H.R. 734: Creating Manufacturing Jobs and Promoting Fair Trade Act

113th Congress, 2013–2015. Text as of Feb 14, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 734

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 14, 2013

(for himself and Mr. Peters of Michigan) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

A BILL

To create jobs and promote fair trade by increasing duties on certain foreign goods imported into the United States.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Creating Manufacturing Jobs and Promoting Fair Trade Act .

2.

Polyurethane sponges

Subheading 3921.13.50 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States is amended in the general rate of duty column by striking 4.2% and inserting 6.5%.

3.

Steel wool cleaning pads

Subheading 7323.10.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States is amended—

(1)

in the general rate of duty column, by striking Free and inserting 20%; and

(2)

in the special rate of duty column, by inserting the following: Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, J, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG).

4.

Effective date

The amendments made by this Act shall apply to goods entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the 15th day after the date of the enactment of this Act.