S 934

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 934

To amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to make a technical correction relating to stainless steel single-piece exhaust gas manifolds.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 10, 2011

Mr. CASEY introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance


A BILL

To amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to make a technical correction relating to stainless steel single-piece exhaust gas manifolds.

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

SECTION 1. TECHNICAL CORRECTION RELATING TO STAINLESS STEEL SINGLE-PIECE EXHAUST GAS MANIFOLDS.

    (a) Stainless Steel Single-Piece Exhaust Gas Manifolds- Heading 9902.40.94 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States is amended in the article description by striking `9902.01.50' and inserting `8409.91.50'.

    (b) Effective Date-

      (1) IN GENERAL- The amendment made by this section applies to goods entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the 15th day after the date of the enactment of this Act.

      (2) RETROACTIVE APPLICABILITY-

        (A) IN GENERAL- Notwithstanding section 514 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1514) or any other provision of law and subject to subparagraph (B), the entry of a good described in heading 9902.40.94 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (as amended by this section)--

          (i) which was made on or after January 1, 2010, and before the 15th day after the date of the enactment of this Act, and

          (ii) with respect to which there would have been no duty or a reduced duty (as the case may be) if the amendment made by this section applied to such entry,

        shall be liquidated or reliquidated as though the entry had been made on the 15th day after the date of the enactment of this Act.

        (B) REQUESTS- A liquidation or reliquidation may be made under subparagraph (A) with respect to an entry only if a request therefor is filed with U.S. Customs and Border Protection not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act that contains sufficient information to enable U.S. Customs and Border Protection--

          (i) to locate the entry; or

          (ii) to reconstruct the entry if it cannot be located.

        (C) PAYMENT OF AMOUNTS OWED- Any amounts owed by the United States pursuant to the liquidation or reliquidation of an entry of a good under subparagraph (A) shall be paid, without interest, not later than 90 days after the date of the liquidation or reliquidation (as the case may be).

        (D) DEFINITION- As used in this paragraph, the term `entry' includes a withdrawal from warehouse for consumption.

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