Legislators Battle Over Scope Of Export Control Reforms

Law360, New York (February 7, 2012, 4:47 PM EST) -- Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle agreed at a House hearing Tuesday that the government should revise its export control regulations for militarily sensitive items, but battled over just how far reforms should go.

Most everyone at the House Committee on Foreign Affairs' latest hearing over the White House's ongoing efforts to overhaul the country's existing export control lists conceded that some basic items no longer belong on the U.S. Munitions List.

But Chairman Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., accused the administration of keeping Congress in...
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