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H.R.2447: American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about commerce
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Sponsor Daniel Lipinski, D-Ill.
Total Cosponsors 8 (5 Democrats, 3 Republicans)
Introduced June 20, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 24, 2013
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Bill Summary

American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2013 - Directs the Committee on Technology under the National Science and Technology Council to develop, in lieu of the currently required strategic plan to guide federal programs and activities in support of advanced manufacturing research and development, a national manufacturing competitiveness strategic plan to improve government coordination and provide long-term guidance for federal programs and activities in support of U.S. manufacturing competitiveness, including advanced manufacturing research and development.

Requires the Secretary of Commerce, in developing and updating the plan quadrennially, to serve as the chairperson of the Committee.

Specifies the goals of the plan to be to: (1) promote growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector, (2) support the development of a skilled manufacturing workforce, (3) enable innovation and investment in domestic manufacturing, and (4) support national security.

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(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 24, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Research and Technology.
June 21, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.
June 20, 2013 Referred to House Budget
June 20, 2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce
June 20, 2013 Referred to House Science, Space, and Technology