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H.R.394: Nanotechnology Advancement and New Opportunities Act

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 M. Honda, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Jan. 23, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 12, 2013
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Bill Summary

Nanotechnology Advancement and New Opportunities Act - Directs the Secretary of Commerce, if $100 million is made available from the private sector for establishing a Nanomanufacturing Investment Partnership, to establish such a Partnership to provide funding for precommercial nanomanufacturing research and development projects.

Allows the Partnership to provide funding through direct investments in specified mechanisms designed to advance nanomanufacturing. Requires return on investment of amounts resulting from the commercialization of developed technologies to the Partnership.

Requires establishment of an advisory board to assist the Secretary in carrying out the Partnership.

Amends the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) to allow a tax credit for the purchase of qualified nanotechnology developer stock.

Authorizes establishment within the Technology Administration of a grant program to support the establishment and development of incubators (entities aff...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 12, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies.
Feb. 4, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Research and Technology.
Jan. 25, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy.
Jan. 23, 2013 Referred to House Homeland Security
Jan. 23, 2013 Referred to House Ways and Means
Jan. 23, 2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Jan. 23, 2013 Referred to House Science, Space, and Technology