22 U.S.C. § 2593e - Measures against persons involved in activities that violate arms control treaties or agreements with the United States

Cite as:22 U.S.C. § 2593e
Currency:Current through P.L. 116-158 (08/14/2020)
 
FREE EXCERPT

(a) Reports on persons that violate treaties or agreements

(1) In general

Not later than 30 days after the submittal to Congress of an annual report on the status of United States policy and actions with respect to arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament pursuant to section 2593a of this title, the Secretary of the Treasury shall submit to the appropriate congressional committees a report, consistent with the protection of intelligence sources and methods, identifying every person with respect to whom there is credible information indicating that-

(A) the person-

(i)

(I) is an individual who is a citizen, national, or permanent resident of a country described in paragraph (2); or

(II) is an entity organized under the laws of a country described in paragraph (2); and

(ii) has engaged in any activity that contributed to or is a significant factor in the President's or the Secretary of State's determination that such country is not in full compliance with its obligations as further described in paragraph (2); or

(B) the person has provided material support for such non-compliance to a person described in subparagraph (A).

(2) Country described

A country described in this paragraph is a country (other than a country described in paragraph (3)) that the President or the Secretary of State has determined, in the most recent annual report described in paragraph (1), to be not in full compliance with its obligations undertaken in all arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament agreements or commitments to which the United States is a participating state.

(3) Excluded countries

The following countries are not described for purposes of paragraph (2):

(A) The United States.

(B) Any country determined by the Director of National Intelligence to be closely cooperating in intelligence matters with the United States in the period covered by the most recent annual report described in paragraph (1), regardless of the extent of the compliance of such country with the obligations described in paragraph (2) during such period.

(b) Imposition of measures

Except as provided in subsections (d), (e), and (f), the President shall impose the measures described in subsection (c) with respect to each person identified in a report under subsection (a).

(c) Measures described

(1) In general

The measures to be imposed with respect to a person under subsection (b) are the head of any executive agency (as defined in section 133 of title 41) may not enter into, renew, or extend a contract for the procurement of goods or services with the person.

To continue reading

FREE SIGN UP