TITLE

SOFTWOOD LUMBER ACT OF 2008: Customs and Border Protection Established Required Procedures, but Agencies Report Little Benefit from New Requirements

PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
GAO Reports;12/18/2009, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the content of the report "Softwood Lumber Act of 2008" presented by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to Congressional Committees. It discusses the requirements for the compliance with the 2006 Softwood Lumber Agreement in coordination with the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Customs and Border Protection. In addition, it cites the provisions of the 2006 Softwood Lumber Agreement and recommendation from the Department of Homeland Security.
ACCESSION #
47478822

 

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