Export Enforcement Coordination Center, 69573-69574 [2010-28854]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 219 / Monday, November 15, 2010 / Presidential Documents 69573 Presidential Documents Executive Order 13558 of November 9, 2010 Export Enforcement Coordination Center By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, and in order to advance United States foreign policy and protect the national and economic security of the United States through strengthened and coordinated enforcement of United States export control laws and enhanced intelligence exchange in support of such enforcement efforts, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Policy. Export controls are critical to achieving our national security and foreign policy goals. To enhance our enforcement efforts and minimize enforcement conflicts, executive departments and agencies must coordinate their efforts to detect, prevent, disrupt, investigate, and prosecute violations of U.S. export control laws, and must share intelligence and law enforcement information related to these efforts to the maximum extent possible, consistent with national security and applicable law. Sec. 2. Establishment. (a) The Secretary of Homeland Security shall establish, within the Department of Homeland Security for administrative purposes, an interagency Federal Export Enforcement Coordination Center (Center). (b) The Center shall coordinate on matters relating to export enforcement among the following: (i) the Department of State; (ii) the Department of the Treasury; (iii) the Department of Defense; (iv) the Department of Justice; (v) the Department of Commerce; (vi) the Department of Energy; (vii) the Department of Homeland Security; hsrobinson on DSK69SOYB1PROD with PROPOSALS2 (viii) the Office of the Director of National Intelligence; and (ix) other executive branch departments, agencies, or offices as the President, from time to time, may designate. (c) The Center shall have a Director, who shall be a full-time senior officer or employee of the Department of Homeland Security, designated by the Secretary of Homeland Security. The Center shall have two Deputy Directors, who shall be full-time senior officers or employees of the Department of Commerce and the Department of Justice, designated by the Secretary of Commerce and the Attorney General, respectively, detailed to the Center and reporting to the Director. The Center shall also have an Intelligence Community Liaison, who shall be a full-time senior officer or employee of the Federal Government, designated by the Director of National Intelligence, and detailed or assigned to the Center. (d) The Center shall have a full-time staff reporting to the Director. To the extent permitted by law, executive departments and agencies enumerated in subsection (b) of this section are encouraged to detail or assign their employees to the Center without reimbursement. Sec. 3. Functions. The Center shall: (a) serve as the primary forum within the Federal Government for executive departments and agencies to coordinate and enhance their export control VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:22 Nov 12, 2010 Jkt 223001 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\15NOE0.SGM 15NOE0 69574 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 219 / Monday, November 15, 2010 / Presidential Documents enforcement efforts and identify and resolve conflicts that have not been otherwise resolved in criminal and administrative investigations and actions involving violations of U.S. export control laws; (b) serve as a conduit between Federal law enforcement agencies and the U.S. Intelligence Community for the exchange of information related to potential U.S. export control violations; (c) serve as a primary point of contact between enforcement authorities and agencies engaged in export licensing; (d) coordinate law enforcement public outreach activities related to U.S. export controls; and (e) establish Government-wide statistical tracking capabilities for U.S. criminal and administrative export control enforcement activities, to be conducted by the Department of Homeland Security with information provided by and shared with all relevant departments and agencies participating in the Center. Sec. 4. Administration. (a) The Department of Homeland Security shall operate and provide funding and administrative support for the Center to the extent permitted by law and subject to the availability of appropriations. (b) The Director of the Center shall convene and preside at the Center’s meetings, determine its agenda, direct the work of the Center, and, as appropriate to particular subject matters, organize and coordinate subgroups of the Center’s members. Sec. 5. General Provisions. (a) This order shall be implemented consistent with applicable law and subject to the availability of appropriations. (b) Nothing in this order shall be construed to impair or otherwise affect: (i) authority granted by law, regulation, Executive Order, or Presidential Directive to an executive department, agency, or head thereof; or (ii) functions of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget relating to budgetary, administrative, or legislative proposals. (c) Nothing in this order shall be construed to provide exclusive or primary investigative authority to any agency. Agencies shall continue to investigate criminal and administrative export violations consistent with their existing authorities, jointly or separately, with coordination through the Center to enhance enforcement efforts and minimize potential for conflict. THE WHITE HOUSE, November 9, 2010. [FR Doc. 2010–28854 Filed 11–12–10; 8:45 am] Billing code 3195–W1–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:22 Nov 12, 2010 Jkt 223001 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\15NOE0.SGM 15NOE0 OB#1.EPS</GPH> hsrobinson on DSK69SOYB1PROD with PROPOSALS2 (d) This order is not intended to, and does not, create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or in equity by any party against the United States, its departments, agencies, or entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any other person.

