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S.429: Concrete Masonry Products Research, Education, and Promotion Act of 2013
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||commerce|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Bill Nelson, D-Fla.|
|Total Cosponsors||22 (16 Democrats, 6 Republicans)|
|Introduced||Feb. 28, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Dec. 12, 2014|
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- Bill introduced in the Senate
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill signed into law
Concrete Masonry Products Research, Education, and Promotion Act of 2013 - (Sec. 4) Directs the Secretary of Commerce to issue orders applicable to manufacturers of concrete masonry products (concrete).
(Sec. 5) Requires any such order to provide for establishment of a Concrete Masonry Products Board to carry out a program of generic promotion, research, and information regarding concrete products.
Prohibits the Board from engaging in any action, nor using any funds received under this Act, to: (1) influence legislation or governmental action, or (2) engage in an action that would be a conflict of interest or in advertising that is false or misleading.
Requires an order to require manufacturers to:
- maintain records sufficient to ensure compliance with it and regulations;
- submit to the Board any required information to carry out its responsibilities; and
- make these records available, during normal business hours, for inspecti...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Dec. 12, 2014||By Senator Rockefeller from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 113-319.|
|Dec. 8, 2014||Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 617.|
|Dec. 8, 2014||Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Rockefeller with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.|
|April 9, 2014||Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.|
|Feb. 28, 2013||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.|