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DOC/BIS RIN: 0694-AH55 Publication ID: Spring 2020 
Title: Clarifications and Refinements to the 232 Exclusions Process 

This final rule makes clarifications to the process for requesting exclusions from the duties and quantitative limitations on imports of aluminum and steel discussed in three Department of Commerce ("the Department") interim final rules implementing the exclusion process authorized by the President as part of the action he took to adjust imports under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, as amended ("232”). This final rule make changes to address any remaining comments received on those interim final rules that have not yet been address in previous rules and to make improvements based on the experience of managing the 232 exclusion process.

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: Fully or Partially Exempt 
CFR Citation: 15 CFR 705   
Legal Authority: 19 U.S.C. 1862   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Interim Final Rule  03/19/2018  83 FR 12106   
Interim Final Rule Effective  03/19/2018 
Interim Final Rule Comment Period End  05/18/2018 
Interim Final Rule  09/11/2018  83 FR 46026   
Interim Final Rule Effective  09/11/2018 
Interim Final Rule Comment Period End  11/13/2018 
Interim Final Rule  06/10/2019  84 FR 26751   
Interim Final Rule Effective  06/13/2019 
Interim Final Rule Comment Period End  08/09/2019 
Final Action  10/00/2020 
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