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Federal Register / Vol. 75 , No. 219 / Monday, November 15, 2010 / 
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                Executive Order 13558 of November 9, 2010

                
Export Enforcement Coordination Center

                By the authority vested in me as President by the 
                Constitution and the laws of the United States of 
                America, and in order to advance United States foreign 
                policy and protect the national and economic security 
                of the United States through strengthened and 
                coordinated enforcement of United States export control 
                laws and enhanced intelligence exchange in support of 
                such enforcement efforts, it is hereby ordered as 
                follows:

                Section 1. Policy. Export controls are critical to 
                achieving our national security and foreign policy 
                goals. To enhance our enforcement efforts and minimize 
                enforcement conflicts, executive departments and 
                agencies must coordinate their efforts to detect, 
                prevent, disrupt, investigate, and prosecute violations 
                of U.S. export control laws, and must share 
                intelligence and law enforcement information related to 
                these efforts to the maximum extent possible, 
                consistent with national security and applicable law.

                Sec. 2. Establishment. (a) The Secretary of Homeland 
                Security shall establish, within the Department of 
                Homeland Security for administrative purposes, an 
                interagency Federal Export Enforcement Coordination 
                Center (Center).

                    (b) The Center shall coordinate on matters relating 
                to export enforcement among the following:

(i) the Department of State;

(ii) the Department of the Treasury;

(iii) the Department of Defense;

(iv) the Department of Justice;

(v) the Department of Commerce;

(vi) the Department of Energy;

(vii) the Department of Homeland Security;

(viii) the Office of the Director of National Intelligence; and

(ix) other executive branch departments, agencies, or offices as the 
President, from time to time, may designate.

                    (c) The Center shall have a Director, who shall be 
                a full-time senior officer or employee of the 
                Department of Homeland Security, designated by the 
                Secretary of Homeland Security. The Center shall have 
                two Deputy Directors, who shall be full-time senior 
                officers or employees of the Department of Commerce and 
                the Department of Justice, designated by the Secretary 
                of Commerce and the Attorney General, respectively, 
                detailed to the Center and reporting to the Director. 
                The Center shall also have an Intelligence Community 
                Liaison, who shall be a full-time senior officer or 
                employee of the Federal Government, designated by the 
                Director of National Intelligence, and detailed or 
                assigned to the Center.
                    (d) The Center shall have a full-time staff 
                reporting to the Director. To the extent permitted by 
                law, executive departments and agencies enumerated in 
                subsection (b) of this section are encouraged to detail 
                or assign their employees to the Center without 
                reimbursement.

                Sec. 3. Functions. The Center shall:

                    (a) serve as the primary forum within the Federal 
                Government for executive departments and agencies to 
                coordinate and enhance their export control

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                enforcement efforts and identify and resolve conflicts 
                that have not been otherwise resolved in criminal and 
                administrative investigations and actions involving 
                violations of U.S. export control laws;
                    (b) serve as a conduit between Federal law 
                enforcement agencies and the U.S. Intelligence 
                Community for the exchange of information related to 
                potential U.S. export control violations;
                    (c) serve as a primary point of contact between 
                enforcement authorities and agencies engaged in export 
                licensing;
                    (d) coordinate law enforcement public outreach 
                activities related to U.S. export controls; and
                    (e) establish Government-wide statistical tracking 
                capabilities for U.S. criminal and administrative 
                export control enforcement activities, to be conducted 
                by the Department of Homeland Security with information 
                provided by and shared with all relevant departments 
                and agencies participating in the Center.

                Sec. 4. Administration. (a) The Department of Homeland 
                Security shall operate and provide funding and 
                administrative support for the Center to the extent 
                permitted by law and subject to the availability of 
                appropriations.

                    (b) The Director of the Center shall convene and 
                preside at the Center's meetings, determine its agenda, 
                direct the work of the Center, and, as appropriate to 
                particular subject matters, organize and coordinate 
                subgroups of the Center's members.

                Sec. 5. General Provisions. (a) This order shall be 
                implemented consistent with applicable law and subject 
                to the availability of appropriations.

                    (b) Nothing in this order shall be construed to 
                impair or otherwise affect:

(i) authority granted by law, regulation, Executive Order, or Presidential 
Directive to an executive department, agency, or head thereof; or

(ii) functions of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget 
relating to budgetary, administrative, or legislative proposals.

                    (c) Nothing in this order shall be construed to 
                provide exclusive or primary investigative authority to 
                any agency. Agencies shall continue to investigate 
                criminal and administrative export violations 
                consistent with their existing authorities, jointly or 
                separately, with coordination through the Center to 
                enhance enforcement efforts and minimize potential for 
                conflict.
                    (d) This order is not intended to, and does not, 
                create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, 
                enforceable at law or in equity by any party against 
                the United States, its departments, agencies, or 
                entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any 
                other person. 
                
                
                    (Presidential Sig.)

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    November 9, 2010.

[FR Doc. 2010-28854
Filed 11-12-10; 8:45 am]
Billing code 3195-W1-P