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H.R.1926: State Trade Coordination Act

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 Steven J. Chabot, R-Ohio
Total Cosponsors 8 (3 Democrats, 5 Republicans)
Introduced May 9, 2013
Latest Major Action July 24, 2013
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Bill Summary

State Trade Coordination Act - Amends the Export Enhancement Act of 1988 to revise membership of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC) to include one or more presidential appointees representing state trade promotion agencies.

Directs the Secretary of Commerce, acting through the TPCC and in coordination with representatives of state trade promotion agencies, to develop a plan to integrate resources and strategies of state trade promotion agencies into the overall federal trade promotion program.

Directs the Secretary, acting through the head of the U.S. Commercial Service, to develop an annual federal-state export strategy for goods and services for each state that submits to the Secretary its export strategy for the upcoming year.

Directs the Secretary, in coordination with representatives of state trade promotion agencies, to develop a framework to share export success information, and develop a coordinated set of reporting metrics.

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(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 24, 2013 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
July 24, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 26, 2013 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
June 26, 2013 Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 7, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade.
May 9, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.