Removal of the Sudanese Sanctions Regulations and Amendment of the Terrorism List Government Sanctions Regulations
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is removing from the Code of Federal Regulations the Sudanese Sanctions Regulations as a result of the revocation of certain provisions of one Executive Order and the entirety of another Executive Order on which the regulations were based. OFAC is also amending the Terrorism List Government Sanctions Regulations to incorporate a general license authorizing certain transactions related to exports of agricultural commodities, medicines, and medical devices, which has, until now, appeared only on OFAC's website.
Global Magnitsky Sanctions Regulations
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is adding regulations to implement the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act and Executive Order 13818 of December 20, 2017 (``Blocking the Property of Persons Involved in Serious Human Rights Abuse or Corruption''). OFAC intends to supplement these regulations with a more comprehensive set of regulations, which may include additional interpretive and definitional guidance, general licenses, and statements of licensing policy.
Establishment of the Dahlonega Plateau Viticultural Area
The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) establishes the approximately 133-square mile Dahlonega Plateau viticultural area in portions of Lumpkin and White counties in Georgia. The Dahlonega Plateau viticultural area is not located within any other established viticultural area. TTB designates viticultural areas to allow vintners to better describe the origin of their wines and to allow consumers to better identify wines they may purchase.