H.R. 5190 (112th): To suspend temporarily the duty on certain mechanics’ work gloves.

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Apr 27, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5190

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 27, 2012

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

A BILL

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

1.

Certain mechanics’ work gloves

(a)

In general

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

(1)

by striking heading 9902.14.02; and

(2)

by inserting in numerical sequence the following new heading:

9902.14.02Mechanics’ work gloves, valued over $3.16 per pair but not over $3.65 per pair (provided for in subheading 6216.00.58)FreeNo changeNo changeOn or before 12/31/2015

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(b)

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:

18.

For purposes of heading 9902.14.02, 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.

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(c)

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The amendments made by this section apply to goods entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the 15th day after the date of the enactment of this Act.