Order Denying Export Privileges, 4832-4833 [2013-01260]

Download as PDF 4832 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 15 / Wednesday, January 23, 2013 / Notices industries deemed critical to our national security. The information gathered is needed to assess the health and competitiveness as well as the needs of the targeted industry sector in order to maintain a strong U.S. industrial base. Data obtained from the surveys will be used to prepare an assessment of the current status of the targeted industry, addressing production, technological developments, economic performance, employment and academic trends, and international competitiveness. This is a generic information collection and each survey is approved by OMB before being used for the assessment. Affected Public: Business and other for-profit organizations. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. OMB Desk Officer: Jasmeet Seehra, (202) 395–3123. Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained by calling or writing Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, (202) 482–0336, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at jjessup@doc.gov). Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to Jasmeet Seehra, OMB Desk Officer, via email to Jasmeet_K._Seehra@omb.eop.gov or fax to (202) 395–5167. Dated: January 16, 2013. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–01227 Filed 1–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–33–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Order Denying Export Privileges wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with In the Matter of: Jerome Stuart Pendzich currently incarcerated at: Inmate Number 43550– 074, FMC Lexington, P.O. Box 14500, Lexington, KY 40512 and with an address at: 209 Reece Hill Road, Hampton, TN 37658–3615. On October 12, 2011, in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee, Jerome Stuart Pendzich (‘‘Pendzich’’) was convicted of violating Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778 (2006 & Supp. IV 2010)) (‘‘AECA’’) . Specifically, Pendzich was convicted of knowingly VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:22 Jan 22, 2013 Jkt 229001 and willfully attempting to export defense articles, that is, Level IV Ballistics Small Arms Protective Inserts (SAPI), to Bogota, Columbia without first having obtained a license or written approval from the United States Department of State. Pendzich was sentenced to 46 months of prison followed by three years of supervised release. Pendzich is also listed on the U.S. Department of State Debarred List. Section 766.25 of the Export Administration Regulations (‘‘EAR’’ or ‘‘Regulations’’) 1 provides, in pertinent part, that ‘‘[t]he Director of the Office of Exporter Services, in consultation with the Director of the Office of Export Enforcement, may deny the export privileges of any person who has been convicted of a violation of the Export Administration Act (‘‘EAA’’), the EAR, or any order, license or authorization issued thereunder; any regulation, license, or order issued under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701–1706); 18 U.S.C. 793, 794 or 798; section 4(b) of the Internal Security Act of 1950 (50 U.S.C. 783(b)), or section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778).’’ 15 CFR 766.25(a); see also Section 11(h) of the EAA, 50 U.S.C. app. 2410(h). The denial of export privileges under this provision may be for a period of up to 10 years from the date of the conviction. 15 CFR 766.25(d); see also 50 U.S.C. app. 2410(h). In addition, Section 750.8 of the Regulations states that the Bureau of Industry and Security’s Office of Exporter Services may revoke any Bureau of Industry and Security (‘‘BIS’’) licenses previously issued in which the person had an interest in at the time of his conviction. I have received notice of Pendzich’s conviction for violating the IEEPA, and have provided notice and an opportunity for Pendzich to make a written submission to BIS, as provided in Section 766.25 of the Regulations. I have received a submission from Pendzich. Based upon my review and consultations with BIS’s Office of Export Enforcement, including its Director, and the facts available to BIS, I have decided to deny Pendzich’s 1 The Regulations are currently codified in the Code of Federal Regulations at 15 CFR Parts 730– 774 (2012). The Regulations issued pursuant to the Export Administration Act (50 U.S.C. app. 2401– 2420 (2000)) (‘‘EAA’’). Since August 21, 2001, the EAA has been in lapse and the President, through Executive Order 13222 of August 17, 2001 (3 CFR, 2001 Comp. 783 (2002)), which has been extended by successive Presidential Notices, the most recent being that of August 15, 2012 (77 Fed. Reg. 49699 (Aug. 16, 2012)), has continued the Regulations in effect under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701, et seq. (2006 & Supp. IV 