Text: S.2426 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (10/29/2009)

1st Session
S. 2426

To suspend temporarily the duty on certain children's footwear.


October 29, 2009

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


To suspend temporarily the duty on certain children's footwear.

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

SECTION 1. Certain children's footwear.

(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 Other footwear for persons other than men or women, with outer soles and uppers of rubber or plastic, with open toes or open heels, other than house slippers; footwear of the slip-on type, that is held to the foot without the use of laces or buckles or other fasterners, the foregoing except footwear of subheading 6402.99.20 and except footwear having a foxing or foxing-like band wholly or almost wholly of rubber or plastics applied or molded at the sole and overlapping the upper (provided for in subheading 6402.99.40) 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(b) Effective Date.—The amendment made by subsection (a) applies to goods entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the 15th day after the date of the enactment of this Act.