ANNOUNCEMENT 17 Jun 2014

In June 2014, the government of the United States of America announced a change in the local input requirements for the participation in certain public purchases.

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  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 17 Jun 2014 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Public procurement localisation

In a Federal Register notice published on June 17, 2014 (Vol. 79, No. 116), the Federal Transit Administration announced that In response to the Rock Island County Metropolitan Mass Transit District's (MetroLINK) request for a Buy America waiver for a Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) HVAC system, it is waiving its Buy America requirements for the VRF HVAC system to be installed in MetroLINK's Rock Island Transfer Station. This waiver is limited to a single procurement for the VRF HVAC system for the Rock Island Transfer Station project, an FTA-funded project.

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