Notes on 19 U.S.C. § 2252 : US Code - Notes

    (Pub. L. 93-618, title II, Sec. 202, Jan. 3, 1975, 88 Stat. 2014;
    Pub. L. 100-418, title I, Sec. 1401(a), Aug. 23, 1988, 102 Stat.
    1225; Pub. L. 103-182, title III, Secs. 315, 317(b), Dec. 8, 1993,
    107 Stat. 2107, 2108; Pub. L. 103-465, title III, Secs. 301(a)-
    (d)(2), (4), (e), (f), 302(b)(4)(B), 303(1)-(6), Dec. 8, 1994, 108
    Stat. 4932-4934, 4936, 4937; Pub. L. 104-295, Sec. 20(c)(5), Oct.
    11, 1996, 110 Stat. 3528; Pub. L. 107-43, title II, Sec. 222, Sept.
    28, 2001, 115 Stat. 250; Pub. L. 108-77, title III, Sec. 316, Sept.
    3, 2003, 117 Stat. 937; Pub. L. 108-78, title III, Sec. 316, Sept.
    3, 2003, 117 Stat. 967; Pub. L. 108-286, title III, Sec. 316, Aug.
    3, 2004, 118 Stat. 945; Pub. L. 108-302, title III, Sec. 316, Aug.
    17, 2004, 118 Stat. 1120; Pub. L. 109-53, title III, Sec. 316, Aug.
    2, 2005, 119 Stat. 492; Pub. L. 109-169, title III, Sec. 316, Jan.
    11, 2006, 119 Stat. 3597; Pub. L. 109-283, title III, Sec. 316,
    Sept. 26, 2006, 120 Stat. 1207; Pub. L. 110-138, title III, Sec.
    316, Dec. 14, 2007, 121 Stat. 1483; Pub. L. 112-41, title III, Sec.
    316, Oct. 21, 2011, 125 Stat. 456; Pub. L. 112-42, title III, Sec.
    316, Oct. 21, 2011, 125 Stat. 491; Pub. L. 112-43, title III, Sec.
    316, Oct. 21, 2011, 125 Stat. 527.)


-STATAMEND-
                           AMENDMENT OF SECTION                       
      Pub. L. 112-43, title I, Sec. 107(a), title III, Sec. 316, Oct.
    21, 2011, 125 Stat. 501, 527, provided that, effective on the date
    on which the United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement enters
    into force, subsection (a)(8) of this section is amended in the
    first sentence by striking "and" and by inserting before the period
    at the end ", and title III of the United States-Panama Trade
    Promotion Agreement Implementation Act". See 2011 Amendment note
    below.
      For termination of amendment by section 107(c) of Pub. L. 112-43,
    see Effective and Termination Dates of 2011 Amendment note below.
      Pub. L. 112-42, title I, Sec. 107(a), title III, Sec. 316, Oct.
    21, 2011, 125 Stat. 466, 491, provided that, effective on the date
    the United States-Columbia Trade Promotion Agreement enters into
    force, subsection (a)(8) of this section is amended by striking
    "and" and by inserting before the period at the end ", and title
    III of the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement
    Implementation Act". See 2011 Amendment note below.
      For termination of amendment by section 107(c) of Pub. L. 112-42,
    see Effective and Termination Dates of 2011 Amendment note below.
      For termination of amendment by section 107(c) of Pub. L. 112-41,
    see Effective and Termination Dates of 2011 Amendment note below.
      For termination of amendment by section 107(c) of Pub. L. 110-
    138, see Effective and Termination Dates of 2007 Amendment note
    below.
      For termination of amendment by section 107(c) of Pub. L. 109-
    283, see Effective and Termination Dates of 2006 Amendment note
    below.
      For termination of amendment by section 106(c) of Pub. L. 109-
    169, see Effective and Termination Dates of 2006 Amendment note
    below.
      For termination of amendment by section 107(d) of Pub. L. 109-53,
    see Effective and Termination Dates of 2005 Amendment note below.
      For termination of amendment by section 107(c) of Pub. L. 108-
    302, see Effective and Termination Dates of 2004 Amendments note
    below.
      For termination of amendment by section 106(c) of Pub. L. 108-
    286, see Effective and Termination Dates of 2004 Amendments note
    below.
      For termination of amendment by section 107(c) of Pub. L. 108-78,
    see Effective and Termination Dates of 2003 Amendments note below.
      For termination of amendment by section 107(c) of Pub. L. 108-77,
    see Effective and Termination Dates of 2003 Amendments note below.
      For termination of amendment by section 404(c) of Pub. L. 107-43,
    see Effective and Termination Dates of 2001 Amendment note below.


