General US Government Resources
As the U.S. government's official web portal, USA.gov makes it easy for the public to get U.S. government information and services on the web. USA.gov also serves as the catalyst for a growing electronic government.
The U.S. Government Printing Office disseminates official information from all three branches of the Federal Government.
Regulations.gov is the U.S. Government web site that makes it easier for you to participate in federal rulemaking. On this site, you can find, review, and submit comments on federal documents that are open for comment and published in the Federal Register.
Resources on Government Lists
This site contains links to a downloadable file that consolidates export screening lists of the Departments of Commerce, State and the Treasury into one spreadsheet as an aide to industry in conducting electronic screens of potential parties to regulated transactions.
U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry has compiled a series of lists that lists may be relevant to export or reexport transactions.
The System for Award Management (SAM) is a Federal Government owned and operated free web site that consolidates federal procurement systems into one new system. SAM provides information on parties that are excluded from receiving Federal contracts. Functionality previously provided by the Excluded Parties List System (EPLS) has been migrated to SAM.
The mission of the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is to advance U.S. national security, foreign policy, and economic interests. BIS's activities include regulating the export of sensitive goods and technologies in an effective and efficient manner; enforcing export control, anti boycott, and public safety laws; cooperating with and assisting other countries on export control and strategic trade issues; assisting U.S. industry to comply with international arms control agreements; and monitoring the viability of the U.S. defense industrial base and seeking to ensure that it is capable of satisfying U.S. national and homeland security needs.
The Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, in accordance with Secs 38-40 of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA) (22 U.S.C. 2778-2780) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Parts 120-130), is charged with controlling the export and temporary import of defense articles and defense services covered by the United States Munitions List (USML).