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PUBLIC LAW 103-182—DEC. 8, 1993 107 STAT. 2135 01>X3) to the Congressional Committees referred to in such subsection; and (B) no individual may— (i) be (selected by the United States Government for placement on the rosters described in paragraph 1 of Annex 1901.2 and paragraph 1 of Annex 1904.13; or (ii) be appointed solely or jointly by the United States Government to serve as a member of a panel or committee convened under chapter 19; during the 1-year period beginning on April 1 of any calendar year for wldch the Trade Representative has not met the requirements of subsection (a), and of subsection (b) or (c) (as the case may be). (3) EXCEPTIONS.—Notwithstanding subsection (c)(3) (other than subparagraph (B)), (c)(4), or paragraph (2)(A) of this subsection, individuals included on the preliminary candidate lists submitted to the appropriate Congressional Conmiittees under subsection (c)(3)(B) may— (A) be selected by the Trade Representative for placement on the rosters described in paragraph 1 of Annex 1901.2 and paragraph 1 of Annex 1904.13 during the 3- month period beginning on the date on which the Agreement enters into force with respect to the United States; and (B) be appointed solely or jointly by the Trade Representative under the terms of the A^:«ement to serve as members of panels or committees that are convened under chapter 19 during such 3-month period. (e) TRANSITION.— If the A^eement enters into force between the United States and a NAFTA country after January 3, 1994, the provisions of subsection (c) shall be apphed with respect to the OEdendar year in which such entering intororceoccurs— (1) by substituting 'ilie date that is 30 days after the date on which the Agreement enters into force with respect to the United States" for "January 3 of each calendar year" in subsections (c)(2)(B)(i) and (c)(3)(B)(i); and (2) by substituting *Vie date that is 3 months after the date on which the.^n*eement enters into force with respect to the United States for '^arch 31 of each calendar year" in subsection (c)(4)(A). (f) IMMUNITY.—With the exception of acte described in section 777(fK3) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1677f(0(3)), individuals serving on panels or committees convened pursuant to chapter 19, and individuals designated to assist the individuals serving on such panels or committees, shall be immune from suit and legal process relating to acte performed by such individuals in their official capacity and withm the scope of their functions as such paneliste or committee members or assistante to such paneliste or committee members. (g) REGULATIONS. — The administering authority under title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930, the International Trade Commission, and the Trade Representative may promulgate such regulations as are necessary or appropriate to carry out actions in order to implement their respective responsibilities under chapter 19. Initial regulations to carry out such functions shall be issued before the