• Proposed American Jobs Act of 2011 Text Carries Forward Buy American Provision from the 2009 Recovery Act
  • September 21, 2011 | Authors: Amy Stanley Hariani; J. Michael Taylor; Patrick J. Togni; Mark T. Wasden
  • Law Firm: King & Spalding LLP - Washington Office
  • The national discussion regarding President Obama’s proposed American Jobs Act of 2011 (“Jobs Bill”) has only just begun. A key provision in the initial draft circulated by the White House is a Buy American rule which is identical to language in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (“2009 Recovery Act”).