S.2007 - A bill to amend the African Growth and Opportunity Act to extend the third-country fabric rule, to add South Sudan to the list of countries eligible for designation under that Act, and for other purposes.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Baucus, Max [D-MT] (Introduced 12/15/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||12/15/2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2007 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (12/15/2011)
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.