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

May 30, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Passed House) in a previous session of 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.

May 30, 2012
Reported by Committee
Jun 20, 2012
Passed House
Sep 12, 2012
Daniel Lipinski
Representative for Illinois's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated
Sep 13, 2012
15 pages
Related Bills
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Last Action: Jun 20, 2013

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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 05, 2011

Full Title

To promote the growth and competitiveness of American manufacturing.


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

19 cosponsors (10D, 9R) (show)

House Energy and Commerce

Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade

House Budget

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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9/12/2012--Passed House amended.
(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on September 10, 2012. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2012 - Directs the President, in each of 2014 and 2018, to submit to Congress and publish on a public website a strategy to promote growth, sustainability, and competitiveness in the nation's manufacturing sector, create well-paid, stable jobs, enable innovation and investment, and support national security.
Establishes, within the Department of Commerce, the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Board to: (1) advise the President on issues affecting the nation's manufacturing sector, (2) conduct a comprehensive analysis (analysis) of such sector, and (3) develop a national manufacturing competitiveness strategy (strategy).
Directs the Board to: (1) publish in the Federal Register and on a public website a draft report, and to submit to the President for review and revision a final report, on the strategy; and (2) make the analysis available to the public.
Requires the President, in preparing the budget for FY2016-FY2022, to include information regarding the consistency of such budget with the goals and recommendations included in the strategy.

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