TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program Legal Research Digest 17: Guide to Federal Buy America Requirements is an easy-to-use guide for transit operating agencies that provides all the Buy America requirements with an emphasis on the specific requirements that apply both to manufactured products and to rolling stock.
The report should be useful to attorneys, administrators, contracting officers, engineers, and all officials that have purchasing responsibilities. It is organized as follows:
(II) History of the Buy America Requirements;
(III) What Buy America Is Not;
(IV) Buy America Requirements--Tests and Interpretations;
(V) Waivers and Exemptions;
(VI) Buy American Compliance;
(VII) Conclusion; and
(Appendix A) A copy of the Buy America Survey questionnaire.
This Summary Last Modified On: 5/8/2012