H.R.1420: American Export Promotion Act of 2013

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about foreign trade and international finance
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Sponsor Pete Gallego, D-Texas
Total Cosponsors 4 (All Democrats)
Introduced April 9, 2013
Latest Major Action April 9, 2013
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Bill Summary

American Export Promotion Act of 2013 - Authorizes appropriations for the Manufacturing and Services unit of the International Trade Administration (ITA) of the Department of Commerce for the ITA's Market Development Cooperator Program.

Requires, in the use of such funds, a preference to be given to activities that: (1) assist small- and medium-sized U.S. businesses, and (2) will create or sustain the greatest number of jobs or obtain the maximum return on investment.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 9, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.