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Make PPE in America Act

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to provide for domestic sourcing of personal protective equipment, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
04/22/2021Introduced in Senate

All Actions (2)

Date All Actions
05/12/2021Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
04/22/2021Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (2)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI]* 04/22/2021
Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY] 05/27/2021

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs04/22/2021 Referred to
05/12/2021 Markup by

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Introduced in Senate (04/22/2021)

Make PPE in America Act

This bill requires procurement contracts for personal protective equipment (PPE) to be long-term and for domestically manufactured PPE.

Specifically, contracts entered into by the Departments of Homeland Security, Health and Human Services, Defense, Education, or Veterans Affairs for the procurement of PPE must be for a duration of at least three years, including a base period and all option periods, to incentivize investment in the production of PPE, and materials and components of PPE, in the United States.

The bill provides exceptions (1) where a nonavailability determination has been made, (2) where a sufficient quantity of a satisfactory quality cannot be procured as and when needed at U.S. market prices, and (3) where the department certifies every 120 days that it is necessary to procure PPE under alternate procedures to respond to the immediate needs of a public health emergency.

Such departments may transfer to the Strategic National Stockpile any excess PPE acquired under a contract.