Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 112 Part 3.djvu/349

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PUBLIC LAW 105-261—OCT. 17, 1998 112 STAT. 2179 "(2) assisting the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy in developing policies and positions regarding the appropriate export control policies and procedures that are necessary to protect the national security interests of the United States. "(d) The Deputy Under Secretary shall perform such additional duties and exercise such authority as the Secretary of Defense may prescribe.". (2) The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 134a the following new item: "134b. Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Technology Security Policy.". (c) TIME FOR IMPLEMENTATION. — The Secretary of Defense shall lo use 134 note, complete the actions necessary to implement the amendment made by subsection (a) and to establish the office of Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Technology Security Policy in accordance with section 134b of title 10, United States Code, as added by subsection (b), not later than 60 days after the date of the enactment of this Act. (d) REPORT. — Not later than 90 days after the date of the 10 USC 134 note, enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the Committee on National Security of the House of Representatives a report on the plans of the Secretary for implementing the amendments made by subsections (a) and (b). The report shall include the following: (1) A description of any organizational changes that are to be made within the Department of Defense to implement those amendments. (2) A description of the role of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the export control activities of the Department of Defense after those subsections are implemented, together with a discussion of how that role compares to the Chairman's role in those activities before the implementation of those subsections. SEC. 1522. RELEASE OF EXPORT INFORMATION BY DEPARTMENT OF 50 USC app. COMMERCE TO OTHER AGENCIES FOR PURPOSE OF 2404 note. NATIONAL SECURITY ASSESSMENT. (a) RELEASE OF EXPORT INFORMATION.—The Secretary of Commerce shall, upon the written request of an official specified in subsection (c), transmit to that official any information relating to exports that is held by the Department of Commerce and is requested by that official for the purpose of assessing national security risks. The Secretary shall transmit such information within 10 business days after receiving such a request. (b) NATURE OF INFORMATION. —The information referred to in subsection (a) includes information concerning— (1) export licenses issued by the Department of Commerce; (2) exports that were carried out under an export license issued by the Department of Commerce; and (3) exports from the United States that were carried out without an export license. (c) REQUESTING OFFICIALS. —The officials referred to in subsection (a) are the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of Energy, and the Director of Central Intelligence. Each of those officials may delegate to any other official within