S 529

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 529

To extend the temporary duty suspensions on certain cotton shirting fabrics, and for other purposes.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 9, 2011

Mr. MENENDEZ (for himself, Mr. ALEXANDER, and Mr. CASEY) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance


A BILL

To extend the temporary duty suspensions on certain cotton shirting fabrics, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. EXTENSIONS OF DUTY SUSPENSIONS ON COTTON SHIRTING FABRICS AND RELATED PROVISIONS.

    (a) Extensions- Each of the following headings of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States is amended by striking everything after `suitable for use in men's and boys' shirts' in the article description column and by striking the date in the effective date column and inserting `12/31/2013':

      (1) Heading 9902.52.08 (relating to woven fabrics of cotton).

      (2) Heading 9902.52.09 (relating to woven fabrics of cotton).

      (3) Heading 9902.52.10 (relating to woven fabrics of cotton).

      (4) Heading 9902.52.11 (relating to woven fabrics of cotton).

      (5) Heading 9902.52.12 (relating to woven fabrics of cotton).

      (6) Heading 9902.52.13 (relating to woven fabrics of cotton).

      (7) Heading 9902.52.14 (relating to woven fabrics of cotton).

      (8) Heading 9902.52.15 (relating to woven fabrics of cotton).

      (9) Heading 9902.52.16 (relating to woven fabrics of cotton).

      (10) Heading 9902.52.17 (relating to woven fabrics of cotton).

      (11) Heading 9902.52.18 (relating to woven fabrics of cotton).

      (12) Heading 9902.52.19 (relating to woven fabrics of cotton).

      (13) Heading 9902.52.20 (relating to woven fabrics of cotton).

      (14) Heading 9902.52.21 (relating to woven fabrics of cotton).

      (15) Heading 9902.52.22 (relating to woven fabrics of cotton).

      (16) Heading 9902.52.23 (relating to woven fabrics of cotton).

      (17) Heading 9902.52.24 (relating to woven fabrics of cotton).

      (18) Heading 9902.52.25 (relating to woven fabrics of cotton).

      (19) Heading 9902.52.26 (relating to woven fabrics of cotton).

      (20) Heading 9902.52.27 (relating to woven fabrics of cotton).

      (21) Heading 9902.52.28 (relating to woven fabrics of cotton).

      (22) Heading 9902.52.29 (relating to woven fabrics of cotton).

      (23) Heading 9902.52.30 (relating to woven fabrics of cotton).

      (24) Heading 9902.52.31 (relating to woven fabrics of cotton).

    (b) Extension of Duty Refunds and Pima Cotton Trust Fund; Modification of Affidavit Requirements- Section 407 of title IV of division C of the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 (Public Law 109-432; 120 Stat. 3060) is amended--

      (1) in subsection (b)--

        (A) in paragraph (1), by striking `amounts determined by the Secretary' and all that follows through `5208.59.80' and inserting `amounts received in the general fund that are attributable to duties received since January 1, 2004, on articles classified under heading 5208'; and

        (B) in paragraph (2), by striking `October 1, 2008' and inserting `December 31, 2013';

      (2) in subsection (c)--

        (A) in the matter preceding paragraph (1), by striking `beginning in fiscal year 2007' and inserting `beginning in fiscal year 2011';

        (B) by striking `grown in the United States' each place it appears; and

        (C) in paragraph (2), in the matter preceding subparagraph (A), by inserting `that produce ring spun cotton yarns in the United States' after `of pima cotton';

      (3) in subsection (d)--

        (A) in the matter preceding paragraph (1), by inserting `annually' after `provided'; and

        (B) in paragraph (1), by inserting `during the year in which the affidavit is filed and' after `imported cotton fabric'; and

      (4) in subsection (f)--

        (A) in the matter preceding paragraph (1), by inserting `annually' after `provided'; and

        (B) in paragraph (1)--

          (i) by striking `grown in the United States' and inserting `during the year in which the affidavit is filed and'; and

          (ii) by inserting `in the United States' after `cotton yarns'.

    (c) Effective Date- The amendments made by this section shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act and apply with respect to affidavits filed on or after such date of enactment.

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