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19 USC 2703 note.

"(ix) APPAREL ARTICLES ASSEMBLED IN ONE OR MORE CBTPA BENEFICIARY COUNTRIES FROM UNITED STATES AND CBTPA BENEFICIARY COUNTRY COMPONENTS.—Apparel articles sewn or otherwise assembled in one or more CBTPA beneficiary countries with thread formed in the United States from components cut in the United States and in one or more CBTPA beneficiary countries from fabric wholly formed in the United States from yarns wholly formed in the United States, or from components knit-to-shape in the United States and one or more CBTPA beneficiary countries from yarns wholly formed in the United States, or both (including fabrics not formed from yarns, if such fabrics are classifiable under heading 5602 or 5603 of the HTS). Apparel articles shall qualify under this clause only if they meet the requirements of clause (i) or (ii) (as the case may be) with respect to dyeing, printing, and finishing of knit and woven fabrics from

which the articles are assembled.”. (b) EFFECTIVE DATE OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS.—The amendment made by subsection (a)(3) shall take effect on October 1, 2002. SEC. 3108. TRADE BENEFITS UNDER THE AFRICAN GROWTH AND

OPPORTUNITY ACT. (a) IN GENERAL.-Section 112(b) of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (19 U.S.C. 3721(b)) is amended as follows:

(1) Paragraph (1) is amended by amending the matter preceding subparagraph (A) to read as follows:

“(1) APPAREL ARTICLES ASSEMBLED IN ONE OR MORE BENEFICIARY SUB-SAHARAN AFRICAN COUNTRIES.—Apparel articles sewn or otherwise assembled in one or more beneficiary subSaharan African countries from fabrics wholly formed and cut, or from components knit-to-shape, in the United States from yarns wholly formed in the United States, (including fabrics not formed from yarns, if such fabrics are classifiable under heading 5602 or 5603 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States and are wholly formed and cut in the United States) that are—".

(2) Paragraph (2) is amended to read as follows:

“(2) OTHER APPAREL ARTICLES ASSEMBLED IN ONE OR MORE BENEFICIARY SUB-SAHARAN AFRICAN COUNTRIES.—Apparel articles sewn or otherwise assembled in one or more beneficiary sub-Saharan African countries with thread formed in the United States from fabrics wholly formed in the United States and cut in one or more beneficiary sub-Saharan African countries from yarns wholly formed in the United States, or from components knit-to-shape in the United States from yarns wholly formed in the United States, or both (including fabrics not formed from yarns, if such fabrics are classifiable under heading 5602 or 5603 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States and are wholly formed in the United States).”. (3) Paragraph (3) is amended

(A) by amending the matter preceding subparagraph (A) to read as follows:

“(3) APPAREL ARTICLES FROM REGIONAL FABRIC OR YARNS.— Apparel articles wholly assembled in one or more beneficiary sub-Saharan African countries from fabric wholly formed in one or more beneficiary sub-Saharan African countries from yarns originating either in the United States or one or more beneficiary sub-Saharan African countries (including fabrics not formed from yarns, if such fabrics are classified under heading 5602 or 5603 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States and are wholly formed in one or more beneficiary sub-Saharan African countries), or from components knit-to-shape in one or more beneficiary sub-Saharan African countries from yarns originating either in the United States or one or more beneficiary sub-Saharan African countries, or apparel articles wholly formed on seamless knitting machines in a beneficiary sub-Saharan African country from yarns originating either in the United States or one or more beneficiary sub-Saharan African countries, subject to the following:”; and

(B) by amending subparagraph (B) to read as follows:

"(B) SPECIAL RULE FOR LESSER DEVELOPED COUNTRIES.

"(i) IN GENERAL.-Subject to subparagraph (A),
preferential treatment under this paragraph shall be
extended through September 30, 2004, for apparel arti-
cles wholly assembled, or knit-to-shape and wholly
assembled, or both, in one or more lesser developed
beneficiary sub-Saharan African countries regardless
of the country of origin of the fabric or the yarn used
to make such articles.

"(ii) LESSER DEVELOPED BENEFICIARY SUB-SAHARAN
AFRICAN COUNTRY.-For purposes of clause (i), the term
‘lesser developed beneficiary sub-Saharan African
country' means-

"(I) a beneficiary sub-Saharan African country
that had a per capita gross national product of
less than $1,500 in 1998, as measured by the
International Bank for Reconstruction and
Development;

"(II) Botswana; and

"(III) Namibia.”. (4) Paragraph (4)(B) is amended by striking “18.5” and inserting “21.5".

