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H.R.1909: Export Coordination Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about foreign trade and international finance
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Sponsor Sam Graves, R-Mo.
Total Cosponsors 11 (2 Democrats, 9 Republicans)
Introduced May 9, 2013
Latest Major Action June 7, 2013
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Bill Summary

Export Coordination Act of 2013 - Amends the Export Enhancement Act of 1988 to revise the duties of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC).

Requires the TPCC to: (1) identify opportunities to consolidate or co-locate offices of federal agencies involved in export promotion and export financing activities; (2) assess the use and coordination of electronic databases among federal agencies in support of such activities; and (3) provide a detailed listing of current and future federal and state-led trade missions, trade fairs, and related activities to ensure better delivery of services to U.S. businesses.

Requires the Secretary of Commerce to make available information on federal and state-led trade missions, trade fairs, and related activities on the Export.gov website.

Requires the governmentwide strategic plan for federal trade promotion efforts to: (1) clearly identify and explain the role, goals, and objectives of each TPCC member agency with res...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 7, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade.
May 9, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.