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PUBLIC LAW 96-000—MMMM. DD, 1979

PUBLIC LAW 96-39—JULY 26, 1979 independently from or in conjunction with those within the purview of such section, establish a basis for relief under this section, then it may institute or continue an investigation into the matter. If the Commission notifies the Secretary or the administering authority (as defined in section 771(1) of this Act) with respect to a matter under this paragraph, the Commission may suspend its investigation during the time the matter is before the Secretary or administering authority for final decision. For purposes of computing the 1-year or 18-month periods prescribed by this subsection, there shall be excluded such period of suspension. Any final decision of the Secretary under section 303 of this Act or by the administering authority under section 701 or 731 of this Act with respect to the matter within such section 303, 701, or 731 of which the Commission has notified the Secretary or administering authority shall be conclusive upon the Commission with respect to the issue of less-than-fair-value sales or subsidization and the matters necessary for such decision.".

93 STAT. 311

Ante, p. 176.

19 USC 1303. Ante, pp. 151, 162.

(b) CIVIL PENALTY FOR VIOLATION OF ORDER.—Subsection (f) of

section 337 of such Act (19 U.S.C. 1337(f)) is amended by inserting "(1)" before "In lieu of, and by adding at the end thereof the following new paragraph: "(2) Any person who violates an order issued by the Commission under paragraph (1) after it has become final shall forfeit and pay to the United States a civil penalty for each day on which an importation of articles, or their sale, occurs in violation of the order of not more than the greater of $10,000 or the domestic value of the articles entered or sold on such day in violation of the order. Such penalty shall accrue to the United States and may be recovered for the United States in a civil action brought by the Commission in the Federal District Court for the District of Columbia or for the district in which the violation occurs. In such actions, the United States district courts may issue mandatory injunctions incorporating the relief sought by the Commission as they deem appropriate in the enforcement of such final orders of the Commission.". (c) CONFORMING AMENDMENT.—The fourth sentence of section 337(c) of such Act (19 U.S.C. 1337(c)) is amended by striking out "(d) or (e)" and inserting in lieu thereof "(d), (e), or (f)". SEC. 1106. TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS TO THE TRADE ACT OF 1974.

(a) AMENDMENT OF TRADE ACT OF 1974.—Except as otherwise specifically provided in this section, any reference in this section by way of amendment, repeal, or other change to a provision of law is a reference to the specified provision of the Trade Act of 1974. 19 USC 2101. (b) TABLE OF CONTENTS.—In the table of contents the item relating to section 261 is amended to read as follows: "Sec. 261. Definition of firm.". (c) TITLE I.—

(1) Section 102(e)(2) is amended by striking out "copy of such 19 USC 2112. agreement" and inserting in lieu thereof "copy of the final legal text of such agreement". The amendment made by the preceding sentence shall apply with respect to trade agreements submitted to the Congress under section 102 of the Trade Act of 1974 after the date of the enactment of this Act. (2) The next to last sentence of section 121(c) is amended to 19 USC 2131. read as follows: "Such trade agreement may be entered into under section 102.".