H. R. 5191
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 27, 2012
Mr. McKeon 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
Subchapter II of chapter 99 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States is amended—
by striking heading 9902.14.03; and
by inserting in numerical sequence the following new heading:
|9902.14.03||Mechanics’ work gloves, valued over $3.65 per pair but not over $5.58 per pair (provided for in subheading 6216.00.58)||Free||No change||No change||On 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 9902.14.03, 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.
The amendments made by this section apply to goods entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the 15th day after the date of the enactment of this Act.