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S. 2196 (115th): 21st Century Buy American Act


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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Dec 6, 2017.


21st Century Buy American Act

This bill modifies the requirements for federal agencies to grant exceptions and waivers to Buy American requirements. The bill also (1) requires the General Services Administration to establish a public website with details regarding waivers and exceptions that have been requested, are under consideration, or have been granted by agencies; (2) increases the domestic content percentage requirement to 60%; and (3) authorizes the Department of Defense to establish a program to make or guarantee loans under the Defense Production Act to certain domestic manufacturers.