On September 8, 2016, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published in the Federal Register a request for comments [Docket No. 160825782-6782-01] on the effect of existing foreign policy-based export controls in the Export Administration Regulations. Section 6 of the Export Administration Act requires BIS to consult with industry on the effect of such controls and to report the results of the consultations to Congress. BIS is conducting the consultations through this request for public comments. Comments from all interested persons are welcome. All comments will be made available for public inspection and copying and included in a report to be submitted to Congress.

Comments must be received by October 11, 2016.