ANNOUNCEMENT 09 Oct 2014

In October 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

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  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 09 Oct 2014 | Removal date: open ended

Public procurement localisation

In a Federal Register notice published on October 9, 2014 (Vol. 79, No. 196), the Federal Transit Administration announced that in response to the San Bernardino Associated Governments' (SANBAG) 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 at the Omnitrans San Bernardino Transit Center (SBTC). This waiver is limited to a single procurement for the VRF HVAC system for the SBTC, an FTA-funded project.

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