2010)). PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 export privileges under the Regulations for a period of 10 years from the date of Pendzich’s conviction. I have also decided to revoke all licenses issued pursuant to the Act or Regulations in which Pendzich had an interest at the time of his conviction. Accordingly, it is hereby Ordered I. Until October 12, 2021, Jerome Stuart Pendzich, with last known addresses at: currently incarcerated at: Inmate Number 43550–074, FMC Lexington, P.O. Box 14500, Lexington, KY 40512, and with an address at: 209 Reece Hill Road, Hampton, TN 37658– 3615, and when acting for or on behalf of Pendzich, his representatives, assigns, agents or employees (the ‘‘Denied Person’’), may not, directly or indirectly, participate in any way in any transaction involving any commodity, software or technology (hereinafter collectively referred to as ‘‘item’’) exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, including, but not limited to: A. Applying for, obtaining, or using any license, License Exception, or export control document; B. Carrying on negotiations concerning, or ordering, buying, receiving, using, selling, delivering, storing, disposing of, forwarding, transporting, financing, or otherwise servicing in any way, any transaction involving any item exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, or in any other activity subject to the Regulations; or C. Benefitting in any way from any transaction involving any item exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, or in any other activity subject to the Regulations. II. No person may, directly or indirectly, do any of the following: A. Export or reexport to or on behalf of the Denied Person any item subject to the Regulations; B. Take any action that facilitates the acquisition or attempted acquisition by the Denied Person of the ownership, possession, or control of any item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from the United States, including financing or other support activities related to a transaction whereby the Denied Person acquires or attempts to acquire such ownership, possession or control; C. Take any action to acquire from or to facilitate the acquisition or attempted acquisition from the Denied Person of any item subject to the Regulations that E:\FR\FM\23JAN1.SGM 23JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 15 / Wednesday, January 23, 2013 / Notices wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with has been exported from the United States; D. Obtain from the Denied Person in the United States any item subject to the Regulations with knowledge or reason to know that the item will be, or is intended to be, exported from the United States; or E. Engage in any transaction to service any item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from the United States and which is owned, possessed or controlled by the Denied Person, or service any item, of whatever origin, that is owned, possessed or controlled by the Denied Person if such service involves the use of any item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from the United States. For purposes of this paragraph, servicing means installation, maintenance, repair, modification or testing. III. After notice and opportunity for comment as provided in Section 766.23 of the Regulations, any other person, firm, corporation, or business organization related to Pendzich by affiliation, ownership, control or position of responsibility in the conduct of trade or related services may also be subject to the provisions of this Order if necessary to prevent evasion of the Order. IV. This Order does not prohibit any export, reexport, or other transaction subject to the Regulations where the only items involved that are subject to the Regulations are the foreignproduced direct product of U.S.-origin technology. V. This Order is effective immediately and shall remain in effect until October 12, 2021. VI. In accordance with Part 756 of the Regulations, Pendzich may file an appeal of this Order with the Under Secretary of Commerce for Industry and Security. The appeal must be filed within 45 days from the date of this Order and must comply with the provisions of Part 756 of the Regulations. VII. A copy of this Order shall be delivered to the Pendzich. This Order shall be published in the Federal Register. Issued this 14th day of January 2013. Bernard Kritzer, Director, Office of Exporter Services. [FR Doc. 2013–01260 Filed 1–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:22 Jan 22, 2013 Jkt 229001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Order Denying Export Privileges In the Matter of: James Allen Larrison, 211 Hope Drive, New Ringgold, PA 17960–9207. On June 23, 2011, in the U.S. District Court, District of Delaware, James Allen Larrison (‘‘Larrison’’) was convicted of violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701, et