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STATE RIN: 1400-AD95 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: ●Amendment to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations: Tunisia, Eritrea, Somalia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liberia, Côte d'Ivoire, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, and Other Changes. 
Abstract:

The Department of State is amending the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) to designate Tunisia as a major non-NATO ally (MNNA); reorganize the content in several paragraphs to clarify the intent of the ITAR; update defense trade policy regarding Eritrea, Somalia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liberia, and Côte d’Ivoire to reflect resolutions adopted by the United Nations Security Council; update defense trade policy regarding Sri Lanka to reflect the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016; and update defense trade policy regarding Vietnam to reflect a determination made by the Secretary of State.

 
Agency: Department of State(STATE)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 22 CFR 120, 126     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: 22 U.S.C. 2752, 2778, 2797    22 U.S.C. 2794, 2651a    Pub. L. 105-261    Pub. L. 111-266    Pub. L. 112-239   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
Interim Final Rule  09/29/2016  81 FR 66804   
Interim Final Rule Comment Period End  10/31/2016 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Federal 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses, Governmental Jurisdictions  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
International Impacts: This regulatory action will be likely to have international trade and investment effects, or otherwise be of international interest.
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
C. Edward Peartree
Director, Office of Defense Trade Controls Policy
Department of State
2401 E Street NW.,
Washington, DC 20522
Phone:202 663-2792
Email: ddtcpubliccomments@state.gov