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PUBLIC LAW 96-000—MMMM. DD, 1979

93 STAT. 532

PUBLIC LAW 96-72—SEPT. 29, 1979 under this Act be issued in proposed form with meaningful opportunity for public comment before taking effect. In cases where a regulation imposing controls under this Act is issued with immediate effect, it is the intent of the Congress that meaningful opportunity for public comment also be provided and that the regulation be reissued in final form after public comments have been fully considered. ANNUAL REPORT

Report to 50 l ^ ^ p p 2413.

7 USC 612C-3.

SEC. 14. (a) CONTENTS.—Not later than December 31 of each year,

  • ^® Secretary shall submit to the Congress a report on the administration of this Act during the preceding fiscal year. All agencies shall

cooperate fully with the Secretary in providing information for such report. Such report shall include detailed information with respect to— (1) the implementation of the policies set forth in section 3; (2) general licensing activities under sections 5, 6, and 7, and any changes in the exercise of the authorities contained in sections 5(a), 6(a), and 7(a); (3) the results of the review of United States policy toward individual countries pursuant to section 5(b); (4) the results, in as much detail as may be included consistent with the national security and the need to maintain the confidentiality of proprietary information, of the actions, including reviews and revisions of export controls maintained for national security purposes, required by section 5(c)(3); (5) actions taken to carry out section 5(d); (6) changes in categories of items under export control referred to in section 5(e); (7) determinations of foreign availability made under section 5(f), the criteria used to make such determinations, the removal of any export controls under such section, and any evidence demonstrating a need to impose export controls for national security purposes notwithstanding foreign availability; (8) actions taken in compliance with section 5(f)(5); (9) the operation of the indexing system under section 5(g); (10) consultations with the technical advisory committees established pursuant to section 5(h), the use made of the advice rendered by such committees, and the contributions of such committees toward implementing the policies set forth in this Act; (11) the effectiveness of export controls imposed under section 6 in furthering the foreign policy of the United States; (12) export controls and monitoring under section 7; (13) the information contained in the reports required by section 7(b)(2), together with an analysis of— (A) the impact on the economy and world trade of shortages or increased prices for commodities subject to monitoring under this Act or section 812 of the Agricultural Act of 1970; (B) the worldwide supply of such commodities; and (C) actions being taken by other countries in response to such shortages or increased prices; (14) actions taken by the President and the Secretary to carry out the antiboycott policies set forth in section 3(5) of this Act; (15) organizational and procedural changes undertaken in furtherance of the policies set forth in this Act, including changes to increase the efficiency of the export licensing process and to fulfill the requirements of section 10, including an