H. R. 4316
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 29, 2012
Mrs. Christensen (for herself, Mr. Faleomavaega, Ms. Bordallo, and Mr. Sablan) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means
To amend chapter 2 of title II of the Trade Act of 1974 to include Guam, the Virgin Islands of the United States, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands in the definition of State for the purposes of the trade adjustment assistance for workers program.
Extension of Adjustment Assistance for Workers to Territories
Section 247(7) of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2319(7)) is amended—
, Guam, the Virgin Islands of the United States, American Samoa, the
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, after
such Commonwealth. and inserting
The amendments made by this section shall be effective with respect to petitions filed under section 221 of such Act (19 U.S.C. 2271) on or after October 1, 2012.