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S. 3611: A bill to prohibit executive agencies from procuring merchandise subject to antidumping or countervailing duty orders, and for other purposes. Read More

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This bill was introduced on Sep 21, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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Sep 21, 2012

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A BILL

To prohibit executive agencies from procuring merchandise subject to antidumping or countervailing duty orders, 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 ``Buy Fairly Trade Goods Act of 2012''.

SEC. 2. PROHIBITION ON GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT OF MERCHANDISE SUBJECT TO ANTIDUMPING OR COUNTERVAILING DUTY ORDERS.

(a) In General.--Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council shall amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation issued pursuant to section 1303(a)(1) of title 41, United States Code, to provide that, except as provided in subsection (b)-- (1) executive agencies may not procure merchandise subject to an antidumping or countervailing duty order under title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671 et seq.); and (2) the terms of any contract or other agreement entered into with an energy provider prohibit the use by that provider of any such merchandise in the performance of the contract or agreement. (b) Waiver for National Security.--The amendments to the Federal Acquisition Regulation made pursuant to subsection (a) shall include a provision allowing for the waiver of the requirements described in that subsection if the President determines that such a waiver is in the national security interests of the United States. (c) Consistency With International Agreements.--The Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council shall ensure that the amendments to the Federal Acquisition Regulation made...

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Bill Summary

S. 3611: A bill to prohibit executive agencies from procuring merchandise subject to antidumping or countervailing duty orders, and for other purposes.

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