Memorandum From the President on United States-People's Republic of China Trade Relations
Presidential Determination No. 80-2
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Subject: Determination under Section 402 (c) ( 2 ) (A) of the Trade Act of 1974-People's Republic of China
Pursuant to section 402(c) (2) (A) of the Trade Act of 1974 (Public Law 93618, January 3, 1975; 88 Stat. 1978) ("the Act") I determine that a waiver by Executive order of the application of subsections (a) and (b) of section 402 of the Act with respect to the People's Republic of China will substantially promote the objectives of section 402.
On my behalf, please transmit this determination to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate.
This determination shall be published in the FEDERAL REGISTER.
Jimmy Carter, Memorandum From the President on United States-People's Republic of China Trade Relations Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/248164