S 1188

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 1188

To require the purchase of domestically made flags of the United States of America for use by the Federal Government.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 14, 2011

Mr. BROWN of Ohio introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs


A BILL

To require the purchase of domestically made flags of the United States of America for use by the Federal Government.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the `All-American Flag Act'.

SEC. 2. REQUIREMENT FOR PURCHASE OF DOMESTICALLY MADE UNITED STATES FLAGS FOR USE BY FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.

    Only such flags of the United States of America, regardless of size, that are 100 percent manufactured in the United States, from articles, materials, or supplies 100 percent of which are grown, produced, or manufactured in the United States, may be acquired for use by the Federal Government.

SEC. 3. EFFECTIVE DATE.

    Section 2 shall apply to purchases of flags made on or after 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act.

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