                            REFERENCES IN TEXT                        
      The North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act,
    referred to in subsec. (a)(8), is Pub. L. 103-182, Dec. 8, 1993,
    107 Stat. 2057, as amended. Part 1 of title III of the Act probably
    means part 1 of subtitle A of title III of the Act, which is
    classified generally to subpart 1 (Sec. 3351 et seq.) of part A of
    subchapter III of chapter 21 of this title. For complete
    classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set
    out under section 3301 of this title and Tables.
      Title II of the United States-Jordan Free Trade Area
    Implementation Act, referred to in subsec. (a)(8), is title II of
    Pub. L. 107-43, Sept. 28, 2001, 115 Stat. 243, which is set out in
    a note under section 2112 of this title.
      Title III of the United States-Chile Free Trade Agreement
    Implementation Act, referred to in subsec. (a)(8), is title III of
    Pub. L. 108-77, Sept. 3, 2003, 117 Stat. 909, which is set out in a
    note under section 3805 of this title.
      Title III of the United States-Singapore Free Trade Agreement
    Implementation Act, referred to in subsec. (a)(8), is title III of
    Pub. L. 108-78, Sept. 3, 2003, 117 Stat. 948, which is set out in a
    note under section 3805 of this title.
      Title III of the United States-Australia Free Trade Agreement
    Implementation Act, referred to in subsec. (a)(8), is title III of
    Pub. L. 108-286, Aug. 3, 2004, 118 Stat. 941, which is set out in a
    note under section 3805 of this title.
      Title III of the United States-Morocco Free Trade Agreement
    Implementation Act, referred to in subsec. (a)(8), is title III of
    Pub. L. 108-302, Aug. 17, 2004, 118 Stat. 1116, which is set out in
    a note under section 3805 of this title.
      The Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade
    Agreement Implementation Act, referred to in subsec. (a)(8), is
    Pub. L. 109-53, Aug. 2, 2005, 119 Stat. 462, as amended. Title III
    of the Act is classified generally to subchapter III (Sec. 4051 et
    seq.) of chapter 26 of this title. For complete classification of
    this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
    4001 of this title and Tables.
      Title III of the United States-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement
    Implementation Act, referred to in subsec. (a)(8), is title III of
    Pub. L. 109-169, Jan. 11, 2006, 119 Stat. 3593, which is set out in
    a note under section 3805 of this title.
      Title III of the United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement
    Implementation Act, referred to in subsec. (a)(8), is title III of
    Pub. L. 109-283, Sept. 26, 2006, 120 Stat. 1203, which is set out
    in a note under section 3805 of this title.
      Title III of the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement
    Implementation Act, referred to in subsec. (a)(8), is title III of
    Pub. L. 110-138, Dec. 14, 2007, 121 Stat. 1455, which is set out in
    a note under section 3805 of this title.
      Title III of the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement
    Implementation Act, referred to in subsec. (a)(8), is title III of
    Pub. L. 112-41, Oct. 21, 2011, 125 Stat. 451, which is set out in a
    note under section 3805 of this title.
      The Tariff Act of 1930, referred to in subsec. (c)(5), is act
    June 17, 1930, ch. 497, 46 Stat. 590, as amended. Subtitles A and B
    of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930 are classified generally to
    parts I and II (Sec. 1671 et seq. and 1673 et seq., respectively)
    of subtitle IV of chapter 4 of this title. For complete
    classification of this Act to the Code, see section 1654 of this
    title and Tables.



