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(6) identification of the public safety risks associated with possible accidents in transporting such waste and of the response plans to be employed in the event of a transportation accident.

INTERCITY RAIL PASSENGER SERVICE SEC. 9. (a) Section 402(d)(1) of Rail Passenger Service Act (45 U.S.C. 562(d)(1)) is amended by adding at the end the following new sentence: “The Corporation may subsequently convey title or other interest in such property to a third party, if such reconveyance is found by the Commission to further the purposes of this Act.”.

(b) The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply to any proceeding instituted before, on, or after the date of enactment of this Act (including any such proceeding pending before any Federal court on such date of enactment).

COMMUTER RAIL SERVICE SEC. 10. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the National Railroad Passenger Corporation shall not discontinue commuter rail service between Valparaiso, Indiana and Chicago, Illinois, before May 6, 1991.

Approved November 28, 1990.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY-S. 3012 (H.R. 5132):
HOUSE REPORTS: No. 101-661, Pt. 1 (Comm. on Public Works and Transportation)

and Pt. 2 (Comm. on Energy and Commerce) both accompanying

H.R. 5132.
SENATE REPORTS: No. 101-450 (Comm. on Commerce, Science, and

Transportation).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 136 (1990):

Oct. 27, considered and passed Senate and House.
WEEKLY COMPILATION OF PRESIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS, Vol. 26 (1990):

Nov. 28, Presidential statement.

Public Law 101-642 101st Congress

Joint Resolution

Nov. 28, 1990 [S.J. Res. 329]

To designate the week of November 3, 1990, to November 10, 1990, as “National Week

to Commemorate the Victims of the Famine in the Ukraine, 1932-1933”, and to
commemorate the Ukrainian famine of 1932–1933 and the policies of Russification
to suppress Ukrainian identity.
Whereas more than 7 million Ukrainians in the Ukrainian Soviet

Socialist Republic, one of the member republics of the Union of
Soviet Socialist Republics, died of starvation during the years

1932–1933;
Whereas the famine of 1932-1933 was the consequence of deliberate

policies of the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics aiming to destroy the political, cultural, and human rights of

the Ukrainian people; Whereas the economic, social, and political consequences of the

famine of 1932–33 are still manifest among the Ukrainian

population; Whereas the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics,

although aware of the famine in Ukraine and having complete control of the entire food supplies within the borders of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, nevertheless failed to take relief measures to check the famine of 1932–33 or to alleviate the catastrophic conditions resulting from it; Whereas the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

ignored the appeals of international organizations and other

nations; Whereas the United States Commission on the Ukraine Famine,

legislated to study and expand world knowledge of the famine, has
substantiated, through hearings, eyewitness testimony, and docu-
mentation, that the Ukrainian famine of 1932–1933 was the result
of a deliberate policy by the Government of the Union of Soviet

Socialist Republics, and has published those findings;
Whereas on February 7, 1990, the Central Committee of the Com-

munist Party of Ukraine acknowledged that the Ukrainian
famine of 1932-1933 was artificially created by the policies of

Stalin and his closest associates;
Whereas the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

has a long history of suppression of Ukrainian aspirations for the
exercise of legitimate human rights and the expression of the

cultural and social heritage of Ukrainians; and Whereas the United States has made intercessions at various times

during the course of its history on behalf of citizens of other countries who are oppressed or persecuted by their governments, reflecting the traditional policy of the United States to take cognizance of such abuses of human rights and liberties: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That

(1) the week of November 3, 1990, through November 10, 1990, is designated as “National Week to Commemorate the Victims of the Famine in Ukraine, 1932–1933”; and

(2) the President is requested to issue a proclamation calling on the people of the United States, State and local government agencies, and interested organizations to observe the week with

appropriate ceremonies, activities, and programs. SEC. 2. Congress condemns the systematic disregard for human life, human rights, and liberties that characterized the policies of the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics during the Ukrainian famine of 1932-1933 and expresses sympathy for the millions of victims of the famine.

