[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 240 (Friday, December 14, 2018)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 64299]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-27148]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Industry and Security

15 CFR Part 744

[Docket No. 180712626-8840-01]
RIN 0694-AH61


Review of Controls for Certain Emerging Technologies

AGENCY: Bureau of Industry and Security, Commerce.

ACTION: Advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM), Extension of 
comment period.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is extending the 
comment period for its November 19, 2018, advanced notice of proposed 
rulemaking (ANPRM), ``Review of Controls for Certain Emerging 
Technologies'' until January 10, 2019. In response to requests received 
from members of the public, BIS believes it is appropriate to extend 
the comment period to provide interested parties additional time to 
submit their responses to the ANPRM.

DATES: The comment period announced in the notice that was published on 
November 19, 2018 (83 FR 58201) is extended. Comments on the ANPRM must 
now be received by BIS on or before January 10, 2019.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments through either of the following:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
The identification number for this rulemaking is BIS 2018-0024.
     Address: By mail or delivery to Regulatory Policy 
Division, Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Department of Commerce, 
Room 2099B, 14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 
20230. Refer to RIN 0694-AH61.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kirsten Mortimer, Office of National 
Security and Technology Transfer Controls, Bureau of Industry and 
Security, Department of Commerce. Phone: (202) 482-0092; Fax (202) 482-
3355; Email: Kirsten.Mortimer@bis.doc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On November 19, 2018 (83 FR 58201), the Bureau of Industry and 
Security (BIS) published an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking, 
``Review of Controls for Certain Emerging Technologies,'' which 
included a comment period deadline of December 19, 2018. Since 
publication, BIS has received requests for additional time to submit 
comments. In response to those requests, BIS is extending the public 
comment period until January 10, 2019. A description of the specific 
topics and issues that BIS would like addressed is outlined in the 
November 19, 2018 Federal Register ANPRM.

    Dated: December 10, 2018.
Matthew S. Borman,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Export Administration.
[FR Doc. 2018-27148 Filed 12-13-18; 8:45 am]
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