seq. (2000 & Supp. IV 2010)) (‘‘IEEPA’’). Specifically, Larrison was convicted of knowingly and willfully attempting to export and causing the attempted export from the United States to the Islamic Republic of Iran two Hitachi JU–Z2 Junction Units (camera control box, 8-port multiple television camera control delegation switch), without obtaining the required authorization from the Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury. Larrison was sentenced to 24 months of probation. Section 766.25 of the Export Administration Regulations (‘‘EAR’’ or ‘‘Regulations’’) 1 provides, in pertinent part, that ‘‘[t]he Director of the Office of Exporter Services, in consultation with the Director of the Office of Export Enforcement, may deny the export privileges of any person who has been convicted of a violation of the Export Administration Act (‘‘EAA’’), the EAR, or any order, license or authorization issued thereunder; any regulation, license, or order issued under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701–1706); 18 U.S.C. 793, 794 or 798; section 4(b) of the Internal Security Act of 1950 (50 U.S.C. 783(b)), or section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778).’’ 15 CFR 766.25(a); see also Section 11(h) of the EAA, 50 U.S.C. app. 2410(h). The denial of export privileges under this provision may be for a period of up to 10 years from the date of the conviction. 15 CFR 766.25(d); see also 50 U.S.C. app. 2410(h). In addition, Section 750.8 of the Regulations states that the Bureau of Industry and Security’s Office of Exporter Services may revoke any 1 The Regulations are currently codified in the Code of Federal Regulations at 15 CFR Parts 730– 774 (2012). The Regulations issued pursuant to the Export Administration Act (50 U.S.C. app. 2401– 2420 (2000)) (‘‘EAA’’). Since August 21, 2001, the EAA has been in lapse and the President, through Executive Order 13222 of August 17, 2001 (3 CFR, 2001 Comp. 783 (2002)), which has been extended by successive Presidential Notices, the most recent being that of August 15, 2012 (77 Fed. Reg. 49699 (Aug. 16, 2012)), has continued the Regulations in effect under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701, et seq. (2000 & Supp. IV 2010)). PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4833 Bureau of Industry and Security (‘‘BIS’’) licenses previously issued in which the person had an interest in at the time of his conviction. I have received notice of Larrison’s conviction for violating IEEPA, and have provided notice and an opportunity for Larrison to make a written submission to BIS, as provided in Section 766.25 of the Regulations. I have not received a submission from Larrison. Based upon my review and consultations with BIS’s Office of Export Enforcement, including its Director, and the facts available to BIS, I have decided to deny Larrison’s export privileges under the Regulations for a period of five years from the date of Larrison’s conviction. I have also decided to revoke all licenses issued pursuant to the Act or Regulations in which Larrison had an interest at the time of his conviction. Accordingly, it is hereby Ordered I. Until June 23, 2016, James Allen Larrison, with a last known address at: 211 Hope Drive, New Ringgold, PA 17960–9207, and when acting for or on behalf of Larrison, his representatives, assigns, agents or employees (the ‘‘Denied Person’’), may not, directly or indirectly, participate in any way in any transaction involving any commodity, software or technology (hereinafter collectively referred to as ‘‘item’’) exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, including, but not limited to: A. Applying for, obtaining, or using any license, License Exception, or export control document; B. Carrying on negotiations concerning, or ordering, buying, receiving, using, selling, delivering, storing, disposing of, forwarding, transporting, financing, or otherwise servicing in any way, any transaction involving any item exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, or in any other activity subject to the Regulations; or C. Benefitting in any way from any transaction involving any item exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, or in any other activity subject to the Regulations. II. No person may, directly or indirectly, do any of the following: A. Export or reexport to or on behalf of the Denied Person any item subject to the Regulations; B. Take any action that facilitates the acquisition or attempted acquisition by the Denied Person of the ownership, possession, or control of any item E:\FR\FM\23JAN1.SGM 23JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 15 (Wednesday, January 23, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 4832-4833]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-01260]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Industry and Security


