BIS Amends EAR Parts 734, 738, 740, 742, 748, 750, 772, and 774, to Make the CCL Clearer

Changes effective October 15, 2013

On October 4, 2013, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) posted a final rule in the Federal Register amending the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) Parts 734, 738, 740, 742, 748, 750, 772, and 774.The rule implements changes outlined in the November 29, 2012 proposed rule entitled Revisions to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) To Make the Commerce Control List (CCL) Clearer.In addition, the rule also makes conforming changes and minor clarifications based on two final rules implementing the Export Control Reform Initiative: the April 16, 2013 final rule entitled Revisions to the EAR: Initial Implementation of Export Control Reform; and the July 8, 2013 final rule entitled Revisions to the EAR: Military Vehicles; Vessels of War; Submersible Vessels, Oceanographic Equipment; Related Items; and Auxiliary and Miscellaneous Items that the President Determines No Longer Warrant Control under the United States Munitions List.

The final rule, which went into effect October 15, 2013, provides detailed descriptions of the amendments.