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Introduced in Senate (10/13/1987)

Amends the copyright law to extend the manufacturing clause, which prohibits the importation of certain English language books by American authors not manufactured in the United States or Canada. Suspends such clause unless the percentage of imports reaches or exceeds four times domestic printing production during calendar year 1986 in which case such clause will be imposed for one year or until the Secretary of Commerce certifies the percentage of imports has fallen below the requisite level.