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H.R.3168 - United States Optimal Use of Trade to Develop Outerwear and Outdoor Recreation Act

To provide for duty-free treatment of certain recreational performance outerwear, and for other purposes. view all titles (3)

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  • Official: To provide for duty-free treatment of certain recreational performance outerwear, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: United States Optimal Use of Trade to Develop Outerwear and Outdoor Recreation Act as introduced.
  • Short: U.S. OUTDOOR Act as introduced.

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Official Summary

United States Optimal Use of Trade to Develop Outerwear and Outdoor Recreation Act or U.S. OUTDOOR Act - Amends the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to provide for the duty-free treatment of certain recreational performance outerwear. Establishes the Sustainable Textile and A

Official Summary

United States Optimal Use of Trade to Develop Outerwear and Outdoor Recreation Act or U.S. OUTDOOR Act - Amends the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to provide for the duty-free treatment of certain recreational performance outerwear. Establishes the Sustainable Textile and Apparel Research Fund (STAR Fund). Requires the Secretary of the Treasury to charge and collect, with specified exceptions, a fee of 1.5% of the appraised value of imported recreational performance outerwear and to deposit amounts collected into the STAR Fund. Requires the Secretary of Commerce to make quarterly distributions from the STAR Fund to one or more appropriate organizations to conduct applied research, development, and education activities to enhance the competitiveness of U.S. businesses in clean, eco-friendly apparel, other textile and apparel products, and sewn-product design and manufacturing.

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