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This legislative tool could help Congress undo Biden’s solar tariff pause

January 31, 2023

A bipartisan group of lawmakers in Congress is hoping to use a legislative tool to roll back an executive order that paused for two years any new tariffs on solar modules imported from Southeast Asia.

The group aims to use the Congressional Review Act to repeal the order, which was issued by President Joe Biden in June 2022 and later codified by the Dept. of Commerce.

Bill author Rep. Dan Kildee (D, MI-08) called the pause on new tariffs “unacceptable” given that Commerce has found that some solar manufacturers are circumventing trade duties against China.

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