ANNOUNCEMENT 26 Feb 2014In February 2014, a US state government announced a change in the local input requirements for the participation in certain public purchases.
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Public Act 19 of 2014, State of Michigan, 97th Legislature, Regular Session of 2014, enrolled Senate bill no. 428: http://www.legislature.mi.gov/documents/2013-2014/publicact/pdf/2014-PA-0019.pdf
The governor of Michigan signed into law on February 26, 2014 a bill (SB0428) that provides for the furnishing of suitable flag holders and United States flags for the graves of veterans who served in the armed forces of the United States.
The law states in part that, "A county shall not purchase flag holders or United States flags assembled or manufactured outside of the United States if competitively priced and of comparable quality flag holders or United States flags made in this state or elsewhere in the United States are available."