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PROCLAMATION 6124—MAY 1, 1990 104 STAT. 5267 (II) has exported (either directly or indirectly) to the United States during a calendar year a quantity of an article (not excluded from duty-free treatment under subparagraph (D) of this paragraph) equal to or exceeding 50 percent of the appraised value of the total imports of such article into the United States during that calendar year; then on and after July 1 of the next calendar year the duty-free treatment provided under subparagraph (B) of this paragraph shall not apply to such article imported from such freely associated state. (2) If in a subsequent calendar year imports of such article from such freely associated state no longer exceed the limits speciHed in this subparagraph, then on and after July 1 of the next calendar year such article imported from such freely associated state shall again enter the customs territory of the United States free of duty under subparagraph (B) of this paragraph." (d) General note 3(c)(viii)(F) is redesignated as (G), and the following new subparagraph (F) is inserted in alphabetical order: "(F) The provisions of subparagraph (E) of this paragraph shall not apply with respect to an article— (1) imported from a freely associated state, and (2) not excluded from duty-free treatment under subparagraph (D) of this paragraph, if such freely associated state has entered a quantity of such article during the preceding calendar year with an aggregate value that does not exceed the limitation of the de minimis waiver applicable under section 504(d)(2) of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (19 U.S.C. 2464(d)(2)), to such preceding calendar year." Proclamation 6124 of May 1, 1990 National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, 1990 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation We know that individuals can influence their health, fitness, and productive performance of life through the active pursuit of regular exercise programs. Those who participate in physical activities or sports programs also know the exhilaration and sense of satisfaction that come from regular exercise. With increasing awareness of these benefits, the number of physically active men and women has continued to grow over the last decade. Today, nearly one of every two American adults participates regularly in some form of exercise and sports. There is great support for daily exercise for youngsters, regardless of physical capabilities. Physically fit persons generally live longer, perform better, and participate more fully in life. Moreover, habits formed at an early age tend to stay with a person for life. Many communities are demonstrating their support for physical fitness as a family activity by sponsoring athletic programs that involve the entire family. Indeed, the realization that fitness improves the quality of life has gained increasing popularity with senior citizens, and we are seeing a proliferation of organized exercise programs for our older citizens. Despite the progress that has been made, too many Americans—of all ages—do not exercise regularly. Of particular concern is the number of young Americans who are not physically fit. Our challenge is to instill youngsters with a sense of the value of physical fitness and a desire to