BIS Seeks Comments on Export License Exception Information Collection

Posted by Kelsay Calvaruso on 6/16/22 5:00 PM

On June 15, 2022, in a Federal Register Notice (FRN), the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued a request for comments on the reporting and recordkeeping requirements for export licensing exceptions and exclusions. According to the FRN, the comments are to permit BIS to:

  • “Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility;
  • Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost burden for this proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
  • Evaluate ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and
  • Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.”

Comments are due August 15, 2022. Details on comment submission can be found in the FRN here:

Topics: BIS, Export, License

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