Order Denying Export Privileges

    In the Matter of:

Jerome Stuart Pendzich currently incarcerated at: Inmate Number 
43550-074, FMC Lexington, P.O. Box 14500, Lexington, KY 40512 and 
with an address at: 209 Reece Hill Road, Hampton, TN 37658-3615.

    On October 12, 2011, in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District 
of Tennessee, Jerome Stuart Pendzich (``Pendzich'') was convicted of 
violating Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778 
(2006 & Supp. IV 2010)) (``AECA'') . Specifically, Pendzich was 
convicted of knowingly and willfully attempting to export defense 
articles, that is, Level IV Ballistics Small Arms Protective Inserts 
(SAPI), to Bogota, Columbia without first having obtained a license or 
written approval from the United States Department of State. Pendzich 
was sentenced to 46 months of prison followed by three years of 
supervised release. Pendzich is also listed on the U.S. Department of 
State Debarred List.
    Section 766.25 of the Export Administration Regulations (``EAR'' or 
``Regulations'') \1\ provides, in pertinent part, that ``[t]he Director 
of the Office of Exporter Services, in consultation with the Director 
of the Office of Export Enforcement, may deny the export privileges of 
any person who has been convicted of a violation of the Export 
Administration Act (``EAA''), the EAR, or any order, license or 
authorization issued thereunder; any regulation, license, or order 
issued under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 
1701-1706); 18 U.S.C. 793, 794 or 798; section 4(b) of the Internal 
Security Act of 1950 (50 U.S.C. 783(b)), or section 38 of the Arms 
Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778).'' 15 CFR 766.25(a); see also 
Section 11(h) of the EAA, 50 U.S.C. app. 2410(h). The denial of export 
privileges under this provision may be for a period of up to 10 years 
from the date of the conviction. 15 CFR 766.25(d); see also 50 U.S.C. 
app. 2410(h). In addition, Section 750.8 of the Regulations states that 
the Bureau of Industry and Security's Office of Exporter Services may 
revoke any Bureau of Industry and Security (``BIS'') licenses 
previously issued in which the person had an interest in at the time of 
his conviction.
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    \1\ The Regulations are currently codified in the Code of 
Federal Regulations at 15 CFR Parts 730-774 (2012). The Regulations 
issued pursuant to the Export Administration Act (50 U.S.C. app. 
2401-2420 (2000)) (``EAA''). Since August 21, 2001, the EAA has been 
in lapse and the President, through Executive Order 13222 of August 
17, 2001 (3 CFR, 2001 Comp. 783 (2002)), which has been extended by 
successive Presidential Notices, the most recent being that of 
August 15, 2012 (77 Fed. Reg. 49699 (Aug. 16, 2012)), has continued 
the Regulations in effect under the International Emergency Economic 
Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701, et seq. (2006 & Supp. IV 2010)).
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    I have received notice of Pendzich's conviction for violating the 
IEEPA, and have provided notice and an opportunity for Pendzich to make 
a written submission to BIS, as provided in Section 766.25 of the 
Regulations. I have received a submission from Pendzich. Based upon my 
review and consultations with BIS's Office of Export Enforcement, 
including its Director, and the facts available to BIS, I have decided 
to deny Pendzich's export privileges under the Regulations for a period 
of 10 years from the date of Pendzich's conviction. I have also decided 
to revoke all licenses issued pursuant to the Act or Regulations in 
which Pendzich had an interest at the time of his conviction.
    Accordingly, it is hereby
    Ordered
    I. Until October 12, 2021, Jerome Stuart Pendzich, with last known 
addresses at: currently incarcerated at: Inmate Number 43550-074, FMC 
Lexington, P.O. Box 14500, Lexington, KY 40512, and with an address at: 
209 Reece Hill Road, Hampton, TN 37658-3615, and when acting for or on 
behalf of Pendzich, his representatives, assigns, agents or employees 
(the ``Denied Person''), may not, directly or indirectly, participate 
in any way in any transaction involving any commodity, software or 
technology (hereinafter collectively referred to as ``item'') exported 
or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the 
Regulations, including, but not limited to:
    A. Applying for, obtaining, or using any license, License 
Exception, or export control document;
    B. Carrying on negotiations concerning, or ordering, buying, 
receiving, using, selling, delivering, storing, disposing of, 
forwarding, transporting, financing, or otherwise servicing in any way, 
any transaction involving any item exported or to be exported from the 
United States that is subject to the Regulations, or in any other 
activity subject to the Regulations; or
    C. Benefitting in any way from any transaction involving any item 
exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to 
the Regulations, or in any other activity subject to the Regulations.
    II. No person may, directly or indirectly, do any of the following:
    A. Export or reexport to or on behalf of the Denied Person any item 
subject to the Regulations;
    B. Take any action that facilitates the acquisition or attempted 
acquisition by the Denied Person of the ownership, possession, or 
control of any item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be 
exported from the United States, including financing or other support 
activities related to a transaction whereby the Denied Person acquires 
or attempts to acquire such ownership, possession or control;
    C. Take any action to acquire from or to facilitate the acquisition 
or attempted acquisition from the Denied Person of any item subject to 
the Regulations that

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has been exported from the United States;
    D. Obtain from the Denied Person in the United States any item 
subject to the Regulations with knowledge or reason to know that the 
item will be, or is intended to be, exported from the United States; or
    E. Engage in any transaction to service any item subject to the 
Regulations that has been or will be exported from the United States 
and which is owned, possessed or controlled by the Denied Person, or 
service any item, of whatever origin, that is owned, possessed or 
controlled by the Denied Person if such service involves the use of any 
item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from 
the United States. For purposes of this paragraph, servicing means 
installation, maintenance, repair, modification or testing.
    III. After notice and opportunity for comment as provided in 
Section 766.23 of the Regulations, any other person, firm, corporation, 
or business organization related to Pendzich by affiliation, ownership, 
control or position of responsibility in the conduct of trade or 
related services may also be subject to the provisions of this Order if 
necessary to prevent evasion of the Order.
    IV. This Order does not prohibit any export, reexport, or other 
transaction subject to the Regulations where the only items involved 
that are subject to the Regulations are the foreign-produced direct 
product of U.S.-origin technology.
    V. This Order is effective immediately and shall remain in effect 
until October 12, 2021.
    VI. In accordance with Part 756 of the Regulations, Pendzich may 
file an appeal of this Order with the Under Secretary of Commerce for 
Industry and Security. The appeal must be filed within 45 days from the 
date of this Order and must comply with the provisions of Part 756 of 
the Regulations.
    VII. A copy of this Order shall be delivered to the Pendzich. This 
Order shall be published in the Federal Register.

     Issued this 14th day of January 2013.
Bernard Kritzer,
Director, Office of Exporter Services.
[FR Doc. 2013-01260 Filed 1-22-13; 8:45 am]
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