Summary: H.R.5865 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (09/12/2012)

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on September 10, 2012. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2012 - Directs the President, in each of 2014 and 2018, to submit to Congress and publish on a public website a strategy to promote growth, sustainability, and competitiveness in the nation's manufacturing sector, create well-paid, stable jobs, enable innovation and investment, and support national security.

Establishes, within the Department of Commerce, the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Board to: (1) advise the President on issues affecting the nation's manufacturing sector, (2) conduct a comprehensive analysis (analysis) of such sector, and (3) develop a national manufacturing competitiveness strategy (strategy).

Directs the Board to: (1) publish in the Federal Register and on a public website a draft report, and to submit to the President for review and revision a final report, on the strategy; and (2) make the analysis available to the public.

Requires the President, in preparing the budget for FY2016-FY2022, to include information regarding the consistency of such budget with the goals and recommendations included in the strategy.