27 March 2020 – Defense Production Act invoked to compel GM to manufacture ventilators

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Regulation
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Manufacturing and Industry
Level of Jurisdiction: Federal
Lead People/Agency: President

Overview: US President invokes Defense Production Act to compel General Motors to build ventilators for hospitals and signs $2.2tn stimulus bill.
Full details here: https://edition.cnn.com/2020/03/27/politics/general-motors-ventilators-defense-production-act/index.html

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Type of Justification: Avoidance of delays due to negotiation