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OIRA Completes Review of BIS Rule on 2019 Wassenaar Controls

The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs on Aug. 7 concluded an interagency review for a final Commerce Department rule that will implement export control decisions from the 2019 Wassenaar Arrangement plenary. The rule, which OIRA received June 9 (see…

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2006120018), will place new controls on emerging technologies. Commerce officials said in May the agency was preparing to issue several emerging technology controls (see 2005190052), including six controls agreed to at Wassenaar. OIRA also recently completed review of a rule to implement export control decisions from the 2018 Wassenaar Arrangement plenary (see 2007220015).