H.R. 2423 (112th): Buy American Enhancement Act of 2011

Introduced:
Jul 06, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Maurice Hinchey
Representative for New York's 22nd congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jul 06, 2011
Length
5 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3638 (Related)
Act for the 99%

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 13, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced on July 6, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jul 06, 2011
Referred to Committee Jul 06, 2011
 
Full Title

To amend title 41, United States Code, to increase the American-made content requirement for the Buy American Act, and for other purposes.

Summary

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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Oversight and Government Reform

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7/6/2011--Introduced.
Buy American Enhancement Act of 2011 - Defines "substantially all" for purposes of Buy American requirements to mean that articles, materials, or supplies shall be treated as made substantially all from articles, materials, or supplies mined, produced, or manufactured in the United States if the cost of the domestic components of such items exceeds 75% of the total cost of all such items.
Requires the head of each federal agency to ensure that certain contracts awarded by such agency include a provision requiring compliance with Buy American requirements.
Defines "waiver" for purposes of Buy American requirements. Requires the head of each federal agency to publish on the agency website a list of each waiver of such requirements within 30 days after it is granted.

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