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67TH CONGRESS, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. (DOCUMENT 1st Session.
TARIFF BILL H. R: 456.
JULY 11, 1921.-Ordered to be printed.
A BILL TO PROVIDE REVENUE, TO REGULATE COMMERCE WITH FOREIGN COUNTRIES, TO ENCOURAGE THE INDUSTRIES .OF THE UNITED STATES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. That on and after the day following the passage of this Act, except as otherwise specially provided for in this Act, there shall be levied, collected, and paid upon all articles when imported from any foreign country into the United States or into any of its possessions (except the Philippine Islands, the Virgin Islands, and the islands of Guam and Tutuila) the rates of duty which are prescribed by the schedules and paragraphs of the dutiable list of this title, namely:
SCHEDULE 1.-CHEMICALS, OILS, AND PAINTS.
PARAGRAPH 1. Acids and acid anhydrides: Acetic acid containing not more than 65 per centum of acetic acid, three-fourths of I cent per pound; containing 65 per centum or more, 2 cents per pound; acetic anyhdride, 8 cents per pound; boric acid, 2 cents per pound; chloroacetic acid, 5 cents per pound; citric acid, 10 cents per pound; lactic acid containing by weight of lactic acid less than 30 per centum, 11⁄2 cents per pound; 30 per centum or more and less than 55 per centum, 3 cents per pound; and 55 per centum or more, 5 cents per pound: Provided, That any lactic-acid anhydride present shall be determined as lactic acid and included as such: And provided further, That the duty shall not be less than 25 per centum ad valorem; tannic acid, tannin, and extracts or decoctions of nutgalls, containing by weight of tannic acid less than 50 per centum, 4 cents per pound; 50 per centum or more and less than 80 per centum, 10 cents per pound; and 80 per centum or more, 20 cents per pound; tartaric acid, 6 cents per pound; arsenic acid, arsenious acid or white arsenic, formic acid, gallic acid, oleic acid or red oil, oxalic acid,