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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 1234

PUBLIC LAW 100-418—AUG. 23, 1988 the Commission made its report to the President of the results of such previous investigation. "(2) If an article was the subject of an investigation under this section that resulted in any action described in section 203(a)(3) (A), (B), (C), or (E) being taken under section 203, no other investigation under this chapter may be initiated with respect to such article while such action is in effect or during the period beginning on the date on which such action terminates that is equal in duration to the period during which such action was in effect.

19 USC 2253.

"SEC. 203. ACTION BY PRESIDENT AFTER DETERMINATION OF IMPORT INJURY. "(a) IN GENERAL.—

"(1)(A) After receiving a report under section 202(f) containing an affirmative finding regarding serious injury, or the threat thereof, to a domestic industry, the President shall take all appropriate and feasible action within his power which the President determines will facilitate efforts by the domestic industry to make a positive adjustment to import competition and provide greater economic and social benefits than costs. "(B) The action taken by the President under subparagraph (A) shall be to such extent, and for such duration, subject to subsection (e)(l), that the President determines to be appropriate and feeisible under such subparagraph. "(C) The interagency trade organization established under section 242(a) of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 shall, with respect to each affirmative determination reported under section 202(f), make a recommendation to the President as to what action the President should take under subparagraph (A). "(2) In determining what action to take under paragraph (1), the President shall take into account— "(A) the recommendation and report of the Commission; "(B) the extent to which workers and firms in the domestic industry are— "(i) benefitting from adjustment assistance and other manpower programs, and "(ii) engaged in worker retraining efforts; "(C) the efforts being made, or to be implemented, by the domestic industry (including the efforts included in any adjustment plan or commitment submitted to the Commission under section 201(b)) to make a positive adjustment to import competition; "(D) the probable effectiveness of the actions authorized under paragraph (3) to facilitate positive adjustment to import competition; "(E) the short- and long-term economic and social costs of the actions authorized under paragraph (3) relative to their short- and long-term economic and social benefits and other considerations relative to the position of the domestic industry in the United States economy; "(F) other factors related to the national economic interest of the United States, including, but not limited to— "(i) the economic and social costs which would be incurred by taxpayers, communities, and workers if import relief were not provided under this chapter.