H.R. 5865 (112th): American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2012


May 30, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 12, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.


Daniel Lipinski
Representative for Illinois's 3rd congressional district


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Last Updated: Sep 13, 2012
Length: 15 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To promote the growth and competitiveness of American manufacturing.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 2447 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 20, 2013

H.R. 1366 (Related)
National Manufacturing Strategy Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 5, 2011

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5865” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 30, 2012
Reported by Committee
Jun 20, 2012
Passed House
Sep 12, 2012
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19 cosponsors (10D, 9R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Sep 12, 2012 5:27 p.m.
Passed 339/77

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