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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 1262

PUBLIC LAW 100-418—AUG. 23, 1988

"(2) For purposes of carrying out paragraph (1), the United States Trade Representative shall be assisted by an interagency unfair trade practices advisory committee composed of the Trade Representative, who shall chair the committee, and senior representatives of the following agencies, appointed by the respective heads of those agencies: "(A) The Bureau of Economics and Business Affairs of the Department of State. "(B) The United States and Foreign Commercial Services of the Department of Commerce. "(O The International Trade Administration (other than the United States and Foreign Commercial Service) of the Department of Commerce. "(D) The Foreign Agricultural Service of the Department of Agriculture. The United States Trade Representative may also request the advice of the United States International Trade Commission regarding the carrying out of paragraph (1). "(3) For purposes of this subsection, the term 'imfair trade practice' means any act, policy, or practice that— "(A) may be a subsidy with respect to which countervailing duties may be imposed under subtitle A of title VII; "(B) may result in the sale or likely sale of foreign merchandise with respect to which antidumping duties may be imposed under subtitle B of title VII; "(C) may be either an unfair method of competition, or an unfair act in the importation of articles into the United States, that is unlawful under section 337; or "(D) may be an act, policy, or practice of a kind with respect to which action may be taken under title III of the Trade Act of 1974.".

Subpart B—United States International Trade Commission SEC. 1611. SERVICE ON COMMISSION FOR PURPOSES OF DETERMINING ELIGIBILITY FOR DESIGNATION AS CHAIRMAN.

Section 330(c)(A)(i) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1330(c)(A)(i)) is amended by striking out "most recently appointed to" and inserting "with the shortest period of service on". SEC 1612. TREATMENT OF COMMISSION UNDER PAPERWORK REDUCTION ACT.

Section 330 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1330) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: "(f) The Commission shall be considered to be an independent r^ulatory agency for purposes of chapter 35 of title 44, United States Code.". SEC. 1613. TREATMENT OF COMMISSION.

CONFIDENTIAL

INFORMATION

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The first sentence of section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1332(g)) is amended by striking out ", and shall report to Congress" and inserting ". However, the Commission may not release information which the (Commission considers to be confidential business information unless the party submitting the confidential