15 CFR 335.2 - Definitions.
For purposes of these regulations and the forms used to implement them:
The Act means the Trade and Development Act of 2000 (Public Law No. 106-200, 114 Stat 251).
The Department means the United States Department of Commerce.
HTS means the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States.
Licensee means an applicant for an allocation of the Tariff Rate Quotas that receives an allocation and a license.
Production means cutting and sewing garments in the United States.
Tariff Rate Quota or Quotas means the temporary duty reduction provided under Section 501 of the Act for limited quantities of fabrics of worsted wool with average diameters greater than 18.5 micron, certified by the importer as suitable for use in making suits, suit-type jackets, or trousers (HTS heading 9902.51.11), and for limited quantities of fabrics of worsted wool with average diameters of 18.5 microns or less, certified by the importer as suitable for use in making suits, suit-type jackets, or trousers for the benefit of persons (including firms, corporations, or other legal entities) who cut and sew men's and boy's wool suits, suit-type jackets and trousers in the United States (HTS heading 9902.51.15), and worsted wool fabric with average fiber diameters of 18.5 microns or less for the benefit of persons (including firms, corporations, or other legal entities) who weave worsted wool fabric in the United States (HTS 9902.51.16).
Tariff Rate Quota Year means a calendar year for which the Tariff Rate Quotas are in effect.
Worsted Wool Fabric means fabric containing at least 85 percent by weight worsted wool.