There are authorized to be appropriated annually such sums as may be necessary for the payment by the United States of its share of the expenses of the Contracting Parties to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. This authorization does not imply approval or disapproval by the Congress of all articles of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade.
Subsecs. (a) to (c). Pub. L. 100–418struck out subsec. (a) which provided for bringing existing trade agreements into conformity with principles promoting open, nondiscriminatory, and fair world economic system, subsec. (b) which provided for agreements with foreign countries or instrumentalities, and subsec. (c) which provided for changes in Federal law through legislation implementing trade agreements.
1979—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 96–39substituted “Such trade agreement may be entered into under section
2112 of this title” for “Such trade agreement may be submitted to the Congress for approval in accordance with the procedures of section
2191 of this title”.
Effective Date of 1988 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 100–647applicable as if such amendment took effect on Aug. 23, 1988, see section 9001(b) ofPub. L. 100–647, set out as an Effective and Termination Dates of 1988 Amendments note under section
58c of this title.
Effective Date of 1979 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 96–39effective July 26, 1979, see section 1114 ofPub. L. 96–39, set out as an Effective Date note under section
2581 of this title.
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