PUBLIC LAW 110–138—DEC. 14, 2007
121 STAT. 1477
to an exported good under paragraph (2), records and documents related to the origin of the good, including— ‘‘(i) the purchase, cost, and value of, and payment for, the good; ‘‘(ii) the purchase, cost, and value of, and payment for, all materials, including indirect materials, used in the production of the good; and ‘‘(iii) the production of the good in the form in which it was exported. ‘‘(B) PTPA CERTIFICATION OF ORIGIN.—The term ‘PTPA certification of origin’ means the certification established under article 4.15 of the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement that a good qualifies as an originating good under such Agreement. ‘‘(2) EXPORTS TO PERU.—Any person who completes and issues a PTPA certification of origin for a good exported from the United States shall make, keep, and, pursuant to rules and regulations promulgated by the Secretary of the Treasury, render for examination and inspection all records and supporting documents related to the origin of the good (including the certification or copies thereof). ‘‘(3) RETENTION PERIOD.—The person who issues a PTPA certification of origin shall keep the records and supporting documents relating to that certification of origin for a period of at least 5 years after the date on which the certification is issued.’’; and (3) in subsection (i), as so redesignated— (A) by striking ‘‘(f) or (g)’’ and inserting ‘‘(f), (g), or (h)’’; and (B) by striking ‘‘either such subsection’’ and inserting ‘‘any such subsection’’. SEC. 208. ENFORCEMENT RELATING TO TRADE IN TEXTILE OR APPAREL GOODS.
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(a) ACTION DURING VERIFICATION.— (1) IN GENERAL.—If the Secretary of the Treasury requests the Government of Peru to conduct a verification pursuant to article 3.2 of the Agreement for purposes of making a determination under paragraph (2), the President may direct the Secretary to take appropriate action described in subsection (b) while the verification is being conducted. (2) DETERMINATION.—A determination under this paragraph is a determination of the Secretary that— (A) an exporter or producer in Peru is complying with applicable customs laws, regulations, and procedures regarding trade in textile or apparel goods; or (B) a claim that a textile or apparel good exported or produced by such exporter or producer— (i) qualifies as an originating good under section 203, or (ii) is a good of Peru, is accurate. (b) APPROPRIATE ACTION DESCRIBED.—Appropriate action under subsection (a)(1) includes— (1) suspension of preferential tariff treatment under the Agreement with respect to—
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