1996—Subsec. (c)(5). Pub. L. 104–295 substituted “(b)(1)” for “(b)(1)(A)”.
1994—Subsecs. (a), (b)(1). Pub. L. 103–465, § 233(a)(6)(A)(i), (ii), substituted “initiated” for “commenced”.
Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 103–465, §§ 211(a)(1), 212(b)(1)(E), substituted “paragraph (1)” for “subsection (b)(1) of this section” and “5 days after the date on which the administering authority initiates an investigation under subsection (c),” for “twenty days”.
Subsec. (b)(4). Pub. L. 103–465, § 211(a)(2), added par. (4).
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 103–465, § 212(a)(1), amended heading and text of subsec. (c) generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “Within 20 days after the date on which a petition is filed under subsection (b) of this section, the administering authority shall—
“(1) determine whether the petition alleges the elements necessary for the imposition of a duty under section 1671(a) of this title and contains information reasonably available to the petitioner supporting the allegations,
“(2) if the determination is affirmative, commence an investigation to determine whether a subsidy is being provided with respect to the class or kind of merchandise described in the petition, and provide for the publication of notice of the determination to commence an investigation in the Federal Register, and
“(3) if the determination is negative, dismiss the petition, terminate the proceeding, notify the petitioner in writing of the reasons for the determination, and provide for the publication of notice of the determination in the Federal Register.”
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 103–465, § 270(a)(1)(A), (d), substituted “countervailable subsidy” for “subsidy” and “Subsidies Agreement” for “Agreement”.
Pub. L. 103–465, § 233(a)(5)(B), substituted “subject merchandise” for “class or kind of merchandise that is the subject of the investigation” in two places.
1988—Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 100–418, § 1326(d)(1), substituted “(F), or (G)” for “or (F)”.
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 100–418, § 1324(a)(1), added subsec. (e).
1983—Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 98–181 added par. (3).
“Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection” substituted for “Commissioner of Customs” in two places in subsec. (e) on authority of section 802(d)(2) of Pub. L. 114–125, set out as a note under section 211 of Title 6, Domestic Security.
Amendment by Pub. L. 103–465 effective, except as otherwise provided, on the date on which the WTO Agreement enters into force with respect to the United States (
Amendment by section 1324(a)(1) of Pub. L. 100–418 applicable with respect to investigations initiated after
For transfer of functions, personnel, assets, and liabilities of the United States Customs Service of the Department of the Treasury, including functions of the Secretary of the Treasury relating thereto, to the Secretary of Homeland Security, and for treatment of related references, see sections 203(1), 551(d), 552(d), and 557 of Title 6, Domestic Security, and the Department of Homeland Security Reorganization Plan of
For provisions directing that if any amendments made by subtitle A or subtitle C of title XI [§§ 1101–1147 and 1171–1177] or title XVIII [§§ 1801–1899A] of Pub. L. 99–514 require an amendment to any plan, such plan amendment shall not be required to be made before the first plan year beginning on or after