Summary: H.R.1278 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/01/2007)

Trade Prosecutor Act - Amends the Trade Act of 1974 to establish in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) a Trade Enforcement Division, headed by a Trade Enforcement Officer, to ensure that U.S. trading partners comply with trade agreements to which the United States is a party. Establishes within the Division the Office of Trade Assistance for Small Businesses.

Requires the USTR, after submission of a specified report, to annually identify (and report to Congress on): (1) U.S. trade enforcement priorities; (2) enforcement actions and their impact on foreign trade barriers; and (3) priority foreign country trade practices on which the USTR will focus enforcement efforts.