Who typically drafts the decision at the hearing-level stage?:
If "Other," please specify (drafts):
Decisions are typically drafted through a team effort consisting of Commissioners, Commissioner aides, and staff members, which is coordinated by a staff attorney.
If "Yes," please specify these time limit(s):
Final Determinations in AD/CVD cases (general): If Dep't of Commerce makes a preliminary negative determination ITC must make final determination within 75 days after Commerce's affirmative final determination. If Commerce makes an affirmative preliminary determination, ITC must make final determination either 45 days after Commerce's affirmative final determination, or 120 days after Commerce's preliminary determination, whichever is later. Five-year Reviews: In full reviews, the ITC must make its final determination within 360 days of initiation, or 120 days of the Commerce final determination, whichever is later. 19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(5)(A)-(B). If the ITC conducts an expedited review because it finds inadequate responses from interested parties to its notice of institution, it is to issue its final determination within 150 days after initiation. 19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(3)(B). In "extraordinarily complicated" five-year reviews, the Commission may extend the time for making its determination by up to 90 days. 19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(5)(B)-(C).