NPFC - FED-STD-376
PREFERRED METRIC UNITS FOR GENERAL USE BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
|Publication Date:||27 January 1993|
This standard lists preferred metric units (See 4.1) recommended for use throughout the Federal Government. It gives guidance on the selection of metric units required to comply with the provisions of the Metric Conversion Act of 1975 (P.L. 94-168), as amended by the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988 (P.L. 100-418), and Executive Order (EO) 12770 of July 25, 1991. The guidance in this standard applies to, but is not limited to, the drafting of laws, regulations, contracts, and purchase orders; and the preparation of reports, statistical tables, and databases.