S.1214: All-American Flag Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about government operations and politics
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Sponsor Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio
Total Cosponsors 2 (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)
Introduced June 24, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 17, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

All-American Flag Act - Requires any flags of the United States acquired for use by the federal government to be entirely manufactured in the United States from articles, materials, or supplies entirely grown, produced, or manufactured in the United States. Allows the head of an executive agency to waive such requirement upon determining that it would cause unreasonable costs or delays or would adversely affect a U.S. company.

Requires this Act to be applied in a manner consistent with U.S. obligations under international agreements.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 17, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Sept. 17, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Sept. 17, 2014 Received in the House.
Sept. 16, 2014 Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5643-5644; text as passed Senate: CR S5643-5644)
July 31, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 504.
July 31, 2014 Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Reported by Senator Carper without amendment. With written report No. 113-236.
June 25, 2014 Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
June 24, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.