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Suggested Citation:"CONTENTS." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2013. Buy America Requirements for Federally Funded Airports. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/22635.
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CONTENTS I. Introduction, 3 II. Buy American and Direct Federal Procurements, 8 A. Statutory Language, 8 B. Legislative History, 9 C. Presidential Clarification, 9 D. Federal Regulations, 10 E. Application to Airports, 16 F. Penalties/Enforcement, 24 III. Buy America and Federal Grantees, 24 A. Airport Grants Prior to Buy America Provisions (1978–1983), 24 B. Buy America Provisions in Other Transportation Grant Programs (1978–Present), 27 C. Airport Improvement Program Buy America Provision, 30 D. American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, 39 E. Penalties/ Enforcement, 45 F. Guidance for FAA Grantees, 48 G. Federal Register Notices, 55 H. Grantee Experiences (Questionnaire Results), 58 IV. Conclusion, 61 V. Appendix: Buy America Questionnaire, 62 Appendix A: Buy America Questionnaire, 63 LRD18 FINAL.indd 2 2/21/13 2:02 PM

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TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Legal Research Digest 18: Buy America Requirements for Federally Funded Airports discusses the legislative history pertaining to Buy America, the applicable federal regulations, and how it has been applied at airports. The report includes suggested guidance that airport counsel may find useful as it pertains to airport construction and equipment purchases to help ensure compliance with U.S. Federal Aviation Administration regulations.


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