H.R.3550 - Federal Technology Commercialization and Credit Enhancement Act of 1993103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Kanjorski, Paul E. [D-PA-11] (Introduced 11/19/1993)|
|Committees:||House - Banking, Finance, and Urban Affrs; Judiciary; Science, Space and Technology; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||12/16/1993 Referred to the Subcommittee on Intellectual Property and Judicial Administration.|
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Summary: H.R.3550 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/19/1993)
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Title I: Consolidation of Information on Technologies
Title II: Technology Transfer and Commercialization Financing
Title III: Commercialization Financing
Title IV: Alternative Minimum Tax on Corporations Importing
Products Into the United States
Title V: Miscellaneous Provisions
Federal Technology Commercialization and Credit Enhancement Act of 1993 - Title I: Consolidation of Information on Technologies - Directs the Secretary of Commerce to establish a standardized, accessible data base describing all patents, licenses, technologies, and processes owned in whole or in part by the Federal Government.
Provides for data base access by: (1) the Technology Transfer and Commercialization Financing Corporation (established by this Act); and (2) the public.
Directs the Secretary to review current Federal technology transfer efforts.
Title II: Technology Transfer and Commercialization Financing Corporation - Establishes a public/private Technology Transfer and Commercialization Financing Corporation (Corporation) to foster U.S. economic growth by providing credit for businesses and facilitating the transfer and commercialization of federally owned or developed patents, licenses, processes, and technologies.
Title III: Commercialization Financing - Establishes in the Treasury the Technology Transfer Investment Fund. Authorizes appropriations.
Directs the Corporation to provide outreach activities to areas that: (1) have a depressed economy or chronically high unemployment; (2) have been adversely affected by the North American Free Trade Agreement; or (3) are designated as Federal empowerment zones or enterprise communities.
Title IV: Alternative Minimum Tax on Corporation's Importing Products into the United States - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose an alternative minimum tax on certain corporations importing products into the United States.
Title V: Miscellaneous Provisions - Sets forth effective date and separability provisions.