ADS Reference 225saa

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Brief History on Legislation Governing Trade- and Investment-Related Activities and “Impact on Jobs in the United States” and "Workers' Rights" Provisions

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Full Revision Date: 01/15/2021
Responsible Office: DDI
File Name: 225saa_011521


In 1994, USAID issued PD 20 to implement Section 599 of Pub. L. 102-391 and Section 547 of Pub. L. 103-87. PD 20, following the legislation in these Appropriations Acts, established the guidelines prohibiting the use of appropriated funds for financial incentives to U.S. enterprises to relocate abroad, or for establishing or developing export processing zones (EPZs), if such activities were likely to result in the loss of jobs in the United States.