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115th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 3121

To require the purchase of domestically made flags of the United States 
             of America for use by the Federal Government.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             June 29, 2017

 Mrs. Bustos (for herself, Mr. McGovern, Mr. Pearce, Mr. Courtney, Mr. 
 Messer, Ms. Blunt Rochester, Ms. Rosen, Ms. Sinema, Mr. Panetta, Mr. 
Peters, Mr. Evans, Ms. Meng, Mr. Cohen, Ms. Brownley of California, Ms. 
  Frankel of Florida, Mrs. Watson Coleman, Mr. Bera, Mrs. Beatty, Mr. 
Kildee, Ms. Clark of Massachusetts, Mr. Bishop of Georgia, Ms. Norton, 
   Ms. Kaptur, Ms. Kuster of New Hampshire, Mr. Soto, Mr. Crist, Mr. 
 Butterfield, Ms. Hanabusa, Mr. Thompson of California, Mr. Walz, Mr. 
 Foster, Mr. Sean Patrick Maloney of New York, Mr. Carson of Indiana, 
 Mr. Moulton, and Mr. Kilmer) introduced the following bill; which was 
      referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

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                                 A BILL


 
To require the purchase of domestically made flags of the United States 
             of America for use by the Federal Government.

    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 ``All-American Flag Act''.

SEC. 2. REQUIREMENT FOR PURCHASE OF DOMESTICALLY MADE UNITED STATES 
              FLAGS FOR USE BY FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.

    (a) In General.--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.
    (b) Availability Exception.--Subsection (a) does not apply if 
articles, materials, or supplies of the class or kind to be used, or 
the articles, materials, or supplies from which they are manufactured, 
are not grown, produced, or manufactured in the United States in 
sufficient and reasonably available commercial quantities and are not 
of a satisfactory quality.
    (c) Presidential Waiver.--
            (1) In general.--The President may waive the requirement in 
        subsection (a) if the President determines a waiver is 
        necessary to comply with any trade agreement to which the 
        United States is a party.
            (2) Notice of waiver.--Not later than 30 days after 
        granting a waiver under paragraph (1), the President shall 
        publish a notice of the waiver in the Federal Register.

SEC. 3. APPLICABILITY.

    Section 2 shall apply with respect to any contract entered into on 
or after 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act.
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