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UNITED STATES-CANADIAN AUTOMOBILE AGREEMENT
COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
UNITED STATES SENATE
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE
SEPTEMBER 14, 15, 16, 20, AND 21, 1965
Printed for the use of the Committee on Finance
U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
WASHINGTON : 1965
COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
HARRY FLOOD BYRD, Virginia, Chairman RUSSELL B. LONG, Louisiana
JOHN J. WILLIAMS, Delaware GEORGE A. SMATHERS, Florida
FRANK CARLSON, Kansas CLINTON P. ANDERSON, New Mexico WALLACE F. BENNETT, Utah PAUL H. DOUGLAS, Illinois
CARL T. CURTIS, Nebraska ALBERT GORE, Tennessee
THRUSTON B. MORTON, Kentucky HERMAN E. TALMADGE, Georgia
EVERETT MCKINLEY DIRKSEN, Illinois EUGENE J. MCCARTHY, Minnesota VANCE HARTKE, Indiana J. W. FULBRIGHT, Arkansas ABRAHAM A. RIBICOFF, Connecticut
ELIZABETH B. SPRINGER, Chief Clerk
Connor, Hon. John T., Secretary of Commerce.,
Kendall, David W., vice president, legal affairs, Chrysler Corp..
Middleton, Keith T., vice chairman, Antifriction Bearing Manufacturers
Shewmaker, Russell N., General Counsel; accompanied by G. Patrick
Henry, economist, U.S. Tariff Commission.
Wirtz, Hon. Willard, Secretary of Labor..
Budd Co., The, telegram of R. J. Kalbfleisch, vice president, automotive
H. O. Canfield Co., Inc., The, Clifton Forge, Va., letter of K. N. Carter,
Wolverine Die Cast Corp., Detroit, Mich., telegram to the chairman.. 310
facturing subsidiaries of General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler, 1961-64.. 108
Profile of the North American automotive industry, prepared by the De-
“VAW Urges Amendment to United States-Canadian Auto Trade Agree-
UNITED STATES-CANADA AUTOMOBILE AGREEMENT
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1965
Washington, D.C. The committee met, pursuant to recess, at 10 a.m., in room 2221, New Senate Office Building, Senator Harry Flood Byrd (chairman) presiding.
Present: Senators Byrd (presiding), Smathers, Douglas, Gore, Talmadge, Hartke, Carlson, Curtis, and Morton.
Also present: Elizabeth B. Springer, chief clerk, and Thomas Vail, professional staff member.
The CHAIRMAN. The committee will come to order. The purpose of this hearing is to receive testimony from both the administration and the general public on H.R. 9042, a bill which was introduced at the request of the administration to provide for the implementation of the agreement concerning automotive products between the Government of the United States and the Government of Canada.
I place in the record a copy of the bill and a copy of data relating to the bill compiled by the staff.
(H.R. 9022 and data referred to follow :)
[H.R. 9042, 89th Cong., 1st sess.) AN ACT To provide for the implementation of the Agreement concerning Automotive
Products Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Canada, and for other purposes
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
TITLE I-SHORT TITLE AND PURPOSES
SECTION 101. This Act may be cited as the "Automotive Products Trade Act of 1965".
SEC. 102. The purposes of this Act are
(1) to provide for the implementation of the Agreement Concerning Automotive Products Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Canada signed on January 16, 1965 (hereinafter referred to as the “Agreement”), in order to strengthen the economic relations and expand trade in automotive products between the United States and Canada; and
(2) to authorize the implementation of such other international agreements providing for the mutual reduction or elimination of duties applicable to automotive products as the Government of the United States may here after enter into.