22 U.S. Code § 2797a - Denial of transfer of missile equipment or technology by United States persons
(1) If the President determines that a United States person knowingly—
(A) exports, transfers, or otherwise engages in the trade of any item on the MTCR Annex, in violation of the provisions of section 2778 of this title, section 2404 or 2405 of title 50, Appendix, or any regulations or orders issued under any such provisions,
then the President shall impose the applicable sanctions described in paragraph (2).
(2) The sanctions which apply to a United States person under paragraph (1) are the following:
(A) If the item on the MTCR Annex involved in the export, transfer, or trade is missile equipment or technology within category II of the MTCR Annex, then the President shall deny to such United States person for a period of 2 years—
(B) If the item on the MTCR Annex involved in the export, transfer, or trade is missile equipment or technology within category I of the MTCR, then the President shall deny to such United States person for a period of not less than 2 years—
(b) Discretionary sanctions
In determining whether to apply sanctions under subsection (a) of this section to a United States person involved in the export, transfer, or trade of an item on the MTCR Annex, it should be a rebuttable presumption that such item is designed for use in a missile listed in the MTCR Annex if the President determines that the final destination of the item is a country the government of which the Secretary of State has determined, for purposes of 2405(j)(1)(A)  of title 50, Appendix, has repeatedly provided support for acts of international terrorism.
The President may waive the imposition of sanctions under subsection (a) of this section with respect to a product or service if the President certifies to the Congress that—
 So in original. Probably should be preceded by “section”.
Source(Pub. L. 90–629, ch. 7, § 72, as added Pub. L. 101–510, div. A, title XVII, § 1703,Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1745; amended Pub. L. 103–236, title VII, § 734(a),Apr. 30, 1994, 108 Stat. 505.)
References in Text
This chapter, referred to in subsec. (a)(2)(A)(ii), was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 90–629, Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1321, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 2751 of this title and Tables.
1994—Subsecs. (c), (d). Pub. L. 103–236added subsec. (c) and redesignated former subsec. (c) as (d).
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