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International Emergency Economic Powers Act

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The International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA), Title II of Pub. L.Tooltip Public Law (United States) 95–223, 91 Stat. 1626, enacted October 28, 1977, is a United States federal law authorizing the president to regulate international commerce after declaring a national emergency in response to any unusual and extraordinary threat to the United States which has its source in whole or substantial part outside the United States.[1] The act was signed by President Jimmy Carter on December 28, 1977.[2]

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International Emergency Economic Powers Act
Great Seal of the United States
Long titleAn Act with respect to the powers of the President in time of war or national emergency.
Acronyms (colloquial)IEEPA
Enacted bythe 95th United States Congress
EffectiveDecember 28, 1977
Public law95-223
Statutes at Large91 Stat. 1625
Titles amended50 U.S.C.: War and National Defense
U.S.C. sections created50 U.S.C. ch. 35 § 1701 et seq.
Legislative history
United States Supreme Court cases
Dames & Moore v. Regan

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