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Introduced in Senate (09/27/2016)


114th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 3405


To transfer certain items from the United States Munitions List to the Commerce Control List.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 27, 2016

Mr. Daines (for himself and Mrs. Capito) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs


A BILL

To transfer certain items from the United States Munitions List to the Commerce Control List.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Export Control Reform Act of 2016”.

SEC. 2. Export controls on certain items.

(a) In general.—Notwithstanding section 38(f) of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778(f)) or any other provision of law, all items described in subsection (b) that are on the United States Munitions List and controlled under section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778) on the date of the enactment of this Act shall be transferred to the Commerce Control List of dual-use items in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. part 730 et seq.).

(b) Transferred items.—The items referred to in subsection (a) are the following:

(1) Non-automatic and semi-automatic firearms, including all rifles, carbines, pistols, revolvers and shotguns.

(2) Non-automatic and non-semi-automatic rifles, carbines, revolvers, or pistols of a caliber greater than .50 inches (12.7 mm) up to and including .72 inches (18.0 mm).

(3) Ammunition for such firearms excluding caseless ammunition.

(4) Silencers, mufflers, and sound and flash suppressors.

(5) Rifle scopes.

(6) Barrels, cylinders, receivers (frames), or complete breech mechanisms.

(7) Related components, parts, accessories, attachments, tooling, and equipment for any articles listed in paragraphs (1) through (6).

(c) Effective date.—This section shall take effect 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act and shall not apply to any export license issued before such effective date or to any export license application made under the United States Munitions List before such effective date.