H.R.2853 - All-American Flag Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Braley, Bruce L. [D-IA-1] (Introduced 06/12/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Government Reform | Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 111-586|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 11/15/2010 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Text: H.R.2853 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
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Referred in Senate (11/15/2010)
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
To require the purchase of domestically made flags of the United States of America for use by the Federal Government.
This Act may be cited as the “All-American Flag Act”.
Only such flags of the United States of America, regardless of size, that are 100 percent manufactured in the United States, from articles, materials, or supplies 100 percent of which are grown, produced, or manufactured in the United States, may be acquired for use by the Federal Government.
In carrying out section 2, the Federal Government may purchase flags only from a manufacturer that certifies that—
(1) the manufacturer does not employ aliens who are not authorized to be employed in the United States; and
(2) the manufacturer participates in the E-Verify Program under section 401 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (8 U.S.C. 1324a note).
Section 2 shall apply to purchases of flags made on or after 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act.
Passed the House of Representatives September 30 (legislative day September 29), 2010.
|Attest:||lorraine c. miller,|