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Sunday, June 13

pending amendments

Upcoming amendments that pertain to the Berry Amendment. The Department of Defense Authorization bill is currently scheduled for June 15.

Key amendments filed for DOD Authorization bill next week
Buy American

Sen. Dayton (D-MN) introduced amendment No. 3197, a Buy American amendment that would strike Sections 842 and 843 from the bill to prevent a new waiver authority from longstanding domestic source requirements under the Berry Amendment.

Sen. McCain (D-AZ) introduced amendment No. 3319, 3320 and 3321 to limit the use of Buy American provisions.
For information on the bill, see S.2400 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2005
Title: An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2005 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe personnel strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed Services, and for other purposes.


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