IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
January 12, 2017
Mr. Lee (for himself, Mrs. Fischer, Mr. King, Mrs. Capito, and Ms. Collins) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
To make exclusive the authority of the Federal Government to regulate the labeling of products made in the United States and introduced in interstate or foreign commerce, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Reinforcing American-Made Products Act of 2017.
Exclusivity of Federal authority to regulate labeling of products made in the United States and introduced in interstate or foreign commerce
Section 320933 of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 (15 U.S.C. 45a) is amended—
in the first sentence, by striking
To the extent and inserting the following:
To the extent
by adding at the end the following:
Effect on State law
The provisions of this section shall supersede any provisions of the law of any State relating to the extent to which a product is introduced, delivered for introduction, sold, advertised, or offered for sale in interstate or foreign commerce with a
Made in the U.S.A. or
Made in America label, or the equivalent thereof, in order to represent that such product was in whole or substantial part of domestic origin.
in the third sentence of subsection (a), as designated by paragraph (1), by striking
Nothing in this section and inserting
Except as provided in subsection (b), nothing in this section.