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PUBLIC LAW 103-182—DEC. 8, 1993 107 STAT. 2131 (4) APPOINTMENT OF JUDGES TO PANELS OR COMMITTEES.— At such time as the Trade Representative proposes to appoint a judge described in paragraph (1) to a bmational panel, an extraordinary challenge committee, or a special committee, the Trade Representative shall consult with that judge in order to ascertain whether the judge is available for such appointment, (c) SELECTION OF OTHER CANDIDATES.— (1) APPLICABILITY. — This subsection applies only with respect to the selection of individuals for oinational panels convened under chapter 19, extraordinary challenge committees convened under chapter 19, and special committees established under article 1905, other than those individuals to whom subsection (b) applies. (2) INTERAGENCY GROUP.— (A) ESTABLISHMENT. —There is established within the interagency organization established under section 242 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (19 U.S.C. 1872) an interagency group which shall— (i) be chaired by the Trade Representative; and (ii) consist of such officers (or the designees thereof) of the United States Government as the Trade Representative considers appropriate. (B) FUNCTIONS.—The interagency group established under subparagraph (A) shall, in a manner consistent with chapter 1£^ (i) propare by January 3 of each calendar year— (I) a list of individuals who are qualined to serve as members of binational panels convened under chapter 19; and (II) a list of individuals who are qualified to serve on extraordinary challenge committees convened under chapter 19 and special committees established under article 1905; (ii) if the Trade Representative makes a request under paragraph (4)(C)(i) with respect to a final candidate list during any calendar year, prepare by July 1 of such calendar year a list of those individuals who are qualified to be added to that final candidate list; (iii) exercise oversight of the administration of the United States Section that is authorized to be established under section 105; and (iv) make recommendations to the Trade Representative regarding the convening of extraordinary challenge committees and special conmiittees under chapter 19. (3) PRELIMINARY CANDIDATE USTS.— (A) IN GENERAL. — The Trade Representative shall select individuals from the respective lists prepared by the interagency group under paragraph (2)(B)(i) for placement on— (i) a preliminary candidate list of individuals eligible to serve as members of binational panels under Annex 1901.2; and (ii) a preliminary candidate list of individuals eligible for selection as members of extraordinary chal- 69-194O-94-7:QL.3Part3