22 U.S. Code § 8801 - Definitions

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(a) In general
In this chapter:
(1) Agricultural commodity
The term “agricultural commodity” has the meaning given that term in section 5602 of title 7.
(2) Appropriate congressional committees
The term “appropriate congressional committees” means—
(A) the committees specified in section 14(2) of the Iran Sanctions Act of 1996 (Public Law 104–172; 50 U.S.C. 1701 note); and
(B) the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives.
(3) Coal
The term “coal” means metallurgical coal, coking coal, or fuel coke.
(4) Correspondent account; payable-through account
The terms “correspondent account” and “payable-through account” have the meanings given those terms in section 5318A of title 31.
(5) Foreign financial institution
The term “foreign financial institution” has the meaning of that term as determined by the Secretary of the Treasury pursuant to section 8513 (i) of this title.
(6) Good
The term “good” has the meaning given that term in section 2415 of title 50, Appendix (as continued in effect pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.)).
(7) Iranian financial institution
The term “Iranian financial institution” has the meaning given that term in section 8513b(d) of this title.
(8) Iranian person
The term “Iranian person” means—
(A) an individual who is a citizen or national of Iran; and
(B) an entity organized under the laws of Iran or otherwise subject to the jurisdiction of the Government of Iran.
(9) Knowingly
The term “knowingly”, with respect to conduct, a circumstance, or a result, means that a person has actual knowledge, or should have known, of the conduct, the circumstance, or the result.
(10) Medical device
The term “medical device” has the meaning given the term “device” in section 321 of title 21.
(11) Medicine
The term “medicine” has the meaning given the term “drug” in section 321 of title 21.
(12) Shipping
The term “shipping” refers to the transportation of goods by a vessel and related activities.
(13) United States person
The term “United States person” has the meaning given that term in section 8511 of this title.
(14) Vessel
The term “vessel” has the meaning given that term in section 3 of title 1.
(b) Determinations of significance
For purposes of this chapter, in determining if financial transactions or financial services are significant, the President may consider the totality of the facts and circumstances, including factors similar to the factors set forth in section 561.404 of title 31, Code of Federal Regulations (or any corresponding similar regulation or ruling).

Source

(Pub. L. 112–239, div. A, title XII, § 1242,Jan. 2, 2013, 126 Stat. 2004.)
References in Text

This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original “this subtitle”, meaning subtitle D (§§ 1241–1255) of title XII of div. A of Pub. L. 112–239, Jan. 2, 2013, 126 Stat. 2004, known as the Iran Freedom and Counter-Proliferation Act of 2012, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of subtitle D to the Code, see Short Title note set out below and Tables.
The International Emergency Economic Powers Act, referred to in subsec. (a)(6), is title II of Pub. L. 95–223, Dec. 28, 1977, 91 Stat. 1626, which is classified generally to chapter 35 (§ 1701 et seq.) of Title 50, War and National Defense. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 1701 of Title 50 and Tables.
Short Title

Pub. L. 112–239, div. A, title XII, § 1241,Jan. 2, 2013, 126 Stat. 2004, provided that: “This subtitle [subtitle D (§§ 1241–1255) of title XII of div. A of Pub. L. 112–239, enacting this chapter and section 8514c of this title, amending sections 8513a and 8551 of this title and section 2335 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, and enacting provisions set out as notes under sections 2333 and 2335 of Title 18] may be cited as the ‘Iran Freedom and Counter-Proliferation Act of 2012’.”
Delegation of Certain Functions and Authorities Under the Iran Freedom and Counter-Proliferation Act of 2012

