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106 STAT. 5118 PUBLIC LAW 102-588—NOV. 4, 1992 independent states of the former Soviet Union, specifically including any anticompetitive issues the Office may observe. SEC. 219. USE OF DOMESTIC PRODUCTS. (a) COMPLIANCE WITH BUY AMERICAN ACT. —(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), the head of each agency which conducts procurements shall ensure that such procurements are conducted m compliance with sections 2 througn 4 of the Act of March 3, 1933 (41 U.S.C. 10a through 10c, popularly known as the "Buy V American Act"). (2) This subsection shall apply only to procurements made for which— (A) amounts are authorized by this Act to be made available; and (B) solicitations for bids are issued after the date of enactment of this Act. Reports. (3) The Administrator, before January 1, 1994, shall report to Congress on procurements covered by this subsection of products that are not domestic products. (b) INAPPLICABILITY IN CASE OF VIOLATION OF INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENT.— This section shall not apply to the extent that the United States Trade Representative determines that an award under this section would oe in violation of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade or an international agreement to which the United States is a party. (c) DEFINITIONS. — For the purposes of this section, the term , "domestic product" means a product— (1) that is manufactured or produced in the United States; and (2) at least 50 percent of the cost of the articles, materials, or supplies of which are mined, produced, or manufactured in the united States. 42 USC 2473d. SEC. 220. USE OF ABANDONED AND UNDERUTILIZED BUILDINGS, GROUNDS, AND FACHJTIES. (a) GENERAL RULE.— In meeting the needs of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for additional facilities, the Administrator shall investigate the use of abandoned and underutilized buildings, groimds, and facilities in depressed communities that can be converted to National Aeronautics and Space Administration facilities and shall prioritize such uses where cost effective, as determined by the Administrator. (b) DEFINITION. — For purposes of this section, the term "depressed communities" means rural and urban communities that are relatively depressed, in terms of age of housing, extent of poverty, growth of per capita income, extent of unemployment, job lag, or surplus labor. SEC. 22L STUDY OF USES OF TECHNICAL INFORMATION. The Administrator shall undertake a study of the extent to which technical information developed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, by itself or in cooperation with industry, academic, or other government partners or contractors, is brought to market by foreign aerospace firms or their subcontractors more Reports. quickly than by United States companies. The Administrator shall report the results of such study to Congress no later than October 1, 1993.