Textile and Apparel News

February 8, 2019

Senators Re-introduce Trade Security Act to Expand DOD Authority Under Section 232

Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) and several colleagues from both sides of the aisle re-introduced the Trade Security Act of 2019 this week, which seeks to restrict the president’s authority to levy tariffs under Section 232 by increasing Congressional authority and bestowing investigative authority on the Department of Defense instead of the Commerce Department.

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