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Introduced in Senate (10/05/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 1943


To amend the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act to extend the transition period for preferential treatment of certain textile and apparel articles.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

October 5, 2017

Mr. Nelson (for himself and Mr. Rubio) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance


A BILL

To amend the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act to extend the transition period for preferential treatment of certain textile and apparel articles.

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

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Caribbean Trade Extension Act of 2017”.

SEC. 2. Extension of transition period for preferential treatment of certain textile and apparel articles.

Section 213(b) of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (19 U.S.C. 2703(b)) is amended—

(1) in paragraph (2)(A)—

(A) in clause (iii)—

(i) in subclause (II)(cc), by striking “2020” and inserting “2030”; and

(ii) in subclause (IV)(dd), by striking “2020” and inserting “2030”; and

(B) in clause (iv)(II), by striking “18” and inserting “28”; and

(2) in paragraph (5)(D)(i), by striking “2020” and inserting “2030”.