Location-Based Preferences in Federal and Federally Funded Contracting: An Overview of the Law Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Location-Based Preferences in Federal and Federally Funded Contracting: An Overview of the Law

Creator

  • Author: Luckey, John R.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Legislative Attorney
  • Author: Manuel, Kate M.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Legislative Attorney

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2010-10-01

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This report discusses constitutional and other legal issues related to the creation and implementation of location-based preferences in federal contracting, as well as summarizes key authorities requiring or allowing federal agencies to "favor" contractors located in specific places. The report does not address federal preferences for domestic products or provisions of federal law that could, depending upon their implementation, effectively prefer local contractors, such as project labor agreements.
  • Physical Description: 18 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Business
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Contractors
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Government contractors
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Public contracts
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Executive departments
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Independent regulatory commissions
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Budgets
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Government spending

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: R41115
  • Accession or Local Control No: R41115_2010Oct01
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc29583