Text of To suspend temporarily the duty on certain mechanics’ work gloves.

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. 5189


April 27, 2012

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


To suspend temporarily the duty on certain mechanics’ work gloves.


Certain mechanics’ work gloves


In general

Subchapter II of chapter 99 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States is amended—


by striking heading 9902.14.01; and


by inserting in numerical sequence the following new heading:

9902.14.01Mechanics’ work gloves, valued not over $3.16 per pair (provided for in subheading 6216.00.58)FreeNo changeNo changeOn or before 12/31/2015



Amendment to U.S. Note

Subchapter II of chapter 99 is amended by striking existing U.S. Note 18 to such subchapter and by inserting in such subchapter the following new U.S. Note:


For purposes of heading 9902.14.01, the term mechanics’ work gloves means gloves having the following characteristics: imitation leather palms and fingers with fourchettes; backs comprising either one layer of synthetic knitted fabric or three layers with the outer layer of synthetic knitted fabric, the center layer of foam and the inner layer of tricot fabric.



Effective date

The amendments made by this section apply to goods entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the 15th day after the date of the enactment of this Act.