House Foreign Affairs leaders push export-control bill

/ March 15, 2018 at 12:41 PM
The chairman and ranking member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee used a Wednesday hearing on export controls to push their bill to establish a permanent statutory basis for regulating dual-use and military exports licensed by the Commerce Department, and to modernize the export-control regime. The Export Administration Act of 1979 lapsed in 2001; since then, emergency presidential authority under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act has been used to ensure that executive agencies can continue to administer the export-control...

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