H.R.3112 - Trade Law Enforcement Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Turner, Michael R. [R-OH-3] (Introduced 10/05/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||10/12/2011 Referred for a period ending not later than October 12, 2011, (or for a later time if the Chairman so designates) to the Subcommittee on Trade, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the subcommittee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3112 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/05/2011)
Trade Law Enforcement Act of 2011 - Directs the Secretary of Commerce, in cases where a complaint is received from an interested person that a foreign country is engaging in an act, policy, or practice that acts as a nontariff barrier to U.S. commerce, and the Secretary is unable to resolve the complaint within 180 days, to issue an opinion as to whether: (1) the rights of the United States under any trade agreement are being denied because of such act, policy, or practice; or (2) the act, policy, or practice violates, or is inconsistent with, the provisions of, or otherwise denies benefits to the United States under, any trade agreement, or is unjustifiable and burdens or restricts U.S. commerce.
Requires the Secretary, in cases of an affirmative determination, to refer such matter to the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) for investigation.