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H.R. 4318 -

Sponsor: Kevin Brady (R)
Introduced: 2018-07-26
Bill Status: Message on Senate action sent to the House.
 

Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Act of 2018

This bill amends the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS) to: (1) repeal expired reductions in rates of duty for specified chemicals and other items; and (2) provide for duty suspensions and reductions through December 31, 2020, for specified chemicals and other items.

The bill amends the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 to extend through April 22, 2026, (currently, January 14, 2026) the authority of the Department of the Treasury to collect certain customs user fees.

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In the Senate of the United States,

July 26, 2018.  

Resolved, That the bill from the House of Representatives (H.R. 4318) entitled “An Act to amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to modify temporarily certain rates of duty.”, do pass with the following

AMENDMENTS:

(1) Strike sections 324, 372, and 1118.

(2) Strike section 1274 and insert the following:

SEC. 1274. Men's shoes with outer soles and uppers of rubber or plastics, valued over $3 but not over $6.50 per pair.

Subchapter II of chapter 99 is amended by inserting in numerical sequence the following new heading:



9902.14.03Men's footwear with outer soles and uppers of rubber or plastics, with foxing or foxing-like band, covering the ankle, closed toe or heel, valued over $3 but not over $6.50 per pair, the foregoing other than sports footwear and protective, waterproof or slip-on type footwear (provided for in subheading 6402.91.70) FreeNo changeNo changeOn or before 12/31/2020”.

(3) Strike section 1275 and insert the following:

SEC. 1275. Men's shoes with outer soles and uppers of rubber or plastics, valued over $6.50 but not over $12 per pair.

Subchapter II of chapter 99 is amended by inserting in numerical sequence the following new heading:



9902.14.04Men's footwear with outer soles and uppers of rubber or plastics (other than sports footwear), with foxing or foxing like band, covering the ankle, closed toe or heel, valued over $6.50 but not over $12.00 per pair, not of the protective, waterproof or slip-on type (provided for in subheading 6402.91.80) FreeNo changeNo changeOn or before 12/31/2020”.

(4) Strike section 1305 and insert the following:

SEC. 1305. Ski boots and snowboard boots.

Subchapter II of chapter 99 is amended by inserting in numerical sequence the following new heading:



9902.14.34Ski boots, cross country ski footwear or snowboard boots, constructed with a forward-leaning upper or designed to attach securely to skis or a snowboard by means of bindings, the foregoing valued over $12/pair, with outer soles of rubber, plastics, leather or composition leather and uppers of textile materials (provided for in subheading 6404.11.90) FreeNo changeNo changeOn or before 12/31/2020”.

(5) Strike sections 1389, 1399, 1564, and 1565.

(6) Strike section 1665 and insert the following:

SEC. 1665. Customs user fees.

Section 13031(j)(3)(A) of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (19 U.S.C. 58c(j)(3)(A)) is amended by striking July 21, 2027 and inserting October 13, 2027.

Attest:

Secretary  

115th CONGRESS
     2d Session
H.R. 4318

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