Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 54 Part 1.djvu/44

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[54 STAT. Revocation of Proo and subject to such limitations as the President may prescribe. When- mtion effect. ever, in his judgment, the conditions which have caused him to issue his proclamation have ceased to exist, he shall revoke his proclamation and the provisions of this section shall thereupon cease to apply, except as to offenses committed prior to such revocation. NATIONAL MUNITIONS CONTROL BOARD Establishment and SEC. 12. (a) There is hereby established a National Munitions Con- composition. trol Board (hereinafter referred to as the "Board"). The Board shall consist of the Secretary of State, who shall be chairman and executive officer of the Board, the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of War, the Secretary of the Navy, and the Secretary of Commerce. Administration. Except as otherwise provided in this section, or by other law, the administration of this section is vested in the Secretary of State. Rules and regunla The Secretary of State shall promulgate such rules and regulations tions. with regard to the enforcement of this section as he may deem neces- Meetings. sary to carry out its provisions. The Board shall be convened by the chairman and shall hold at least one meeting a year. Registration re- (b) Every person who engages in the business of manufacturing, quirements. exporting, or importing any arms, ammunition, or implements of war listed in a proclamation referred to in or issued under the authority of subsection (i) of this section, whether as an exporter, importer, manufacturer, or dealer, shall register with the Secretary of State his name, or business name, principal place of business, and places of business in the United States, and a list of the arms, ammunition, and implements of war which he manufactures, imports, or exports. Notice of change in (c) Every person required to register under this section shall arms,etc. notify the Secretary of State of any change in the arms, ammuni- tion, or implements of war which he exports, imports, or manufac- tures; and upon such notification the Secretary of State shall issue to such person an amended certificate of registration, free of charge which shall remain valid until the date of expiration of the original Registrationfee.cer - certificate. Every person required to register under the provisions tificate,etc. of this section shall pay a registration fee of $100. Upon receipt of the required registration fee, the Secretary of State shall issue a registration certificate valid for five years, which shall be renewable for further periods of five years upon the payment for each renewal talid existing cer Of a fee of $100; but valid certificates of registration (including amended certificates) issued under the authority of section 2 of the 49Stat.1082;650tat. joint resolution of August 31, 1935, or section 5 of the joint resolution 124. of August 31, 1935, as amended, shall, without payment of any additional registration fee, be considered to be valid certificates of registration issued under this subsection, and shall remain valid for the same period as if this joint resolution had not been enacted. Export or import of (d) It shall be unlawful for any person to export, or attempt to ment.. re export, from the United States to any other state, any arms, ammu- nition, or implements of war listed in a proclamation referred to in or issued under the authority of subsection (i) of this section, or to import, or attempt to import, to the United States from any other state, any of the arms, ammunition, or implements of war listed in any such proclamation, without first having submitted to the Secretary of State the name of the purchaser and the terms of sale and having obtained a license therefor. Maintenance of reo- (e) All persons required to register under this section shall main- tain, subject to the inspection of the Secretary of State, or any person or persons designated by him, such permanent records of manufacture for export, importation, and exportation of arms ammunition, and implements of war as the Secretary of State shall prescribe. PUBLIC LAWS--CH. 2 -NOV. 4, 1939 10