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Control of Firearms, Guns, Ammunition and Related Articles the President Determines No Longer Warrant Control Under the United States Munitions List (USML); Notifying the Public of the Bureau's Interim Measures With Respect to March 6, 2020 Court Order
Document Number: 2020-05934
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-04-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is publishing this notification to alert the public of the Bureau's interim measures with respect to a court order issued on March 6, 2020.
Request for Comments on Future Extensions of Temporary General License (TGL)
Document Number: 2020-06545
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-03-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued a notification of inquiry requesting comments on future extensions of a temporary general license under the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), published in the Federal Register on March 12, 2020 with the comment period starting on the date of display on the public inspection list on March 10, 2020 and closing on March 25, 2020. This notification reopens the comment period through April 22, 2020. Comments submitted anytime between March 10, 2020 and April 22, 2020 will be accepted and considered.
Order Denying Export Privileges
Document Number: 2020-05993
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Voluntary Self-Disclosure of Antiboycott Violations
Document Number: 2020-05719
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Addition of Entities to the Entity List, and Revision of Entry on the Entity List
Document Number: 2020-03157
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-03-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
In this rule, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) amends the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) by adding twenty-four entities to the Entity List. These twenty-four entities have been determined by the U.S. Government to be acting contrary to the national security or foreign policy interests of the United States. These entities will be listed on the Entity List under the destinations of the People's Republic of China (China), Iran, Pakistan, Russia and the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.). This rule also revises five existing entries on the Entity list, one each under the destinations of France, Iran, Lebanon, Singapore and the United Kingdom.
Request for Comments on Future Extensions of Temporary General License (TGL)
Document Number: 2020-05194
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-03-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is requesting comments on future extensions of a temporary general license under the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). BIS is requesting these comments to assist the U.S. Government in evaluating whether the temporary general license should continue to be extended, to evaluate whether any other changes may be warranted to the temporary general license, and to identify any alternative authorization or other regulatory provisions that may more effectively address what is being authorized under the temporary general license.
Temporary General License: Extension of Validity
Document Number: 2020-05190
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-03-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
The U.S. Government has decided to extend through May 15, 2020, the temporary general license to Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (Huawei) and one hundred and fourteen of its non-U.S. affiliates on the Entity List. In order to implement this decision, this final rule revises the temporary general license to remove the expiration date of April 1, 2020, and substitutes the date of May 15, 2020. In this same issue, BIS is publishing a notification of inquiry titled, Request for Comments on Future Extensions of Temporary General License (TGL), requesting comments on future extensions of a temporary general license under the Export Administration Regulations (EAR).
Emerging Technology Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2020-04605
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-03700
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-03688
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-03686
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Amendments to Country Groups for Russia and Yemen Under the Export Administration Regulations
Document Number: 2020-02941
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-02-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
In this final rule, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) amends the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to revise the Country Group designations for the Russian Federation (Russia) and Yemen based on national security and foreign policy concerns, including proliferation-related concerns. This action is intended to facilitate and support accountability in connection with exports and reexports of items to these destinations under the EAR, and is part of a larger effort to restructure and re-align the Country Groups based on the aforementioned interests.
Regulations and Procedures Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2020-03483
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Materials and Equipment Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2020-03481
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Transportation and Related Equipment Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2020-03480
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Temporary General License: Extension of Validity
Document Number: 2020-03144
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-02-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
The U.S. Government has decided to extend through April 1, 2020, the temporary general license to Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (Huawei) and one hundred and fourteen of its non-U.S. affiliates on the Entity List. In order to implement this decision, this final rule revises the temporary general license to remove the expiration date of February 16, 2020, and substitute the date of April 1, 2020.
