19 U.S. Code § 2137 - Reservation of articles for national security or other reasons
(a) National security considerations
No proclamation shall be made pursuant to the provisions of this chapter reducing or eliminating the duty or other import restriction on any article if the President determines that such reduction or elimination would threaten to impair the national security.
(b) Action taken under other laws
While there is in effect with respect to any article any action taken under section 2253 of this title, or section 1862 or 1981 of this title, the President shall reserve such article from negotiations under this subchapter (and from any action under section 2132 (c) of this title) contemplating reduction or elimination of—
(C) any other import restriction, the removal of which will be likely to undermine the effect of the import restrictions referred to in subparagraph (B).
Source(Pub. L. 93–618, title I, § 127(a), (b),Jan. 3, 1975, 88 Stat. 1993.)
References in Text
This chapter, referred to in subsec. (a), was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 93–618, Jan. 3, 1975, 88 Stat. 1978, as amended, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see References in Text note set out under section 2101 of this title and Tables.