Förderverein Informationstechnik und Gesellschaft

BXA ACTION: Interim rule; request for comments.

31 December 1998 Source:

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[Federal Register: December 31, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 251)] [Rules and Regulations] [Page 72156-72167]

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Bureau of Export Administration

15 CFR Parts 740, 742, 743, 772 and 774

[Docket No. 9809-11233-8318-02] RIN 0694-AB80

Encryption Items

AGENCY: Bureau of Export Administration, Commerce.

ACTION: Interim rule; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: This interim rule amends the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) for exports and reexports of encryption commodities and software to U.S. subsidiaries, insurance companies, health and medical end- users, on-line merchants and foreign commercial firms. This rule implements the Administration's initiative to update it's encryption policy, and will streamline U.S. encryption export and reexport controls.

DATES: This rule is effective: December 31, 1998. Comments must be received on or before March 1, 1999.