Text: H.R.6270 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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111th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 6270

To amend chapter 89 of title 40, United States Code, to require commemorative works in the District of Columbia and its environs to be constructed of materials that are grown, produced, or manufactured in the United States.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
September 29, 2010

Mr. Kildee (for himself, Ms. Linda T. Sánchez of California, Mr. Lipinski, and Mr. Welch) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources


A BILL

To amend chapter 89 of title 40, United States Code, to require commemorative works in the District of Columbia and its environs to be constructed of materials that are grown, produced, or manufactured 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 “Monuments Assembled and Domestically Engineered Act” or the “MADE Act”.

SEC. 2. Requirement for use of American materials in construction of certain commemorative works.

(a) Requirement.—

(1) DECISION CRITERIA.—Section 8905(b) of title 40, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

“(8) AMERICAN MATERIALS.—A commemorative work shall be constructed using material—

“(A) that, in the case of unmanufactured material, is mined or produced in the United States; and

“(B) that, in the case of manufactured material, is manufactured in the United States substantially all from articles, materials, or supplies mined, produced, or manufactured, as the case may be, in the United States.”.

(2) CRITERIA FOR ISSUANCE OF CONSTRUCTION PERMIT.—Section 8906(3) of such title is amended by inserting before the semicolon the following: “, and such contract documents demonstrate that the material to be used in the construction of the commemorative work complies with the criteria described in section 8905(b)(8) of this title, as determined in accordance with regulations implementing the Buy American Act (10 U.S.C. 10a et seq.)”.

(b) Effective Date.—The amendments made by subsection (a) shall apply to commemorative works for which construction permits are issued under section 8906 of title 40, United States Code, on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.