                                AMENDMENTS                            
      2011 - Subsec. (a)(8). Pub. L. 112-43, Secs. 107(c), 316, in
    first sentence, temporarily struck out "and" before "title III of
    the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation
    Act" and inserted before period at end ", and title III of the
    United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act".
    See Effective and Termination Dates of 2011 Amendment note below.
      Pub. L. 112-42, Secs. 107(c), 316, in first sentence, temporarily
    struck out "and" before "title III of the United States-Korea Free
    Trade Agreement Implementation Act" and inserted before period at
    end ", and title III of the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion
    Agreement Implementation Act". See Effective and Termination Dates
    of 2011 Amendment note below.
      Pub. L. 112-41, Secs. 107(c), 316, in first sentence, temporarily
    struck out "and" before "title III of the United States-Peru Trade
    Promotion Agreement Implementation Act" and inserted before period
    at end ", and title III of the United States-Korea Free Trade
    Agreement Implementation Act". See Effective and Termination Dates
    of 2011 Amendment note below.
      2007 - Subsec. (a)(8). Pub. L. 110-138, Secs. 107(c), 316, in
    first sentence, temporarily struck out "and" before "title III of
    the United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act" and
    inserted before period at end ", and title III of the United States-
    Peru Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act". See Effective
    and Termination Dates of 2007 Amendment note below.
      2006 - Subsec. (a)(8). Pub. L. 109-283, Secs. 107(c), 316, in
    first sentence, temporarily struck out "and" before "title III of
    the United States-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act"
    and inserted before period at end ", and title III of the United
    States-Oman Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act". See Effective
    and Termination Dates of 2006 Amendment note below.
      Pub. L. 109-169, Secs. 106(c), 316, in first sentence,
    temporarily struck out "and" before "title III of the Dominican
    Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement
    Implementation Act" and inserted before period at end ", and title
    III of the United States-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement
    Implementation Act". See Effective and Termination Dates of 2006
    Amendment note below.
      2005 - Subsec. (a)(8). Pub. L. 109-53, Secs. 107(d), 316, in
    first sentence, temporarily struck out "and" before "title III of
    the United States-Morocco Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act"
    and inserted before period at end ", and title III of the Dominican
    Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement
    Implementation Act". See Effective and Termination Dates of 2005
    Amendment note below.
      2004 - Subsec. (a)(8). Pub. L. 108-302, Secs. 107(c), 316, in
    first sentence, temporarily struck out "and" before "title III of
    the United States-Australia" and inserted before period at end ",
    and title III of the United States-Morocco Free Trade Agreement
    Implementation Act". See Effective and Termination Dates of 2004
    Amendments note below.
      Pub. L. 108-286, Secs. 106(c), 316, in first sentence,
    temporarily struck out "and" before "title III of the United States-
    Singapore" and inserted before period at end ", and title III of
    the United States-Australia Free Trade Agreement Implementation
    Act". See Effective and Termination Dates of 2004 Amendments note
    below.
      2003 - Subsec. (a)(8). Pub. L. 108-78, Secs. 107(c), 316, in
    first sentence, temporarily struck out "and" before "title III of
    the United States-Chile" and inserted before period at end ", and
    title III of the United States-Singapore Free Trade Agreement
    Implementation Act". See Effective and Termination Dates of 2003
    Amendments note below.
      Pub. L. 108-77, Secs. 107(c), 316, in first sentence, temporarily
    struck out "and" before "title II" and inserted before period at
    end ", and title III of the United States-Chile Free Trade
    Agreement Implementation Act". See Effective and Termination Dates
    of 2003 Amendments note below.
      2001 - Subsec. (a)(8). Pub. L. 107-43, in first sentence,
    temporarily substituted ", part 1" for "and part 1" and inserted
    before period at end ", and title II of the United States-Jordan
    Free Trade Area Implementation Act". See Effective and Termination
    Dates of 2001 Amendment note below.
      1996 - Subsec. (d)(4)(A)(i). Pub. L. 104-295 made technical
    amendment to reference in original act which appears in text as
    reference to subsection (b) of this section.
      1994 - Subsec. (a)(2)(B)(ii). Pub. L. 103-465, Sec. 303(1),
    struck out ", or at any time before the 150th day after the date of
    filing be amended to request," after "request".
      Subsec. (a)(8). Pub. L. 103-465, Sec. 301(a), inserted at end
    "The Commission may request that parties providing confidential
    business information furnish nonconfidential summaries thereof or,
    if such parties indicate that the information in the submission
