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107 STAT. 2152 PUBLIC LAW 103-182—DEC. 8, 1993 (1) by striking "There" and inserting "(a) IN GENERAL.— There", (2) by inserting ", other than subchapter D" after "chapter", and (3) by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(b) SUBCHAPTER D.—There are authorized to be appropriated to the Department of Labor, for each of fiscal years 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, and 1998, such sums as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of subchapter D of this chapter.". SEC. 806. TERMINATION OF TRANSITION PROGRAM. Subsection (c) of section 285 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2271 preceding note) is amended— (1) by striking "No" and inserting "(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), no"; and (2) by adding at the end the following new paragraph: "(2)(A) Except as provided in subparagraph (B), no assistance, vouchers, allowances, or other payments may be provided under subchapter D of chapter 2 after me day that is the earlier of- — "(i) September 30, 1998, or "(ii) the date on which legislation, establishing a program providing dislocated workers with comprehensive assistance substantially similar to the assistance provided by such subchapter D, becomes effective. "(B) Notwithstanding subparagraph (A), if, on or before the day described in subparagraph (A), a worker— "(i) is certified as eligible to apply for assistance, under subchapter D of chapter 2: and "(ii) is otherwise eligible to receive assistance in accordance with section 250, such worker shall continue to be eligible to receive such assistance for any week for which the worker meets the eligibility requirements of such section.". 19 USC 2331 SEC. 506. EFFECTIVE DATE. (a) IN GENERAL.— The amendments made by sections 501, 502, 503, 504, and 505 shall take effect on the date the Agreement enters into force with respect to the United States. (b) COVERED WORKERS.— (1) GENERAL RULE. —Except as provided in paragraph (2), no worker shall be certified as eligible to receive assistance under subchapter D of chapter 2 of title II of the Trade Act of 1974 (as added 1^ this subtitle) whose last total or partial separation from a firm (or appropriate subdivision of a firm) occurred before such date of entry into force. (2) REACHBACK.— Notwithstanding paragraph (1), any worker— (A) whose last total or partial separation from a firm (or appropriate subdivision of afirm)occurs— (i) after the date of the enactment of this Act, and (ii) before such date of entry into force, and (B) who would otherwise be eligible to receive assistance under subchapter D of chapter 2 of title II of the Trade Act of 1974, shall be eligible to receive such assistance in the same manner as if such separation occurred on or after such date of entry into force.