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DOC/BIS RIN: 0694-AI06 Publication ID: Fall 2021 
Title: Authorization of Certain "Items" to Entities on the Entity List in the Context of Specific Standards Activities 
Abstract:

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is amending the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to clarify the applicability of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to releases of technology for standards setting or development in standards organizations.

 
Agency: Department of Commerce(DOC)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 15 CFR 734   
Legal Authority: 50 U.S.C. 4801 to 4852    50 U.S.C. 4601 et seq.    50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.    E.O. 12938   
Legal Deadline:  None

Statement of Need:

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is amending the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to clarify the applicability of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to releases of technology for standards setting or development to support U.S. participation in standards efforts.

Summary of the Legal Basis:

There are a variety of legal authorities under which BIS operates. However, ECRA (50 U.S.C. 4817) provides the most substantive legal basis for BIS's actions under this rule.

Alternatives:

There are not alternatives to this rule.  

Anticipated Costs and Benefits:

The anticipated costs and benefits of this proposed rule are not applicable.

Risks:

There are no applicable risks to this rule. 

Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
Interim Final Rule  06/16/2020  85 FR 36719   
Interim Final Rule Effective  06/18/2020 
Interim Final Rule Comment Period End  08/17/2020 
Final Action  03/00/2022 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: Yes 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Hillary Hess
Department of Commerce
Bureau of Industry and Security
1401 Constitution Avenue,
Washington, DC 20230
Phone:202 482-4819
Email: hillary.hess@bis.doc.gov