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[121 STAT. 2684]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

121 STAT. 2684

PROCLAMATION 8098—DEC. 29, 2006

(b) The modifications to the HTS set forth in Annex II to Publication 3898 shall be effective with respect to goods entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the respective dates specified in each section of such Annex for the goods described therein. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this twentyninth day of December, in the year of our Lord two thousand six, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and thirty-first. GEORGE W. BUSH

Proclamation 8098 of December 29, 2006

To Take Certain Actions Under the African Growth and Opportunity Act and the Generalized System of Preferences By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation 1. Section 506A(a)(1) of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (the ‘‘1974 Act’’;)(19 U.S.C. 2466a(a)(1)), as added by section 111(a) of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (title I of Public Law 106–200)(AGOA), authorizes the President to designate a country listed in section 107 of the AGOA (19 U.S.C. 3706) as a ‘‘beneficiary sub-Saharan African country’’; if the President determines that the country meets the eligibility requirements set forth in section 104 of the AGOA (19 U.S.C. 3703), as well as the eligibility criteria set forth in section 502 of the 1974 Act (19 U.S.C. 2462). 2. Section 104 of the AGOA authorizes the President to designate a country listed in section 107 of the AGOA as an ‘‘eligible sub-Saharan African country’’; if the President determines that the country meets certain eligibility requirements. 3. Section 112(b)(3)(B) of the AGOA (19 U.S.C. 3721(b)(3)(B)) provides special rules for certain apparel articles imported from ‘‘lesser developed beneficiary sub-Saharan African countries.’’; 4. Pursuant to section 104 of the AGOA and section 506A(a)(1) of the 1974 Act, I have determined that the Republic of Liberia (Liberia) meets the eligibility requirements set forth or referenced therein, and I have decided to designate Liberia as an eligible sub-Saharan African country and as a beneficiary sub-Saharan African country.

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5. I further determine that Liberia satisfies the criterion for treatment as a ‘‘lesser developed beneficiary sub-Saharan African country’’; under section 112(b)(3)(B) of the AGOA. 6. Pursuant to sections 501 and 502(a) of the 1974 Act (19 U.S.C. 2461, 2462(a)), the President is authorized to designate countries as beneficiary developing countries and to designate any beneficiary developing country as a least-developed beneficiary developing country, for purposes of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program.

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