At the dinner, House of Representatives Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) was honored as NSSF's 2018 Legislator of the Year for his efforts to advance the transition of the U.S. Munitions List
to Commerce Control List.
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category and subcategory, product description, quantity and characteristics, or technological capability of the hardware, technical data or defense service involved
A plan has been proposed within the State Department to migrate articles on the first three categories of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations U.S. Munitions List
to the less restrictive Department of Commerce's Export Administration Regulations in Spring 2019.
In the lawsuit filed Monday, the attorneys general claimed that this "temporary modification" violates the Administrative Procedure Act because, the states claim, "there is no indication in the Settlement Agreement (or elsewhere) that any analysis, study or determination was made by the Government Defendants, in consultation with other agencies, before the Government agreed to remove" the files from Category I of the U.S. munitions list
This included the most significant update to the entire U.S. Munitions List
in thirty years.
A federal inter-agency working group already has changed rules for more than half the 21 categories of products on the U.S. munitions list
and expects to release updates later this year.
2122), which would have renewed the currently expired Export Administration Act through 2015, amended certain other provisions of the act, and amended the Arms Export Control Act to permit differential control over parts and components on the U.S. Munitions List
. In addition, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2013 (P.L.
State Department for enumerating printed hoards in proposed revisions to Category XI (military electronics) of the U.S. Munitions List
while also urging the State Department to clarify its proposed language regarding controls on PCBs for ITAR-controlled defense electronics.
15, will significantly revise three categories on the U.S. Munitions List
by transferring certain goods to the Commerce Control List, which provides typically more liberal rules on exports and reexports of purely commercial items as well as those that have both commercial and military applications.
manufactured defence article whose export is controlled by U.S. Munitions List
which has a nonrecurring research and development cost of more than $50,000,000 or a total production cost of more than $200,000,000.
Of these, one of the most significant is the establishment of a single control list, which involves transfer of items from the U.S. Munitions List
(USML) to the Commerce Control List (CCL) as well as creating tiers for export items based on their military significance.
Some of the stolen items are U.S. Munitions List
regulated items, which makes them among the most classified items in the Pentagon's inventory.