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H.R.1421: Advancing Innovative Manufacturing Act of 2013

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about science, technology, communications
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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 Summary

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)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 24, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Research and Technology.
April 9, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.