Celebrating the 19th Amendment/Closure Notices

On August 6, join AmericasTownHall virtual celebration "The 19th at 100!" Presented with All in Together, 19th News, the US National Archives, and presidential libraries, a group of women luminaries, and other leading figures will discuss the past, present, and future of women’s equality. The celebration occurs on August 6, 4:00 pm-6:00 pm PDT, to register for this free online event, please see the invitation at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/19th-amendment-past-present-and-future-tick...


We're sorry. Due to the coronavirus public health emergency, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum will be closed to the public beginning March 14th until further notice. This includes docents, volunteers and interns. We will continue to respond to written reference requests at reagan.library@nara.gov. Please check our website, reaganlibrary.gov or www.archives.gov/coronavirus  for updates on our operating hours and status.

All public events at the Reagan Library facilities are cancelled until further notice. This includes in-person public programs, tours, school group visits, public meetings, external conferences, and facility rentals. Where possible, we will conduct public events and outreach activities online and through virtual meetings. For online education information, please see our educational resources.

Notice to NARA Researchers and FOIA Requestors

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), NARA has adjusted its normal operations to balance the need of completing its mission-critical work while also adhering to the recommended social distancing for the safety of our staff.  As a result of this re-prioritization of activities, you may experience a delay in receiving an initial acknowledgment as well as a substantive response to your reference or FOIA request or appeal.  We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and patience.  Read more on how NARA is addressing COVID-19 (coronavirus) https://www.archives.gov/coronavirus

RESEARCHERS: Please see a "Letter to Researchers" from the Archivist of the United States for a further update.



Executive Order 12483 -- Amending the Generalized System of Preferences

Executive Order 12483 -- Amending the Generalized System of Preferences

June 25, 1984 By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and statutes of the United States of America, including Title V of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (19 U.S.C. 2461 et seq.), as amended (the ``Trade Act''), and sections 503 and 604 of the Trade Act (19 U.S.C. 2463 and 2483), and in order to adjust the original designation of eligible articles for purposes of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP), it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1. The articles provided for in item 706.39 of the Tariff Schedules of the United States (TSUS) are hereby removed from the list of eligible articles for purposes of the GSP.

Sec. 2. Annex III of Executive Order No. 11888 of November 24, 1975, as amended, listing articles that are eligible for benefits of the GSP when imported from all designated beneficiary developing countries except those specified in general headnote 3(c)(iii) of the TSUS, is further amended by deleting item 706.39.

Sec. 3. General headnote 3(c)(iii) of the TSUS, listing articles that are eligible for benefits of the GSP except when imported from the beneficiary developing countries listed opposite those articles, is modified by deleting the following TSUS item number and countries: ``706.39 . . . Hong Kong, Republic of Korea, and Taiwan''.

Sec. 4. The amendments made by this Order shall be effective with respect to articles both: (1) imported on and after January 1, 1976, and (2) entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after June 25, 1984.

Ronald Reagan

The White House,

June 25, 1984.

[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 10:44 a.m., June 26, 1984]

Note: The text of the Executive order was released by the Office of the Press Secretary on June 26.