H.R.2493 - To amend the African Growth and Opportunity Act to extend the third country fabric program, and for other purposes.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McDermott, Jim [D-WA-7] (Introduced 07/11/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||07/14/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Trade. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R.5986, which became Public Law 112-163 on 8/10/2012.|
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Summary: H.R.2493 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/11/2011)
Amends the African Growth and Opportunity Act to extend, through FY2015, the third-country fabric rule granting duty-free treatment of apparel articles wholly assembled, or knit-to-shape and wholly assembled, or both, in one or more lesser developed beneficiary sub-Saharan African countries, regardless of the country of origin of the fabric or the yarn used to make such articles.
Revises the term "sub-Saharan African country" to include the Republic of South Sudan under such Act.