Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 2.djvu/676

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106 STAT. 1556 PUBLIC LAW 102-388 —OCT. 6, 1992 (1) by striking "tank vessel operating on Prince William Sound, or" and inserting in lieu thereof "tanker loading cargo at"; and (2) by inserting "and a response plan for such a facility," after "(43 U.S.C. 1651 et seq.).". SEC. 355. The Motor Vehicle Information and Cost Savings Act is amended by adding at the end of title II thereof the following: American Automobile Labeling Act. 15 USC 1950. Regulations. LABELING REQUIREMENTS FOR AUTOMOBILES "SEC. 210. (a) SHORT TITLE. —This section may be cited as the 'American Automobile Labeling Act'. "(b) LABEL REQUIREMENT.—(1) Each manufacturer of a new passenger motor vehicle distributed in commerce for sale in the United States shall annually establish for each model year and cause to be affixed, and each dealer shall cause to be maintained, on each such vehicle manufactured on or after October 1, 1994, in a prominent place, one or more labels— "(A) indicating the percentage (by value) of passenger motor vehicle equipment installed on such vehicle within a carline which originated in the United States and Canada to be identified with the words *U.S./Canadian content'; "(B) indicating the final assembly point by city. State (where appropriate), and country of such automobile; "(C) in the case of any country (other than the United States and Canada) in which 15 percent or more (by value) of equipment installed on passenger motor vehicles within a carline originated, indicating the names of at least the 2 countries in which the greatest amount (by value) of such equipment originated and the percentage (by value) of the equipment originating in each such country; "(D) indicating the country of origin of the engine for each passenger motor vehicle; and "(E) indicating the country of origin of the transmission for each passenger motor vehicle; "(2) The percentages required to be indicated by this section may be rounded to the nearest 5 percent by the manufacturers. Such percentage shall be established at the beginning of each model year for such carline and shall be applicable to that carline for the entire model year. "(3) The disclosure requirement of subparagraph (I)(B) of this section supersedes the disclosure requirement of section 3(b) of the Automobile Information Disclosure Act (15 U.S.C. 1232(b)). A manufacturer who indicates the final assembly point as required by this section shall be deemed to have satisfied the disclosure requirement imposed by section 3(b) of the Automobile Information Disclosure Act. "(c) FORM AND CONTENT OF LABEL.—The form and content of the label required under subsection (b), and the manner and location in which such label shall be affixed, shall be prescribed by the Secretary by rule. The Secretary shall permit a manufacturer to comply with this section by allowing such manufacturer to disclose the information required under this section on the label required by section 3 of the Automobile Information Disclosure Act (15 U.S.C. 1232), on the label required by section 506 of the Motor Vehicle Information and Cost Savings Act (15 U.S.C. 2006), or on a readily visible separate label.