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Department of Labor FY 2010 Buy American Act Report

The Vice President
United States Senate
Washington, D.C.  20510

Dear Mr. Vice President:

In accordance with the Buy American Act, as amended by Section 8306 of Public Law 110-28, the U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans’ Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act of 2007, the Department of Labor (DOL) submits the FY 2010 Buy American Act Report.The Act requires that Federal agencies report the amount of acquisitions made by the agency from entities that manufacture the articles, materials, or supplies outside of the United States in that fiscal year. 

In compliance with the requirement stated above, the Department provides the following information for FY 2010:

1.   Provide the dollar value of any articles, materials, or supplies purchased that were manufactured outside of the United States:

Response:  The Department of Labor made purchases in the sum of $147,992.90 for articles, materials, or supplies from entities who manufactured the articles, materials, or supplies outside of the United States.

2.  Provide an itemized list of all waivers granted with respect to such articles, materials, or supplies under the Buy American Act (41 U.S.C. 10a et seq.):

Response:  None.

3.  Provide the specific exception under the Buy American Act that was used to purchase any articles, materials, or supplies acquired from entities that manufacture articles, materials, or supplies outside the United States:

Response:  Waivers were neither necessary nor granted to the Department of Labor during FY 2010 because all applicable purchases were considered “information technology that is a commercial item,” per Federal Acquisition Regulations 25.103(e).

4.   Provide a summary of the total procurement funds spent on goods manufactured in the United States versus funds spent on goods manufactured outside of the United States:

Response:   The Department of Labor spent $63,334,338.83 on goods manufactured in the United States versus $147,992.90 on goods manufactured outside the United States. 
This information is available to the public on the Department’s homepage (www.dol.gov).  If you have any questions concerning this information, your staff may contact Al Stewart, Director of the Business Operations Center, on (202) 693-4028.

Sincerely,

T. Michael Kerr
Assistant Secretary for
Administration and Management


The Honorable John A. Boehner
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Washington, D.C.  20515

Dear Mr. Speaker:

In accordance with the Buy American Act, as amended by Section 8306 of Public Law 110-28, the U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans’ Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act of 2007, the Department of Labor (DOL) submits the FY 2010 Buy American Act Report.The Act requires that Federal agencies report the amount of acquisitions made by the agency from entities that manufacture the articles, materials, or supplies outside of the United States in that fiscal year. 

In compliance with the requirement stated above, the Department provides the following information for FY 2010:

1.   Provide the dollar value of any articles, materials, or supplies purchased that were manufactured outside of the United States:

Response:  The Department of Labor made purchases in the sum of $147,992.90 for articles, materials, or supplies from entities who manufactured the articles, materials, or supplies outside of the United States.

2.  Provide an itemized list of all waivers granted with respect to such articles, materials, or supplies under the Buy American Act (41 U.S.C. 10a et seq.):

Response:  None.

3.  Provide the specific exception under the Buy American Act that was used to purchase any articles, materials, or supplies acquired from entities that manufacture articles, materials, or supplies outside the United States:

Response:  Waivers were neither necessary nor granted to the Department of Labor during FY 2010 because all applicable purchases were considered “information technology that is a commercial item,” per Federal Acquisition Regulations 25.103(e).

4.   Provide a summary of the total procurement funds spent on goods manufactured in the United States versus funds spent on goods manufactured outside of the United States:

Response:   The Department of Labor spent $63,334,338.83 on goods manufactured in the United States versus $147,992.90 on goods manufactured outside the United States. 
This information is available to the public on the Department’s homepage (www.dol.gov).  If you have any questions concerning this information, your staff may contact Al Stewart, Director of the Business Operations Center, on (202) 693-4028.

Sincerely,

T. Michael Kerr
Assistant Secretary for
Administration and Management

The Honorable Darrell E. Issa
Chairman
Committee on Oversight and
Government Reform
U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, D.C. 20515

Dear Chairman Issa:

In accordance with the Buy American Act, as amended by Section 8306 of Public Law 110-28, the U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans’ Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act of 2007, the Department of Labor (DOL) submits the FY 2010 Buy American Act Report.The Act requires that Federal agencies report the amount of acquisitions made by the agency from entities that manufacture the articles, materials, or supplies outside of the United States in that fiscal year. 

In compliance with the requirement stated above, the Department provides the following information for FY 2010:

1.   Provide the dollar value of any articles, materials, or supplies purchased that were manufactured outside of the United States:

Response:  The Department of Labor made purchases in the sum of $147,992.90 for articles, materials, or supplies from entities who manufactured the articles, materials, or supplies outside of the United States.

2.  Provide an itemized list of all waivers granted with respect to such articles, materials, or supplies under the Buy American Act (41 U.S.C. 10a et seq.):

Response:  None.

3.  Provide the specific exception under the Buy American Act that was used to purchase any articles, materials, or supplies acquired from entities that manufacture articles, materials, or supplies outside the United States:

Response:  Waivers were neither necessary nor granted to the Department of Labor during FY 2010 because all applicable purchases were considered “information technology that is a commercial item,” per Federal Acquisition Regulations 25.103(e).

4.   Provide a summary of the total procurement funds spent on goods manufactured in the United States versus funds spent on goods manufactured outside of the United States:

Response:   The Department of Labor spent $63,334,338.83 on goods manufactured in the United States versus $147,992.90 on goods manufactured outside the United States. 
This information is available to the public on the Department’s homepage (www.dol.gov).  If you have any questions concerning this information, your staff may contact Al Stewart, Director of the Business Operations Center, on (202) 693-4028.

