H.R. 2856 (111th): U.S. Military Medals and Insignia Pride and Patriotism Act of 2009

Jun 12, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Mary Fallin
Representative for Oklahoma's 5th congressional district
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Jun 12, 2009
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This bill was introduced on June 12, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jun 12, 2009
Referred to Committee Jun 12, 2009
Full Title

To amend title 10, United States Code, to require that military decorations, ribbons, badges, medals, insignia, and other uniform accouterments used by the Armed Forces be produced in the United States.


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U.S. Military Medals and Insignia Pride and Patriotism Act of 2009 - Prohibits a military exchange store or other nonappropriated fund instrumentality of DOD from purchasing for resale any military decorations, ribbons, badges, medals, insignia, or other military accoutrements not produced in the United States (Buy American requirement).
Provides an exception when the Secretary determines that a satisfactory quality and sufficient quantity of an item produced in the United States cannot be procured.
Includes U.S. territories and possessions within the definition of "United States" for purposes of this Act.

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