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A BILL To provide revenue, to regulate commerce with foreign
countries, to encourage the industries of the United States,

to protect American labor, and for other purposes

AS REPORTED FROM THE COMMITTEE ON WAYS
AND MEANS, MAY 9, 1929, TOGETHER WITH

THE REPORT (H. REPT. No. 7) THEREON

[The Tariff Act of 1922 is shown in Roman type; the part

to be omitted is inclosed in brackets; and the
new matter recommended by the com-

mittee is shown in italic type]

UNITED STATES

GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1929

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IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

May 7, 1929. Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That the bill (H. R. 2667) to provide revenue, to regulate commerce with foreign countries, to encourage the industries of the United States, to protect American labor, and for other purposes, as reported from the Committee on Ways and Means to the House of Representatives on May 9, 1929, together with the text of the committee report, be printed as a House document with the bill matter showing the existing tariff law in roman type; the part proposed to be omitted enclosed in brackets, and the new legislation recommended by the committee in italic type, and that eighteen thousand five hundred additional copies of the publication be printed, of which twelve thousand shall be for the use of the House document room; five thousand for the Senate document room; one thousand for the Committee on Ways and Means of the House, and five hundred copies for the Comunittee on Finance of the Senate. 380077

Adopted May 9, 1929.

II

718T CONGRESSY

18T SESSION

H. R. 2667

Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union

and ordered to be printed

[The part shown in roman type is the existing Tariff Act of 1922; the part proposed to be omitted iron the

law is inclosed in black brackets, and the new matter recommended to existing law is in italic type]

A BILL

To provide revenue, to regulate commerce with foreign countries, to

encourage the industries of the United States, to protect American
labor, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
·States of America in Congress assembled,

TITLE I-DUTIABLE LIST

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2 cents per pound; 30 per centum:or more and less than 55 per centum, 4 cents per pound; and 55 per centum or more, 9 cents per pound: Provided, That any tactic-acid anhydride present shall be determined as lactic acid and included as such: And provided further, That the duty on lactic acid shall not be less than 25 per centum ad valorem; tannic acid, tænnin, and extracts of nutgalls, containing by weight of tannic acid less than 50 per centum, [4] 6 cents per pound; 50 per centum or more and not medicinal, [10] 12 cents per pound; 50 per centum or more and medicinal, [20] 22 cents per pound; tartaric acid, [6] 8 cents per pound; arsenic acid, 3 cents per pound; gailịo ácid, [8] 10 cents per pound; nitric acid, one-half of 1 cent per pòund; oleic acid or red oil, 192 cents per pound; oxalic acid, [4] 6 cents per pound; phosphoric acid containing by weight of phosphoric acid less than 80 per centum, 2 cents per pound; 80 per centum or more, 342 cents per pound; pyrogallic acid, [12] 15 cents per pound; stearic acid, 192 cents per pound; and all other acids and acid anhydrides not specially provided for, 25 per centum ad valorem.

Par. 2. Acetaldehyde, aldol or acetaldol, aldehyde ammonia, butyraldehyde, crotonaldehyde, (paracetaldehyde,] paracetaldehyde; ethylene chlorohydrin, [ethylene dichloride, ethylene glycol, ethylene oxide, glycol monoacetate,] propylene chlorohydrin, [propylene dichloride, and propylene glycol,] butylene chlorohydrin ethylene dichloride, propylene dichloride, butylene dichloride; ethylene ocide, propylene oxide, butylene oxide; ethylene glycol, propylene glycol, butylene glycol, and all other glycols or dihydric alcohols; monoethanolamine, diethanolamine, triethanolamine, ethylene diamine, and all other hydrocy alkyl amines and alkylene diamines; allyl alcohol, crotonyl alcohol, vinyl alcohol, and all other olefin or unsaturated alcohols; homologues and polymers of all the foregoing; ethers, esters, salts and nitrogenous compounds of any of the foregoing, whether polymerized or unpolymerized; and mixtures in chief value of any one or more of the foregoing; all the foregoing not specially provided for, 6 cents per pound and 30 per centum ad valorem.

PAR. 3. Acetone [, acetone oil,) and ethyl methyl ketone, and their homologues, and acetone oil, 25 per centum ad valorem.

Par. 4. Alcohol: Amyl, butyl, hexyl, and propyl, all the foregoing whether primary, secondary, or tertiary; [and] fusel oil; and mixtures in chief value of any one or more of the foregoing, 6 cents per pound; methyl or wood (or methanol) [12] 18 cents per gallon; and ethyl for nonbeverage purposes only, 15 cents per gallon.

PAR. 5. All chemical elements, all chemical salts and compounds, all medicinal preparations, and all combinations and mixtures of any of the foregoing, all the foregoing obtained naturally or artificially and not specially provided for, 25 per centum ad valorem.

Par. 6. Aluminum hydroxide or refined bauxite, one-half of 1 cent per pound; potassium aluminum sulphate or potash alum and ammonium aluminum sulphate or ammonia alum, three-fourths of 1 cent per pound; aluminum sulphate, alum cake or aluminous cake, containing not more than 15 per centum of alumina and more iron than the equivalent of one-tenth of 1 per centum of ferric oxide, three-tenths of 1 cent per pound; containing more than 15 per centum of alumina or not more iron than the equivalent of one-tenth of 1 per centum of ferric oxide, three-eighths of 1 cent per pound; all other aluminum salts and compounds not specially provided for, 25 per centum ad valorem.

PAR. 7. Ammonium carbonate and bicarbonate, [112] 2 cents per pound; ammonium chloride, 1/4 cents per pound; ammonium nitrate, 1 cent per pound; ammonium perchlorate and ammonium phosphate, 192 cents per pound; ammonium sulphate, one-fourth of 1 cent per pound; liquid anhydrous ammonia, 242 cents per pound.

PAR. 8. Antimony: Oxide, 2 cents per pound; tartar emetic or potassium-antimony tartrate, 6 cents per pound; sulphides and other antimony salts and compounds, not specially provided for, 1 cent per pound and 25 per centum ad valorem.

Par. 9. Argols, tartar, and wine lees, [crude or partly refined, containing not more than 90 per centum of potassium bitartrate, 5 per centum ad valorem;] containing [more than] 90 per centum or more of potassium bitartrate, 5 cents per pound; cream of tartar, 5 cents per pound; Rochelle salts or potassium-sodium tartrate, 5 cents per pound[; calcium tartrate, crude, 5 per centum ad valorem]

PAR. 10. Balsams: Copaiba, fir or Canada, Peru, tolu, styrax, and all other balsams, all the foregoing which are natural and uncompounded, 10 per centum ad valorem: Provided, That no article containing alcohol shall be classified for duty under this paragraph.

Par. 11. [Gums:] Amber and amberoid unmanufactured, not specially provided for, $1 per pound; synthetic gums and resins not specially provided for, 4 cents per pound and 30 per centum ad valorem; arabic or senegal, [92] one-half of 1 cent per pound.

Par. 12. Barium carbonate, precipitated, [1] 172 cents per pound; barium chloride, [1/4] 2 cents per pound; barium dioxide, [4] 6 cents per pound; barium hydroxide, 1/4 cents per pound; [and] barium nitrate, 2 cents per pound; and barium oxide, 272 cents per pound.

PAR. 13. Blackings, powders, liquids, and creams for cleaning or polishing, not specially provided for, 25 per centum ad valorem: Provided, That no preparations containing alcohol shall be classified for duty under this paragraph.

Par. 14. Bleaching powder or chlorinated lime, three-tenths of 1 cent per pound.

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