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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 1266

President of U.S.

PUBLIC LAW 100-418—AUG. 23, 1988 "(A) consult with interested private organizations; and "(B) take into account such factors as— "(i) patterns of actual and potential competition between United States industry and agriculture and foreign enterprise in international trade, "(ii) the character of the nontariff barriers and other distortions affecting such competition, "(iii) the necessity for reasonable limits on the number of such advisory committees, "(iv) the necessity that each committee be reasonably limited in size, and "(v) in the case of each sectoral committee, that the product lines covered by each committee be reasonably related. "(3) The President— "(A) may, if necessary, establish policy advisory committees representing non-Federal governmental interests to provide policy advice— "(i) on matters referred to in subsection (a), and "(ii) with respect to implementation of trade agreements, and "(B) shall include as members of committees established under subparagraph (A) representatives of non-Federal governmental interests if he finds such inclusion appropriate after consultation by the United States Trade Representative with such representatives. "(4) Appointments to each committee established under paragraph (1), (2), or (3) shall be made without regard to political affiliation. "(d) POLICY, TECHNICAL, AND OTHER ADVICE AND INFORMATION.—

Committees established under subsection (c) shall meet at the call of the United States Trade Representative and the Secretaries of Agriculture, Commerce, Labor, Defense, or other executive departments, as appropriate, to provide policy advice, technical advice and information, and advice on other factors relevant to the matters referred to in subsection (a). Reports.


"(1) The Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations, each appropriate policy advisory committee, and each sectoral or functional advisory committee, if the sector or area which such committee represents is affected, shall meet at the conclusion of negotiations for each trade agreement entered into under section 1102 of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988, to provide to the President, to Congress, and to the United States Trade Representative a report on such agreement. Each report that applies to a trade agreement entered into under section 1102 of the Omnibus Trade and (Competitiveness Act of 1988 shall be provided under the preceding sentence not later than the date on which the President notifies the (Congress under section 1103(a)(l)(A) of such Act of 1988 of his intention to enter into that agreement. "(2) The report of the Advisory (Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations and each appropriate policy advisory committee shall include an advisory opinion as to whether and to what extent the agreement promotes the economic interests of the United States and achieves the applicable overall and principal