“The U.S. Department of State (the Department) is issuing this document to inform the public of the vacatur of a preliminary injunction previously ordered by a federal district court on March 6, 2020. As a result of the vacatur, the Department’s previously issued final rule of January 23, 2020, goes into full effect. Therefore, software and technical data related to 3-D printing of firearms or components transferred to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), administered by the Department of Commerce now is exclusively controlled by the EAR.”

86 FR 29196
Published 06-01-2021