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H.R.1943
115th Congress (2017-2018)

Caribbean Trade Extension Act of 2017

Committee: Senate - Finance

Sponsor: Sen. Nelson, Bill [D-FL] (Introduced 10/05/2017)

Introduced in House on October 5th, 2017

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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”.


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