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Stepping up for American Workers and Troops Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 37, United States Code, to require compliance with domestic source requirements for footwear furnished to enlisted members of the Armed Forces upon their initial entry into the Armed Forces.

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04/13/2016Introduced in House

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04/13/2016Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.
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04/13/2016Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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House Armed Services04/13/2016 Referred to

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Introduced in House (04/13/2016)

Stepping up for American Workers and Troops Act

This bill directs the the Department of Defense (DOD), in the case of athletic footwear needed by members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine Corps upon their initial entry into the Armed Forces, to: (1) furnish such footwear directly instead of providing a cash allowance to the service members to purchase such footwear, and (2) comply with American source requirements in procuring such footwear.

A cash allowance may be provided for the purchase of footwear that is medically required to meet a service member's unique physiological needs that cannot be met with footwear furnished by DOD.