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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 321         FILED ON: 1/9/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2804

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

John V. Fernandes

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to reducing outsourcing.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

John V. Fernandes

10th Worcester

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex

Kate Hogan

3rd Middlesex

Cory Atkins

14th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 321        FILED ON: 1/9/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2804

By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2804) of John V. Fernandes and others that the State Purchasing Agent give preference to products or services manufactured or produced in the United States.  State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3684 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to reducing outsourcing.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Chapter 7 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 25A the following section:-

              Section 25B. The state purchasing agent shall give preference, as far as may be practicable and to the extent permitted by the General Laws, federal law, and federal treaty, to products or services manufactured or produced in the United States; provided, however, that in giving such preference no sacrifice or loss in price or quality shall be permitted; and provided, further, that preference in all cases shall be given to surplus products or articles produced and manufactured by other departments, institutions, or agencies of the commonwealth which are available for distribution.

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