Text: S.2088 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (10/29/2009)


111th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 2088


To suspend temporarily the duty on certain capacitor panels specifically designed for wind turbines.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

October 29, 2009

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


A BILL

To suspend temporarily the duty on certain capacitor panels specifically designed for wind turbines.

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

SECTION 1. Certain capacitor panels specifically designed for wind turbines.

(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 Capacitor panels specifically designed for wind turbine generators in excess of 2 MW; such panels are specifically designed to optimize the power factor of the asynchronous induction generator in a wind turbine. The capacitor panel is managed by the wind turbine generator controller and has dimensions of 2350–2450 mm (length) x 350–450 mm (width) x 2200–2350 mm (height) (provided for in subheading 8537.10.90) 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(b) Effective date.—The amendment made by subsection (a) applies to goods entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the 15th day after the date of the enactment of this Act.