The Embassy remarks that Dodik was sanctioned for opposing the decisions of the Constitutional Court of BiH, violations of the rule of law, and because it represented a significant risk in terms of obstructing the implementation of the Dayton Peace Agreement. 
‘Removing someone’s name from that list requires a long-term and independent administrative assessment, in accordance with OFAC rules.’ The procedure is determined in Washington and is not timely due to political events or activities. ‘For more information on this program and more generally on OFAC’s work, visit the US Department of Finance,’ they told from the US Embassy.” (translated from Klix)