Fiscal Year 2008 Buy American Act Report

October 22, 2008

The Honorable Russell D. Feingold
U.S. Senate
506 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

Dear Senator Feingold:

Pursuant to Public Law 110-28, the U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act, 2007, and the Buy American Act (BAA) (41 U.S.C. 10a) contained therein, I am pleased to submit the Fiscal Year 2008 Buy American Report for the National Council on Disability (NCD). This letter provides information for NCD acquisitions, including procurements from foreign manufacturers and waivers (if any) from the BAA. NCD responses are:

During FY 2008, NCD did not purchase any articles, materials or supplies that were manufactured outside the United States.
Waivers of the BAA were neither granted nor necessary for acquisitions conducted.
NCD total obligations for goods manufactured in the United States were $37,131 for FY 2008.
As required, this report will be made available for public viewing on our Web site at www.ncd.gov. If you would like additional information, please contact Michael Collins, NCD Executive Director at 202-272-2004 or mcollins@ncd.gov.

Sincerely,


John R. Vaughn
Chairperson

cc: The Honorable Joseph I. Lieberman, Chair, Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
The Honorable Henry A. Waxman, Chair, House Government Oversight Committee

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