IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
March 3, 2021
Mr. Scott of Florida (for himself, Mr. Cotton, Mr. Hawley, and Mr. Rubio) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
To require the Secretary of Commerce to certify, before removing an entity from the entity list, that the entity is no longer involved in activities contrary to the national security or foreign policy interests of the United States and that removing the entity from the list does not pose a threat to allies of the United States.
This Act may be cited as the
Entity List Verification Act.
Certification required to remove entities from entity list
The Secretary of Commerce may not remove any entity from the entity list maintained by the Bureau of Industry and Security and set forth in Supplement No. 4 to part 744 of title 15, Code of Federal Regulations, until the Secretary certifies to Congress that—
the entity is no longer reasonably believed to be involved, or to be becoming involved, in activities contrary to national security or foreign policy interests of the United States; and
removing the entity from the entity list does not pose a threat to allies of the United States.