    cannot be summarized, the reasons why a summary cannot be provided.
    If the Commission finds that a request for confidentiality is not
    warranted and if the party concerned is either unwilling to make
    the information public or to authorize its disclosure in
    generalized or summarized form, the Commission may disregard the
    submission."
      Subsec. (b)(1)(A). Pub. L. 103-465, Sec. 303(2), substituted
    "subsection (a)" for "subsection (b)".
      Subsec. (b)(2)(A). Pub. L. 103-465, Sec. 301(d)(2)(A)(i),
    inserted "(180 days if the petition alleges that critical
    circumstances exist)" after "120 days".
      Subsec. (b)(2)(B). Pub. L. 103-465, Sec. 301(d)(2)(A)(ii),
    inserted "(210 days if the petition alleges that critical
    circumstances exist)" after "150 days".
      Subsec. (b)(3), (4). Pub. L. 103-465, Sec. 301(c), added par.
    (3), struck out former par. (3) which provided time limits on
    Commission determinations where petitioner alleged existence of
    critical circumstances, and struck out former par. (4) which
    provided for notice and hearings on any adjustment plan submitted
    under subsec. (a) of this section.
      Subsec. (c)(1)(B)(i). Pub. L. 103-465, Sec. 301(e)(1), inserted
    "productivity," after "wages,".
      Subsec. (c)(6). Pub. L. 103-465, Sec. 303(5), substituted
    "section" for "subsection" in introductory provisions.
      Subsec. (c)(6)(A). Pub. L. 103-465, Sec. 301(e)(2)(A), amended
    subpar. (A) generally. Prior to amendment, subpar. (A) read as
    follows: "The term 'domestic industry' includes producers located
    in the United States insular possession."
      Subsec. (c)(6)(C), (D). Pub. L. 103-465, Sec. 301(e)(2)(B), added
    subpars. (C) and (D).
      Subsec. (d)(1)(C)(i). Pub. L. 103-465, Sec. 303(3)(A),
    substituted "subparagraph (B)" for "paragraph (2)".
      Subsec. (d)(1)(E), (G). Pub. L. 103-465, Sec. 303(3)(B), struck
    out "or threat thereof" after "the serious injury" wherever
    appearing.
      Subsec. (d)(2). Pub. L. 103-465, Sec. 301(d)(1), amended par. (2)
    generally. Prior to amendment, par. (2) read as follows:
      "(2)(A) The Commission shall, at the same time it makes an
    affirmative determination under subsection (b)(3)(A) of this
    section regarding the existence of critical circumstances, find the
    amount or extent of provisional relief that is appropriate to
    address such critical circumstances. The Commission shall
    immediately report to the President each such affirmative
    determination and finding.
      "(B) After receiving a report from the Commission under
    subparagraph (A), the President shall, within 7 days after the day
    on which the report is received and after taking into account the
    finding of the Commission under subparagraph (A), proclaim such
    provisional relief, if any, that the President considers
    appropriate to address the critical circumstances."
      Subsec. (d)(3). Pub. L. 103-465, Sec. 301(d)(4)(A), substituted
    "(2)(D)" for "(2)(B)" and "paragraph (2)(A)" for "subsection (b)(1)
    of this section".
      Subsec. (d)(4)(A)(i). Pub. L. 103-465, Secs. 301(d)(4)(B),
    303(4), inserted "or (2)(D)" after "(1)(G)" and substituted
    "subsection (b) of this section" for "section 2253(a) of this
    title".
      Subsec. (f)(1). Pub. L. 103-465, Sec. 301(d)(2)(B), inserted
    "(240 days if the petition alleges that critical circumstances
    exist)" after "180 days".
      Subsec. (f)(2)(G)(ii). Pub. L. 103-465, Sec. 303(6), substituted
    "industry are located" for "industry is located".
      Subsec. (h)(2). Pub. L. 103-465, Sec. 302(b)(4)(B), amended par.
    (2) generally. Prior to amendment, par. (2) read as follows: "If an
    article was the subject of an investigation under this section that
    resulted in any action described in section 2253(a)(3)(A), (B),
    (C), or (E) of this title being taken under section 2253 of this
    title, no other investigation under this part may be initiated with
    respect to such article while such action is in effect or during
    the period beginning on the date on which such action terminates
    that is equal in duration to the period during which such action
    was in effect."
      Subsec. (h)(3). Pub. L. 103-465, Sec. 301(f), added par. (3).
      Subsec. (i). Pub. L. 103-465, Sec. 301(b), added subsec. (i).
      1993 - Subsec. (a)(8). Pub. L. 103-182, Sec. 317(b), added par.
    (8).
      Subsec. (d)(1)(A). Pub. L. 103-182, Sec. 315(1), inserted "or
    citrus product" after "agricultural product" wherever appearing.
      Subsec. (d)(1)(C). Pub. L. 103-182, Sec. 315(2), in cl. (i) and
    provisions before subcl. (I), inserted "or citrus product" after
    "agricultural product" wherever appearing and in provisions before
    subcl. (I), inserted "or citrus product" after "competitive
    perishable product".
      Subsec. (d)(5). Pub. L. 103-182, Sec. 315(3), (4), added subpar.
    (A) and redesignated former subpars. (A) and (B) as (B) and (C),
    respectively.
      1988 - Pub. L. 100-418, in amending section generally,
    substituted provisions relating to investigations, determinations
    and recommendations by Commission for provisions relating to
    Presidential action after investigations. See section 2253 of this
    title.

