The Defense Production Act of 1950: History, Authorities, and Reauthorization

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This report examines some of the history of the Defense Production Act of 1950 (DPA), focusing primarily on its creation and most recent legislative reauthorization. It also discusses the foremost active authorities of the DPA.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: June 19, 2014
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Brown, Jared T.

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Else, Daniel H.

Specialist in National Defense

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: June 19, 2014
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United States
Description:

This report examines some of the history of the Defense Production Act of 1950 (DPA), focusing primarily on its creation and most recent legislative reauthorization. It also discusses the foremost active authorities of the DPA.

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40 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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