S.1214 - All-American Flag Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH] (Introduced 06/24/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs | House - Oversight and Government Reform|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 113-236|
|Latest Action:||09/17/2014 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. (All Actions)|
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Text: S.1214 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Referred in House (09/16/2014)
September 17, 2014
Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
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”.
(a) In general.—Except as provided under subsection (b), 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.
(1) the application of the limitation would cause unreasonable costs or delays to be incurred; or
(2) application of the limitation would adversely affect a United States company.
(c) Amendment of Federal Acquisition Regulation.—Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council established under section 1302 of title 41, United States Code, shall amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation to implement this section.
(1) EXECUTIVE AGENCY.—The term “executive agency” has the meaning given the term in section 133 of title 41, United States Code.
(2) FEDERAL ACQUISITION REGULATION.—The term “Federal Acquisition Regulation” has the meaning given the term in section 106 of title 41, United States Code.
Section 2 shall apply to purchases of flags made on or after 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act.
This Act shall be applied in a manner consistent with United States obligations under international agreements.
Passed the Senate September 16, 2014.