, and not more than 30 ppm sodium, the foregoing consisiting of up to 3 sub-bundles each containing 50,000 filaments and with average filament measuring 1.2 decitex (plus or minus 0.1) (provided for in subheading 5501.30.00)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The amendment made by subsection (a) applies to goods entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the 15th day after the date of the enactment of this Act.