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Published Final Rules

 

State Department Final Rules (October 10, 2014)

Amendment to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations: Corrections, Clarifications, and Movement of Definitions

In an effort to streamline, simplify and clarify the recent revisions to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) made pursuant to the President's Export Control Reform (ECR) initiative, the Department of State is amending the ITAR as part of the Department of State's retrospective plan under Executive Order 13563 completed on August 17, 2011

 

Department of Commerce final rules (July 1, 2014)

EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 30, 2014

This final rule adds to the Commerce Control List military electronics, technology and software for certain wing folding systems, certain superconducting and cryogenic equipment, and related items the President determines no longer warrant control under the United States Munitions List (USML). This also amends ECCNs 7A006 and 7A106 to apply the ‘‘missile technology’’ reason for control only to items in those ECCNs on the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) Annex.

Department of State final rules (July 1, 2014)

EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 30, 2014
This rule revises U.S. Munitions List (USML) Category XI (Military Electronics). The Department is also amending Cateogry VIII (Aircraft and Related Articles) with respect to wing folding systems and both Categories VIII and XIX to remove three paragraphs superseded by the revision of Cateogry XI.

Department of Commerce final rules (May 13, 2014)

EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 10, 2014

This interim final rule adds controls to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) for spacecraft and related items that the President has determined no longer warrant control under United States Munitions List (USML) Category XV—spacecraft and related items. New Export Control Classification Numbers (ECCNs) 9A515, 9B515, 9D515, and 9E515 created by this rule and existing ECCNs on the Commerce Control List (CCL) will control such items.

Department of State final rules (May 13, 2014)

EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 10, 2014

Section 121.1 is amended by revising paragraph (i) of U.S. Munitions List Category IV and revising Category XV.

Department of Commerce final rules (January 2, 2014)  EFFECTIVE JANUARY 6, 2014

This rule corrects a final rule that appeared in the Federal Register of July 8, 2013 (78 FR 40892), which becomes effective on January 6, 2014. That rule adds to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) controls on military vehicles, vessels of war, submersible vessels, oceanographic equipment, auxiliary and miscellaneous equipment, and related items.

Department of State final rules (January 2, 2014)  EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2014

Categories IV (Launch Vehicles, Guided Missiles, Ballistic Missiles, Rockets, Torpedoes, Bombs, and Mines), V (Explosives and Energetic Materials, Propellants, Incendiary Agents, and Their Constituents), IX (Military Training Equipment), X (Personal Protective Equipment), and XVI (Nuclear Weapons Related Articles); (ii) addition of a definition for the term ‘‘equipment’’

Department of Commerce final rules (July 8, 2013)  EFFECTIVE JANUARY 6, 2014

Military vehicles and related items; Vessels of war and related items; Submersible vessels, Oceanographic equipment and related items

Department of State final rules (July 8, 2013)  EFFECTIVE JANUARY 6, 2014

Categories VI (Surface Vessels of War and Special Naval Equipment), VII (Ground Vehicles), XIII (Materials and Miscellaneous Articles), and XX (Submersible Vessels and Related Articles)

Department of Commerce final rules (April 16, 2013)  EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 15, 2013
Aircraft, Gas Turbine Engines, and Related Items

Department of State final rules (April 16, 2013)  EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 15, 2013
Categories VIII (Aircraft and Related Articles), XVII (Classified Articles, Technical Data, and Defense Services Not Otherwise Enumerated), and XXI (Articles, Technical Data, and Defense Services Not Otherwise Enumerated); (ii) addition of USML Category XIX (Gas Turbines Engines and Associated Equipment)

 

 

 

Mastering Export Control Reform e-Manual 

  • Approximately 325 pages

  • Detailed and comprehensive examination of the export control reform changes implemented in October 2013.
    **does not include interim fnal from from May 2014 on spacecraft, satellites and related items.

 

Reform-related Webinars