(b) The Secretary is authorized to make a report to the President and the Congress, and, when requested by the United States International Trade Commission in connection with section 1364 of title 19, or when an investigation is made under the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1332), the Secretary is authorized to make a report to such Commission, concerning the following matters with respect to any fishery product which is imported into the United States, or such reports may be made upon a request from any segment of the domestic industry producing a like or directly competitive product—
whether there has been a downward trend in the production, employment in the production, or prices, or a decline in the sales, of the like or directly competitive product by the domestic industry; and
whether there has been an increase in the imports of the fishery products into the United States, either actual or relative to the production of the like or directly competitive product produced by the domestic industry.
(Aug. 8, 1956, ch. 1036, § 9, 70 Stat. 1123
; Pub. L. 93–618, title I, § 171(b)
, Jan. 3, 1975
, 88 Stat. 2009
; Pub. L. 96–470, title I, § 103(a)
, Oct. 19, 1980
, 94 Stat. 2237
1980—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 96–470 struck out subsec. (a) which required Secretary of the Interior to make an annual report to Congress with respect to activities of United States Fish and Wildlife Service under this Act, accompanied by appropriate legislative recommendations.
1975—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 93–618 substituted “United States International Trade Commission” for “United States Tariff Commission”.
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