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Introduced in Senate (10/29/2009)


111th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 2014


To suspend temporarily the duty on horizontal machining center.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

October 29, 2009

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


A BILL

To suspend temporarily the duty on horizontal machining center.

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

SECTION 1. Horizontal machining center.

(a) In General.—Subchapter II of chapter 99 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States is amended by inserting in numerical sequence the following new heading:



9902.01.00 Horizontal machining center, with true 5 axis simultaneous contouring capability having the following specifications: with fully automated 1,000 mm square table built into machine base, with drop-down trunnion receiver with tilting axis center of rotation; capable of handling work loads of up to 2,000 kilograms with a precision of within +/−3 arc seconds in the tilting and rotary axes for both positioning and machining; having a horizontal-spindle with a Y-axis travel of not less than 1,200 mm but not greater than 1,500 mm, an X-axis travel of not less than 1,300 mm but not greater than 2,000 mm, and a Z-axis travel of not less than 1,000 mm but not greater than 1,400 mm (provided for in subheading 8457.10.00) Free No change No change On or before 12/31/2011 ”.

(b) Effective Date.—The amendment made by subsection (a) applies to goods entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the 15th day after the date of the enactment of this Act.