Defense Production Act of 1950: History and Authorities

The Defense Production Act (DPA) of 1950 (P.L. 81-774, 50 U.S.C. ยงยง4501 et seq.), as amended, confers upon the President a broad set of authorities to influence domestic industry in the interest of national defense. The authorities can be used across the federal government to shape the domestic industrial base so that, when called upon,… Continue Reading Defense Production Act of 1950: History and Authorities