THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
TO AMEND THE GENERALIZED SYSTEM OF PREFERENCES
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
NOW, THEREFORE, I, WILLIAM J. CLINTON, President of the United States of America, acting under the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including but not limited to sections 501, 504, and 604 of the Trade Act, do proclaim that:
(1) General note 4(a) to the HTS, listing those countries whose products are eligible for benefits of the GSP, is modified by: (a) inserting "Armenia" in alphabetical order in the list of independent countries;
(b) deleting "Bahamas, The" and "Israel" from the list of independent countries; and
(c) deleting "Bahamas, The" from the list of Member Countries of the Caribbean Common Market, and amending the heading of that list to read "Member Countries of the Caribbean Common Market (CARICOM), except The Bahamas".
(2) General note 4(d) to the HTS is modified as provided in Annex I to this proclamation.
(3) Any provisions of previous proclamations and Executive orders inconsistent with the provisions of this proclamation are hereby superseded to the extent of such inconsistency.
(4)(a) The modifications to the HTS made by paragraph (1)(a) of this proclamation shall be effective with respect to articles that are: (i) imported on or after January 1, 1976, and (ii) entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after 15 days after the date of publication of this proclamation in the Federal Register.
(b) The modifications to the HTS made by paragraphs (1)(b), (1)(c), and (2) shall be effective on July 1, 1995.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this third day of February, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and ninety-five, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and nineteenth.
WILLIAM J. CLINTON