2 edition of Report by the General Accounting Office on arms export licensing at the Department of State found in the catalog.
Report by the General Accounting Office on arms export licensing at the Department of State
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs.
by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington
Written in English
|Series||S. hrg. ;, 100-373|
|LC Classifications||KF26 .G67 1987r|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 78 p. :|
|Number of Pages||78|
|LC Control Number||88600982|
General Accounting Office, under the provisions of Title 8 of the. o. concerning the applicability of national security export license Control of the Department of State, to determine which agency should take licensing jurisdiction on an exporter's request to export a particular item. expeditiously destroy excess stocks and safeguard legitimate government stocks from 4 theft or illegal transfer are the best ways to attack the problem.” Problems in Implementing United States Policy Goals. The U.S. State Department has reported that currently as many as seventy nations produce small arms and light weapons, many through licensing arrangements with other producers.
The General Accounting Office reported in March that Pentagon participation in six arms bazaars since cost taxpayers over $ million. And taxpayers picked up the $ million tab when the Marines crashed an AV-8B aircraft returning from the Singapore air show. The Department of Defense is required by the Arms Export Control Act to report offset information to the Congress as part of the information it reports on Foreign Military Sales of defense items.
the State Department or the Commerce Depart-ment, depending on the nature of the item. In general, the State Department’s licensing require-ments are more stringent and broader in scope.2 1 Both the Export Administration Act (50 U.S.C. App. ) and the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. ) provide author-. General Accounting Office Letter on Management Reform, / Acquisition Cycle Task Force Report, Acquisition Cost Problems: General Accounting Office Reports, Acquisition Policy Effectiveness, An Analysis of Weapon System Acquisition Intervals, Box Weapons Acquisition/Imports (cont.) 1.
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Get this from a library. Report by the General Accounting Office on arms export licensing at the Department of State: hearing before the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, first session, Septem [United States.
Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs.]. extended reviews of export license applications by the State Department are resulting in lost sales and are adversely affecting the nation’s defense industry.
In the United States, the State Department’s Office of Defense Trade Controls is the office responsible for licensing the export and temporary import of defense articles and services. Report by the General Accounting Office on arms export licensing at the Department of State: hearing before the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, first session, Septem United States General Accounting Office GAO Report to Congressional Requesters January EXPORT CONTROLS ° provided in the Arms Export Control Act.
State promulgates the International Traffic in Arms Regulations State, the Department of Energy, and the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. A December executive order states that. Page 3 GAO Export Controls The State Department had 23 licensing officers to review license applications in fiscal year In addition to reviewing license applications, these officers responded to inquiries from other agencies and Congress.
The State Department is currently hiring additional licensing officers. 2 The State Department is authorized to regulate commercial defense trade under the Arms Export Control Act, including exemptions to licensing requirements. State’s regulations allow many unclassified defense articles, such as artillery projectors and military vehicles, and some defense services, to be exported to Canada without a license.
General Accounting Office, Export Controls: Rapid Advances in China’s Semiconductor Industry Underscore Need for Fundamental U.S. Policy Review, GAO (Washington, D.C.: Feb. 19, ). Agency comments in this report containing inform ation.
Control List.5 The Department of State, under the authority of the Arms Export Control Act, controls exports of munitions items and technologies, which are those designed, developed, configured, adapted, or modified solely for military applications.6 The munitions items under the Department of State’s licensing jurisdiction are controlled.
In particular, the section report should include information on which State Department-licensed arms are actually shipped abroad, in addition to listing out those items licensed for export. The State Department needs this information in a computerized and searchable form in order to facilitate and improve end-use verification of weapons.
U.S. Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Firearms Division, International Traffic in Arms, Report to Congress (), p. U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO), Small Arms Parts: Poor Controls Invite Widespread Theft, Report GAO/NSIAD The State and Commerce export control systems differ.
State has broad authority to deny a license, and it can deny simply with the explanation that it is against U.S. national security or foreign policy interests. Commerce controls items to achieve specific national security and foreign policy objectives. Inspectors General Report Interagency Review of the Export Licensing Processes for Dual-use Commodities and Munitions.
Offices of the Inspectors General of the Department of Commerce, the Department of Defense, the Department of Energy, the Department of State, the Department of Treasury, and the Central Intelligence Agency, Report No.
State Department Needs to Resolve Data Reliability Problems That Led to Inaccurate Reporting to Congress on Foreign Arms Sales. GAOR, Janu GAOR, Janu Get this from a library. U.S. munitions export controls need improvement: report to the Congress.
[United States. General Accounting Office.] -- The effectiveness of U.S. Government controls over commercial munitions exports and the accuracy of export data being reported to Congress were reviewed.
The U.S. munitions export control system. B items are controlled by the MTCR and, if so, whether the licenses should be approved and under what conditions. State’s Office of Munitions When State receives an export license application which includes items Control that may come under the MTcR, the licensing officer consults a State manual and refers to the country where the item is to be shipped.
The Arms Export Control Act6 and the Foreign Assistance Act 7 establish licensing, monitoring, and reporting requirements for U.S. conventional arms transfers, which include small arms and light weapons. Under the authority of the Arms Export Control Act, the State Department, through its Office of.
conducts individual reviews of over 50 requests for arms export licences that it 8 US General Accounting Office (GAO), Export Controls: Processes for Determining Proper Control of Defense-Related Items Need Improvement, GAO (GAO: Washington, DC, 20 Sep.
), p. "(b) Requirement.—The Secretary of State shall ensure that any license application submitted for the export of defense articles or defense services to Australia or the United Kingdom is expeditiously processed by the Department of State, in consultation with the Department of Defense, without referral to any other Federal department or agency.
department controls the export of their items. In response to your request, we assessed how government departments assist companies in 1 For the purposes of this report, “defense items” refers to defense articles and services as specified in the Arms Export Control Act.
United States General Accounting Office Washington, DC Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security United States General Accounting Office Washington, DC their export licensing decisions, including denials and approvals of exports.
For example, the United States did not report any of 27 export. Meanwhile, the State Department’s Office of Defense Trade Controls (ODTC), which grants export licenses for items on the U.S.
Munitions List, is facing its own problems. With only about 20 licensing officers process licenses each year, ODTC is awash in paper, making it difficult to get licenses out quickly enough to satisfy industry.J MEMORANDUM FOR: William A.
Reinsch Under Secretary for Export Administration FROM: Johnnie E. Frazier Acting Inspector General SUBJECT: Final Report: Improvements Are Needed to Meet the Export Licensing Requirements of the 21st Century (IPE) As a follow-up to our May 7,draft report, this is our final report on our program evaluation.§ Need for international defense cooperation and military export controls; Presidential waiver; report to Congress; arms sales policy.
As declared by the Congress in the Arms Control and Disarmament Act [22 U.S.C. et seq.], an ultimate goal of the United States continues to be a world which is free from the scourge of war and the dangers and burdens of armaments; in which the use of.