             EFFECTIVE AND TERMINATION DATES OF 2011 AMENDMENT         
      Amendment by Pub. L. 112-43 effective on the date the United
    States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement enters into force and to
    cease to be effective on the date the Agreement terminates, see
    section 107(a), (c) of Pub. L. 112-43, set out in a note under
    section 3805 of this title.
      Amendment by Pub. L. 112-42 effective on the date the United
    States-Columbia Trade Promotion Agreement enters into force and to
    cease to be effective on the date the Agreement terminates, see
    section 107(a), (c) of Pub. L. 112-42, set out in a note under
    section 3805 of this title.
      Amendment by Pub. L. 112-41 effective on the date the United
    States-Korea Free Trade Agreement enters into force (Mar. 15, 2012)
    and to cease to be effective on the date the Agreement terminates,
    see section 107(a), (c) of Pub. L. 112-41, set out in a note under
    section 3805 of this title.

             EFFECTIVE AND TERMINATION DATES OF 2007 AMENDMENT         
      Amendment by Pub. L. 110-138 effective on the date the United
    States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement enters into force (Feb. 1,
    2009) and to cease to be effective on the date the Agreement ceases
    to be in force, see section 107(a), (c) of Pub. L. 110-138, set out
    in a note under section 3805 of this title.

             EFFECTIVE AND TERMINATION DATES OF 2006 AMENDMENT         
      Amendment by Pub. L. 109-283 effective on the date on which the
    United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement enters into force (Jan. 1,
    2009) and to cease to be effective on the date on which the
    Agreement terminates, see section 107(a), (c) of Pub. L. 109-283,
    set out in a note under section 3805 of this title.
      Amendment by Pub. L. 109-169 effective on the date on which the
    United States-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement enters into force (Aug.
    1, 2006) and to cease to be effective on the date on which the
    Agreement terminates, see section 106(a), (c) of Pub. L. 109-169,
    set out in a note under section 3805 of this title.

