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Introduced in Senate (02/27/2020)


116th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 3352


To require that Federal agencies only procure cut flowers and cut greens grown in the United States, and for other purposes.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 27, 2020

Mr. Sullivan (for himself, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. King, and Ms. Murkowski) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs


A BILL

To require that Federal agencies only procure cut flowers and cut greens grown in the United States, and for other purposes.

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 “American Grown Act”.

SEC. 2. Limitation on procurement.

(a) Definitions.—In this section:

(1) CUT FLOWER.—The term “cut flower” means a flower removed from a living plant for decorative use.

(2) CUT GREEN.—The term “cut green” means a green, foliage, or branch removed from a living plant for decorative use.

(3) FEDERAL AGENCY.—The term “Federal agency” means each agency and instrumentality of the Federal Government located in a State or the District of Columbia.

(b) Requirement.—Funds appropriated or otherwise available to a Federal agency may only be used for the procurement of a cut flower or cut green if the cut flower or cut green is grown in—

(1) a State;

(2) the District of Columbia;

(3) a territory or possession of the United States; or

(4) an area subject to the jurisdiction of a federally recognized Indian Tribe.

(c) Applicability.—This section shall apply to a procurement made or contracted for on or after the date that is 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act.


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