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New 'Buy American' provision added to defense policy bill

September 7, 2021 at 6:07 PM
The House Armed Services Committee added a “Buy American” amendment to the fiscal year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act that was approved by the panel on Thursday that would require the Pentagon to begin procuring more materials for major defense acquisition programs from domestic sources. The approved amendment, offered by Rep. Donald Norcross (D-NJ) would require the Pentagon to increase procurements from domestic sources from 55 percent to 60 percent immediately upon enactment of the bill, and then ramp up...

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