H.R. 6132 (112th): American Clothing for American Olympians Act

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Jul 17, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6132

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 17, 2012

(for himself and Mr. Jones) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To amend the Federal charter of the United States Olympic Committee to require the United States Olympic Committee to ensure that goods donated or supplied to athletes are substantially made in the United States, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the American Clothing for American Olympians Act.

2.

Requirement for United States Olympic Committee to ensure certain goods are substantially made in the United States

(a)

Requirement relating to American-Made goods and services

Section 220506(b) of title 36, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following: In authorizing contributors and suppliers under this subsection, the corporation shall ensure that all goods to be donated or supplied to any amateur athlete, coach, trainer, manager, administrator, or official of the United States Olympic team, the Paralympic team, or the Pan-American team are substantially made in the United States, to the extent the goods are available in the United States. For purposes of the preceding sentence, the term substantially made in the United States means that the cost of the foreign products used in the materials in the goods constitutes less than 50 percent of the cost of all the products used in such materials..

(b)

Report requirement

Section 220511 of such title is amended—

(1)

by striking and at the end of paragraph (3);

(2)

by striking the period at the end of paragraph (4) and inserting the following: ; and; and

(3)

by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

(5)

data concerning the sources of the goods donated or supplied to any amateur athlete, coach, trainer, manager, administrator, or official of the United States Olympic team, the Paralympic team, or the Pan-American team, and a description of the steps taken to ensure the goods are substantially made in the United States.

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