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DOC/BIS RIN: 0694-AF37 Publication ID: Spring 2013 
Title: Revisions to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to Make the Commerce Control List (CCL) Clearer 
Abstract: This final rule implements changes to the make the Commerce Control List (CCL) clearer. This final rule implements changes that were proposed on November 29, 2012 in a proposed rulemaking entitled Revisions to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) To Make the Commerce Control List (Clearer). The November 29 proposed rulemaking was also informed by public comments received in response to an advance notice of proposed rulemaking entitled Commerce Control List: Revising Descriptions of Items and Foreign Availability as part of the Presidents Export Control Reform (ECR) Initiative that was published by BIS on December 9, 2010, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS). The December 9, 2010 notice sought, among other things, public comments on how descriptions of items controlled on the Commerce Control List (CCL) could be made clearer. The November 29 proposed rule proposed various changes identified by BIS and the public that would make the CCL clearer. As was noted in the November 29 proposed rule, this final rule would only implement changes that can be made to the CCL without requiring changes to multilateral export control regime guidelines or lists. However, BIS has identified changes that would require a decision of a multilateral regime to implement. For those changes, the U.S. Government is developing regime change proposals for consideration by members of those multilateral export control regimes. BIS will implement those changes in separate rulemakings, if approved by the respective multilateral export control regimes. 
Agency: Department of Commerce(DOC)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 15 CFR 774    15 CFR 734    15 CFR 740    15 CFR 772    15 CFR 738    15 CFR 748    15 CFR 750   
Legal Authority: 10 USC 7420    10 USC 7430(e)    15 USC 1824a    22 USC 287c    22 USC 3201 et seq    22 USC 6004    22 USC 7201 et seq    22 USC 7210    30 USC 185(s)    30 USC 185(u)    42 USC 2139a    42 USC 6212    43 USC 1354    50 USC 1701 et seq    50 USC 2401 et seq    50 USC 5    50 USC app 2401 et seq    50 USC app 5    EO 12938    EO 13020    EO 13026    EO 13222    Pub L 108-11   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  11/29/2012  77 FR 71214   
NPRM Comment Period End  01/28/2013 
Final Action  07/00/2013 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Timothy Mooney
Export Policy Analyst
Department of Commerce
Bureau of Industry and Security
14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20230
Phone:202 482-3371
Fax:202 482-3355
Email: timothy.mooney@bis.doc.gov