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H.R.1421: Advancing Innovative Manufacturing Act of 2013
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||science, technology, communications|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Texas|
|Total Cosponsors||20 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||April 9, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||June 24, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the House
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Advancing Innovative Manufacturing Act of 2013 - Amends the National Institute of Standards and Technology Act to require the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to carry out a program to develop and support industry-led consortia that will identify, prioritize, and address long-term, precompetitive industrial research needs in the area of advanced manufacturing, including through the use of technology roadmaps and transfer of technology platforms and infrastructure.
Requires the Director to carry out a pilot program (through the award of competitive, merit-reviewed grants, cooperative agreements, or contracts to small- or medium-sized manufacturers) to enhance the innovative capabilities and competitiveness of such manufacturers through support for research and development that will promote the field of advanced manufacturing and lead to the commercialization of new products, processes, or technologies.
Amends the Stevenson-Wydler ...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|June 24, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Research and Technology.|
|April 9, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.|