Rule/Notice/NOFO:  OMB, Implementation Guidance on Application of Buy America Preference in Federal Financial Assistance Programs for Infrastructure

Federal Register/Notice:

Type of Requirement:  Memorandum

Description:  This memorandum provides supplemental implementation guidance to Federal agencies on: (1) the application of a Buy America preference to Federal financial assistance programs for infrastructure; and (2) the process for waiving such a Buy America preference — including the circumstances under which waivers may be justified as consistent with applicable law and policy. This memorandum rescinds and replaces OMB Memorandum M-22-11.

How is it enforced by FTA, DOT, Direct grant requirement, triennial review or other?  OMB delegates to DOT the authority to enforce these requirements.

Is there a cost or time impact to grantees (best estimate):  TBD

APTA Comment/Letter: TBD

APTA Staff Advisor: Linda Ford,

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