Industry and Security Bureau July 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Foreign Direct Products of U.S. Technology
Document Number: 2010-18733
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-07-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security, Industry and Security Bureau
The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) clarifies the scope of the ``direct product rule'' set forth in the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Under the EAR's ``direct product rule,'' foreign- made items that are located outside of the United States; subject to national security controls under the EAR; the direct product of U.S.- origin software or technology that requires a written assurance as a supporting document for a license or as a pre-condition for use of License Exception Technology and Software, Restricted (TSR); and are being reexported to a destination in a country of national security concern or a terrorist supporting country, are subject to the EAR and require an export license or license exception. This rule also makes parallel revisions or clarifications to written assurances required under License Exception TSR (Technology and Software Restricted), information required on the license application for national security controlled technology, and the instructional steps in the EAR that provide guidance on how to apply the direct product rule.
Clarification of Grace Period for Encryption Registration Requirement
Document Number: 2010-18360
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-07-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security, Industry and Security Bureau
This rule clarifies the intent of the encryption registration requirement that appeared in a rule published on June 25, 2010. In
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Voluntary Self-Disclosure of Antiboycott Violations
Document Number: 2010-18161
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security, Industry and Security Bureau
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; Special Comprehensive License
Document Number: 2010-18155
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security, Industry and Security Bureau
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.
Emerging Technology and Research Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2010-17398
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security, Industry and Security Bureau
Revisions to the Commerce Control List To Update and Clarify Crime Control License Requirements
Document Number: 2010-17338
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-07-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security, Industry and Security Bureau
This rule updates and clarifies export and reexport license requirements on striking weapons, restraint devices, shotguns and parts, optical sighting devices, and electric shock devices. It also adds equipment designed for the execution of humans to the Commerce Control List. This rule makes no changes to the longstanding policy of denial of applications to export or reexport specially designed implements of torture. The rule provides additional illustrative examples of such items and adopts a definition of torture used in a U.S. statute that implements the United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. BIS is publishing this rule as part of an ongoing review of crime control license requirements and policy.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Report of Requests for Restrictive Trade Practice or Boycott
Document Number: 2010-17224
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security, Industry and Security Bureau
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; Triangular Transactions
Document Number: 2010-17216
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security, Industry and Security Bureau
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.