Biden Administration Issues Buy America Guidance for Federal Infrastructure Funds

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The Biden Administration issued Initial Implementation Guidance requiring that materials paid for with infrastructure bill funds be made in America.

April 25, 2022
Garret Murai - California Construction Law Blog

As you know, late this past year Congress passed and President Biden signed the largest infrastructure bill since President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “New Deal” in 1933. The infrastructure bill provides $1.2 trillion in spending on the nations’ infrastructure over the next five years.

On Monday, the Biden Administration issued Initial Implementation Guidance requiring that, beginning May 14, 2022, materials paid for with infrastructure bill funds be made in America. The Guidance, which implements the “Buy America” provisions of the infrastructure bill requires that:

1. All iron and steel used in a project be produced in the United States;

Mr. Murai may be contacted at gmurai@nomosllp.com



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