Senate Bill Aims To Revive Super 301 Authority

Law360, New York (October 28, 2009, 6:56 PM EDT) -- Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., introduced a bill Wednesday that would reinstate Super 301 authority under the Trade Act of 1974, an attempt to reshuffle enforcement priorities and give trade officials new powers to combat violations of U.S. trade agreements.

The Trade Enforcement Priorities Act of 2009 — co-sponsored by Russ Feingold, D-Wis.; Carl Levin, D-Mich.; and Arlen Specter, D-Pa. — would revive Super 301 authorities for the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, which sponsors say has been ignored in the past...
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