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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 1174

19 USC 2417.

PUBLIC LAW 100-418—AUG. 23, 1988

"(c) CONSULTATIONS.—Before making any determination under subsection (b), the Trade Representative shall— "(1) consult with the petitioner, if any, involved in the initial investigation under this chapter and with representatives of the domestic industry concerned; and "(2) provide an opportunity for the presentation of views by interested persons. "SEC. 307. MODIFICATION AND TERMINATION OF ACTIONS. "(a) IN GENERAL.—

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"(1) The Trade Representative may modify or terminate any action, subject to the specific direction, if any, of the President with respect to such action, that is being taken under section 301 if— "(A) any of the conditions described in section 301(a)(2) exist, "(B) the burden or restriction on United States commerce of the denial rights, or of the acts, policies, and practices, that are the subject of such action has increased or decreased, or "(C) such action is being taken under section 301(b) and is no longer appropriate. "(2) Before taking any action under paragraph (1) to modify or terminate any action taken under section 301, the Trade Representative shall consult with the petitioner, if any, and with representatives of the domestic industry concerned, and shall provide opportunity for the presentation of views by other interested persons affected by the proposed modification or termination concerning the effects of the modification or termination and whether any modification or termination of the action is appropriate. "(b) NOTICE; REPORT TO CONGRESS.—The Trade Representative shall promptly publish in the Federal Register notice of, and report jjj writing to the Congress with respect to, any modification or termination of any action taken under section 301 and the reasons therefor. "(c) REVIEW OF NECESSITY.—

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"(1) If— "(A) a particular action has been taken under section 301 during any 4-year period, and "(B) neither the petitioner nor any representative of the domestic industry which benefits from such action has submitted to the Trade Representative during the last 60 days of such 4-year period a written request for the continuation of such action, such action shall terminate at the close of such 4-year period. "(2) The Trade Representative shall notify by mail the petitioner and representatives of the domestic industry described in paragraph (I)(B) of any termination of action by reason of paragraph (1) at least 60 days before the date of such termination. "(3) If a request is submitted to the Trade Representative under paragraph (1)(B) to continue taking a particular action under section 301, the Trade Representative shall conduct a review of— "(A) the effectiveness in achieving the objectives of section 301 of—