             EFFECTIVE AND TERMINATION DATES OF 2005 AMENDMENT         
      Amendment by Pub. L. 109-53 effective on the date the Dominican
    Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement enters
    into force (Mar. 1, 2006) and to cease to have effect on date
    Agreement ceases to be in force with respect to the United States,
    and, during any period in which a country ceases to be a CAFTA-DR
    country, to cease to have effect with respect to such country, see
    section 107 of Pub. L. 109-53, set out as an Effective and
    Termination Dates note under section 4001 of this title.

            EFFECTIVE AND TERMINATION DATES OF 2004 AMENDMENTS        
      Amendment by Pub. L. 108-302 effective on the date on which the
    United States-Morocco Free Trade Agreement enters into force (July
    1, 2005) and to cease to be effective on the date on which the
    Agreement terminates, see section 107(a), (c) of Pub. L. 108-302,
    set out in a note under section 3805 of this title.
      Amendment by Pub. L. 108-286 effective on the date on which the
    United States-Australia Free Trade Agreement enters into force
    (Jan. 1, 2005) and to cease to be effective on the date on which
    the Agreement terminates, see section 106(a), (c) of Pub. L. 108-
    286, set out in a note under section 3805 of this title.

            EFFECTIVE AND TERMINATION DATES OF 2003 AMENDMENTS        
      Amendment by Pub. L. 108-78 effective on the date the United
    States-Singapore Free Trade Agreement enters into force (Jan. 1,
    2004), and to cease to be effective on the date the Agreement
    ceases to be in force, see section 107(a), (c) of Pub. L. 108-78,
    set out in a note under section 3805 of this title.
      Amendment by Pub. L. 108-77 effective on the date the United
    States-Chile Free Trade Agreement enters into force (Jan. 1, 2004),
    and to cease to be effective on the date the Agreement ceases to be
    in force, see section 107(a), (c) of Pub. L. 108-77, set out in a
    note under section 3805 of this title.

             EFFECTIVE AND TERMINATION DATES OF 2001 AMENDMENT         
      Amendment by Pub. L. 107-43 effective on the date the Agreement
    between the United States of America and the Hashemite Kingdom of
    Jordan on the Establishment of a Free Trade Area enters into force
    (Dec. 17, 2001), and ceases to be effective on the date the
    Agreement ceases to be in force, see section 404(a), (c), of Pub.
    L. 107-43, set out in a note under section 2112 of this title.

                     EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1994 AMENDMENT                 
      Section 304 of title III of Pub. L. 103-465 provided that:
      "(a) In General. - Except as provided in subsection (b), this
    subtitle [subtitle A (Secs. 301-304) of title III of Pub. L. 103-
    465, amending this section and sections 2253 and 2254 of this
    title] and the amendments made by this subtitle take effect on the
    date on which the WTO Agreement enters into force with respect to
    the United States [Jan. 1, 1995].
      "(b) Section 301(b). - The amendment made by section 301(b)
    [amending this section] takes effect on the date of the enactment
    of this Act [Dec. 8, 1994]."

                     EFFECTIVE DATES OF 1993 AMENDMENT                 
      Amendment by Pub. L. 103-182 effective on the date the North
    American Free Trade Agreement enters into force with respect to the
    United States [Jan. 1, 1994], see section 318 of Pub. L. 103-182,
    set out as an Effective Date note under section 3351 of this title.

                     EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1988 AMENDMENT                 
      Amendment by Pub. L. 100-418 effective Aug. 23, 1988, and
    applicable with respect to investigations initiated under this part
    on or after that date, see section 1401(c) of Pub. L. 100-418, set
    out as a note under section 2251 of this title.

                URUGUAY ROUND AGREEMENTS: ENTRY INTO FORCE            
      The Uruguay Round Agreements, including the World Trade
    Organization Agreement and agreements annexed to that Agreement, as
    referred to in section 3511(d) of this title, entered into force
    with respect to the United States on Jan. 1, 1995. See note set out
    under section 3511 of this title.


    (footnote 1) So in original. Probably should be "subsection".