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requested the President to issue a proclamation in observance of this occasion. NOW, THEREFORE, I, GEORGE BUSH, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim the week beginning June 10, 1990, as National Scleroderma Awareness Week. I urge all government agencies and the people of the United States, as well as educational, philanthropic, scientific, and health care organizations and professionals, to observe this week with appropriate ceremonies and activities. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this fifteenth day of June, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and ninety, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and fourteenth.

GEORGE BUSH

Proclamation 6149 of June 21, 1990

National Sheriffs' Week, 1990

By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation This year, the National Sheriffs’ Association marks half a century of service to law enforcement officials and to the American public. Incorporated on September 26, 1940, in the State of Ohio, the Association was established to form and perpetuate an efficient organization of the sheriffs of the United States and to raise the level of professionalism in the office of the sheriff, among sheriffs' deputies, and among other law enforcement personnel. The National Sheriffs' Association educates the public on law enforcement issues and maintains training programs for its members. It also represents the interests of sheriffs and other law enforcement officials before the executive and legislative branches of the Federal Government, as well as at the State and local levels of government. Today the organization represents more than 26,000 city and county law enforcement officials nationwide, including more than 1,700 sheriffs. It is a leader in the Nation's law enforcement community. In recognition of the 50th anniversary of the National Sheriffs' Association and in honor of all those individuals who serve their fellow Americans as sheriffs, the Congress, by S.J. Res. 264, has designated the week of June 24 through June 30, 1990, as "National Sheriffs' Week” and has authorized and requested the President to issue a proclamation in observance of this event. NOW, THEREFORE, I, GEORGE BUSH, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim the week of June 24 through June 30, 1990, as National Sheriffs' Week. I call upon the people of the United States to honor all sheriffs during the week for their courageous and dedicated efforts to preserve the rule of law and ensure domestic tranquility.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this twenty-first day of June, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and ninety, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and fourteenth.

GEORGE BUSH

Proclamation 6150 of June 22, 1990

Korean War Remembrance Day, 1990

By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation Forty years ago, American men and women were asked to make a stand for freedom in behalf of those who lived in a country about which many of our young citizens probably knew very little. They did know that liberty was in jeopardy, and so these brave young men and women joined United Nations forces from around the world to stop communist aggression in the Republic of Korea. The immensity of what they undertook may have been best expressed by President Truman when he stated, “In the simplest terms, what we are doing in Korea is this: We are trying to prevent a third World War.” Over 5,700,000 Americans were involved directly or indirectly in the conflict. The lives of 54,246 of our soldiers were lost, we saw 103,000 wounded, and 8,000 are still listed as missing in action—all to prevent the world from plunging into the abyss of another World War. After 38 months of bitter combat, the victory was won, and the communists were driven out of the Republic of Korea. It was not only a victory for the South Koreans, but for all those who cherish liberty and selfdetermination. After World War II, the world was weary of war, and with an economic recovery in full bloom, many Americans gradually put the memory of the struggle for freedom in Korea behind them. The immense achievement in the cause of freedom was all but forgotten. Looking back at the Korean conflict, we recognize that our defense of freedom in this early struggle of the Cold War helped lay the foundation for the march of democracy we see today around the world. This new dawning of freedom is the marvelous legacy of all those who fought and died in the Korean War. Soon a magnificent monument—38 figures that will march silently toward a United States flag—will be raised on the grounds of the Mall in Washington in tribute to all who served in the Korean War. On this 40th anniversary of the Korean War, we resolve as a Nation to sanctify and preserve the memory of all those who, through their courage, dedication, and sacrifice, helped secure the blessings of freedom for the people of the Republic of Korea and kept freedom's light burning brightly. In respect and recognition of those Americans who served in the armed forces during the Korean War, the Congress, by House Joint Resolution 575, has requested the President to issue a proclamation calling upon the people of the United States to observe the day of June 25, 1990, as "Korean War Remembrance Day." NOW, THEREFORE, I, GEORGE BUSH, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim June 25, 1990, as Korean War Remembrance Day. I ask all Federal departments and agencies, interested groups, organizations, and individuals to fly the flag of the United States at half-staff on June 25, 1990, in honor of the Americans who died as a result of service in the Korean War. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this twentysecond day of June, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and ninety, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and fourteenth.

