Control

Purpose

Agency

Legislationa

Scope of Controls

Control Regime

Chemical weapons proliferation

Commerce (BXA)

EAA

Chemical weapons precursors

Australia Group

 

State (CDT)

AECA

Chemical weapons agents

None

Biological weapons proliferations

Commerce (BXA)

EAA

Biological weapons precursors

Biological Weapons Convention

 

State (CDT)

AECA

Biological weapons agents

Biological Weapons Convention

Missile system proliferation

Commerce (BXA)

EAA

Designated commodities and technology

Missile Technology Control Regime

 

State (CDT)

AECA

Missiles, launch facilities

Missile Technology Control Regime

Conventional weapons proliferation

State (CDT) and DoD (Defence Security Assistance Agency)

AECA

Defense articles and services

None

"Emergencies"

Commerce (BXA)

Trading with the Enemy Act (TWEA)/International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA)

Export embargoes

None

 

State (CDT)

AECA

Defense articles and services

None

 

Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control

TWEA/IEEPA

Transaction prohibitions

None

a See text note 14 for relevant excerpts of the legislation cited.

b Items that could be of significance in nuclear applications, but are not specially designed or produced for nuclear applications.

c Any export of a good or technology that the exporter knows, or has reason to know, will be used in a sensitive nuclear activity.



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