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PUBLIC LAW 95-000—MMMM. DD, 1977

91 STAT. 1742

PROCLAMATION 4509—JUNE 15, 1977 NOW, THEREFORE, I, JIMMY CARTER, President of the United States of America, acting under the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the statutes of the United States, including sections 125 and 203 of the Trade Act (19 U.S.C. 2135 and 2253, respectively), do proclaim that— A. Subpart A, part 2, of the Appendix to the TSUS (19 U.S.C. 1202) is modified as follows: (1) by modifying headnote 2(a) (iii) to read as follows:

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"(iii) The term "alloy tool steel" in item 923.26 refers to alloy steel which contains the following combinations of elements in the quantity, by weight, respectively indicated: not less than 1.0% carbon and over 11.0% chromium; or •• not less than 0.3% carbon and 1.25% to 11.0% inclusive chromium; or .; 1 not less than 0.85% carbon and 1 % to 1.8% inclusive manganese; or ->! 0.9% to 1.2% inclusive chromium and 0.9% to 1.4% inclusive molybdenum; or .,,! not less than 0.5% carbon and not less than 3.5% molybdenum; or not less than 0.5% carbon and not less than 5.5% tungsten; but does not include any of such alloy tool steel which contains, in addition to iron, each of the following elements by weight in the amounts specified: carbon: not less than 0.95 nor more than 1.13 percent; manganese: not less than 0.22 nor more than 0.48 percent; sulfur: none, or not more than 0.03 percent; phosphorus: none, or not more than 0.03 percent; silicon: not less than 0.18 nor more than 0.37 percent; chromium: not less than 1.25 nor more than 1.65 percent; nickel: none, or not more than 0.28 percent; copper: none, or not more than 0.38 percent; molybdenum: none, or not more than 0.09 percent;"

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(2) by deleting headnote 2(a) (iv) and redesignating headnote 2(a)(v) as 2(a) (iv). (3)(a) by deleting the last sentence from headnote 2 (f); and (b) by deleting item 923.25 from the tabulation in headnote 2 (f). (4)(a) by deleting "923.24" from the superior heading to items 923.20 through 923.26 and substituting therefor "923.26"; and (b) by deleting items 923.25 and 923.26 and their immediately superior heading and substituting therefor the following: Item

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Quota Quantity (in short tons) Effective on or after— June 14, 1976

923. 26 Alloy tool steel of the types provided for in items 608.52, 608.76, 608.78, 608.85, 608.88, 609.06, 609.07, and 609.08 within the specifications of headnote 2(a)(iii): Japan European Economic Community Canada Sweden Austria Other: Countries en tided to the rate of duty in rates of duty column numbered 1 (total). Other (totjj)

June 14, 1977

June 14, 1978

3,500 3, 400 1', 900 8,500 6

3,700 3, 500 2,000 8,600 2,322

3,800 3, 600 2,000 8,700 2,385

3,600 none

1,378 6

1,415 6