FAR Council Takes Moderate Approach To Buy American
By Kristen Ittig, Charles Blanchard and Amanda Sherwood (August 10, 2021, 5:09 PM EDT) -- The Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council released its proposed revisions to Buy American Act regulations on July 30, following instructions in President Joe Biden's Jan. 25 Executive Order No. 14005.
While the executive order instructed the FAR Council to consider far-reaching changes, the council opted for incremental amendments to the existing framework. These changes, if adopted, would increase the level of domestic content that certain products sold to the federal government must contain and impose additional reporting requirements on contractors, and could signal future, more radical changes to domestic preference procurement rules.
The proposed changes would not alter the treatment of procurements...
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