Text: S.2516 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (10/29/2009)

1st Session
S. 2516

To suspend temporarily the duty on nonwoven diffusion media.


October 29, 2009

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


To suspend temporarily the duty on nonwoven diffusion media.

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

SECTION 1. Nonwoven diffusion media.

(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 Nonwoven air filter and diffusion media having layers of fine denier polyester fibers (2 to 10 decitex, with a length of 40 mm or more, but not more than 80 mm), weighing 400 to 700 g/m2, thermally bonded and impregnated in full depth with an adhesive coating, reinforced on one side with a supporting woven open-mesh scrim, used in downdraft spray cabins for painting applications where the media is required both as an air filter and as an air diffuser, providing uniform, nonturbulent air flow (provided for in subheading 5911.40.00 or 5911.90.00) 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(b) Effective date.—The amendment made by subsection (a) applies to goods entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the 15th day after the date of the enactment of this Act.