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Reps. Pascrell, McHenry intro bill to cut reliance on foreign PPE sources

July 29, 2020
Reps. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) and Patrick McHenry (R-NC) on Wednesday introduced legislation they say would boost the domestic production of personal protective equipment and reduce the United States’ reliance on countries like China for essential medical goods. The “ American PPE Supply Chain Integrity Act ” would implement the “Berry Amendment standard of ‘100 percent of a product that is grown, reprocessed, reused, or produced in the United States’ for the purchase of PPE by Department of Defense, Department of...

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