21 USC CHAPTER 28, SUBCHAPTER II: OTHER MATTERS
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TEXT OF PART V OF SUBTITLE A (3001 ET SEQ.), EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2022, CURRENTLY SET OUT AS A PREVIEW

21 USC CHAPTER 28, SUBCHAPTER II: OTHER MATTERS
From Title 21—FOOD AND DRUGSCHAPTER 28—SANCTIONS WITH RESPECT TO FOREIGN TRAFFICKERS OF ILLICIT SYNTHETIC OPIOIDS

SUBCHAPTER II—OTHER MATTERS

§2331. Director of National Intelligence program on use of intelligence resources in efforts to sanction foreign opioid traffickers

(a) Program required

(1) In general

The Director of National Intelligence shall, in consultation with the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, carry out a program to allocate and enhance use of resources of the intelligence community, including intelligence collection and analysis, to assist the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of State, and the Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration in efforts to identify and impose sanctions with respect to foreign opioid traffickers under subchapter I.

(2) Focus on illicit finance

To the extent practicable, efforts described in paragraph (1) shall—

(A) take into account specific illicit finance risks related to narcotics trafficking; and

(B) be developed in consultation with the Undersecretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Crimes, appropriate officials of the Office of Intelligence and Analysis of the Department of the Treasury, the Director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, and appropriate Federal law enforcement agencies.

(b) Review of counternarcotics efforts of the intelligence community

The Director of National Intelligence shall, in coordination with the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, carry out a comprehensive review of the current intelligence collection priorities of the intelligence community for counternarcotics purposes in order to identify whether such priorities are appropriate and sufficient in light of the number of lives lost in the United States each year due to use of illegal drugs.

(c) Reports

(1) Quarterly reports on program

Not later than 90 days after December 20, 2019, and every 90 days thereafter, the Director of National Intelligence and the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy shall jointly submit to the appropriate congressional committees and leadership a report on the status and accomplishments of the program required by subsection (a) during the 90-day period ending on the date of the report. The first report under this paragraph shall also include a description of the amount of funds devoted by the intelligence community to the efforts described in subsection (a) during each of fiscal years 2017 and 2018.

(2) Report on review

Not later than 120 days after December 20, 2019, the Director of National Intelligence, in consultation with the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy and other relevant agencies, shall submit to the appropriate congressional committees and leadership—

(A) a comprehensive description of the results of the review required by subsection (b); and

(B) an assessment of whether—

(i) the priorities described in that subsection are appropriate and sufficient in light of the number of lives lost in the United States each year due to use of illegal drugs; and

(ii) any changes to such priorities are necessary.

(d) Intelligence community defined

In this section, the term "intelligence community" has the meaning given that term in section 3003(4) of title 50.

(Pub. L. 116–92, div. F, title LXXII, §7231, Dec. 20, 2019, 133 Stat. 2273.)


Editorial Notes

References in Text

Subchapter I, referred to in subsec. (a)(1), was in the original "subtitle A", meaning subtitle A (§§7211–7217) of title LXXII of div. F of Pub. L. 116–92, which is classified principally to subchapter I of this chapter. For complete classification of subtitle A to the Code, see Tables.

§2332. Authorization of appropriations

(a) Department of the Treasury

There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of the Treasury such sums as may be necessary for fiscal year 2020 to carry out operations and activities of the Department of the Treasury solely for purposes of carrying out this chapter.

(b) Commission on Combating Synthetic Opioid Trafficking

Of the amount authorized to be appropriated by section 1403 for fiscal year 2020 [133 Stat. 1711] and available for Drug Interdiction and Counter-Drug Activities, Defense-wide, as specified in the funding table in section 4501 [133 Stat. 2086], the Secretary of Defense may, notwithstanding section 2215 of title 10, transfer $5,000,000 to the Commission on Combating Synthetic Opioid Trafficking established under section 7221 [133 Stat. 2270] in order to carry out the duties of the Commission.

(c) Supplement not supplant

Amounts authorized to be appropriated by subsection (a) shall supplement and not supplant other amounts available to carry out operations and activities described in such subsections.

(d) Notification requirement

Amounts authorized to be appropriated by subsection (a) may not be obligated until 15 days after the date on which the President notifies the appropriate committees of Congress of the President's intention to obligate such funds.

(e) Appropriate committees of Congress defined

In this section, the term "appropriate committees of Congress" means—

(1) the Committee on Armed Services, the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, the Committee on Foreign Relations, the Select Committee on Intelligence, the Committee on the Judiciary, and the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate; and

(2) the Committee on Armed Services, the Committee on Financial Services, the Committee on Foreign Affairs, the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives.

(Pub. L. 116–92, div. F, title LXXII, §7232, Dec. 20, 2019, 133 Stat. 2274.)


Editorial Notes

References in Text

This chapter, referred to in subsec. (a), was in the original "this title", meaning title LXXII of div. F of Pub. L. 116–92, known as the Fentanyl Sanctions Act, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.

Sections 1403, 4501, and section 7221, referred to in subsec. (b), mean sections sections 1403, 4501, and section 7221 of Pub. L. 116–92, respectively, which are not classified to the Code.

§2333. Regulatory authority

Not later than 90 days after December 20, 2019, the President shall issue such regulations as are necessary to carry out this chapter, including guidance with respect to what activities are included under the definition of "opioid trafficking" under section 2302(8) of this title.

(Pub. L. 116–92, div. F, title LXXII, §7233, Dec. 20, 2019, 133 Stat. 2275.)


Editorial Notes

References in Text

This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original "this title", meaning title LXXII of div. F of Pub. L. 116–92, known as the Fentanyl Sanctions Act, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 2301 of this title and Tables.


Executive Documents

Delegation of Functions

Functions and authorities of President under this section delegated to Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, by section 1(d)(ix) of Memorandum of President of the United States, Mar. 31, 2020, 85 F.R. 22343, set out as a note under section 2311 of this title.

§2334. Termination

The provisions of this chapter, and any sanctions imposed pursuant to this chapter, shall terminate on the date that is 7 years after December 20, 2019.

(Pub. L. 116–92, div. F, title LXXII, §7234, Dec. 20, 2019, 133 Stat. 2275.)


Editorial Notes

References in Text

This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original "this title", meaning title LXXII of div. F of Pub. L. 116–92, known as the Fentanyl Sanctions Act, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 2301 of this title and Tables.

§2335. Exception relating to importation of goods

(a) In general

The authorities and requirements to impose sanctions under this chapter shall not include the authority or a requirement to impose sanctions on the importation of goods.

(b) Good defined

In this section, the term "good" means any article, natural or manmade substance, material, supply, or manufactured product, including inspection and test equipment, and excluding technical data.

(Pub. L. 116–92, div. F, title LXXII, §7235, Dec. 20, 2019, 133 Stat. 2275.)


Editorial Notes

References in Text

This chapter, referred to in subsec. (a), was in the original "this title", meaning title LXXII of div. F of Pub. L. 116–92, known as the Fentanyl Sanctions Act, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 2301 of this title and Tables.