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

Introduced:
May 13, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Mark Schauer
Representative for Michigan's 7th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
May 13, 2010
Length
8 pages
 
Status

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

Progress
Introduced May 13, 2010
Referred to Committee May 13, 2010
 
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.

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20 cosponsors (19D, 1R) (show)
Committees

House Oversight and Government Reform

Government Operations

House Transportation and Infrastructure

Aviation

Highways and Transit

House Ways and Means

Trade

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Library of Congress Summary

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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 has prohibited its procurement of U.S. goods during the preceding calendar year; and (2) the total value of U.S. goods procured by the Chinesse government during that year, if the Chinese government has not prohibited such procurement.
Prohibits the head of each executive agency from awarding a contract for the procurement of Chinese goods during the succeeding calendar year if the Chinese government has prohibited procurement of U.S. goods during the preceding calendar year.
Directs the Secretary of Transportation (DOT), in such an instance, to prohibit a state or other entity from using funds made available to it from the Highway Trust Fund or the Airport and Airway Trust Fund for the award of a contract for the procurement of Chinese goods during the succeeding calendar year.
Limits the total value of Chinese goods that may be procured by the U.S. government during the succeeding calendar year to the total value of U.S. goods procured by the Chinese Government during the preceding calendar year, if in fact the Chinese government has not prohibited its procurement of U.S. goods during that preceding calendar year.
Directs the International Trade Administration to establish a program to:
(1) identify annually the total value of U.S. goods procured by the Chinese government; and
(2) provide notice in the Federal Register on or as soon as practicable after the date on which the total value of Chinese goods procured by the U.S. government equals 50%, 75%, and 100% of the total value of U.S. goods procured by the Chinese government during the preceding calendar year, for purposes of compliance with the limitation required by this Act.

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