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Bureau of Industry and Security Amends Certain Export Administration Regulations

Posted June 05, 2014

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) today issued a final rule amending and clarifying six Export Administration Regulations (EAR) final rules.

The Federal Register notice indicates that, “These corrections and clarifications to the EAR are necessary in light of earlier amendments to the EAR that are already in effect, as well as for a final rule published on January 2, 2014, that becomes effective July 1, 2014.”

The rules subject to modifications include the following:

  • Export Administration Regulations: Editorial Clean-Up of References to Foreign Trade Regulations
  • Control of Military Training Equipment, Energetic Materials, Personal Protective Equipment, Shelters, Articles Related to Launch Vehicles, Missiles, Rockets, Military Explosives, and Related Items
  • Revisions to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR): Unverified List (UVL)
  • Revisions to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) To Make the Commerce Control List (CCL) Clearer
  • Revisions to the Export Administration Regulations: Military Vehicles; Vessels of War; Submersible Vessels, Oceanographic Equipment; Related Items; and Auxiliary and Miscellaneous Items That the President Determines No Longer Warrant Control Under the United States Munitions List
  • Revisions to the Export Administration Regulations: Initial Implementation of Export Control Reform

The final rule also makes technical corrections, clarifications and conforming changes to the EAR.