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107 STAT. 2104 PUBLIC LAW 103-182—DEC. 8, 1993 unless the article against which the action is taken is an item for which the transition period for tariff elimination set out in the United States Schedule to Annex 302.2 of the Agreement is greater than 10 years, in which case the period during which relief may be granted shall be the period of staged tariff elimination for that article. (b) EXCEPTION. —Import relief may be provided under this part in the case of a Canadian article or Mexican article after the date on which such relief would, but for this subsection, terminate under subsection (a), but only if the Government of Canada or Mexico, as the case may be, consents to such provision. 19 USC 3356. SEC. 306. COMPENSATION AUTHORITY. For purposes of section 123 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2133), any import relief provided by the President under section 304 shall be treated as action taken under chapter 1 of title II of such Act. 19 USC 3357. SEC. 307. SUBMISSION OF PETITIONS. A petition for import relief may be submitted to the International Trade Commission under— (1) this part; (2) chapter 1 of title II of the Trade Act of 1974; or (3) under both this part and such chapter 1 at the same time, in which case the International Trade Commission shall consider such petitions jointly. SEC. 308. SPECIAL TARIFF PROVISIONS FOR CANADIAN FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLEa (a) IN GENERAL.— Section 301(a) of the United States-Canada Free-Trade Agreement Implementation Act of 1988 (19 U.S.C. 2112 note) is amended— (1) in paragraph (1), by striking promptlv^ in the flush sentence at the end thereof and inserting "immeoiatelV', (2) by redesignating paragraphs (z) through (9) as paragraphs (3) through (10), respectivelv, (3) by inserting after paragraph (1) the following new paragraph: Federal «(2) No later than 6 days after publication in the Federal publication Register of the notice described in paragraph (1), the Secretary shall decide whether to recommend the imposition of a temporary duty to the President, and if the Secretary decides to make such a recommendation, the recommendation shall be forwarded immediately to the President.", (4) in paragraph (5), as redesignated by paragraph (2), ^ by striking '^paragraph (3)" and inserting "paragraph (4)", and (5) by amenmng paragraph (9), as reaesignated by paragraph (2), to read as follows: "(9) For purposes of assisting the Secretary in carrying / out this subsection— "(A) the Commissioner of Customs and the Director of the Bureau of Census shall cooperate in providing the Secretary with timely information and data relating to the importation of Canadian fresh fruits and vegetables, and "(B) importers shall report such information relating to Canadian fresh fruits and vegetables to the Commis-