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Reciprocal Preference Law
Pennsylvania (PA)
 
Preference             
Conditions
 
Reciprocal Limitations Act    
 
 
 
 
 
 
62 Pa. C.S. § 107
 
The Reciprocal Limitations Act applies to the procurement of supplies in excess of $10,000.  It requires the application of a preference to resident bidders against bidders from states that give a preference to resident bidders in an equal percentage.  It also prohibits the procurement of supplies from states or their bidders that limit the procurement of the supplies to those produced, manufactured, mined, grown or performed in-state.
 

Coal

 

 

71 P.S. § 650

Requires that any heating system installed in a commonwealth owned facility be fueled by coal that is produced by Pennsylvanian mines or any mixture or synthetic derived, in whole or in part, from coal produced in Pennsylvania mines unless the Secretary of General services exempts the heating system from the act based upon enumerated exemptions.  

Recycled Products

 
 
 
 
 
62 Pa. C.S. § 108 
 
Pursuant to Section 108 of the Commonwealth Procurement Code and Part 1, Chapter 22(C)(2) of the Procurement Handbook, the Commonwealth will provide a preference to any bidder (not just resident bidders) who meet the minimum recycled content percentage established in the bid.
 

Motor Vehicle Procurement Act

 
62 Pa. C.S. § 3731, et seq. 
 

The Motor Vehicle Procurement Act requires that all government agencies procure only motor vehicles which are manufactured in North America.  A motor vehicle is manufactured in North America if a substantial majority of the principal components as assembled into the final product in an assembly plant in North America.