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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 1132

PUBLIC LAW 100-418—AUG. 23, 1988

deemed a part of the rules of each House, respectively, and such procedures supersede other rules only to the extent that they are inconsistent with such other rules; and (2) with the full recognition of the constitutional right of either House to change the rules (so far as relating to the procedures of that House) at any time, in the same manner, and to the same extent as any other rule of that House. (e) COMPUTATION OF CERTAIN PERIODS OF TIME.—Each period of time described in subsection (c)(l)(A) and (E) and (2) of this section shall be computed without regard to— (1) the days on which either House of Congress is not in session because of an adjournment of more than 3 days to a day certain or an adjournment of the Congress sine die; and (2) any Saturday and Sunday, not excluded under paragraph (1), when either House of the Congress is not in session. SEC. 1104. COMPENSATION AUTHORITY.

Section 123 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2133) is amended— (1) by amending subsection (a) to read as follows: "(a) Whenever— "(1) any action taken under chapter 1 of title II or chapter 1 of title III; or "(2) any judicial or administrative tariff reclassification that becomes final after the date of the enactment of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988; increases or imposes any duty or other import restriction, the President— "(A) may enter into trade agreements with foreign countries or instrumentalities for the purpose of granting new concessions as compensation in order to maintain the general level of reciprocal and mutually advantageous concessions; and "(B) may proclaim such modification or continuance of any existing duty, or such continuance of existing duty-free or excise treatment, as he determines to be required or appropriate to carry out any such agreement."; (2) by amending subsection (b)(2) by— (A) striking out "section 109" and inserting "section 1102(a) of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988", and (B) striking out "section 101" each place it appears and inserting "such section 1102(a)"; (3) by striking out "section 101" in subsection (d) and inserting "section 1102 of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988"; and (4) by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: "(e) The provisions of this section shall apply by reason of action taken under chapter 1 of title III only if the President determines that action authorized under this section is necessary or appropriate to meet the international obligations of the United States.". 19 USC 2904.


(a) IN GENERAL.—For purposes of applying sections 125, 126(a), and 127 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2135, 2136(a), and 2137)— (1) any trade agreement entered into under section 1102 shall be treated as an agreement entered into under section 101 or