United States Code
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Implementation of actions
Actions to be taken under section 2411
Except as provided in paragraph (2), the Trade Representative shall implement the action the Trade Representative determines under section 2414(a)(1)(B) of this title to take under section 2411 of this title, subject to the specific direction, if any, of the President regarding any such action, by no later than the date that is 30 days after the date on which such determination is made.
Except as otherwise provided in this paragraph, the Trade Representative may delay, by not more than 180 days, the implementation of any action that is to be taken under section 2411 of this title—
in the case of an investigation initiated under section 2412(a) of this title, the petitioner requests a delay, or
if the Trade Representative determines that substantial progress is being made, or that a delay is necessary or desirable, to obtain United States rights or a satisfactory solution with respect to the acts, policies, or practices that are the subject of the action.
Alternative actions in certain cases of export targeting
If the Trade Representative makes an affirmative determination under section 2414(a)(1)(A) of this title involving export targeting by a foreign country and determines to take no action under section 2411 of this title with respect to such affirmation determination, the Trade Representative—
shall establish an advisory panel to recommend measures which will promote the competitiveness of the domestic industry affected by the export targeting,
on the basis of the report of such panel submitted under paragraph (2)(B) and subject to the specific direction, if any, of the President, may take any administrative actions authorized under any other provision of law, and, if necessary, propose legislation to implement any other actions, that would restore or improve the international competitiveness of the domestic industry affected by the export targeting, and
The advisory panels established under paragraph (1)(A) shall consist of individuals appointed by the Trade Representative who—
earn their livelihood in the private sector of the economy, including individuals who represent management and labor in the domestic industry affected by the export targeting that is the subject of the affirmative determination made under section 2414(a)(1)(A) of this title, and
by education or experience, are qualified to serve on the advisory panel.
By no later than the date that is 6 months after the date on which an advisory panel is established under paragraph (1)(A), the advisory panel shall submit to the Trade Representative and to the Congress a report on measures that the advisory panel recommends be taken by the United States to promote the competitiveness of the domestic industry affected by the export targeting that is the subject of the affirmative determination made under section 2414(a)(1)(A) of this title.
(Pub. L. 93–618, title III, § 305, as added Pub. L. 96–39, title IX, § 901,
July 26, 1979, 93 Stat. 299; amended Pub. L. 98–573, title III, § 304(g), Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 3006; Pub. L. 100–418, title I, § 1301(a), Aug. 23, 1988, 102 Stat. 1172; Pub. L. 108–429, title II, § 2201(c), Dec. 3, 2004, 118 Stat. 2599.)
cite as: 19 USC 2415