(5) Section 112(b) of such Act is further amended by adding 19 USC 3121. at the end the following new paragraph:

(7) APPAREL ARTICLES ASSEMBLED IN ONE OR MORE BENEFICIARY SUB-SAHARAN AFRICAN COUNTRIES FROM UNITED STATES AND BENEFICIARY SUB-SAHARAN AFRICAN COUNTRY COMPONENTS.—Apparel articles sewn or otherwise assembled in one or more beneficiary sub-Saharan African countries with thread formed in the United States from components cut in the United States and one or more beneficiary sub-Saharan African countries from fabric wholly formed in the United States from yarns wholly formed in the United States, or from components knit-to-shape in the United States and one or more beneficiary sub-Saharan African countries from yarns wholly formed in the United States, or both (including fabrics not formed from yarns, if such fabrics are classifiable under heading 5602 or 5603 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States).”.

(b) INCREASE IN LIMITATION ON CERTAIN BENEFITS.—The 19 USC 3121 applicable percentage under clause (ii) of section 112(b)(3)(A) of note.

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the African Growth and Opportunity Act (19 U.S.C. 3721(b)(3)(A)) shall be increased

(1) by 2.17 percent for the 1-year period beginning on October 1, 2002, and

(2) by equal increments in each succeeding 1-year period provided for in such clause, so that for the 1-year period beginning October 1, 2007, the applicable percentage is increased

by 3.5 percent, except that such increase shall not apply with respect to articles eligible under subparagraph (B) of section 112(b)(3) of that Act.

DIVISION D_EXTENSION OF CERTAIN
PREFERENTIAL TRADE TREATMENT

TITLE

XLI-EXTENSION OF GENERALIZED SYSTEM OF PREFERENCES

19 USC 2465 note.

SEC. 4101. EXTENSION OF GENERALIZED SYSTEM OF PREFERENCES.

(a) EXTENSION OF DUTY-FREE TREATMENT UNDER SYSTEM.Section 505 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2465(a)) is amended by striking "September 30, 2001” and inserting “December 31, 2006”.

(b) RETROACTIVE APPLICATION FOR CERTAIN LIQUIDATIONS AND RELIQUIDATIONS.

(1) IN GENERAL.-Notwithstanding section 514 of the Tariff Act of 1930 or any other provision of law, and subject to paragraph (2), the entry

(A) of any article to which duty-free treatment under title V of the Trade Act of 1974 would have applied if the entry had been made on September 30, 2001,

(B) that was made after September 30, 2001, and before the date of the enactment of this Act, and

(C) to which duty-free treatment under title V of that Act did not apply, shall be liquidated or reliquidated as free of duty, and the Secretary of the Treasury shall refund any duty paid with respect to such entry.

(2) REQUESTS.-Liquidation or reliquidation may be made under paragraph (1) with respect to an entry only if a request therefor is filed with the Customs Service, within 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, that contains sufficient information to enable the Customs Service

(A) to locate the entry; or

(B) to reconstruct the entry if it cannot be located. (3) DEFINITION.—As used in this subsection, the term "entry” includes a withdrawal from warehouse for consumption. SEC. 4102. AMENDMENTS TO GENERALIZED SYSTEM OF PREFERENCES.

(a) ELIGIBILITY FOR GENERALIZED SYSTEM OF PREFERENCES.Section 502(b)(2)(F) of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2462(b)(2)(F) is amended by striking the period at the end and inserting "or such country has not taken steps to support the efforts of the United States to combat terrorism.”.

(b) DEFINITION OF INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED WORKER RIGHTS.-Section 507(4) of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2467(4)) is amended by amending subparagraph (D) to read as follows:

"(D) a minimum age for the employment of children, and a prohibition on the worst forms of child labor, as defined in paragraph (6); and”.

DIVISION E-MISCELLANEOUS

PROVISIONS

TITLE L-MISCELLANEOUS TRADE

BENEFITS

Subtitle A-Wool Provisions

SEC. 5101. WOOL PROVISIONS.

Wool

Manufacturer (a) SHORT TITLE.—This section may be cited as the “Wool Payment Manufacturer Payment Clarification and Technical Corrections Clarification and Act”.

