Text: H.R.3951 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/11/2004)


108th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 3951

To amend title 10, United States Code, to require notification to Congress and the public when waivers to certain domestic source requirements are made, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 11, 2004

Mr. Hayes introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services


A BILL

To amend title 10, United States Code, to require notification to Congress and the public when waivers to certain domestic source requirements are made, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Amendments to domestic source requirements.

(a) Notice.—Section 2533a of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:

“(k) Notification Required When Exceptions Applied.—Funds appropriated or otherwise available to the Department of Defense may not be used to enter into a contract to procure an item described in subsection (b) pursuant to an exception in this section (as set forth in subsections (c) through (h)) until—

“(1) a notification of the intent to apply such exception is submitted to Congress and posted on the website maintained by the General Services Administration known as FedBizOpps.gov (or any successor site); and

“(2) a period of 15 days has expired after the date on which such notification is so submitted and published.”.

(b) Clothing Materials and Components Covered.—Subsection (b) of section 2533a of title 10, United States Code, is amended in paragraph (1)(B) by inserting before the semicolon the following: “and the materials and components thereof”.