S.2000 - Export Enforcement Act of 2007

A bill to amend and extend the Export Administration Act of 1979 and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to amend and extend the Export Administration Act of 1979 and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Export Enforcement Act of 2007 as introduced.

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Official Summary

Export Enforcement Act of 2007 - Amends the Export Administration Act of 1979 (the Act) to place the Office of Foreign Availability under the direction of the Under Secretary of Commerce for Industry and Security (under current law, the Under Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration)

Official Summary

Export Enforcement Act of 2007 - Amends the Export Administration Act of 1979 (the Act) to place the Office of Foreign Availability under the direction of the Under Secretary of Commerce for Industry and Security (under current law, the Under Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration). Increases penalties for violations of the Act. Sets forth a five-year statute of limitations for commencing a proceeding in which a civil penalty or other administrative sanction is sought under the Act. Modifies enforcement mechanisms under the Act. Subjects tangible items lawfully seized by U.S. designated officers or employees to forfeiture. Specifies the use of funds made available for undercover investigation operations by the Office of Export Enforcement. Authorizes the Secretary of Commerce, without fiscal year limitations, to expend funds transferred to, paid to, received by, or made available to the Bureau of Industry and Security of the Department of Commerce as a reimbursement. Exempts functions exercised under the Export Administration Regulations as maintained and amended under the authority of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act from administrative procedure and judicial review. Amends the Tariff Act of 1930 to subject every person involved in the export of merchandise contrary to law to a monetary penalty.

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