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[(E) fresh cut flowers provided for in items 192.17, 192.18, and 192.21 of the TSUS; and]

[(F)] (E) concentrated citrus fruit juice provided for in [items 165.25 and 165.35 of the TSUS] subheadings 2009.11.00, 2009.19.40, 2009.20.40, 2009.30.20, and 2009.30.60 of the HTS.

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EDUCATIONAL, SCIENTIFIC, AND CULTURAL

MATERIALS IMPORTATION ACT OF 1982

[SEC. 1. SHORT TITLE, ETC.

[(a) SHORT TITLE.—This subtitle may be cited as the “Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Materials Importation Act of 1982”.

[(b) PURPOSE.—The purpose of this subtitle is to enable the United States to give effect to the Nairobi Protocol to the Florence Agreement on the Importation of Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Materials (opened for signature of March 1, 1977) with a view to contributing to the cause of peace through freer exchange of ideas and knowledge across national boundaries.] [SEC. 2. BOOKS, PUBLICATIONS, AND DOCUMENTS. [Part 5 of schedule 2 is amended

[(1) by inserting, in numerical sequence, the following new item:

[“ 270.90

Catalogs of films, recordings

or other visual and auditory
material of an educational,
scientific, or cultural char-
acter

Free

Free

[(2) by striking out items 273.45 through 273.55, and the superior heading thereto, and inserting in lieu thereof the follow

ing:
[“ 273.52 Achitectural engineering, in-
dustrial,

commercial
drawings and plans, wheth-
er originals or reproductions. Free

Free

or

and

[(3) by inserting immediately below the phrase "Printed not over 20 years at time of importation:” and above (and at the same hierarchical level as) "Lithographs on paper:" the following new item:

[“ 274.55

Loose illustrations, reproduc

tion proofs or reproduction
films used for the produc-
tion of books ......

Free

Free

[SEC. 3. VISUAL AND AUDITORY MATERIALS.
[(a) PHOTOGRAPHIC FILM.- Part 5 of schedule 2 is amended-

[(1) by inserting the phrase "(including developed photographic film; photographic slides; transparencies; holograms for laser projection; and microfilm, microfiche, and similar articles)” immediately after “Photographs” in the superior heading to items 274.50 through 274.70, and

[(2) by adding, in numerical sequence, the following new item:

[“ 274.67

Developed photographic film;

photographic slides; trans-
parencies; holograms for
laser projection; and micro-
film, microfiche, and similar
articles....

Free

Free

";

[(b) Motion PICTURE FILMS.-Subpart G of part 2 of schedule 7 is amended

[(1) by striking out “724.05 and 724.10” in headnote 1 and inserting in lieu thereof "724.07 and 724.22",

[(2) by striking out headnote 2,

[(3) by striking out items 724.05 and 724.10, and the superior heading thereto, and inserting in lieu thereof the following: C“ 724.07 Motion-picture films in any

form on which pictures, or
sound and pictures, have
been recorded, whether or
not developed
Free

Free

[(4) by striking out items 724.15 through 724.40 and insert

ing in lieu thereof the following new item: [“ 724.22 Sound recordings, combina

tion sound and visual re-
cordings, and magnetic re-
cordings not provided for in
the foregoing provisions of
this subpart
Free

Free

and

[(5) by striking out the rates of duty appearing in rate columns 1, LDDC, and 2 for item 724.12 and inserting "Free" in

rate columns numbered 1 and 2. [(c) PATTERNS MODELS, ETC.- Part 7 of schedule 8 is amended

[(1) by striking out headnote 1 and redesignating headnote 2 as headnote 1,

[(2) by striking out item 870.30, and

[(3) by inserting, in numerical sequence, the following new item:

[“ 870.35

Patterns, models (except toy models) and

wall charts of an educational, scientific or
cultural character, mock-up or visualiza-
tions of abstract concepts such as molecu-
lar structures or mathematical formulae;
materials for programed instruction; and
kits containing printed materials and
audio materials and visual materials or
any combination of two or more of the
foregoing

Free

Free

[SEC. 4. TOOLS FOR SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS OR APPARATUS.

[Part 4 of schedule 8 is amended by adding in numerical se-
quence, the following new item:
(“| 851.67 Tools specially designed to be used for the

maintenance, checking, gauging or repair
of instruments or apparatus admitted
under item 851.60...

Free
Free

”;

[SEC. 5. ARTICLES FOR THE BLIND OR OTHER HANDICAPPED PERSONS.

[(a) ELIMINATION OF DUTY.–Subpart D of part 2 of schedule 8 is amended by striking out items 825.00, 826.10, and 826.20.

[(b) SPECIALLY DESIGNED ARTICLES. -Part 7 of schedule 8 is amended

[(1) by inserting, in numerical sequence, the following new

items: ["

Articles specially designed or adapted for

the use or benefit of the blind or other
physically or mentally handicapped per-
sons:

Articles for the blind: 870.50

Books, music, and pamphlets, in

raised print, used exclusively
by or for them........

Free

Free 870.55

Braille tablets, cubarithms, and

special apparatus, machines,
presses, and types for their
use or benefit exclusively Free

Free
870.60
Other.