Impact of the Implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) on Legitimate Commercial Chemical, Biotechnology, and Pharmaceutical Activities Involving “Schedule 1” Chemicals (Including “Schedule 1” Chemicals Produced as Intermediates) During Calendar Year 2019
Document Number: 2020-02848
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is seeking public comments on the impact that implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), through the Chemical Weapons Convention Implementation Act and the Chemical Weapons Convention Regulations (CWCR), has had on commercial activities involving ``Schedule 1'' chemicals during calendar year 2019. The purpose of this notice of inquiry is to collect information to assist BIS in its preparation of the annual certification to the Congress on whether the legitimate commercial activities and interests of chemical, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical firms are harmed by such implementation. This certification is required under Condition 9 of Senate Resolution 75 (April 24, 1997), in which the Senate gave its advice and consent to the ratification of the CWC.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Technology Letter of Explanation
Document Number: 2020-02330
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-01571
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Order Relating to Marjan Caby
Document Number: 2020-01177
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Order Temporarily Denying Export Privileges
Document Number: 2020-01118
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Control of Firearms, Guns, Ammunition and Related Articles the President Determines No Longer Warrant Control Under the United States Munitions List (USML)
Document Number: 2020-00573
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-01-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
On May 24, 2018, the Department of Commerce published a proposed rule in conjunction with a Department of State proposed rule to revise Categories I (firearms, close assault weapons and combat shotguns), II (guns and armaments), and III (ammunition/ordnance) of the USML and transfer items that no longer warrant control on the USML to the Commerce Control List (CCL). This final rule responds to and adopts changes based on the comments received on the Commerce proposed rule and is being published simultaneously with a final rule by the Department of State that will revise Categories I, II, and III of the USML to describe more precisely the articles warranting continued control on that list. These revisions complete the initial review of the USML that the Department of State began in 2011 and the conforming changes made to the EAR to control these items not warranting control under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
Sensors and Instrumentation Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2020-00737
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Information Systems Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2020-00552
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Voluntary Self-Disclosure of Antiboycott Violations
Document Number: 2020-00069
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Voluntary Self-Disclosure of Violations of the Export Administration Regulations
Document Number: 2020-00068
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
In the Matter of: Resit Tavan, Tatli Su Mah. No. 72/A, Umraniye-Istanbul 34764; Order Denying Export Privileges
Document Number: 2020-00043
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Addition of Software Specially Designed To Automate the Analysis of Geospatial Imagery to the Export Control Classification Number 0Y521 Series
Document Number: 2019-27649
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-01-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
In this interim final rule, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) amends the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to make certain items subject to the EAR and to impose a license requirement for the export and reexport of those items to all destinations, except Canada. Specifically, this rule classifies software specially designed to automate the analysis of geospatial imagery, as specified, under the Export Control Classification Number (ECCN) 0Y521 series, specifically under ECCN 0D521. BIS adds this item to the 0Y521 series of ECCNs upon a determination by the Department of Commerce, with the concurrence of the Departments of Defense and State, and other agencies as appropriate, that the items warrant control for export because the items may provide a significant military or intelligence advantage to the United States or because foreign policy reasons justify control, pursuant to the ECCN 0Y521 series procedures.
Technical Advisory Committees; Notice of Recruitment of Members
Document Number: 2019-27629
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Control Policy: End-User and End-Use Based; Correction
Document Number: 2019-27402
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-12-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Report of Requests for Restrictive Trade Practice or Boycott
Document Number: 2019-26776
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Foreign Availability Procedures
Document Number: 2019-26775
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Procedure for Parties on the Entity List and Unverified List To Request Removal or Modification of Their Listing
Document Number: 2019-26571
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
In the Matter of: Paul Stuart Brunt, 3457 108th Ave SE, Bellevue, WA 98004; Order Denying Export Privileges
Document Number: 2019-26486
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Order Renewing Order Temporarily Denying Export Privileges
Document Number: 2019-26379
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Regulations and Procedures Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2019-25550
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Licensing Responsibilities and Enforcement
Document Number: 2019-25363
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Application for NATO International Bidding
Document Number: 2019-25361
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Temporary General License: Extension of Validity
Document Number: 2019-25189
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-11-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
The U.S. Government has decided to extend through February 16, 2020, the temporary general license to Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (Huawei) and one hundred and fourteen of its non-U.S. affiliates on the Entity List. In order to implement this decision, this final rule revises the temporary general license to remove the expiration date of November 18, 2019, and substitute the date of February 16, 2020.
Order Relating to AW-Tronics LLC
Document Number: 2019-24824
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Action Affecting Export Privilege: Rasheed Al Jijakli; Correction
Document Number: 2019-24738
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
In the Federal Register of Monday, October 7, 2019, the Bureau of Industry and Security published an Order denying the export privileges of Rasheed Al Jijakli. The Order inadvertently referenced the U.S. District Court as the ``U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia'' instead of the ``United States District Court for the Central District of California''. This notice is being published to correct the name of the U.S. District Court.