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Buy America Policy Statements

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09/16/2016 Small Purchase Waivers This Dear Colleague letter clarifies “small purchases” for general public interest waivers under FTA's Buy America program as defined in the FAST Act.
09/01/2016 Implementation of the Phased Increase in Domestic Content Under the Buy America Waiver for Rolling Stock   FTA issued a policy statement on the Implementation of the Phased Increase in Domestic Content Under the Buy America Waiver for Rolling Stock regarding its implementation of the phased-in increase in domestic content for rolling stock under the FTA’s Buy America statute, as amended by the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. Through this final policy, FTA is providing guidance to transit agencies and transit vehicle manufacturers regarding how they are to implement the FAST Act’s statutory amendments.
02/17/2011 Buy America FTA will not consider any requests for a public interest waiver of FTA’s Buy America regulation for American Recovery and Reinvestment Act projects, because such action would undermine the very purpose and intent of the Recovery Act—to preserve and create jobs in America.
Updated: Monday, November 21, 2016
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