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PROCLAMATION 7154—DEC. 3, 1998 113 STAT. 2037 dislocated workers in the industry experience an orderly transition to productive piu-suits. 6. In view of the information provided in the USITC's report, and based on advice from the Secretary of Commerce and the Secretary of Labor, I find that the broom com broom industry has not made adequate efforts to make a positive adjustment to import competition. Accordingly, I have determined pursuant to section 204(b)(1)(A) of the Trade Act that termination of the action I toolc under section 203 of that Act with respect to broom com broom imports is warranted. 7. Section 604 of the Trade Act (19 U.S.C. 2483), authorizes the President to embody in the HTS the substance of th(3 relevant provisions of that Act, and of other Acts affecting import treatment, and actions thereunder, including the removal, modification, continuance, or imposition of any rate of duty or other import restriction. NOW, THEREFORE, I, WILLIAM J. CLINTON, President of the United States of America, acting under the authority vessted in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including, but not limited to, sections 204 and 604 of the Trade Act, do proclaim that: (1) The HTS is modified as provided in the /^nnex to this proclamation. (2) Any provisions of previous proclamations and Executive orders that are inconsistent with the actions taken in this proclamation are superseded to the extent of such inconsistency. (3) The modifications to the HTS made by this proclamation shall be effective with respect to goods entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the date specified in the Annex hereto. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereimto set my hand this third day of December, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and ninety- eight, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and twenty-^ird. WILLIAM J. CLINTON ANNEX Modifications to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States Effective with respect to goods entered, or witlidrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the date of signature of this proclamation, chapters 96 and 99 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States are hereby modified as follows: a. Subheading 9603.10.50 is modified by inserting in alphabetical sequence in the parenthetical expression in coluian 1-special the symbol ",MX ". b. Subheadings 9903.96.01 through 9903.96.19, inclusive, and any superior text related thereto are deleted. c. Subheading 9906.96.02 is modified by strildng "32.5%" from column 1-special and by inserting in lieu thereof "22.4%". The provisions of Presidential Proclamation 6961 suspending previously proclaimed concessions regarding brooms, wholly or in part of broom com, that