[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 109 (Wednesday, June 6, 2018)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 26204-26205]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-12120]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Industry and Security

15 CFR Part 744

[Docket No. 180214174-8174-02]
RIN 0694-AH54


Unverified List (UVL); Correction

AGENCY: Bureau of Industry and Security, Commerce.

ACTION: Final rule; correcting amendments.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is amending the 
Export Administration Regulations (EAR) by correcting one (1) address 
for one (1) person listed on the Unverified List (UVL) and removing an 
extraneous name from one (1) other entry listed on the UVL. These 
omissions were inadvertent and failure to correct them would cause 
confusion and possibly compromise national security.

DATES: Effective date: This rule is effective: June 6, 2018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kevin Kurland, Director, Office of 
Enforcement Analysis, Bureau of Industry and Security, Department of 
Commerce, Phone: (202) 482-4255 or by email at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On May 17, 2018, the Bureau of Industry and Security published a 
rule entitled ``Revisions to the Unverified List (UVL)'' in the Federal 
Register (83 FR 22842). The rule revised the Unverified List (UVL), 
found in Supplement No. 6 to part 744 of the Export Administration 
Regulations. This rule corrects the second truncated address for the 
person ``SIC Dipaul'' under the country of Russia (83 FR 22845) and 
removes the extraneous name ``Sergey Ivanov'' from the entry for 
``Simms Marine Group OU'' under the country of Estonia (83 FR 22844).

Savings Clause

    Shipments (1) removed from license exception eligibility or that 
are now subject to requirements in Sec.  744.15 of the EAR as a result 
of this regulatory action; (2) eligible for export, reexport, or 
transfer (in-country) without a license before this regulatory action; 
and (3) on dock for loading, on lighter, laden aboard an exporting 
carrier, or en route aboard a carrier to a port of export, on June 6, 
2018, pursuant to actual orders, may proceed to that UVL listed person 
under the previous license exception eligibility or without a license 
so long as the items have been exported from the United States, 
reexported or transferred (in-country) before July 6, 2018. Any such 
items not actually exported, reexported or transferred (in-country) 
before midnight on July 6, 2018 are subject to the requirements in 
Sec.  744.15 of the EAR in accordance with this regulation.

Export Administration Act

    Since August 21, 2001, the Export Administration Act of 1979, as 
amended, has been in lapse. However, the President, through Executive 
Order 13222 of August 17, 2001, 3 CFR, 2001 Comp., p. 783 (2002), as 
amended by Executive Order 13637 of March 8,

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2013, 78 FR 16129 (March 13, 2013), and as extended by the Notice of 
August 15, 2017, 82 FR 39005 (August 16, 2017) has continued the EAR in 
effect under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 
1701 et seq.). BIS continues to carry out the provisions of the Export 
Administration Act, as appropriate and to the extent permitted by law, 
pursuant to Executive Order 13222 as amended by Executive Order 13637.

