Issued April 24, 2000.
Priority: Other Significant. Major status under 5 USC 801 is undetermined. Legal Authority: PL 103-182, title V CFR Citation: 20 CFR 617 Legal Deadline: None Abstract: Title V of the North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (PL 103-182) amends chapter 2 of title II of the Trade Act of 1974 by adding a new Transitional Adjustment Assistance Program (NAFTA-TAA) for workers who lose their jobs because of increased imports from or a shift of production to Mexico and Canada. Most of the provisions of title V are in the form of amendments to chapter 2, title II, of the Trade Act. While some of the provisions are not in the form of amendments to the Trade Act they nonetheless must be given effect in implementing the NAFTA-TAA program. A proposed rule to amend the regulations on the trade adjustment assistance program for workers was published in the Federal Register on January 17, 1995. Timetable: ________________________________________________________________________ Action Date FR Cite ________________________________________________________________________ NPRM 01/17/95 60 FR 3472 NPRM Comment Period End 03/20/95 Final Action 12/00/00 Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No Government Levels Affected: None Agency Contact: Edward A. Tomchick, Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance, Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Room C4318, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, FP Building, Washington, DC 20210 Phone: 202 219-5555 RIN: 1205-AB07
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