House & Senate Strengthen Berry Amendment

January 2006
Home Textiles Today;1/2/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 15, p6
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The article reports on the approval granted by the U.S. Congress on a requirement that strengthens Berry Amendment, a law that requires the Department of Defense to purchase only domestic-made clothing, textiles and individual equipment in Washington. It also requires the agency to notify Congress within seven days if contracts are awarded to non-U.S. suppliers. The amendment strengthens the supply system and ensures the best equipment available for soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines.


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