19 U.S. Code § 2397 - Omitted

Codification

Section, Pub. L. 93–618, title II, § 287, as added Pub. L. 100–418, title I, § 1428(b),Aug. 23, 1988, 102 Stat. 1255, which imposed an additional fee, did not become effective pursuant to section 1430(b) ofPub. L. 100–418, set out below.
Effective Date

Pub. L. 100–418, title I, § 1430,Aug. 23, 1988, 102 Stat. 1256, as amended by Pub. L. 100–647, title IX, § 9001(a)(21),Nov. 10, 1988, 102 Stat. 3808, provided that:
“(a) In General.—Except as otherwise provided by this section, the amendments made by this part [part 3 (§§ 1421–1430) of subtitle D of title I of Pub. L. 100–418, enacting this section and sections 2318 and 2396 of this title, amending sections 2272, 2275, 2291 to 2293, 2295, 2296, 2311, 2317, 2341, and 2346 of this title, and amending provisions set out as a note preceding section 2271 of this title] shall take effect on the date of enactment of this Act [Aug. 23, 1988].
“(b) Additional Fee.—
“(1) Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, the amendment made by section 1428(b) [enacting this section] shall apply (if at all) to any article entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, after the date that is 30 days after the earlier of—
“(A) the date on which the President submits to the Congress the written statement described in section 1428(a)(3)(A) [set out as a note below],
“(B) the date that is 2 years after the date of enactment of this Act [Aug. 23, 1988], or
“(C) the date of the enactment of a disapproval resolution that passes both Houses of the Congress within the 90-day period beginning on the date that is 2 years after the date of enactment of this Act.
“(2) If the President determines on the date that is 2 years after the date of enactment of this Act that the fee imposed by the amendment made by section 1428(b) is not in the national economic interest, subparagraph (B) of paragraph (1) shall not be taken into account in applying the provisions of paragraph (1). [See Determination of President of the United States, No. 90–34, set out below.]
“(3) The amendment made by section 1428(b) shall apply (if at all) to the products of any foreign country described in section 1428(a)(1)(B) [set out as a note below] that are entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, after the later of—
“(A) the first date on which the fee imposed by such amendment applies with respect to products of foreign countries that are not described in section 1428(a)(1)(B), or
“(B) the date on which the President submits to the Congress the written statement described in section 1428(a)(3)(B) [set out as a note below] certifying the consent of such foreign country to the imposition of the fee.
“(c) Trust Fund.—The amendments made by section 1427 [enacting section 2396 of this title] shall take effect on the first date on which the amendment made by section 1428(b) [enacting this section] applies with respect to any articles.
“(d) Eligibility of Workers and Firms.—The amendments made by sections 1421(b) and 1424(b) [amending sections 2272, 2296, and 2341 of this title] shall take effect on the date that is 1 year after the first date on which the amendment made by section 1428(b) [enacting this section] applies with respect to any articles.
“(e) Notification Requirements.—The amendments made by section 1422 [amending section 2275 of this title] shall take effect on the date that is 30 days after the date of enactment of this Act [Aug. 23, 1988].
“(f) Training Requirement.—The amendments made by subsections (a), (b)(2), and (c)(2) ofsection 1423 and by paragraphs (2) and (3) of section 1424(c) [amending sections 2291 to 2293, 2296, and 2311 of this title] shall take effect on the date that is 90 days after the date of enactment of this Act [Aug. 23, 1988].
“(g) Limitation on Period for Which Trade Readjustment Allowances May Be Made.—The amendment made by section 1425(a) [amending section 2293 of this title] shall not apply with respect to any total separation of a worker from adversely affected employment (within the meaning of section 247 of such Act [19 U.S.C. 2319]) that occurs before the date of enactment of this Act [Aug. 23, 1988] if the application of such amendment with respect to such total separation would reduce the period for which such worker would (but for such amendment) be allowed to receive trade readjustment allowances under part I of subchapter B of chapter 2 of title II of the Trade Act of 1974 [19 U.S.C. 2291 et seq.].”
Imposition of Small Uniform Fee on All Imports

Pub. L. 100–418, title I, § 1428(a),Aug. 23, 1988, 102 Stat. 1254, provided that:
“(1) The President shall—
“(A) undertake negotiations necessary to achieve changes in the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade that would allow any country to impose a small uniform fee of not more than 0.15 percent on all imports to such country for the purpose of using the revenue from such fee to fund programs which directly assist adjustment to import competition, and
“(B) undertake negotiations with any foreign country that has entered into a free trade agreement with the United States under subtitle A [§§ 1101 to 1125, of title I of Pub. L. 100–418, see Tables for classification] or under section 102 of the Trade Act of 1974 [19 U.S.C. 2112] to obtain the consent of such country to the imposition of such a fee by the United States.
“(2) In the report that is submitted under section 163 of the Trade Act of 1974 [19 U.S.C. 2213] for 1989 and 1990, the President shall include a statement on the progress of negotiations conducted under paragraph (1).
“(3)(A) On the first day after the date of enactment of this Act [Aug. 23, 1988] on which the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade allows any country to impose a fee described in paragraph (1), the President shall submit to the Congress, and publish in the Federal Register, a written statement certifying such allowance.
“(B) On the first day after the date of enactment of this Act on which any foreign country described in paragraph (1)(B) consents to the imposition of such a fee by the United States, the President shall submit to the Congress, and publish in the Federal Register, a written statement certifying such consent.
“(4) If—
“(A) the President does not submit to the Congress the written statement described in paragraph (3)(A) before the date that is 2 years after the date of enactment of this Act [Aug. 23, 1988], and
“(B) the President determines on such date that the fee imposed by the amendment made by subsection (b) [enacting this section] is not in the national economic interest,
the President shall submit to the Congress, and publish in the Federal Register, written notice of such determination on such date. [See Determination of President of the United States, No. 90–34, set out below.]
“(5)(A) Any disapproval resolution that is introduced in the Senate or House of Representatives within the 90-day period beginning on the date that is 2 years after the date of enactment of this Act [Aug. 23, 1988] shall, for purposes of section 152 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2192), be treated as a joint resolution described in section 152(a)(1)(A) of such Act.
“(B) For purposes of this part [see Effective Date note above], the term ‘disapproval resolution’ means a joint resolution of the two Houses of the Congress, the matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: ‘That the Congress disapproves of the determination made by the President under section 1428(a)(4)(A) of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988 [subsec. (a)(4)(A) of this note].’ ”
Determination That Certain Import Fees Are Not in the National Economic Interest

Determination of President of the United States, No. 90–34, Aug. 23, 1990, 55 F.R. 34889, provided:
Pursuant to section 1428(a)(4)(B) of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988 [Pub. L. 100–418, set out above], I determine that it is not in the national economic interest to impose the fee described under subsection (b) of that section [enacting this section].
I hereby authorize and direct the United States Trade Representative to submit to the Congress and publish in the Federal Register written notice of this determination.
George Bush.

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