The Buy American Act--Preferences for "Domestic" Supplies: In Brief Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title The Buy American Act--Preferences for "Domestic" Supplies: In Brief

Creator

  • 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: 2016-04-26

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This report discusses the Buy American Act of 1933, which is the earliest and arguably the best known of various statutes regarding federal procurement of domestic products. The act attempts to protect U.S. businesses and labor by restricting the acquisition and use of end products or construction materials that are not "domestic."
  • Physical Description: 15 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Business
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Labor policy
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Labor law and legislation

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: R43140
  • Accession or Local Control No: R43140_2016Apr26
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc855744