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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-418—AUG. 23, 1988

102 STAT. 1131

dXA) The fast track procedures shall not apply to any implementing bill submitted with respect to a trade agreement entered into under section 1102 0)) or (c) if both Houses of the Congress separately agree to procedural disapproval resolutions within any 60-day period. (B) Procedural d ^ p p r o v a l resolutions— (i) in the House of Representatives— (I) shall be introduced by the chairman or ranking minority member of the Committee on Wa)rs and Means or the chairman or ranking minority member of the Committee on Rules, (II) shall be jointly referred to the Committee on Ways and Means and the Committee on Rules, and (HI) may not be amended by either Committee; and (ii) in the Senate shall be original resolutions of the Committee on Finance. (C) The provisions of section 152(d) and (e) of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2192 (d) and (e)) (relating to the floor consideration of certain resolutions in the House and Senate) apply to procedural disapproval resolutions. CD) It is not in order for the House of Representatives to consider any procedural disapproval resolution not reported by the (Committee on Ways and Means and the (Ik)mmittee on Rules. (E) For purposes of this subjection, the term "procedural disapproval resolution" means a resolution of either House of the Congress, the sole matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: "That the President has failed or refused to consult with (Congress on trade negotiations and trade agreements in accordance with the provisions of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988, and, therefore, the provisions of section 151 of the Trade Act of 1974 shall not apply to any implementing bill submitted with respect to any trade agreement entered into under section 1102(b) or (c) of such Act of 1988, if, during the 60-day period b ^ i n n i n g on the date on which this resolution is agreed to by the , the agrees to a procedural disapproval resolution (within the meaning of section 1103(c)(l)(E) of such Act of 1988).", with the first blank space being filled with the name of the resolving House of the (Congress and the second blank space being filled with the name of the other House of the Congress. (2) The fast track procedures shall not apply to any implementing bill that contains a provision approving of any trade agreement which is entered into under section 1102(c) with any foreign country if either— (A) the requirements of section 1102(c)(3) are not met with respect to the negotiation of such agreement; or (B) the Committee on Finance of the Senate or the Committee on Ways and Means of the House of Representatives disapproves of the negotiation of such agreement before the close of the 60-day period which begins on the date notice is provided under section 1102(c)(3)(C)(i) with respect to the negotiation of such agreement. (d) RULES OF HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND SENATE.—Subsec-

tions (b) and (c) are enacted by the Congress— (1) as an exercise of the rulemaking power of the House of Representatives and the Senate, respectively, and as such is