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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 1876

PUBLIC LAW 100-449—SEPT 28, 1988 (1) the status of the negotiations regarding agreements that the President is authorized to enter into with Canada under this section; (2) the effectiveness and operation of any agreement entered into under section 304 that is in force with respect to the United States; (3) the effectiveness of operation of the Agreement generally; and (4) the actions taken by the United States and Canada to implement further the objectives of the Agreement.

Transportation. Maritime affairs.

SEC. 305. ENERGY. (a) ALASKAN OIL.—Section 7(d)(l) of the Export Administration Act of 1979 (50 U.S.C. App. 2406(d)(l)) is amended— (1) by striking "or" before "(B)"; and (2) by inserting after "reenters the United States" the following: ", or (C) is transported to Canada, to be consumed therein, in amounts not to exceed an annual average of 50,000 barrels per day, in addition to exports under subparagraphs (A) and (B), except that any ocean trsuisportation of such oil shall be by vessels documented under section 12106 of title 46, United States Code". (b) URANIUM.—Section 161(v) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (42 U.S.C. 2201(v)) is amended by inserting "For purposes of this subsection and of section 305 of Public Law 99-591 (100 Stat. 3341-209, 210), 'foreign origin' excludes source or special nuclear material originating in Canada." before "The Commission shall establish". SEC. 306. LOWERED THRESHOLD FOR GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT UNDER TRADE AGREEMENTS ACT OF 1 7 IN THE CASE OF 99 CERTAIN CANADIAN PRODUCTS. Section 308(4) of the Trade Agreements Act of 1979 (19 U.S.C. 2518(4)) is amended by inserting after subparagraph (C) the following new subparagraph: "(D)

LOWERED THRESHOLD FOR CERTAIN PRODUCTS AS A

CONSEQUENCE OF UNITED STATES-CANADA FREE-TRADE AGREEMENT.—Except as otherwise agreed by the United States and Canada under paragraph 3 of article 1304 of the United States-Canada Free-Trade Agreement, the term 'eligible product' includes a product or service of Canada having a contract value of $25,000 or more that would be covered for procurement by the United States under the GATT Agreement on Government Procurement, but for the SDR threshold provided for in article I(l)(b) of the GATT Agreement on Government Procurement.". SEC. 307. TEMPORARY ENTRY FOR BUSINESS PERSONS. (a) NONIMMIGRANT TRADERS AND INVESTORS.—Upon a b a s i s of

reciprocity secured by the United States^anada Free-Trade Agreement, a citizen of Canada, and the spouse and children of any such citizen if accompanying or following to join such citizen, may, if otherwise eligible for a visa and if otherwise admissible into the United States under the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq.), be considered to be classifiable as a nonimmigrant under section 101(a)(15XE) of such Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(15XE)) if entering solely for a purpose specified in Annex 1502.1 (United States of America), Part B—Traders and Investors, of such Agree-