Export Administration Act of 1979


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Export Administration Act of 1979

Legislation in the United States that gave the president the authority to control exports to other countries when national security and/or short supply demand it. The Act expired in 1994 but its regulations have been renewed by executive order every year since. Since 1990, the Act has not applied to agricultural products under some circumstances.
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18) Section 8 of The Export Administration Act of 1979 (P.
The Export Administration Regulations (EAR) are overseen by the Department of Commerce and derive their authority from the Export Administration Act of 1979.
36) Alternatively, under the Export Administration Act of 1979, (37) the Commerce Department identifies dual-use items and technologies in the Commerce Control List of the Export Administration regulations (38) to control Regime items.
The regulations are based on two pieces of legislation: the Arms Export Control Act of 1976 and the Export Administration Act of 1979.
Terrorism list designations are made under the authority of Section 6(j) of the Export Administration Act of 1979 (P.
Moreover, strictures laid down by Section 40 of the Arms Export Control Act and Section 6(j) of the Export Administration Act of 1979 (exports of certain items on the Commodity Control List), as well as other similar constraints, continue to apply to Libya.
Laws The Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (AEA) The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Act of 1978 (NNPA) The Arms Export Control Act (AECA) Export Administration Act of 1979 (EAA) Export-Import Bank Act of 1945 Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Act of 1994 Nunn-Lugar/Cooperative Threat Reduction Program Legislation Iran-Iraq Arms Nonproliferation Act of 1992 Iran, North Korea and Syria Nonproliferation Act Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Divestment Act (CISADA) Issues for the 112th Congress Chemical and Biological Weapons Proliferation Regime Treaties and Agreements Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention Implementing the Regime International Organizations U.
The Export-Import Bank Act of 1945 was amended in 2002 (41) to allow denial of Ex-Im Bank financing for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the Arms Export Control Act, the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, or the Export Administration Act of 1979, extending its purview from strictly nuclear to CW, BW, and missile-related concerns.
730-799) pursuant to the authority of the Export Administration Act of 1979 (50 U.
It added Chapter 7 to the Arms Export Control Act, Sections 6(l) and 11B to the Export Administration Act of 1979, and established an annual reporting requirement.
The list was established by Section 6(j) of the Export Administration Act of 1979 (P.
The Export Administration Act of 1979 (EAA) authorized controls on dual-use technology that could contribute to foreign weapons.