GEORGE BUSH

Proclamation 6151 of June 28, 1990

Modification of Import Restrictions for Certain
Agricultural Products

By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation 1. Prior to January 1, 1989, the President by various proclamations had imposed fees or quantitative limitations on the importation of certain agricultural commodities and products thereof under the authority of section 22 of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1933, as amended (7 U.S.C. 624) (hereinafter section 22). Section 22 requires the President to impose fees or quantitative limitations on the importation of any article if he finds, on the basis of a recommendation by the Secretary of Agriculture and an investigation and report of findings by the United States International Trade Commission, that such fees or quantitative limitations are necessary to prevent such article from being imported into the United States under such conditions and in such quantities as to render or tend to render ineffective, or materially interfere with, any program or operation undertaken by the Department of Agriculture with respect to any agricultural commodity or product thereof, or to reduce substantially the amount of any product processed in the United States from any agricultural commodity or product thereof with respect to which any such program or operation is being undertaken. Such fees and quantitative limitations imposed by the President pursuant to section 22 were set forth in part 3 of the Appendix to the Tariff Schedules of the United States (TSUS) and are now provided for in subchapter IV of chapter 99 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS) 2. In addition, by Proclamation No. 4334 of November 16, 1974 (39 Fed. Reg. 40739), the President had established an import quota for certain sugars, syrups and molasses, to become effective on January 1, 1975, as provided for in headnote 3 to subpart A, part 10, schedule 1 of the TSUS. Subsequent proclamations have modified such quota. In issuing Proclamation No. 4334 and such subsequent proclamations, the President acted in conformity with headnote 2 to subpart A, part 10, schedule 1 of the TSUS (the sugar headnote). The provisions of headnotes 2 and 3 of subpart A, part 10, schedule 1 of the TSUS are now set forth, respectively, in additional U.S. notes 2 and 3 to chapter 17 of the HTS. The current provision authorizes the President to modify any quota limitation established for certain sugars, syrups and molasses provided for in subheadings 1701.11, 1701.12, 1701.91.20, 1701.99, 1702.90.30, 1702.90.40, 1806.10.40 and 2106.90.10 of the HTS if he finds that such modification is required or appropriate to give due consideration to the interests in the United States sugar market of domestic producers and materially affected contracting parties to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT). 3. Section 1204(a) of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988 (the 1988 Act) (19 U.S.C. 3004(a)) enacted the HTS, effective January 1, 1989. The structure and rules of interpretation of the HTS are different from the structure and rules of interpretation of the TSUS. While every effort was made to take account of these differences in the conversion to the nomenclature and structure of the HTS of import restrictions previously imposed under the authority of section 22 and in conformity with the sugar headnote, unforeseen changes occurred in the treatment of certain imported agricultural products with respect to these import restrictions. 4. Section 1211(c) of the 1988 Act (19 U.S.C. 3011(c)) provides that the President may proclaim changes in subchapter IV of chapter 99 of the HTS and in additional U.S. note 2 to chapter 17 of the HTS to conform them to part 3 of the Appendix to the TSUS and headnote 2 of subpart A of part 10 of schedule 1 of the TSUS, respectively. Such changes may be proclaimed if the President determines that conversion from the TSUS to the HTS has resulted in articles previously subject to import restrictions proclaimed pursuant to section 22, or covered by such sugar headnote, being excluded from those restrictions, or articles previously excluded from the import restrictions proclaimed pursuant to section 22, or not previously covered by such sugar headnote, being included within such restrictions. 5. I find that the conversion of import restrictions proclaimed pursuant to section 22 from part 3 of the Appendix to the TSUS to subchapter IV of chapter 99 of the HTS has resulted in certain articles previously subject to such restrictions being excluded from the restrictions and that certain other articles not previously subject to such restrictions being covered by such restrictions. Such changes in the coverage of those restrictions have occurred for the following articles: sweetened dried low fat milk classifiable in subheading 0402.10; sweetened dried whey classifiable in subheading 0404.10.40; dried yogurt classifiable in subheading 0403.10; acidified milk, dried fermented milk and milk powder containing added lactic ferments or crystalline acid classifiable in subheading 0403.90.80; edible mixtures of animal fats and vegetable oils classifiable in subheading 1517.90.40; certain fish preparations classifiable in subheadings 1604.20.05, 1605.10.05 and 1605.90.05; sugar syrups subject to section 22 fees classifiable in heading 1702; sugar confectionery not ready for consumption classifiable in subheading 1704.90.60; white chocolate classifiable in subheading 1704.90.40; filled chocolates classifiable in subheading 1806.31; certain edible preparations containing cocoa classifiable in subheadings 1806.20.80, 1806.32.40, 1806.90 and 1901.90.80; mixes and doughs classifiable in subheading 1901.20; mixtures of nonfat dry milk and anhydrous butterfat containing over 5.5 percent but not over 45 percent by weight of butterfat classifiable in subheading 1901.90.30; certain casein mixtures classifiable in subheading 1901.90.40; rusks and toasted bread classifiable in subheading 1905.40; mixed canned fruit classifiable in subheading 2008.92.90; sauces and sauce preparations classifiable in subheading 2103.90.60; edible ices containing cocoa classifiable in subheading 2105.00; and sherbet and other edible ice with a basis of milk or cream classifiable in subheading 2105.00. I further find that the modifications hereinafter proclaimed of the import restrictions set forth in subchapter IV of chapter 99 of the HTS are necessary and appropriate to conform that subchapter to the fullest extent possible to part 3 of the Appendix to the TSUS. 6. I find that the conversion from headnote 2 of subpart A of part 10 of schedule 1 of the TSUS to additional U.S. note 2 to chapter 17 of the HTS has resulted in an article, edible molasses classifiable in subheading 1702.90.40, that was not previously covered by such headnote being included in the coverage of the quota set forth in additional U.S. notes 3 and 4 to chapter 17 of the HTS. I further find that the modifications, hereinafter proclaimed, of additional U.S. note 2 to chapter 17 of the HTS and of the quota on the importation of certain sugars, syrups and molasses set forth in additional U.S. notes 3 and 4 to chapter 17 of the HTS are required or appropriate to give due consideration to the interests in the United States sugar market of domestic producers and materially affected contracting parties of the GATT and to conform such quota to the fullest extent possible to the coverage of the quota previously established in conformity with headnote 2 of subpart A of part 10 of schedule 1 of the TSUS. 7. Section 604 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (19 U.S.C. 2483), authorizes the President to embody in the HTS the substance of the provisions of that Act and of other Acts affecting import treatment and of actions taken thereunder. NOW, THEREFORE, I, GEORGE BUSH, President of the United States of America, acting under the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including but not limited to section 1211(c) of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988, additional U.S. note 2 to chapter 17 of the HTS, and section 604 of the Trade Act of 1974, do proclaim that:

(1) The HTS is modified as provided in the annex to this proclamation.

(2) The modifications made by this proclamation shall be effective with respect to articles entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after July 1, 1990. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this twentyeighth day of June, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and ninety, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and fourteenth.

GEORGE BUSH

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