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107 STAT. 2062 PUBLIC LAW 103-182—DEC. 8, 1993 (2) the Government of such country exchanges notes with the United States providing for the entry into force of the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation and the North American Agreement on Labor Cooperation for that country and the United States. 19 USC 3312. SEC. 102. RELATIONSHIP OF THE AGBEEMENT TO UNITED STATES AND STATE LAW. (a) RELATIONSHIP OP AGREEMENT TO UNITED STATES LAW.— (1) UNITED STATES LAW TO PREVAIL IN CONFUCT. —No provision of the Agreement, nor the application of any such provision to any person or circumstance, which is inconsistent with any law of the United States shall have effect. (2) CONSTRUCTION.— Nothing in this Act shall be construed— (A) to amend or modify any law of the United States, including any law regarding— (i) the protection of human, animal, or plant life or health, (ii) the protection of the environment, or , (iii) motor carrier or worker safety; or (B) to limit any authority conferred under any law of the United States, including section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974; unless specifically provided for in this Act. (b) RELATIONSHIP OF AGREEMENT TO STATE LAW. — (1) FEDERAL-STATE CONSULTATION. — President. (A) IN GENERAL. —Upon the enactment of this Act, the President shall, through the intergovernmental policy advisory committees on trade established under section 306(c)(2)(A) of the Trade and Tariff Act of 1984, consult with the States for the purpose of achieving conformity of State laws and practices with the Agreement. (B) FEDERAL-STATE CONSULTATION PROCESS.— The Trade Representative shall establish within the Office of the United States Trade Representative a Federal-State consultation process for addressing issues relating to the Agreement that directly relate to, or will potentially have a direct impact on, the States. The Federal-State consultation process shall include procedures under which— (i) the Trade Representative will assist the States in identifying those State laws that may not conform with the Agreement but may be maintained under the Agreement by reason of being in effect before the Agreement entered into force; (ii) the States will be informed on a continuing basis of matters under the Agreement that directly relate to, or will potentially have a direct impact on, the States; .\ (iii) the States will be provided opportunity to submit, on a continuing basis, to the Trade Representative information and advice with respect to matters referred to in clause (ii); (iv) the Trade Representative will take into account the information and advice receivedfiromthe States under clause (iii) when formulating United