H.R. 2974 (108th): Keep America Secure Act


Jul 25, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 25, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Louise Slaughter

Representative for New York's 28th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 25, 2003
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About the bill

Full Title

To prohibit the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Homeland Security from purchasing equipment containing electronic components that are not manufactured in the United States.

Summary (CRS)

7/25/2003--Introduced.Keep America Secure Act - Prohibits the Secretaries of Defense and Homeland Security from purchasing any equipment that contains electronic components that are not manufactured in the United States. Allows ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 25, 2003

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2974”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


10 cosponsors (9D, 1I) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 3597 (107th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 20, 2001

H.R. 6277 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 2, 2012

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