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PUBLIC LAW 98-67—AUG. 5, 1983 97 STAT. 393 scribed in section 213(b) of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act)"; and (2) by amending clause (ii) by striking out "50 percent" and inserting in lieu thereof "70 percent". (b) Item 813.31 of the TSUS is amended by striking out "4 liters" and inserting in lieu thereof "5 liters", and by inserting after "United States,", "and not more than 4 liters of which shall have been produced elsewhere than in such insular possessions,". (c) If the sum of the amounts of taxes covered into the treasuries of Puerto Rico or the United States Virgin Islands pursuant to section 7652(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 is reduced below the amount that would have been covered over if the imported rum had been produced in Puerto Rico or the United States Virgin Islands, then the President shall consider compensa- tion measures and, in this regard, may withdraw the duty-free treatment on rum provided by this title. The President shall submit a report to the Congress on the measures he takes. (d) Section 1112 of the Trade Agreements Act of 1979 (19 U.S.C. 2582) is repealed. (e) No action pursuant to this title may affect any tariff duty imposed by the Legislature of Puerto Rico pursuant to section 319 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1319) on coffee imported into Puerto Rico. (f) For purposes of chapter 1 of title II of the Trade Act of 1974, the term "industry" shall include producers located in the United States insular possessions. (g) Any discharge from a point source in the United States Virgin Islands in existence on the date of the enactment of this subsection which discharge is attributable to the manufacture of rum (as defined in paragraphs (3) of section 7652(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954) shall not be subject to the requirements of section 301 (other than toxic pollutant discharges), section 306 or section 403 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act if— (1) such discharge occurs at least one thousand five hundred feet into the territorial sea from the line of ordinary low water from that portion of the coast which is in direct contact with the sea, and (2) the Governor of the United States Virgin Islands deter- mines that such discharge will not interfere with the attain- ment or maintenance of that water quality which shall assure protection of public water supplies, and the protection and propagation of a balanced population of shellfish, fish, and wildlife, and allow recreational activities, in and on the water and will not result in the discharge of pollutants in quantities which may reasonably be anticipated to pose an unacceptable risk to human health or the environment because of bioaccumu- lation, persistency in the environment, acute toxicity, chronic toxicity (including carcinogenicity, mutagenicity, or terato- genicity), or synergistic propensities. SEC. 215. INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION REPORTS ON IMPACT OF THIS ACT. (a) The United States International Trade Commission (herein- after in this section referred to as the "Commission") shall prepare, and submit to the Congress and to the President, a report regarding the economic impact of this Act on United States industries and consumers during— Ante, p. 387. 19 USC 1202. 19 USC 2703 note. Post, p. 395. Report to Congress. Repeal. Coffee tariff. 19 USC 1319 note. "Industry." 19 USC 2251 note. 33 USC 1311 note. Post, p. 395. 33 USC 1311, 1316, 1343. 19 USC 2704. Submittal to Congress and President.