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Buy American Act Reports

Wednesday, February 9, 2022

The Buy American Act Reports

Fiscal Year 2015 Buy American Act Report

May 11, 2016

The Honorable Ron Johnson U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs 340 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC, 20510

Dear Senator Johnson:

The National Council on Disability (NCD) is pleased to submit its fiscal year 2015 report for Items Manufactured within the United States vs. outside the United States according to the Buy American Act (41 U.S.C. 10a - 10d) and Executive Order 10582. As prescribed by the Act, the appropriate information has been collected.

The National Council on Disability made no purchases of any articles, materials, or supplies manufactured outside the United States within the meaning of the Buy American Act.No waivers were necessary nor granted with respect to such articles, materials, or supplies under the Buy American Act.

NCD spent $9,835 for goods manufactured in the United States, and $0 for goods manufactured outside the United States in accordance with Buy American Act exemptions. Information Technology items are exempt from the Buy American Act and the funding NCD spent on those items has not been included.

This information is available to the public on NCD’s website (www.ned.gov). If you have any questions concerning this report, please contact Lisa Grubb, Management Analyst, at 202-272-2113, or by e-mail at Igrubb@ned.gov

Sincerely, Rebecca Cokley Executive Director

Cc: The Honorable Jason Chaffetz, Chairman, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

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Fiscal Year 2009 Buy American Act Report

March 22, 2010

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 2009 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 2009, 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 $22,500 for FY 2009. 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 Joan Durocher, NCD Executive Director at 202-272-2004 or jdurocher@ncd.gov.

Sincerely,

Linda Wetters Chairperson

cc: The Honorable Joseph I. Lieberman, Chair, Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governental Affairs; The Honorable Edolphus Towns, Chair, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

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

Fiscal Year 2007 Buy American Act Report

August 6, 2008

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

Dear Senator Feingold:

Thank you for your letter of July 29, 2008, inquiring about the status of Buy American Act (BAA) reports from the National Council on Disability (NCD). We apologize for the delay in responding, but wanted to let you know that we did submit reports for Fiscal Years 2005 and 2006, as required. A copy of our 2006 report is attached..

We are also aware that, in accordance with 41 U.S.C. §10a, the head of each federal agency is required to submit a report to Congress on the amount of acquisitions made by the agency from entities that manufacture end products outside the United States. This letter provides information for NCD acquisitions for Fiscal Year 2007, including procurements from foreign manufacturers and waivers (if any) from the BAA. NCD responses are:

During FY 2007, 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 $38,568 for FY 2007. 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 Henry A. Waxman, Chair, House Government Oversight Committee

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