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Critical Technology

Statutory Law

50 U.S.C. Appx § 2152(3) (2010) (Title 50—Appendix: Defense Production Act of 1950)

[NOTE: See 50 U.S.C. Appx § 2166(a) for information regarding the termination of this section.]

For purposes of this Act [50 U.S.C. Appx. §§ 2061 et seq.], the following definitions shall apply:
   (3) Critical technology. The term "critical technology" includes any technology designated by the President to be essential to the national defense.