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[119 STAT. 3595]
[119 STAT. 3595]
PUBLIC LAW 109-000—MMMM. DD, 2005

PUBLIC LAW 109–169—JAN. 11, 2006

119 STAT. 3595

(1) the determination made under subsection (a) and an explanation of the basis for the determination; (2) if the determination under subsection (a) is affirmative, any findings and recommendations for import relief made under subsection (c) and an explanation of the basis for each recommendation; and (3) any dissenting or separate views by members of the Commission regarding the determination and recommendation referred to in paragraphs (1) and (2). (e) PUBLIC NOTICE.—Upon submitting a report to the President under subsection (d), the Commission shall promptly make public such report (with the exception of information which the Commission determines to be confidential) and shall cause a summary thereof to be published in the Federal Register. SEC. 313. PROVISION OF RELIEF.

(a) IN GENERAL.—Not later than the date that is 30 days after the date on which the President receives the report of the Commission in which the Commission’s determination under section 312(a) is affirmative, or which contains a determination under section 312(a) that the President considers to be affirmative under paragraph (1) of section 330(d) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1330(d)(1)), the President, subject to subsection (b), shall provide relief from imports of the article that is the subject of such determination to the extent that the President determines necessary to remedy or prevent the injury found by the Commission and to facilitate the efforts of the domestic industry to make a positive adjustment to import competition. (b) EXCEPTION.—The President is not required to provide import relief under this section if the President determines that the provision of the import relief will not provide greater economic and social benefits than costs. (c) NATURE OF RELIEF.— (1) IN GENERAL.—The import relief that the President is authorized to provide under this section with respect to imports of an article is as follows: (A) The suspension of any further reduction provided for under Annex 2–B of the Agreement in the duty imposed on such article. (B) An increase in the rate of duty imposed on such article to a level that does not exceed the lesser of— (i) the column 1 general rate of duty imposed under the HTS on like articles at the time the import relief is provided; or (ii) the column 1 general rate of duty imposed under the HTS on like articles on the day before the date on which the Agreement enters into force. (2) PROGRESSIVE LIBERALIZATION.—If the period for which import relief is provided under this section is greater than 1 year, the President shall provide for the progressive liberalization of such relief at regular intervals during the period in which the relief is in effect. (d) PERIOD OF RELIEF.— (1) IN GENERAL.—Subject to paragraph (2), any import relief that the President provides under this section may not, in the aggregate, be in effect for more than 3 years. (2) EXTENSION.—

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President. 19 USC 3805 note. Deadline.

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