SEC. 3. The President is requested to use public and diplomatic channels to call the attention of the world to the policies of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics that

(1) caused the slow death by famine of 7 million Ukrainians during 1932 and 1933; and

(2) for much of the modern history of Ukraine, have suppressed Ukrainian aspirations for the exercise of human rights and the expression of the cultural and social heritage of

Ukrainians. SEC. 4. Congress recognizes the reforms underway in Ukraine and strongly urges the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics to

(1) continue to move forward toward democratization and restructuring; and

(2) provide a framework for the realization of the legitimate rights and aspirations of the people of Ukraine.

Approved November 28, 1990.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—S.J. Res. 329:
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 136 (1990):

Oct. 19, considered and passed Senate.
Oct. 27, considered and passed House.

Public Law 101-643 101st Congress

Joint Resolution

To designate the third week of February 1991 as “National Parents and Teachers

Association Week”.

Nov. 28, 1990 [S.J. Res. 364]

Whereas the PTA is the oldest and largest parent-teacher associa

tion in the Nation; Whereas studies have proven that parent involvement leads to

better education of children; Whereas the PTA provides the most effective means of participating

in children's education; Whereas the PTA is an organization for all people dedicated to the

well-being of children; Whereas the PTA can teach parents and teachers how to make a

difference in the lives of their own, and all, children; Whereas PTA Founder's Day is celebrated every February 17: Now,

therefore be it

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the third week of February 1991 is designated as “National Parents and Teachers Association Week”, and the President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation calling upon the people of the United States to observe such week with appropriate ceremonies and activities.

Approved November 28, 1990.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY-S.J. Res. 364:
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 136 (1990):

Oct. 10, considered and passed Senate.
Oct. 26, considered and passed House.

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Nov. 29, 1990 [H.R. 2006]

To expand the powers of the Indian Arts and Crafts Board, 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-INDIAN ARTS AND CRAFTS

Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990.

25 USC 305 note.

SEC. 101. SHORT TITLE.

This title may be cited as the "Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990”. SEC. 102. POWERS OF INDIAN ARTS AND CRAFTS BOARD.

Section 2 of the Act entitled "An Act to promote the development of Indian arts and crafts and to create a board to assist therein, and for other purposes” (25 U.S.C. 305a) is amended

(1) in the first sentence

(A) by striking “the Board” and inserting “the Secretary of the Interior through the Board”; and

(B) by striking “the Indian wards of the Government” and inserting "Indian individuals"'; (2) by amending clause (g) to read as follows: "(g)(1) to create for the Board, or for an individual Indian or Indian tribe or Indian arts and crafts organization, trademarks of genuineness and quality for Indian products and the products of an individual Indian or particular Indian tribe or Indian arts and crafts organization; (2) to establish standards and regulations for the use of Government-owned trademarks by corporations, associations, or individuals, and to charge for such use under such licenses; (3) to register any such trademark owned by the Government in the United States Patent and Trademark Office without charge and assign it and the goodwill associated with it to an individual Indian or Indian tribe without charge; and (4) to pursue or defend in the courts any appeal or proceeding with respect to any final determination of that office;"; and

(3) by adding at the end the following new sentence: “For the purposes of this section, the term Indian arts and crafts organization' means any legally established arts and crafts

marketing organization composed of members of Indian tribes.". SEC. 103. REFERRAL FOR CRIMINAL AND CIVIL VIOLATIONS.

The Act entitled “An Act to promote the development of Indian arts and crafts and to create a board to assist therein, and for other purposes” (25 U.S.C. 305 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end of the following:

"SEC. 5. (a) The Board may receive complaints of violations of section 1159 of title 18, United States Code, and refer complaints of such violations to the Federal Bureau of Investigation for appropriate investigation. After reviewing the investigation report, the

25 USC 305d.

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