H.R. 5312 (111th): Reciprocal Government Procurement with China Creates American Jobs Act


May 13, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 13, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mark Schauer

Representative for Michigan's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 13, 2010
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To limit the total value of Chinese goods that may be procured by the United States Government during a calendar year to not more than the total value of United States goods procured by the Chinese Government if any during the preceding calendar year, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/13/2010--Introduced.Reciprocal Government Procurement with China Creates American Jobs Act - Directs the Secretary of Commerce to certify annually to Congress: (1) a determination of whether or not the Chinese government ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 13, 2010

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5312”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


20 cosponsors (19D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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