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International Emergency Economic Powers Act: Key Facts [Updated July 10, 2020] [infographic]   [open pdf - 613KB]

From the Document: "[1] In the 1970s, Congress enacted the National Emergencies Act (NEA) and IEEPA [International Emergency Economic Powers Act] to replace previous emergency authorities and place new limits on presidential emergency power. [2] Since the enactment of the NEA and IEEPA, Presidents have declared 67 national emergencies. [3] Since 1995, 40 national emergencies citing IEEPA have been declared, 9 have ended. [4] Presidents have declared national emergencies invoking IEEPA with respect to 35 countries as part of the U.S. sanctions regime. [5] IEEPA was used to continue enforcement of the Export Administration Act (EAA) upon its expiration 6 times for a total of 27 years. IEEPA authority is still used to continue certain export controls related to WMD [weapons of mass destruction]."

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CRS Report for Congress, IG10012
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2020-07-10
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