S.738 - Cotton Shirt Industry Tariff Relief and Technical Corrections Act

A bill to provide relief for the cotton shirt industry. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Cotton Shirt Industry Tariff Relief and Technical Corrections Act as introduced.
  • Official: A bill to provide relief for the cotton shirt industry. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Cotton Shirt Industry Tariff Relief and Technical Corrections Act - Amends the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to reduce, through December 31, 2005 or 2006 (as appropriate), the duty on certain cotton shirting fabrics. Limits the quantity of imported cotton woven fabric ente

Official Summary

Cotton Shirt Industry Tariff Relief and Technical Corrections Act - Amends the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to reduce, through December 31, 2005 or 2006 (as appropriate), the duty on certain cotton shirting fabrics. Limits the quantity of imported cotton woven fabric entered by or on behalf of each manufacturer of men's and boy's shirts. Provides for the issuance of import licenses subject to such limitation. Establishes the Pima Cotton Trust Fund within the Treasury, consisting of transfers from the general fund in amounts attributable to the duty received since January 1, 1994, on woven fabrics of cotten under specified headings of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States. Provides for annual distribution of amounts from such Fund to a nationally recognized association of shirting manufacturers for the promotion of U.S.-grown pima cotton, and to yarn spinners of such cotton .

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