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G/C/W/508/Rev.2 Page 50

(b) to the articles of the producer.

`(iv) CONSIDERATION OF REPORTS- In making the identification under clause (i) and the determination under clause (iii), the President shall consider the reports made available under paragraph (3)(D).

`(5) REPORTS BY THE PRESIDENT-

`(A) IN GENERAL- Not later than one year after the date of the enactment of the Haitian Hemispheric Opportunity through Partnership Encouragement Act of 2008, and annually thereafter, the President shall transmit to the appropriate congressional committees a report on the implementation of this subsection during the preceding 1-year period.

`(B) MATTERS TO BE INCLUDED- Each report required by subparagraph (A) shall include the following:

`(i) An explanation of the efforts of Haiti, the President, and the International Labor Organization to carry out this subsection.

`(ii) A summary of each report produced under paragraph (3)(D) during the preceding 1-year period and a summary of the findings contained in such report.

`(iii) Identifications made under paragraph (4)(B)(i) and determinations made under paragraph (4)(B)(iii).

`(6) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS- There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this subsection the sum of $10,000,000 for the period beginning on October 1, 2008, and ending on September 30, 2013.'.

15404. PETITION PROCESS.

Section 213A(d) of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (19 U.S.C. 2703A(d)) is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

`(4) PETITION PROCESS- Any interested party may file a request to have the status of Haiti reviewed with respect to the eligibility requirements listed in paragraph (1), and the President shall provide for this purpose the same procedures as those that are provided for reviewing the status of eligible beneficiary developing countries with respect to the designation criteria listed in subsections (b) and (c) of section 502 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2642 (b) and (c)).'.

SEC. 15405. CONDITIONS REGARDING ENFORCEMENT OF CIRCUMVENTION.

Section 213A(f) of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act, as redesignated by section 15403(2) of this Act, is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

`(3) LIMITATION ON GOODS SHIPPED FROM THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC-

`(A) LIMITATION- Notwithstanding subsection (a)(5), relating to the definition of `imported directly from Haiti or the Dominican Republic', articles described in subsection (b) that are shipped from the Dominican Republic, directly or through the territory of an intermediate country, whether or not such articles undergo processing in the Dominican Republic, shall not be considered to be `imported directly from Haiti or the Dominican Republic' until the President certifies to the Congress that Haiti and the Dominican Republic have developed procedures to prevent unlawful transshipment of the articles and the use of counterfeit documents related to the importation of the articles into the United States.

`(B) TECHNICAL AND OTHER ASSISTANCE- The Commissioner responsible for U.S. Customs and Border Protection shall provide technical and other assistance to Haiti and the Dominican Republic to develop

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