Text: S.2649 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (11/02/2009)

1st Session
S. 2649

To suspend temporarily the duty on power electronics boxes.


November 2, 2009

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


To suspend temporarily the duty on power electronics boxes.

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

SECTION 1. Power electronics boxes.

(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 Power electronics box and static converter composite units, combining the functions of an AC inverter and an auxiliary power module, capable of reducing DC voltage from 42 V (supplied by battery) to 12 V output and providing three-phase AC output to motor generator unit, the foregoing certified by the importer for use in hybrid electric motor vehicles (provided for in subheading 8504.40.95) 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(b) Effective date.—The amendment made by subsection (a) applies to goods entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the 15th day after the date of the enactment of this Act.