United States Code

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§ 8801.
Definitions
(a)
In general
In this chapter:
(1)
Agricultural commodity

The term “agricultural commodity” has the meaning given that term in section 5602 of title 7.

(2)
Appropriate congressional committees
The term “appropriate congressional committees” means—
(A)
the committees specified in section 14(2) of the Iran Sanctions Act of 1996 (Public Law 104–172; 50 U.S.C. 1701 note); and
(B)
the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives.
(3)
Coal

The term “coal” means metallurgical coal, coking coal, or fuel coke.

(4)
Correspondent account; payable-through account

The terms “correspondent account” and “payable-through account” have the meanings given those terms in section 5318A of title 31.

(5)
Foreign financial institution

The term “foreign financial institution” has the meaning of that term as determined by the Secretary of the Treasury pursuant to section 8513(i) of this title.

(6)
Good

The term “good” has the meaning given that term in section 4618 1

1
 See References in Text note below.
of title 50 (as continued in effect pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.)).

(7)
Iranian financial institution

The term “Iranian financial institution” has the meaning given that term in section 8513b(d) of this title.

(8)
Iranian person
The term “Iranian person” means—
(A)
an individual who is a citizen or national of Iran; and
(B)
an entity organized under the laws of Iran or otherwise subject to the jurisdiction of the Government of Iran.
(9)
Knowingly

The term “knowingly”, with respect to conduct, a circumstance, or a result, means that a person has actual knowledge, or should have known, of the conduct, the circumstance, or the result.

(10)
Medical device

The term “medical device” has the meaning given the term “device” in section 321 of title 21.

(11)
Medicine

The term “medicine” has the meaning given the term “drug” in section 321 of title 21.

(12)
Shipping

The term “shipping” refers to the transportation of goods by a vessel and related activities.

(13)
United States person

The term “United States person” has the meaning given that term in section 8511 of this title.

(14)
Vessel

The term “vessel” has the meaning given that term in section 3 of title 1.

(b)
Determinations of significance

For purposes of this chapter, in determining if financial transactions or financial services are significant, the President may consider the totality of the facts and circumstances, including factors similar to the factors set forth in section 561.404 of title 31, Code of Federal Regulations (or any corresponding similar regulation or ruling).

(Pub. L. 112–239, div. A, title XII, § 1242, Jan. 2, 2013, 126 Stat. 2004.)
cite as: 22 USC 8801