Buy American Exceptions Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, 37140 [2011-15763]

Download as PDF 37140 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 122 / Friday, June 24, 2011 / Notices accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond; including through the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. This notice also lists the following information: Title of Proposal: Sustainable Communities Regional Grant Program. OMB Approval Number: 2501–0024. Form Numbers: HUD Form 2010. Description of the Need for the Information and its Proposed Use: This data collection is designed to provide HUD information regarding the Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant Program NOFA applications to ensure that information is provided to HUD in a standard manner. 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L. 111–05, approved February 17, 2009) (Recovery Act), and implementing guidance of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), this notice advises that certain exceptions to the Buy American requirement of the Recovery Act have been determined applicable for work using Capital Fund Recovery Formula and Competition (CFRFC) grant funds. Specifically, an exception was granted to the Medford Housing Authority of Medford, MA for the purchase and installation of sideopening, Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards (UFAS)-compliant ovens for the LaPrise Village project. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Donald J. 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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 1605(a) of the Recovery Act provides that none of the funds appropriated or made available by the Recovery Act may be used for a project for the construction, alteration, maintenance, or repair of a public building or public work unless all of the iron, steel, and manufactured goods used in the project are produced in the United States. Section 1605(b) provides that the Buy American requirement shall not apply in any case or category in which the head of a Federal department or agency finds that: (1) Applying the Buy American requirement would be inconsistent with the public interest; (2) iron, steel, and the relevant manufactured goods are not produced in the U.S. in sufficient and reasonably available quantities or of satisfactory quality; or (3) inclusion of iron, steel, and manufactured goods will increase the cost of the overall project by more than 25 percent. Section 1605(c) provides that if the head of a Federal department or agency makes a determination pursuant to section 1605(b), the head of the department or agency shall publish a detailed written justification in the Federal Register. In accordance with section 1605(c) of the Recovery Act and OMB’s implementing guidance published on April 23, 2009 (74 FR 18449), this notice PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Hours per response × = Burden hours 2 600 advises the public that, on June 2, 2011, upon request of the Medford Housing Authority, HUD granted an exception to the applicability of the Buy American requirements with respect to work, using CFRFC grant funds, based on the fact that the relevant manufactured goods (side-opening, UFAS-compliant ovens) are not produced in the U.S. in sufficient and reasonably available quantities or of satisfactory quality. Dated: June 16, 2011. Deborah Hernandez, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5374-N-31]


Buy American Exceptions Under the American Recovery and 
Reinvestment Act of 2009

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian 
Housing, HUD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act 
of 2009 (Pub. L. 111-05, approved February 17, 2009) (Recovery Act), 
and implementing guidance of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), 
this notice advises that certain exceptions to the Buy American 
requirement of the Recovery Act have been determined applicable for 
work using Capital Fund Recovery Formula and Competition (CFRFC) grant 
funds. Specifically, an exception was granted to the Medford Housing 
Authority of Medford, MA for the purchase and installation of side-
opening, Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards (UFAS)-compliant ovens 
for the LaPrise Village project.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Donald J. LaVoy, Deputy Assistant 
Secretary for Office of Field Operations, Office of Public and Indian 
Housing, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, 
SW., Room 4112, Washington, DC 20410-4000, telephone number 202-402-
8500 (this is not a toll-free number); or Dominique G. Blom, Deputy 
Assistant Secretary for Public Housing Investments, Office of Public 
Housing Investments, Office of Public and Indian Housing, Department of 
Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4130, 
Washington, DC 20410-4000, telephone number 202-402-8500 (this is not a 
toll-free number). Persons with hearing- or speech-impairments may 
access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal 
Information Relay Service at 800-877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 1605(a) of the Recovery Act provides 
that none of the funds appropriated or made available by the Recovery 
Act may be used for a project for the construction, alteration, 
maintenance, or repair of a public building or public work unless all 
of the iron, steel, and manufactured goods used in the project are 
produced in the United States. Section 1605(b) provides that the Buy 
American requirement shall not apply in any case or category in which 
the head of a Federal department or agency finds that: (1) Applying the 
Buy American requirement would be inconsistent with the public 
interest; (2) iron, steel, and the relevant manufactured goods are not 
produced in the U.S. in sufficient and reasonably available quantities 
or of satisfactory quality; or (3) inclusion of iron, steel, and 
manufactured goods will increase the cost of the overall project by 
more than 25 percent. Section 1605(c) provides that if the head of a 
Federal department or agency makes a determination pursuant to section 
1605(b), the head of the department or agency shall publish a detailed 
written justification in the Federal Register.
    In accordance with section 1605(c) of the Recovery Act and OMB's 
implementing guidance published on April 23, 2009 (74 FR 18449), this 
notice advises the public that, on June 2, 2011, upon request of the 
Medford Housing Authority, HUD granted an exception to the 
applicability of the Buy American requirements with respect to work, 
using CFRFC grant funds, based on the fact that the relevant 
manufactured goods (side-opening, UFAS-compliant ovens) are not 
produced in the U.S. in sufficient and reasonably available quantities 
or of satisfactory quality.

    Dated: June 16, 2011.
Deborah Hernandez,
General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing.
[FR Doc. 2011-15763 Filed 6-23-11; 8:45 am]
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