15 CFR 754.1 - Introduction.

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§ 754.1 Introduction.
(a) Scope. In this part, references to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) are references to 15 CFR chapter VII, subchapter C. This part implements the provisions of section 7, “Short Supply Controls,” of the Export Administration Act (EAA) and similar provisions in other laws that are not based on national security and foreign policy grounds.
(b) Contents. Specifically, this part deals with the following:
(1) It sets forth the license requirements and licensing policies for commodities that contain the symbol “SS” in the “Reason for Control” part of “License Requirements” section of the applicable Export Control Classification Number (ECCN) identified on the Commerce Control List (Supplement No. 1 to part 774 of the EAR). In appropriate cases, it also provides for License Exceptions from the short supply licensing requirements described in this part. The license requirements and policies that are described in this part cover the following:
(i) Crude oil described by ECCN 1C981 (Crude petroleum, including reconstituted crude petroleum, tar sands, and crude shale oil listed in Supplement No. 1 to this part). For specific licensing requirements for these items, see § 754.2 of this part.
(ii) Petroleum products other than crude oil listed in Supplement No. 1 to this part, that were produced or derived from the Naval Petroleum Reserves (NPR) or became available for export as a result of an exchange of any NPR-produced or -derived commodities described by the following ECCNs. For specific licensing requirements for these items, see § 754.3 of this part.
(A) ECCN 1C980 (Inorganic chemicals);
(B) ECCN 1C982 (Other petroleum products);
(C) ECCN 1C983 (Natural gas liquids and other natural gas derivatives); and
(D) ECCN 1C984 (Manufactured gas and synthetic natural gas (except when commingled with natural gas and thus subject to export authorization from the Department of Energy).
(iii) Unprocessed western red cedar described by ECCN 1C988 (Western red cedar (thuja plicata) logs and timber, and rough, dressed and worked lumber containing wane listed in Supplement No. 2 to this part). For specific licensing requirements for these items, see § 754.4 of this part.
(iv) Horses exported by sea for slaughter covered by ECCN 0A980 (Horses for export by sea). For specific licensing requirements, see § 754.5 of this part.
(2) It incorporates statutory provisions for the registration of U.S. agricultural commodities for exemption from short supply limitations on export (see § 754.6 of this part); and
(3) It incorporates statutory provisions for the filing and review of petitions seeking the imposition of monitoring or controls on recyclable metallic materials and procedures for related public hearings (see § 754.7 of this part).
(c) Reexports. Reexports of items controlled by this part require a license only if such a requirement is specifically set forth in this part or is set forth on the license authorizing the export from the United States.
(d) Additional requirements for embargoed destinations. For exports involving embargoed destinations, you must satisfy the requirements of this part and also of part 746 of the EAR (Embargoes and Other Special Controls).

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  • 2014-06-17; vol. 79 # 116 - Tuesday, June 17, 2014
    1. 79 FR 34408 - Update of Short Supply Export Controls: Unprocessed Western Red Cedar, Crude Oil, and Petroleum Products
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      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, Bureau of Industry and Security
      Final rule.
      Effective date is June 17, 2014.
      15 CFR Parts 742, 754 and 774

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 10 - ARMED FORCES
U.S. Code: Title 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
U.S. Code: Title 30 - MINERAL LANDS AND MINING
U.S. Code: Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
U.S. Code: Title 43 - PUBLIC LANDS
U.S. Code: Title 50, APPENDIX - WAR AND NATIONAL DEFENSE
U.S. Code: Title 50 - WAR AND NATIONAL DEFENSE
Presidential Documents

Executive Order ... 11912

Executive Order ... 13222

Notice ... Aug. 15, 2012

Title 15 published on 2014-01-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 15 CFR 754 after this date.

  • 2014-06-17; vol. 79 # 116 - Tuesday, June 17, 2014
    1. 79 FR 34408 - Update of Short Supply Export Controls: Unprocessed Western Red Cedar, Crude Oil, and Petroleum Products
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, Bureau of Industry and Security
      Final rule.
      Effective date is June 17, 2014.
      15 CFR Parts 742, 754 and 774