The Berry Amendment: Requiring Defense Procurement to Come from Domestic Sources

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The Berry Amendment requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to give preference in procurement to domestically produced, manufactured, or home grown products, notably food, clothing, fabrics, and specialty metals. This report examines the original intent and purpose of the Berry Amendment, legislative proposals to amend the application of domestic source restrictions, as well as options for Congress.

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Grasso, Valerie Bailey October 24, 2006.

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The Berry Amendment requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to give preference in procurement to domestically produced, manufactured, or home grown products, notably food, clothing, fabrics, and specialty metals. This report examines the original intent and purpose of the Berry Amendment, legislative proposals to amend the application of domestic source restrictions, as well as options for Congress.

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  • October 24, 2006

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Grasso, Valerie Bailey. The Berry Amendment: Requiring Defense Procurement to Come from Domestic Sources, report, October 24, 2006; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs9927/: accessed February 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.