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H.R.2034: Advanced Composites Development Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about science, technology, communications
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Sponsor Michael H. Michaud, D-Maine
Total Cosponsors 4 (3 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced May 16, 2013
Latest Major Action June 24, 2013
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Bill Summary

Advanced Composites Development Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretaries of Transportation (DOT), Energy (DOE), Defense (DOD), and Homeland Security (DHS), to carry out a program to improve the nation's transportation infrastructure, advance the technologies used to produce alternative energy, enhance our military security, and develop new disaster mitigation systems by making grants to consortia for the establishment and operation of Advanced Composites Development Centers.

Instructs the Secretaries to work with stakeholders to identify problems that can be solved over a period of five years through the development of an advanced composite material.

Requires such Centers, by working with the private sector, to strive to produce new composite materials, including related manufacturing processes or applications, that: (1) are lighter, stronger, and more durable than existing materials; (2) have lower life-cycle costs or lower overall environmental impacts; and (3) ha...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 24, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Research and Technology.
June 24, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy.
June 20, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Readiness.
May 31, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies.
May 17, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.
May 16, 2013 Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure
May 16, 2013 Referred to House Armed Services
May 16, 2013 Referred to House Homeland Security
May 16, 2013 Referred to House Science, Space, and Technology