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[80 STAT. 1808]
[80 STAT. 1808]
PRIVATE LAW 89-000—MMMM. DD, 1966

1808 19 USC note prec. 1202.

76 Stat. 874.

PROCLAMATION 3744-SEPT. 13, 1966

[80 STAT.

4. WHEREAS, after compliance with the requirements of Section 102 of the Tariff Classification Act of 1962 (76 Stat. 73), the President by Proclamation No. 3548 of August 21, 1963 (77 Stat. 1017), proclaimed, effective on and after August 31, 1963, the Tariff Schedules of the United States, which reflected, with modifications, and, in effect, superseded. Proclamation No, 2761A and proclamations supplementary thereto insofar as they relate to Schedule X X to the General Agreement; 5. WHEREAS, pursuant to Sections 221 and 224 of the Trade Expauslou Act of 1962 (19 U.S.C. 1841 and 1844), the President, on October 21, 1963, published and furnished to the Tariff Commission lists of articles which may be considered for modification or continuance of duties or other import restrictions, or continuance of duty-free or excise treatment, in the negotiation of trade agreements, including the trade agreement with Japan identified in the tenth recital of this proclamation, compensating other nations for modifications or withdrawals of United States trade agreement concessions (48 C F R Part 180), and the Tariff Commission, after holding public hearings, has advised the President with respect to each such article of its judgment as to the probable economic effect of such modifications; 6. WHEREAS, pursuant to Sections 223 and 224 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (19 U.S.C. 1843 and 1844) and in accordance with Section 3(g) of Executive Order No. 11075 of January 15, 1963 (48 C F R 1.3(g)), the Special Representative for Trade Negotiations, appointed by the President pursuant to Section 241(a) of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (19 U.S.C. 1871(a)), on April 23, 1963, designated the Trade Information Committee to afford an opportunity, through public hearings and other means, for any interested person to present his views concerning any article on the lists identified in the fifth recital of this proclamation or any other matter relevant to the trade agreement negotiations, including the negotiation of the trade agreement with Japan identified in the tenth recital of this proclamation (48 C F R Part 202), and the Trade Information Committee has furnished the President with a summary of its hearings; 7. WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 222 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (19 U.S.C. 1842), the President has received information and advice with respect to the trade agreement with Japan identified in the tenth recital of this proclamation, from the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Interior, Labor, State, and the Treasury, and from such other sources as the President has deemed appropriate, and, pursuant to Section 241(b) of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (19 U.S.C. 1871(b)), the Special Representative for Trade Negotiations has received information and advice with respect to that agreement from representatives of industry, agriculture, and labor, and from such agencies as he has deemed appropriate; 8. WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 201(a)(1) of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (19 U.S.C. 1821(a)(1)), the Special Representative for Trade Negotiations has conducted negotiations on behalf of the President with Japan and other contracting parties to the General Agreement, in accordance with Article X X VIII of that Agreement (8 U.S.T. (pt. 2) 1790), with a view to the establishment of a new consolidated Schedule X X to that Agreement in terms of the Tariff Schedules of the United States, and has conducted negotiations with Japan with a view to reaching the mutually satisfactory adjustment of the balance of concessions referred to in the second recital of this proclamation;