Rulemaking Requirements

    1. Executive Orders 13563 and 12866 direct agencies to assess all 
costs and benefits of available regulatory alternatives and, if 
regulation is necessary, to select regulatory approaches that maximize 
net benefits (including potential economic, environmental, public 
health and safety effects, distributive impacts, and equity). Executive 
Order 13563 emphasizes the importance of quantifying both costs and 
benefits, of reducing costs, of harmonizing rules, and of promoting 
flexibility. This rule has not been designated a ``significant 
regulatory action,'' pursuant to Executive Order 12866.
    2. The provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act (5 U.S.C. 
553) requiring notice of proposed rulemaking, the opportunity for 
public comment and a delay in effective date are inapplicable to this 
rule because this regulation involves a military or foreign affairs 
function of the United States under 5 U.S.C. 553(a)(1). BIS implements 
this rule to protect U.S. national security or foreign policy interests 
by requiring a license or, where no license is required, a UVL 
statement for items being exported, reexported, or transferred (in 
country) involving a party or parties to the transaction who are listed 
on the UVL. If this rule were delayed to allow for notice and comment 
and a delay in effective date, the entities whose addresses are being 
corrected by this action would potentially be able to receive items 
without additional oversight by BIS and to conduct activities contrary 
to the national security or foreign policy interests of the United 
States. In addition, publishing a proposed rule would give these 
parties notice of the U.S. Government's intention to amend their 
current entry on the UVL, and create an incentive for these persons to 
accelerate receiving items subject to the EAR in furtherance of 
activities contrary to the national security or foreign policy 
interests of the United States, and/or take steps to set up additional 
aliases, change addresses, and other measures to try to limit the 
impact of the listing once a final rule was published.
    Further, no other law requires that a notice of proposed rulemaking 
and an opportunity for public comment be given for this rule. Because a 
notice of proposed rulemaking and an opportunity for public comment are 
not required to be given for this rule by 5 U.S.C. 553, or by any other 
law, the analytical requirements of the Regulatory Flexibility Act, 5 
U.S.C. 601 et seq., are not applicable. Accordingly, no regulatory 
flexibility analysis is required and none has been prepared.
    3. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no person is 
required to respond to, nor is subject to a penalty for failure to 
comply with, a collection of information, subject to the requirements 
of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.) (PRA), 
unless that collection of information displays a currently valid Office 
of Management and Budget (OMB) Control Number. This regulation involves 
collections previously approved by OMB under the following control 
numbers: 0694-0088, 0694-0122, 0694-0134, and 0694-0137.
    4. This rule does not contain policies with Federalism implications 
as that term is defined in Executive Order 13132.

List of Subjects in 15 CFR Part 744

    Exports, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, Terrorism.

    Accordingly, part 744 of the Export Administration Regulations (15 
CFR parts 730 through 774) is amended as follows:

PART 744--[AMENDED]

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1. The authority citation for 15 CFR part 744 continues to read as 
follows:

    Authority: 50 U.S.C. 4601 et seq.; 50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.; 22 
U.S.C. 3201 et seq.; 42 U.S.C. 2139a; 22 U.S.C. 7201 et seq.; 22 
U.S.C. 7210; E.O. 12058, 43 FR 20947, 3 CFR, 1978 Comp., p. 179; 
E.O. 12851, 58 FR 33181, 3 CFR, 1993 Comp., p. 608; E.O. 12938, 59 
FR 59099, 3 CFR, 1994 Comp., p. 950; E.O. 12947, 60 FR 5079, 3 CFR, 
1995 Comp., p. 356; E.O. 13026, 61 FR 58767, 3 CFR, 1996 Comp., p. 
228; E.O. 13099, 63 FR 45167, 3 CFR, 1998 Comp., p. 208; E.O. 13222, 
66 FR 44025, 3 CFR, 2001 Comp., p. 783; E.O. 13224, 66 FR 49079, 3 
CFR, 2001 Comp., p. 786; Notice of August 15, 2017, 82 FR 39005 
(August 16, 2017); Notice of September 18, 2017, 82 FR 43825 
(September 19, 2017); Notice of November 6, 2017, 82 FR 51971 
(November 8, 2017); Notice of January 17, 2018, 83 FR 2731 (January 
18, 2018).

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2. Supplement No. 6 to part 744 is amended by revising the entry for 
``Simms Marine Group OU'' under Estonia and the entry ``SIC Dipaul'' 
under Russia to read as follows:

Supplement No. 6 to Part 744--Unverified List

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                                                        Federal Register
        Country            Listed person and address   citation and date
                                                         of publication
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ESTONIA................  Simms Marine Group OU,        83 FR 22844, 05/
                          Paavli Str. \5/2\, Tallinn,   17/18. 83 FR
                          Estonia, 10412                [INSERT Federal
                                                        Register PAGE
                                                        NUMBER], 6/6/18.
 
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RUSSIA.................  SIC Dipaul, Bolshaya          83 FR 22845, 05/
                          Monetnaya Street 16, Saint    17/18. 83 FR
                          Petersburg 197101, Russia     [INSERT Federal
                          and 5B, Rentgena ul., Saint   Register PAGE
                          Petersburg 197101, Russia     NUMBER], 6/6/18.
 
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    Dated: May 31, 2018.
Karen H. Nies-Vogel,
Director, Office of Exporter Services.
[FR Doc. 2018-12120 Filed 6-5-18; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-33-P