S.1827 - Trade Prosecutor Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI] (Introduced 11/08/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||11/08/2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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- Foreign Trade and International Finance
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Summary: S.1827 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (11/08/2011)
Trade Prosecutor Act of 2011 - Amends the Trade Act of 1974 to establish within the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) a Trade Enforcement Division.
Establishes the position of Deputy United States Trade Representative for Trade Enforcement to head the Trade Enforcement Division. Requires the Deputy to ensure that our trading partners comply with trade agreements to which this country is a party.
Establishes within the Trade Enforcement Division an Office of Trade Assistance for Small Business to provide technical and legal assistance and advice to certain small businesses that enables them to prepare and file petitions for a USTR response to violations of trade agreements by foreign governments.
Establishes within the Office of the USTR the position of Chief Manufacturing Negotiator. Requires the Chief Manufacturing Negotiator to act as a vigorous advocate on behalf of this country's manufacturing interests.