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G/C/W/508/Rev.2 Page 38

(b) Special Rule for Woven Articles and Certain Knit Articles- Section 213A(b) of the Carribean Basin Economic Recovery Act is amended by striking paragraph (4) and inserting the following:

`(2) SPECIAL RULE FOR WOVEN ARTICLES AND CERTAIN KNIT ARTICLES-

`(A) SPECIAL RULE FOR ARTICLES OF CHAPTER 62 OF THE HTS-

`(i) GENERAL RULE- Any apparel article classifiable under chapter 62 of the HTS that is wholly assembled, or knit-to-shape, in Haiti from any combination of fabrics, fabric components, components knit-to-shape, or yarns and is imported directly from Haiti or the Dominican Republic shall enter the United States free of duty, subject to clauses (ii) and (iii), without regard to the source of the fabric, fabric components, components knit-to-shape, or yarns from which the article is made.

`(ii) LIMITATION- The preferential treatment described in clause (i) shall be extended, in the 1-year period beginning October 1, 2008, and in each of the 9 succeeding 1-year periods, to not more than 70,000,000 square meter equivalents of apparel articles described in such clause.

`(iii) OTHER PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT NOT AFFECTED BY QUANTITATIVE LIMITATION- Any apparel article that qualifies for preferential treatment under paragraph (1), (3), (4), or (5) or subparagraph (B) of this paragraph or any other provision of this title shall not be subject to, or included in the calculation of, the quantitative limitation under clause (ii).

`(B) SPECIAL RULE FOR CERTAIN ARTICLES OF CHAPTER 61 OF THE HTS-

`(i) GENERAL RULE- Any apparel article classifiable under chapter 61 of the HTS that is wholly assembled, or knit-to-shape, in Haiti from any combination of fabrics, fabric components, components knit-to-shape, or yarns and is imported directly from Haiti or the Dominican Republic shall enter the United States free of duty, subject to clauses (ii), (iii), and (iv), without regard to the source of the fabric, fabric components, components knit-to-shape, or yarns from which the article is made.

`(ii) EXCLUSIONS- The preferential treatment described in clause (i) shall not apply to the following:

`(I) The following apparel articles of cotton, for men or boys, that are classifiable under subheading 6109.10.00 of the HTS:

`(aa) All white T-shirts, with short hemmed sleeves and hemmed bottom, with crew or round neckline or with V-neck and with a mitered seam at the center of the V, and without pockets, trim, or embroidery.

`(bb) All white singlets, without pockets, trim, or embroidery.

`(cc) Other T-shirts, but not including thermal undershirts.

`(II) T-shirts for men or boys that are classifiable under subheading 6109.90.10.

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