Text: H.R.5791 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/20/2010)


111th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5791

To amend title 49, United States Code, to eliminate waivers to Buy America to strengthen the requirement that steel, iron, and manufactured goods used in a capital project are produced in the United States.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 20, 2010

Mr. Garamendi (for himself, Mr. Hare, Mr. Hinchey, Mr. Kagen, Ms. Kaptur, Mr. McDermott, Mrs. Napolitano, Mr. Perlmutter, Mr. Schauer, and Ms. Sutton) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure


A BILL

To amend title 49, United States Code, to eliminate waivers to Buy America to strengthen the requirement that steel, iron, and manufactured goods used in a capital project are produced in the United States.

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

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Buses, Rail Cars, Ferryboats: Make it in America Act of 2010”.

SEC. 2. elimination of waivers to Buy America.

Section 5323(j)(2) of title 49, United States Code, is amended by striking “that—” and all that follows through subparagraph (D) and inserting “that domestic material will increase the cost of the overall project by more than 25 percent.”.