Memorandum of President of the United States, June 3, 2013, 78 F.R. 35545, provided:
Memorandum for the Secretary of State[,] the Secretary of the Treasury[,] the Attorney General[,] the Secretary of Energy[,] the Secretary of Commerce[,] the Secretary of Homeland Security[, the] United States Trade Representative[,] the Director of National Intelligence[, the] Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System[, and the] President of the Export-Import Bank
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby order as follows:
I hereby delegate functions and authorities vested in the President by the Iran Freedom and Counter-Proliferation Act of 2012 (subtitle D of title XII of [division A of] Public Law 112–239) (22 U.S.C. 8801 et seq.) (IFCA), as follows:
 Section 1244(c)(1) and (c)(2) [22 U.S.C. 8803(c)(1), (c)(2)] to the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State;
 Section 1244(d)(1)(A) to the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretaries of the Treasury and Commerce and the United States Trade Representative, and with the Secretary of Homeland Security, the President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, and the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and other agencies as appropriate, and, once applicable sanctions outlined in section 6(a) of the Iran Sanctions Act of 1996 (Public Law 104–172) (50 U.S.C. 1701 note), as amended (ISA), are selected pursuant to section 1244(d)(1)(A), authority to implement such sanctions is delegated to the relevant agency heads commensurate with any delegation of such authorities and consistent with any relevant Executive Orders implementing ISA;
 Section 1244(d)(2) to the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State;
 Section 1244(f) to the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury;
 Section 1244(i) to the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury;
 Section 1245(a)(1)(A) [22 U.S.C. 8804(a)(1)(A)] to the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretaries of State and Commerce and the United States Trade Representative, and with the Secretary of Homeland Security, the President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, and the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and other agencies as appropriate, and, once applicable sanctions outlined in section 6(a) of ISA are selected pursuant to section 1245(a)(1)(A), authority to implement such sanctions is delegated to the relevant agency heads commensurate with any delegation of such authorities and consistent with any relevant Executive Orders implementing ISA;
 Sections [sic] 1245(a)(1)(B) and (C) to the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretaries of the Treasury and Commerce and the United States Trade Representative, and with the Secretary of Homeland Security, the President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, and the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and other agencies as appropriate, and, once applicable sanctions outlined in section 6(a) of ISA are selected pursuant to section 1245(a)(1)(B) or (C), authority to implement such sanctions is delegated to the relevant agency heads commensurate with any delegation of such authorities and consistent with any relevant Executive Orders implementing ISA;
 Section 1245(c) to the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State;
 Section 1245(e) to the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury;
 Section 1245(f) to the Secretary of State and the Secretary of the Treasury commensurate with their respective areas of responsibility, in consultation with each other;
 Section 1245(g) to the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury;
 Section 1246(a)(1)(A) [22 U.S.C. 8805(a)(1)(A)] to the Secretary of State and the Secretary of the Treasury commensurate with their respective areas of responsibility, in consultation with each other, the Secretary of Commerce and the United States Trade Representative, and with the Secretary of Homeland Security, the President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, and the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and other agencies as appropriate, and, once applicable sanctions outlined in section 6(a) of ISA are selected pursuant to section 1246(a)(1)(A), authority to implement such sanctions is delegated to the relevant agency heads commensurate with any delegation of such authorities and consistent with any relevant Executive Orders implementing ISA;
 Sections [sic] 1246(a)(1)(B)(i) and (ii) to the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretaries of the Treasury and Commerce and the United States Trade Representative, and with the Secretary of Homeland Security, the President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, and the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and other agencies as appropriate, and, once applicable sanctions outlined in section 6(a) of ISA are selected pursuant to section 1246(a)(1)(B)(i) or (ii), authority to implement such sanctions is delegated to the relevant agency heads commensurate with any delegation of such authorities and consistent with any relevant Executive Orders implementing ISA;
 Section 1246(a)(1)(B)(iii) to the Secretary of State and the Secretary of the Treasury commensurate with their respective areas of responsibility, in consultation with each other, the Secretary of Commerce and the United States Trade Representative, and with the Secretary of Homeland Security, the President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, and the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and other agencies as appropriate, and, once applicable sanctions outlined in section 6(a) of ISA are selected pursuant to section 1246(a)(1)(B)(iii), authority to implement such sanctions is delegated to the relevant agency heads commensurate with any delegation of such authorities and consistent with any relevant Executive Orders implementing ISA;
