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107 STAT. 2064 PUBLIC LAW 103-182—DEC. 8, 1993 -,.- (A) the action proposed to be proclaimed and the reasons therefor, and (B) the advice obtained under paragraph (1); (3) a period of 60 calendar days, beginning with the first day on wmch the President has met the requirements of paragraphs (1) and (2) with respect to such action, has expired; and (4) the President has consulted with such Committees regarding the proposed action during the period referred to in paragraph (3). Federal (b) EFFECTIVE DATE OF CERTAIN PROCLAIMED ACTIONS. — Any ^^sister, action proclaimed by the President under the authority of this pubiica ion. ^^ ^y^^.^ ^^^ subject to the consultation and layover requirements under subsection (a) may not take effect before the 15th day after the date on which the text of the proclamation is published in the Federal Register. 19 USC 3314. SEC. 104. IMPLEMENTING ACTIONS IN ANTICIPATION OF ENTRY INTO FORCE AND INITIAL REGULATIONS. (a) IMPLEMENTING ACTIONS.—After the date of the enactment of this Act— (1) the President may proclaim such actions; and (2) other appropriate officers of the United States Government may issue such regulations; as may be necessary to ensure that any provision of this Act, or amendment made by this Act, that takes effect on the date the Agreement enters into force is appropriately implemented on such date, but no such proclamation or regulation may have an effective date earlier than the date of entry into force. The 15- day restriction in section 103(b) on the taking effect of proclaimed actions is waived to the extent that the application of such restriction would prevent the taking effect on the date the Agreement enters into force of any action proclaimed under this section. (b) INITIAL REGULATIONS.— Initial regulations necessary or appropriate to carry out the actions proposed in the statement 01 administrative action submitted under section 101(a)(2) to implement the Agreement shall, to the maximum extent feasible, be issued Mdthin 1 year after the date of entry into force of the Agreement; except that interim or initial regulations to implement those Uniform Regulations regarding rules of origin provided for under article 511 of the Agreement shall be issued no later than the date of entry into force of the Agreement. In the case of any implementing action that takes effect on a date after the date of entry into force of the Agreement, initial regulations to carry out that action shall, to the maximum extent feasible, be issued within 1 year after such effective date. 19_USC 3315. SEC. 106. UNITED STATES SECTION OF THE NAFTA SECRETARIAT. (a) ESTABLISHMENT OF THE UNITED STATES SECTION.— The President is authorized to esteblish within any department or agency of the United States Government a United States Section of the Secretariat established under chapter 20 of the Agreement. The United States Section, subject to the oversight of the interagency group established under section 402, shall carry out ite fmictions within the Secretariat to facilitete the operation of the Agreement, including the operation of chapters 19 and 20 of the Agreement and the work of the panels, extraordinary challenge committees, special committees, and scientific review ooards con-