Export Administration Regulations Control of Items that No Longer Warrant Control on the United States Munitions List

Docket ID: BIS-2011-0015
Agency: Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS)
Parent Agency: Department of Commerce (DOC)
This rulemaking creates a new regulatory construct for the transfer of items on the USML that, in accordance with section 38(f) of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA)(22 U.S.C. 2778(f)(1)), the President determines no longer warrant control under the AECA and that would be controlled under the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) once the congressional notification requirements of section 38(f) and corresponding amendments to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR parts 120-130) and its USML and the EAR and its CCL are completed.
RIN: 0694-AF17
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 15 CFR 740,15 CFR 743,15 CFR 744,15 CFR 748,15 CFR 774,15 CFR 730,15 CFR 732,15 CFR 738,15 CFR 742,15 CFR 746,15 CFR 756,15 CFR 762,15 CFR 770,15 CFR 772
Priority: Other Significant
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Publication Period: Fall 2012
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 10 USC 7420, 10 USC 7430(e), 15 USC 1824a, 22 USC 2151 note, 22 USC 287c, 22 USC 3201 et seq, 22 USC 6004, 22 USC 7201 et seq, 22 USC 7210, 30 USC 185(s), 30 USC 185(u), 42 USC 2139a, 42 USC 2139a, 42 USC 6212, 43 USC 1354, 50 USC 1701 et seq, 50 USC 2401 et seq, 50 USC 5, EO 11912, EO 12002, EO 12058, EO 12214, EO 12851, EO 12854, EO 12918, EO 12918, EO 12947, EO 12981, EO 13020, EO 13026, EO 13099, EO 13222, EO 13224, EO 13338
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM07/15/201176 FR 41958
NPRM Comment Period End09/13/2011
Proposed Rule12/06/201176 FR 76085
Final Rule04/13/201277 FR 22191
Merged With RIN 0694-AF6508/24/2012
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Keyword(s): AG, Application procedures, Country specific, Encryption, Enforcement, Export clearance, MTCR, NSG, Item specific, License Exceptions, Use/user, Wassenaar
Subtype: EAR
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Sep 13, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 07/15/2011
ID: BIS-2011-0015-0001

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Comments Received*
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Agency Contact
Timothy Mooney
Export Policy Analyst
202 482-3371
202 482-3355 (Fax)
14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230
Washington, DC 20230
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