Sincerely,

T. Michael Kerr
Assistant Secretary for
Administration and Management


The Honorable Elijah E. Cummings
Ranking Member
Committee on Oversight and
Government Reform
U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, D.C. 20515

Dear Congressman Cummings:

In accordance with the Buy American Act, as amended by Section 8306 of Public Law 110-28, the U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans’ Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act of 2007, the Department of Labor (DOL) submits the FY 2010 Buy American Act Report.The Act requires that Federal agencies report the amount of acquisitions made by the agency from entities that manufacture the articles, materials, or supplies outside of the United States in that fiscal year. 

In compliance with the requirement stated above, the Department provides the following information for FY 2010:

1.   Provide the dollar value of any articles, materials, or supplies purchased that were manufactured outside of the United States:

Response:  The Department of Labor made purchases in the sum of $147,992.90 for articles, materials, or supplies from entities who manufactured the articles, materials, or supplies outside of the United States.

2.  Provide an itemized list of all waivers granted with respect to such articles, materials, or supplies under the Buy American Act (41 U.S.C. 10a et seq.):

Response:  None.

3.  Provide the specific exception under the Buy American Act that was used to purchase any articles, materials, or supplies acquired from entities that manufacture articles, materials, or supplies outside the United States:

Response:  Waivers were neither necessary nor granted to the Department of Labor during FY 2010 because all applicable purchases were considered “information technology that is a commercial item,” per Federal Acquisition Regulations 25.103(e).

4.   Provide a summary of the total procurement funds spent on goods manufactured in the United States versus funds spent on goods manufactured outside of the United States:

Response:   The Department of Labor spent $63,334,338.83 on goods manufactured in the United States versus $147,992.90 on goods manufactured outside the United States. 
This information is available to the public on the Department’s homepage (www.dol.gov).  If you have any questions concerning this information, your staff may contact Al Stewart, Director of the Business Operations Center, on (202) 693-4028.

Sincerely,

T. Michael Kerr
Assistant Secretary for
Administration and Management


The Honorable Joseph I. Lieberman
Chairman
Committee on Homeland Security and
Governmental Reform
United States Senate
Washington, D.C. 20510

Dear Chairman Lieberman:

In accordance with the Buy American Act, as amended by Section 8306 of Public Law 110-28, the U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans’ Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act of 2007, the Department of Labor (DOL) submits the FY 2010 Buy American Act Report.The Act requires that Federal agencies report the amount of acquisitions made by the agency from entities that manufacture the articles, materials, or supplies outside of the United States in that fiscal year. 

In compliance with the requirement stated above, the Department provides the following information for FY 2010:

1.   Provide the dollar value of any articles, materials, or supplies purchased that were manufactured outside of the United States:

Response:  The Department of Labor made purchases in the sum of $147,992.90 for articles, materials, or supplies from entities who manufactured the articles, materials, or supplies outside of the United States.

2.  Provide an itemized list of all waivers granted with respect to such articles, materials, or supplies under the Buy American Act (41 U.S.C. 10a et seq.):

Response:  None.

3.  Provide the specific exception under the Buy American Act that was used to purchase any articles, materials, or supplies acquired from entities that manufacture articles, materials, or supplies outside the United States:

Response:  Waivers were neither necessary nor granted to the Department of Labor during FY 2010 because all applicable purchases were considered “information technology that is a commercial item,” per Federal Acquisition Regulations 25.103(e).

4.   Provide a summary of the total procurement funds spent on goods manufactured in the United States versus funds spent on goods manufactured outside of the United States:

Response:   The Department of Labor spent $63,334,338.83 on goods manufactured in the United States versus $147,992.90 on goods manufactured outside the United States. 
This information is available to the public on the Department’s homepage (www.dol.gov).  If you have any questions concerning this information, your staff may contact Al Stewart, Director of the Business Operations Center, on (202) 693-4028.

Sincerely,

T. Michael Kerr
Assistant Secretary for
Administration and Management


The Honorable Susan M. Collins
Ranking Member
Committee on Homeland Security and
Governmental Reform
United States Senate
Washington, D.C. 20510

Dear Senator Collins:

In accordance with the Buy American Act, as amended by Section 8306 of Public Law 110-28, the U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans’ Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act of 2007, the Department of Labor (DOL) submits the FY 2010 Buy American Act Report.The Act requires that Federal agencies report the amount of acquisitions made by the agency from entities that manufacture the articles, materials, or supplies outside of the United States in that fiscal year. 

In compliance with the requirement stated above, the Department provides the following information for FY 2010:

1.   Provide the dollar value of any articles, materials, or supplies purchased that were manufactured outside of the United States:

Response:  The Department of Labor made purchases in the sum of $147,992.90 for articles, materials, or supplies from entities who manufactured the articles, materials, or supplies outside of the United States.

2.  Provide an itemized list of all waivers granted with respect to such articles, materials, or supplies under the Buy American Act (41 U.S.C. 10a et seq.):

Response:  None.

3.  Provide the specific exception under the Buy American Act that was used to purchase any articles, materials, or supplies acquired from entities that manufacture articles, materials, or supplies outside the United States:

Response:  Waivers were neither necessary nor granted to the Department of Labor during FY 2010 because all applicable purchases were considered “information technology that is a commercial item,” per Federal Acquisition Regulations 25.103(e).

4.   Provide a summary of the total procurement funds spent on goods manufactured in the United States versus funds spent on goods manufactured outside of the United States:

Response:   The Department of Labor spent $63,334,338.83 on goods manufactured in the United States versus $147,992.90 on goods manufactured outside the United States. 
This information is available to the public on the Department’s homepage (www.dol.gov).  If you have any questions concerning this information, your staff may contact Al Stewart, Director of the Business Operations Center, on (202) 693-4028.

Sincerely,

T. Michael Kerr
Assistant Secretary for
Administration and Management