19 U.S. Code § 1872 - Interagency trade organization
The organization shall, to the maximum extent practicable, draw upon the resources of the agencies represented in the organization, as well as such other agencies as it may determine, including the United States International Trade Commission. In addition, the President may establish by regulation such procedures and committees as he may determine to be necessary to enable the organization to provide for the conduct of hearings pursuant to section 2412(b)(2) of this title, and for the carrying out of other functions assigned to the organization pursuant to this section.
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Section 2251 of this title, referred to in subsec. (b)(2), was amended generally by Pub. L. 100–418, title I, § 1401(a), Aug. 23, 1988, 102 Stat. 1225, and as so amended does not contain a subsec. (d). See section 2252(f) of this title.
Section 2412 of this title, referred to in subsec. (b)(3), was amended generally by Pub. L. 100–418, title I, § 1301(a), Aug. 23, 1988, 102 Stat. 1168, and as so amended the provisions of subsec. (b)(2) of section 2412 are contained in subsec. (a)(4).
1988—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 100–418, § 1621(a)(1), amended subsec. (a) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (a) read as follows: “The President shall establish an interagency organization to assist him in carrying out the functions vested in him by this subchapter and sections 2251, 2252, and 2253 of this title. Such organization shall, in addition to the Special Representative for Trade Negotiations, be composed of the heads of such departments and of such other officers as the President shall designate. It shall meet at such times and with respect to such matters as the President or the chairman of the organization shall direct. The organization may invite the participation in its activities of any agency not represented in the organization when matters of interest to such agency are under consideration.”
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 100–418, § 1621(a)(2), inserted at end: “In carrying out its functions under this subsection, the organization shall take into account the advice of the congressional advisers and private sector advisory committees, as well as that of any committee or other body established to advise the department, agency, or office which a member of the organization heads.”
Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 93–618, § 602(b)(2), (3), substituted “reports submitted to him” for “reports with respect to tariff adjustment submitted to him” and “section 2251(d) of this title” for “section 1901(e) of this title.”
Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 93–618, § 602(b)(4), (5), substituted “hearings held pursuant to” for hearings concerning foreign import restrictions held pursuant to” and “section 2411(c) and (d) of this title” for “section 1882(d) of this title”.
Pub. L. 93–618, § 171(b), substituted “United States International Trade Commission” for “United States Tariff Commission”.
East-West Foreign Trade Board, which was established by Pub. L. 93–618, title IV, § 411, Jan. 3, 1975, 88 Stat. 2065, and classified to section 2441 of this title, abolished by Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1979, § 6, 44 Stat. 69275, 93 Stat. 1381, eff. Jan. 2, 1980, as provided by section 1–107(a) of Ex. Ord. No. 12188, Jan. 2, 1980, 45 F.R. 993, set out as notes under section 2171 of this title, and functions of Board under subsecs. (a) and (b) of section 411 of Pub. L. 93–618 transferred to interagency organization established under this section by section 5(e) of Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1979. See section 2441 of this title.
For provisions establishing an interagency group within the interagency organization established under this section, relating to the implementation of chapter 19 of the North American Free Trade Agreement as well as the oversight of the United States Section established under section 3315 of this title, see section 3432(c)(2) of this title.
For provisions establishing an interagency group within the interagency organization established under this section, relating to the implementation of chapters 18 and 19 of the United States-Canada Free-Trade Agreement, see section 405 of Pub. L. 100–449, set out in a note under section 2112 of this title.
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