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H.R. 2853 (111th): All-American Flag Act

The text of the bill below is as of Nov 15, 2010 (Referred to Senate Committee).


IIB

111th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 2853

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

November 15, 2010

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

AN ACT

To require the purchase of domestically made flags of the United States of America for use by the Federal Government.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the All-American Flag Act.

2.

Requirement for purchase of domestically made United States flags for use by Federal Government

Only such flags of the United States of America, regardless of size, that are 100 percent manufactured in the United States, from articles, materials, or supplies 100 percent of which are grown, produced, or manufactured in the United States, may be acquired for use by the Federal Government.

3.

Requirement to use workers authorized to work in the United States

In carrying out section 2, the Federal Government may purchase flags only from a manufacturer that certifies that—

(1)

the manufacturer does not employ aliens who are not authorized to be employed in the United States; and

(2)

the manufacturer participates in the E-Verify Program under section 401 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (8 U.S.C. 1324a note).

4.

Effective date

Section 2 shall apply to purchases of flags made on or after 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act.

Passed the House of Representatives September 30 (legislative day September 29), 2010.

Lorraine C. Miller,

Clerk.