Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 56 Part 2.djvu/876

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PROCLAMATIONS-JUNE 26, 29, 1942 WHEREAS an efficient transportation system is essential to the nation in peace and war, and the national interest requires the develop- ment of informed policies by which such a system may be promoted, strengthened and maintained: NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, President of the United States of America, acting under and by virtue of the authority vested in me as set forth above, do proclaim that Title III, Part I, of the Transportation Act of 1940 is extended and shall con- tinue to have effect until September 18, 1944. IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States of America to be affixed. DONE at the City of Washington this 26t h day of June, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and forty-two, and of the [SEAL] Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and sixty-sixth. FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT By the President: CORDELL HULL Secretary of State. SUSPENDING ALLOTMENT TO SPECIFIED COUNTRIES OF IMPORT QUOTAS FOR LONG-STAPLE COTTON BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS pursuant to section 22 of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1933 as amended by section 31 of the act of August 24, 1935 (49 Stat. 750, 773), as amended by section 5 of the act of February 29, 1936 (49 Stat. 1148, 1152), and as reenacted by section 1 of the act of June 3, 1937 (50 Stat. 246), I issued a proclamation on September 5, 1939 (No. 2351, 54 Stat. 2640), limiting the quantities of certain cotton and cotton waste which might be entered, or withdrawn from ware- house, for consumption, which proclamation was in part suspended by my proclamations of December 19, 1940 (No. 2450, 54 Stat. 2769), and March 31, 1942 (No. 2544); and WHEREAS under my proclamation of September 5, 1939, the total quantity of cotton having a staple 1% inches or more in length which might be entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for con- sumption in any year commencing September 20, was 45,656,420 pounds, which total quantity was by such proclamation allotted in individual shares to specified foreign countries; and WHEREAS the United States Tariff Commission has made a supplemental investigation pursuant to the said section 22 to deter- mine whether or not the circumstances requiring such allotment of individual shares still exist, has made findings of fact with respect thereto, and has transmitted to me a report of those findings and its recommendation based thereon, a copy of the report having also been transmitted to the Secretary of Agriculture: NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, Presi- dent of the United States of America, do hereby find and declare, on the basis of the investigation and report of the Tariff Commission, that the circumstances requiring the allotment to specified foreign countries of individual shares in the total quantity of cotton having a staple 1%inches or more in length permitted to be entered, or with- Extension of Title III, Part I, of Trans- portation Act of 1940; duration. 54 Stat. 952. 49U.S.0.prec. §1 note. June 29, 1942 [No. 2560] 7 U.S.C. 1624 . Ante, p. 1944. 54 Stat. 2640. Findings as to cer. tain allotments of cot. ton quotas. 56 STAT.] 1963