Bureau of Export Administration (BXA) (Federal Agency Profiles)
PARENT ORGANIZATION: Department of Commerce
ESTABLISHED: October 1, 1987
ADDRESS: 14th St. & Constitution Ave. NW Washington, DC 20230
PHONE: (202) 482-2721
FAX: (202) 482-2421
UNDERSECRETARY: William A. Reinsch
ASSISTANT SECRETARY: R. Roger Majak
ASSISTANT SECRETARY: F. Amanda DeBusk
WHAT IS ITS MISSION?
According to the undersecretary of the Bureau of Export Administration (BXA), the BXA "enhances the nation's security and its economic prosperity by controlling exports for national security, foreign policy, and short supply reasons. [It] administer[s] the Export Administration Act by developing export control policies, issuing export licenses, and prosecuting violators."
HOW IS IT STRUCTURED?
The BXA is a bureau within the Department of Commerce, and its administrator holds the title of undersecretary for export administration. The administrative functions of the bureau are centered in a single Office of Administration, which conducts affairs such as budgeting, personnel, public affairs, and congressional relations.
The BXA has two...
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