19 U.S. Code § 1676 - Required consultations

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(a) Agreements in response to countervailable subsidies
Within 90 days after the administering authority accepts a quantitative restriction agreement under section 1671c (a)(2) or (c)(3) of this title, the President shall enter into consultations with the government that is party to the agreement for purposes of—
(1) eliminating the countervailable subsidy completely, or
(2) reducing the net countervailable subsidy to a level that eliminates completely the injurious effect of exports to the United States of the merchandise.
(b) Modification of agreements on basis of consultations
At the direction of the President, the administering authority shall modify a quantitative restriction agreement as a result of consultations entered into under subsection (a) of this section.
(c) Special rule regarding agreements under section 1671c(c)(3) of this title
This chapter shall cease to apply to a quantitative restriction agreement described in section 1671c (c)(3) of this title at such time as that agreement ceases to have force and effect under section 1671c (f) of this title or violation is found under section 1671c (i) of this title.


(June 17, 1930, ch. 497, title VII, § 761, as added Pub. L. 98–573, title VI, § 611(a)(4),Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 3031; amended Pub. L. 103–465, title II, § 270(a)(1)(I), (b)(1)(C), (2),Dec. 8, 1994, 108 Stat. 4917.)

1994—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 103–465, § 270(b)(1)(C), (2), inserted “countervailable” before “subsidies” in heading.
Subsec. (a)(1), (2). Pub. L. 103–465, § 270(a)(1)(I), inserted “countervailable” before “subsidy”.
Effective Date of 1994 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 103–465effective, except as otherwise provided, on the date on which the WTO Agreement enters into force with respect to the United States [Jan. 1, 1995], and applicable with respect to investigations, reviews, and inquiries initiated and petitions filed under specified provisions of this chapter after such date, see section 291 ofPub. L. 103–465, set out as a note under section 1671 of this title.
Effective Date

Section applicable with respect to investigations initiated by petition or by the administering authority under parts I and II of this subtitle, and to reviews begun under section 1675 of this title, on or after Oct. 30, 1984, see section 626(b)(1) ofPub. L. 98–573, as amended, set out as an Effective Date of 1984 Amendment note under section 1671 of this title.

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