Technical

Corrections Act. (b) CLARIFICATION OF TEMPORARY DUTY SUSPENSION.—Heading 9902.51.13 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States is amended by inserting “average” before "diameters".

(c) PAYMENTS TO MANUFACTURERS OF CERTAIN WOOL PRODUCTS.—.

(1) PAYMENTS.—Section 505 of the Trade and Development Act of 2000 (Public Law 106–200; 114 Stat. 303) is amended as follows:

(A) Subsection (a) is amended

(i) by striking "In each of the calendar years” and inserting “For each of the calendar years"; and

(ii) by striking “for a refund of duties” and all that follows through the end of the subsection and inserting "for a payment equal to an amount determined pursuant to subsection (d)(1).".

(B) Subsection (b) is amended to read as follows: "(b) WOOL YARN.

"(1) IMPORTING MANUFACTURERS. For each of the calendar years 2000, 2001, and 2002, a manufacturer of worsted wool fabrics who imports wool yarn of the kind described in heading 5107.10 or 9902.51.13 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States shall be eligible for a payment equal to an amount determined pursuant to subsection (d)(2).

“(2) NONIMPORTING MANUFACTURERS.-For each of the calendar years 2001 and 2002, any other manufacturer of worsted wool fabrics of imported wool yarn of the kind described in heading 5107.10 or 9902.51.13 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States shall be eligible for a payment equal to an amount determined pursuant to subsection (d)(2).”.

(C) Subsection (c) is amended to read as follows: "(c) WOOL FIBER AND WOOL TOP.

“(1) IMPORTING MANUFACTURERS.–For each of the calendar years 2000, 2001, and 2002, a manufacturer of wool yarn or wool fabric who imports wool fiber or wool top of the kind described in heading 5101.11, 5101.19, 5101.21, 5101.29,

5101.30, 5103.10, 5103.20, 5104.00, 5105.21, 5105.29, or 9902.51.14 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States shall be eligible for a payment equal to an amount determined pursuant to subsection (d)(3).

"(2) NONIMPORTING MANUFACTURERS.- For each of the calendar years 2001 and 2002, any other manufacturer of wool yarn or wool fabric of imported wool fiber or wool top of the kind described in heading 5101.11, 5101.19, 5101.21, 5101.29, 5101.30, 5103.10, 5103.20, 5104.00, 5105.21, 5105.29, or 9902.51.14 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States shall be eligible for a payment equal to an amount determined pursuant to subsection (d)(3).”.

(D) Section 505 is further amended by striking subsection (d) and inserting the following new subsections: "(d) AMOUNT OF ANNUAL PAYMENTS TO MANUFACTURERS. —

“(1) MANUFACTURERS OF MEN'S SUITS, ETC. OF IMPORTED WORSTED WOOL FABRICS.—

“(A) ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE MORE THAN $5,000.-Each annual payment to manufacturers described in subsection (a) who, according to the records of the Customs Service as of September 11, 2001, are eligible to receive more than $5,000 for each of the calendar years 2000, 2001, and 2002, shall be in an amount equal to one-third of the amount determined by multiplying $30,124,000 by a fraction

“(i) the numerator of which is the amount attributable to the duties paid on eligible wool products imported in calendar year 1999 by the manufacturer making the claim, and

"(ii) the denominator of which is the total amount attributable to the duties paid on eligible wool products imported in calendar year 1999 by all the manufacturers described in subsection (a) who, according to the records of the Customs Service as of September 11, 2001, are eligible to receive more than $5,000 for each such calendar year under this section as it was in effect on that date.

"(B) ELIGIBLE WOOL PRODUCTS.–For purposes of subparagraph (A), the term 'eligible wool products' refers to imported worsted wool fabrics described in subsection

(a).

"(C) OTHERS.—All manufacturers described in subsection (a), other than the manufacturers to which subparagraph (A) applies, shall each receive an annual payment in an amount equal to one-third of the amount determined by dividing $1,665,000 by the number of all such other manufacturers.

"(2) MANUFACTURERS OF WORSTED WOOL FABRICS OF IMPORTED WOOL YARN.

“(A) IMPORTING MANUFACTURERS.—Each annual payment to an importing manufacturer described in subsection (b)(1) shall be in an amount equal to one-third of the amount determined by multiplying $2,202,000 by a fraction

"(i) the numerator of which is the amount attributable to the duties paid on eligible wool products

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