Summary: H.R.1243 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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House agreed to Senate amendment with amendment (09/24/1990)

Department of Energy Metal Casting Competitiveness Research Act of 1990 - Directs the Secretary of Energy to establish a Metal Casting Competitiveness Research Program to perform or promote research and development on technology competitiveness and energy efficiency in the U.S. metal casting industry.

Sets forth Program requirements. Requires non-Federal matching contributions, allowing noncash contributions to be counted. Directs the Secretary to carry out this Act from amounts made available in separate appropriation Acts.

Directs the Secretary to establish an Industrial Advisory Board to provide guidance and oversight in implementing the selection criteria and operation of the Program.

Provides for protection of proprietary rights.

Authorizes appropriations.