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Federal Register Notice | External | October 21, 2021

This interim final rule outlines the progress the United States has made in export controls pertaining to cybersecurity items, revised Commerce Control List (CCL) implementation, and requests from the public information about the impact of these revised controls on U.S. industry and the cybersecurity community. Specifically, this rule...

Federal Register Notice | External | October 6, 2021

The Department of Commerce is publishing this final rule in conjunction with a U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) final rule to revise its regulations to remove the NRC's licensing authority for exports of deuterium for non-nuclear end use. The responsibility for the licensing of exports of deuterium for non-nuclear end use is being...

Federal Register Notice | External | October 5, 2021

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) publishes this final rule to amend the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to implement the decision made at the Australia Group (AG) Virtual Implementation Meeting session held in May 2021, and later adopted pursuant to the AG's silence procedure. This decision updated the AG Common Control List for...

Federal Register Notice | External | August 19, 2021

On January 23, 2020, the Department of Commerce published a final rule in conjunction with a Department of State final rule to revise Categories I (firearms, close assault weapons and combat shotguns), II (guns and armaments), and III (ammunition/ordnance) of the United States Munitions List (USML) and transfer items that no longer warrant...

Federal Register Notice | External | June 1, 2021

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is publishing this notification to the public concerning the transfer of jurisdiction of certain ``software'' and ``technology'' as a result of action by the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit vacating a March 6, 2020 preliminary injunction by the district court in Washington v. U.S. Dep't of State,...

Federal Register Notice | External | April 9, 2021

On January 15, 2021, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published an interim final rule establishing end-use and end-user controls, as well as controls on specific activities of U.S. persons, with respect to certain military-intelligence end uses and end users. These new controls were made effective on March 16, 2021. In this interim...

Federal Register Notice | External | March 29, 2021

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) maintains, as part of its Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the Commerce Control List (CCL), which identifies certain items subject to Department of Commerce jurisdiction. This final rule revises the CCL, as well as corresponding parts of the EAR, to implement changes to the Wassenaar Arrangement...

Federal Register Notice | External | March 17, 2021

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), Department of Commerce, is correcting an interim final rule, ``Expansion of Certain End-Use and End-User Controls and Controls on Specific Activities of U.S. Persons,'' that appeared in the Federal Register of January 15, 2021 (hereinafter referred to as the January 15 rule) by revising an incorrect...

Federal Register Notice | External | March 8, 2021

In response to the Burmese military coup that overthrew the democratically-elected government of Myanmar (Burma), in this final rule, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) amends the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to apply more restrictive treatment to exports and reexports to, and transfers within, Burma of items subject to the...

Federal Register Notice | External | January 19, 2021

In this final rule, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) amends the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to implement the rescission of Sudan's designation as a State Sponsor of Terrorism (SSOT). The Secretary of State rescinded this designation effective December 14, 2020 in accordance with established statutory procedures, including...