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S.1468: Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about commerce
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Sponsor Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio
Total Cosponsors 18 (10 Democrats, 1 Independent, 7 Republicans)
Introduced Aug. 1, 2013
Latest Major Action Aug. 26, 2014
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Bill Summary

Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act of 2014 - (Sec. 3) Amends the National Institute of Standards and Technology Act to direct the Secretary of Commerce to establish within the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) a Network for Manufacturing Innovation Program to:

  • improve measurably the competitiveness of U.S. manufacturing and increase domestic production;
  • stimulate U.S. leadership in advanced manufacturing research, innovation, and technology with a strong potential to generate substantial benefits extending significantly beyond direct return to Program participants; and
  • accelerate measurably the development of an advanced manufacturing workforce.

Requires the Secretary to establish a network of centers for manufacturing innovation (CMIs), to be known as the Network for Manufacturing Innovation.

Considers to be CMIs the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute and manufacturing ce...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Aug. 26, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 547.
Aug. 26, 2014 Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Rockefeller under authority of the order of the Senate of 08/05/2014 with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 113-247. Additional views filed.
April 9, 2014 Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
Aug. 1, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.