H.R. 1926: State Trade Coordination Act

May 09, 2013
Reported by Committee
43% chance of being enacted
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Steve Chabot
Representative for Ohio's 1st congressional district
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May 09, 2013
6 pages

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on July 24, 2013.

Introduced May 09, 2013
Referred to Committee May 09, 2013
Reported by Committee Jul 24, 2013
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...

43% chance of being enacted.

Only about 23% of bills that made it past committee in 2011–2013 were enacted. [show factors | methodology]

Full Title

To further enhance the promotion of exports of United States goods and services, and for other purposes.


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8 cosponsors (5R, 3D) (show)

House Foreign Affairs

Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade

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Library of Congress Summary

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State Trade Coordination Act - Amends the Export Enhancement Act of 1988 to revise membership of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC) to include one or more presidential appointees representing state trade promotion agencies.
Directs the Secretary of Commerce, acting through the TPCC and in coordination with representatives of state trade promotion agencies, to develop a plan to integrate resources and strategies of state trade promotion agencies into the overall federal trade promotion program.
Directs the Secretary, acting through the head of the U.S. Commercial Service, to develop an annual federal-state export strategy for goods and services for each state that submits to the Secretary its export strategy for the upcoming year.
Directs the Secretary, in coordination with representatives of state trade promotion agencies, to develop a framework to share export success information, and develop a coordinated set of reporting metrics.
Revises the strategic plan for federal trade promotion efforts to include an annual survey and analysis of the overall effectiveness of federal-state coordination and export promotion goals, as well as best practices, recommendations to better assist small businesses, and other relevant matters.

House Republican Conference Summary

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