House lawmakers propose new legislation to protect defense supply chain

By Jaspreet Gill / July 22, 2021 at 12:30 PM
A group of House Armed Services Committee members have developed six legislative proposals for inclusion in the fiscal year 2022 defense policy bill to address critical risks in the U.S. defense supply chain stemming from foreign dependencies, especially China. The committee’s Defense Critical Supply Chain Task Force, co-chaired by Reps. Elissa Slotkin (D-MI) and Mike Gallagher (R-WI), today released a report outlining how the failure to address current supply chain vulnerabilities could weaken the U.S. government’s response to a national...

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