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Waivers

Current procurement and federal financial assistance waiver types are available by category for public review below.

Urgent Requirement Reports: In certain circumstances, an agency may determine that it is required to act more quickly than the Made in America Office (MIAO) waiver review procedures allow. In those circumstances, agencies complete an “Urgent Requirements Report” to inform the MIAO that a Made in America Law has been waived. To promote transparency, the MIAO compiles these reports here.

You may download the entire waiver listing as a CSV file or view selected waivers using the sort and filter feature below.

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Jones Act Waivers

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The Jones Act requires that cargo and merchandise transported by water between U.S. points is shipped aboard vessels that are U.S.-built, U.S.-citizen owned, and registered in the U.S., which means crewed by Americans. More information about Jones Act nonavailability determinations is available on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Maritime Administration website.

If you have any questions about waivers from Made in America laws, please reach out to the Made in America Office at MadeInAmerica@omb.eop.gov.