 Section 1246(a)(1)(C) to the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretaries of State and Commerce and the United States Trade Representative, and with the Secretary of Homeland Security, the President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, and the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and other agencies as appropriate, and, once applicable sanctions outlined in section 6(a) of ISA are selected pursuant to section 1246(a)(1)(C), authority to implement such sanctions is delegated to the relevant agency heads commensurate with any delegation of such authorities and consistent with any relevant Executive Orders implementing ISA;
 Section 1246(d) to the Secretary of State and the Secretary of the Treasury commensurate with their respective areas of responsibility, in consultation with each other;
 Section 1246(e) to the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury;
 Section 1247(a) [22 U.S.C. 8806(a)] to the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State;
 Section 1247(f) to the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury;
 Section 1248(b)(1) [22 U.S.C. 8807(b)(1)] to the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, with respect to the requirement to impose applicable sanctions pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) (IEEPA) described in section 105(c) of the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act of 2010 (Public Law 111–195) (22 U.S.C. 8501 et seq.) (CISADA), and with respect to the requirement to include the sanctioned persons on the list of specially designated nationals and blocked persons maintained by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury;
 Section 1248(b)(1) to the Secretary of State, with respect to the requirement to impose visa sanctions described in section 105(c) of CISADA;
 Section 1248(b)(3) to the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, with respect to application of section 401(b) of CISADA to IEEPA sanctions imposed under section 1248(b)(1)(A) of IFCA;
 Section 1248(b)(3) to the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of Homeland Security on matters related to admissibility or inadmissibility within the authority of the Secretary of Homeland Security, with respect to application of section 401(b) of CISADA to visa sanctions imposed under section 1248(b)(1)(A) of IFCA;
 Section 1252 (a) [22 U.S.C. 8808(a)] to the Director of National Intelligence, in consultation with the Secretaries of State and the Treasury;
 Section 1253 (a) [22 U.S.C. 8809(a)] to the Secretary of the Treasury and the Secretary of State, commensurate with their respective areas of responsibility outlined in this memorandum;
 Section 1253 (c)(1) to the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretaries of the Treasury and Commerce and the United States Trade Representative, and with the Secretary of Homeland Security, the President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, and the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and other agencies as appropriate;
 Section 1253 (c)(2) to the Secretary of State and the Secretary of the Treasury commensurate with their respective areas of responsibility, in consultation with each other, the Secretary of Commerce, and the United States Trade Representative, and with the Secretary of Homeland Security, the President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, and the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and other agencies as appropriate, and, once applicable sanctions outlined in section 6(a) of ISA are selected pursuant to section 1244(d)(1)(A), 1245(a)(1), or 1246(a)(1) (including in each case as informed by section 1253 (c)(2)), authority to implement such sanctions is delegated to the relevant agency heads commensurate with any delegation of such authorities and consistent with any relevant Executive Orders implementing ISA.
I hereby delegate functions and authorities vested in the President by CISADA, as amended by section 1249 of IFCA, as follows:
 Section 105C(b) [22 U.S.C. 8514c(b)] to the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with or at the recommendation of the Secretary of State, with respect to the determinations described in sections [sic] 105C(b)(1);
 Section 105C(b) to the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, with respect to the requirement to submit any lists of persons determined to meet the criteria described in sections [sic] 105C(b)(1), to the appropriate congressional committees as required by sections [sic] 105C(b);
 Section 401 (b) [22 U.S.C. 8551 (b)] to the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, with respect to the requirement to include a person on the list described in section 105C(b);
 Sections 105C(a)(1) and 401 (b) to the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, with respect to the requirement to impose or maintain applicable sanctions pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) (IEEPA) under section 105C(a)(1);
 Section 105C(a)(1) to the Secretary of State, with respect to the requirement to impose or maintain visa sanctions; and
 Section 401 (b) to the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of Homeland Security on matters related to admissibility or inadmissibility within the authority of the Secretary of Homeland Security, with respect to functions and waiver authorities regarding the requirement to impose or maintain visa sanctions under sections [sic] 105C(a)(1).
Any reference in this memorandum to provisions of any Act related to the subject of this memorandum shall be deemed to include references to any hereafter-enacted provisions of law that is the same or substantially the same as such provisions.
The Secretary of State is authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register.
Barack Obama.

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22 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 8801new2012112-239 [Sec.] 1242126 Stat. 2004
§ 8801nt new2012112-239 [Sec.] 1241126 Stat. 2004

 

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