Free

Free

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and

[(2) by adding the following new headnote: [“2. For the purposes of items 870.50, 870.55, and 870.60—

) includes any person suffering from a permanent or chronic physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more major life activities, such as caring for one's self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, and working. [“(b) These items do not cover

["(i) articles for acute or transient disability;

[“(ii) spectacles, dentures, and cosmetic articles for individuals not substantially disabled;

(“(iii) therapeutic and diagnostic articles; or

[“(iv) medicine or drugs.”. [(c) STATISTICAL INFORMATION.-The Secretary of the Treasury, in conjunction with the Secretary of Commerce, shall take such actions as are necessary to obtain adequate statistical information

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with respect to articles to which the amendments made by this sec

tion apply.

[SEC. 6. AUTHORITY TO LIMIT CERTAIN DUTY-FREE TREATMENT AC

CORDED UNDER THIS ACT. [(a) AUTHORITY TO LIMIT.

[(1) IN GENERAL.-In addition to any authority under section 201 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2251), the President may proclaim changes in the Tariff Schedules of the United States (19 U.S.C. 1202) to narrow the scope of, or place conditions upon, the duty-free treatment accorded under section 164, section 165, or section 167(b) (insofar as section 167(b) relates to temporary duty-free treatment of articles covered by sections 164 and 165) with respect to any type of article the duty-free treatment of which

[(A) has significant adverse impact on a domestic industry (or portion thereof) manufacturing or producing a like or directly competitive article, and

[(B) is not provided for in the Florence Agreement or
the Nairobi Protocol.
[(2) RATES WHICH ARE TO TAKE EFFECT IF DUTY-FREE TREAT-
MENT ELIMINATED.-If the President eliminates any duty-free
treatment under paragraph (1), the rate of duty thereafter ap-
plicable to any article which is-

[(A) affected by such action, and
[(B) imported from any source,

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shall be the rate proclaimed by the President as the rate appli-
cable to such article from such source (determined without

regard to this subtitle). [(b) RESTORATION OF TREATMENT.-If the President determines that any duty-free treatment which is no longer in effect because of action taken under subsection (a) could be restored in whole or in part without a resumption of significant adverse impact on a domestic industry or portion thereof, the President may proclaim changes to the Appendix to the Tariff Schedules of the United States to resume such duty-free treatment.

[(c) OPPORTUNITY TO PRESENT VIEWS.-Before taking an action authorized by subsection (a) or (b), the President shall afford an opportunity for interested Government agencies and private persons to present their views concerning the proposed action. [SEC. 7. EFFECTIVE DATE; TEMPORARY DUTY-FREE TREATMENT.

[(a) IN GENERAL.-The amendments made by sections 162, 163, 164, and 165 shall apply with respect to articles entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the date which the President proclaims as the date on which he ratifies the Nairobi Protocol to the Florence Agreement on the Importation of Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Materials. [(b) TEMPORARY DUTY-FREE TREATMENT.–

[(1) ARTICLES FOR THE BLIND OR OTHER HANDICAPPED PERSONS.-Subject to the provisions of paragraph (3) and section 166, the President shall proclaim changes to the Appendix to the Tariff Schedules of the United States (19 U.S.C. 1202) to implement the provisions of section 165 with respect to articles entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption,

C“ 870.35

Patterns, models (except toy models) and

wall charts of an educational, scientific or
cultural character, mock-up or visualiza-
tions of abstract concepts such as molecu-
lar structures or mathematical formulae;
materials for programed instruction; and
kits containing printed materials and
audio materials and visual materials or
any combination of two or more of the
foregoing

Free

Free

[SEC. 4. TOOLS FOR SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS OR APPARATUS.

[Part 4 of schedule 8 is amended by adding in numerical sequence, the following new item:

["851.67

Tools specially designed to be used for the

maintenance, checking, gauging or repair
of instruments or apparatus admitted
under item 851.60..

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[SEC. 5. ARTICLES FOR THE BLIND OR OTHER HANDICAPPED PERSONS.

[(a) ELIMINATION OF DUTY.-Subpart D of part 2 of schedule 8 is amended by striking out items 825.00, 826.10, and 826.20.

[(b) SPECIALLY DESIGNED ARTICLES.- Part 7 of schedule 8 is amended

[(1) by inserting, in numerical sequence, the following new

items: ["

Articles specially designed or adapted for

the use or benefit of the blind or other
physically or mentally handicapped per-
sons:

Articles for the blind:
870.50

Books, music, and pamphlets, in

raised print, used exclusively
by or for them...

Free

Free 870.55

Braille tablets, cubarithms, and

special apparatus, machines,
presses, and types for their
use or benefit exclusively Free

Free
870.60
Other

Free

Free

and

[(2) by adding the following new headnote:
(“2. For the purposes of items 870.50, 870.55, and 870.60—

[“(a) The term “physically or mentally handicapped persons' includes any person suffering from a permanent or chronic physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more major life activities, such as caring for one's self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, and working. [“(b) These items do not cover,

["(i) articles for acute or transient disability;

["(ii) spectacles, dentures, and cosmetic articles for individuals not substantially disabled;

["(iii) therapeutic and diagnostic articles; or
["(iv) medicine or drugs.".

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[(c) STATISTICAL INFORMATION.-

The Secretary of the Treasury, in conjunction with the Secretary of Commerce, shall take such actions as are necessary to obtain adequate statistical information

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