19 U.S. Code § 2212 - Transmission of agreements to Congress
(a) Submission of copy and reasons
As soon as practicable after a trade agreement entered into under section 2133 or 2134 of this title or under section 3803 of this title has entered into force with respect to the United States, the President shall, if he has not previously done so, transmit a copy of such trade agreement to each House of the Congress together with a statement, in the light of the advice of the International Trade Commission under section 2151 (b) of this title, if any, and of other relevant considerations, of his reasons for entering into the agreement.
Source(Pub. L. 93–618, title I, § 162,Jan. 3, 1975, 88 Stat. 2008; Pub. L. 100–647, title IX, § 9001(a)(10),Nov. 10, 1988, 102 Stat. 3807; Pub. L. 107–210, div. B, title XXI, § 2110(a)(6),Aug. 6, 2002, 116 Stat. 1020.)
2002—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 107–210substituted “or under section 3803 of this title” for “or under section 2902 of this title”.
1988—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 100–647struck out “part 1 of this subchapter or” after “entered into under”, and inserted “or under section 2902 of this title” after “2134 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.
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