S.850 - Economic Conversion Clearinghouse Act103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Boxer, Barbara [D-CA] (Introduced 04/29/1993)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||04/29/1993 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.850 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/29/1993)
Economic Conversion Clearinghouse Act - Establishes within the Department of Commerce the Office of Economic Conversion Information to: (1) serve as a central information clearinghouse on matters relating to economic adjustment and defense conversion programs and activities of the Federal and State governments; and (2) aid persons in applying for economic adjustment and defense conversion assistance under Federal, State, and local laws. Outlines further Office functions, including: (1) the development of information data bases for use in identifying and applying for such assistance; (2) the establishment of mechanisms to assure easy access to such information data bases, as well as their user-friendliness (including establishing a toll-free number); and (3) the conduct of a regular review of the various agencies and programs in the Federal system involving economic adjustment and defense conversion.
Establishes the Interagency Economic Conversion Information Coordinating Committee to: (1) advise and make appropriate recommendations to the Office; (2) coordinate and facilitate the information gathering and monitoring activities of the Office among Federal departments and agencies; (3) aid the Office in preparing and presenting information in an accessible, user-friendly manner; and (4) assist the Office in making technical assistance personnel available as needed.