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Export Administration Bureau

Established as a separate agency within the Department of Commerce on Oct. 1, 1987 (50 U.S.C. app. 2401 et seq.

The Bureau directed the Nation’s dual –use export control policy. Major functions included processing license applications and enforcing export control laws. These activities were central not only to fighting proliferation, but also to pursuing other national security, short supply, and foreign policy goals.

Renamed the Bureau of Industry and Security by order of April 18, 2002 (67 FR 20630).

U.S. Government Manual (1999/2000 ed.), p. 153.
U.S. Government Manual (2009/2010 ed.), p. 603.

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Commerce Department

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