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§ 98h–3. DefinitionsFor the purposes of this subchapter:
(1) The term “strategic and critical materials” means materials that (A) would be needed to supply the military, industrial, and essential civilian needs of the United States during a national emergency, and (B) are not found or produced in the United States in sufficient quantities to meet such need.
(2) The term “national emergency” means a general declaration of emergency with respect to the national defense made by the President or by the Congress.
(3) The term “reliable source” mean a citizen or business entity organized under the laws of—
(A) the United States or any territory or possession of the United States;
(B) a country of the national technology and industrial base, as such term is defined in section 4801 of title 10; or
(C) a qualifying country, as defined in section 225.003 of the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement or any successor document.
(June 7, 1939, ch. 190, § 12, as added Pub. L. 96–41, § 2(a), July 30, 1979, 93 Stat. 324; amended Pub. L. 117–81, div. A, title XIV, § 1411(2), Dec. 27, 2021, 135 Stat. 2018; Pub. L. 118–31, div. A, title XIV, § 1411(e)(2)(C), Dec. 22, 2023, 137 Stat. 528.)