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HR 4380 - Temporary Tariff Suspensions and Reductions - Key Vote

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Debbie Halvorson voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 111-227 -

Title: Temporary Tariff Suspensions and Reductions

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (378-43) - (Key vote)

Title: Temporary Tariff Suspensions and Reductions

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes new tariff suspensions and reductions and amends existing tariff suspensions and reductions for certain goods.

Highlights:
  • Establishes the following duty suspensions to be in effect through December 31, 2012 (Secs. 1004-1030, 1033-1072, 1075-1110, 1115-1151, 1162-1170, 1176-1181, & 1191-1209):
    • Specific reusable grocery bags;
    • Epilink 701;
    • Specific synthetic staple fibers that are not carded, combed, or otherwise processed for spinning;
    • Acrylic or modacrylic synthetic staple fibers, not carded, combed, or otherwise processed for spinning, including those containing at least 85 percent by weight of acrylonitrile units;
    • Specific synthetic staple fibers that are not carded, combed, or otherwise processed for spinning, including those not dyed or pigmented, raw white (undyed), and those containing at least 85 percent by weight of acrylonitrile units;
    • Acrylic or modacrylic synthetic staple fibers, not carded, combed, or otherwise processed for spinning, containing between 2 and 3 percent of water;
    • Acrylic or modacrylic synthetic staple fibers, not carded, combed, or otherwise processed for spinning, not pigmented;
    • Acrylic or modacrylic synthetic filament tow, including those containing between 2 and 3 percent of water, and those containing 85 percent or more by weight of acrylonitrile units;
    • Acrylic or modacrylic synthetic staple fibers, not carded, combed, or otherwise processed for spinning, raw white (undyed);
    • Specific synthetic staple fibers that are not carded, combed, or otherwise processed for spinning, including those containing 85 percent or more of acrylonitrile units and those containing between 2 and 3 percent of water;
    • MDA50;
    • Nourybond 276 Modifier;
    • Polycaprolactone Diol #1;
    • Specific acrylic synthetic staple fiber containing by weight 92 percent or more of polyacrylonitril, and those combed for spinning;
    • Specific acrylic synthetic staple fiber dyed by not carded, combed for spinning;
    • Specific acrylic staple fiber;
    • 031e-Caprolactone-2-ethyl-2-(hydroxymethyl)-1,3-propanediol polymer;
    • 031e-Caprolactone-neopentylglycol copolymer;
    • Cetalox;
    • Propanoic acid, 3-hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-2-methyl-, polymers with 5-isocyanato-1- (isocyanatomethyl)-1,3,3-trimethylcyclohexane and reduced methyl esters of reduced polymerized, oxidized tetrafluoroethylene, compounds with trimethylamine;
    • Ortho-Nitro-Phenol;
    • Specific acrylic synthetic staple fiber, include those containing between 2 and 8 percent of water, and those containing not more than 0.01 percent of zinc;
    • 3-Chloro-2-methylphenyl methyl sulfide;
    • 1,3-Dimethyl-1H-pyrazol-5-ol and 1,3-Dimethyl-5-pyrazolone;
    • Neodymium oxide;
    • DMDPA;
    • Specific air pressure distillation columns;
    • nPBAL;
    • Primid XL-552;
    • Specific imaging colorants of fast yellow, cyan, fast black, and magenta;
    • Copper oxychloride and copper hydroxide;
    • DCDNBTF Benzene, 2,4-dichloro-1,3-dinitro-5-(trifluoromethyl);
    • Mixtures containing n-butyl-1,2-benzisothiazolin-3-one (Butyl benzisothiazline) and application adjuvants;
    • Mixtures containing n-butyl-1,2-benzisothiazolin-3-one, 1-hydroxypyridine-2-thione, zinc salt (Zinc pyrithione) and application adjuvants;
    • Bis(4-t-butylcyclohexyl) peroxydicarbonate;
    • Didecanoyl Peroxide;
    • Glycerol ester of dimerized gum;
    • Mixtures containing Fenoxaprop-p-ethyl, Pyrasulfotole, Bromoxynil octanoate, and Bromoxynil heptanoate;
    • Dry adhesive copolyamide pellets;
    • Liberty, Rely, and Ignite herbicides;
    • Cyclopropylaminonicotinic acid;
    • Grilbond IL 6-50%F;
    • Primid QM-1260;
    • 1-Chloro-2-chloromethyl-3-fluorobenzene;
    • Dimerized gum;
    • Pyrasulfotole;
    • Helional;
    • Porous hollow fibers;
    • Cellular plastic sheets for filters;
    • Certain Woven Mesh for Use in Filters;
    • Plastic fittings of perfluoroalkoxy;
    • 2-Hydroxypropylmethyl cellulose;
    • Mixtures containing 2,4,6-Tripropyl-1,3,5,2,4,6-trioxatriphosphinane 2,4,6-trioxide;
    • Dilauroyl peroxide;
    • 4-Chloro-3,5-dinitro-a,a,a-trifluorotoluene;
    • Yarn of carded hair of Kashmir (cashmere) goats, of yarn count less than 19.35 metric, not put up for retail sale;
    • Yarn of carded camel hair;
    • Specific laundry work surfaces;
    • Specific mixtures of perfluorocarbons;
    • Specific perfluorocarbon morpholines;
    • Specific perfluoroamines; -
    • Specific perfluoroalkanes;
    • Perfluorobutanesulfonyl fluoride;
    • Grilamid TR 90; and
    • Stainless steel single-piece exhaust gas manifolds.
  • Establishes duty reductions at the following rates to be in effect through December 31, 2012 (Secs. 1032, 1074, 1113, 1114, 1160, 1174, 1187, & 1210):
    • 1.2 percent for specific acrylic synthetic staple fiber;
    • 0.3 percent for specific imaging colorants, including Black 661 inkjet printing ink, Black 820 inkjet printing ink, Cyan 854 inkjet printing ink, Cyan 1 RO inkjet printing ink, Cyan 226 inkjet printing ink, Black 263 inkjet printing ink, Cyan 9075 inkjet printing ink, Yellow 1 Stage inkjet printing ink, Fast Black 286 inkjet printing ink, Magenta 3BOA inkjet printing ink, and Yellow 746 inkjet printing ink;
    • 1.9 percent for corvus herbicide;
    • 3.5 percent for evergol;
    • 1.8 percent for over-the-range microwaves;
    • 5.4 percent for N-phenyl-p-phenylenediamine;
    • 3.3 percent for AE 0172747 ether; and
    • 0.6 percent for stainless steel single-piece exhaust gas manifolds.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Temporary Tariff Suspensions and Reductions

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