All Information (Except Text) for S.4130 - American Foundries Act of 2020116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Cotton, Tom [R-AR] (Introduced 07/01/2020)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/01/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (All Actions)|
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Short Titles as Introduced
American Foundries Act of 2020
Official Titles - Senate
Official Titles as Introduced
A bill to require the Secretary of Commerce to award grants to States for the construction of microelectronics manufacturing and advanced research and development facilities, to authorize the Secretary of Defense and the Director of National Intelligence to fund the construction of microelectronics manufacturing facilities for national security needs, and to authorize additional amounts for microelectronics research and development, and for other purposes.
Actions Overview (1)
|07/01/2020||Introduced in Senate|
07/01/2020 Introduced in Senate
All Actions (1)
|07/01/2020||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.|
Action By: Senate
07/01/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
|Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY]*||07/01/2020|
|Sen. Reed, Jack [D-RI]*||07/01/2020|
|Sen. Risch, James E. [R-ID]*||07/01/2020|
|Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME]*||07/01/2020|
|Sen. King, Angus S., Jr. [I-ME]*||07/01/2020|
|Sen. Hawley, Josh [R-MO]*||07/01/2020|
|Sen. Jones, Doug [D-AL]*||07/01/2020|
|Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY]*||07/01/2020|
|Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL]*||07/01/2020|
|Sen. Hassan, Margaret Wood [D-NH]*||07/01/2020|
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|Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation||07/01/2020||Referred to|
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Introduced in Senate (07/01/2020)
American Foundries Act of 2020
This bill provides support for commercial microelectronics projects, secure microelectronics projects, and microelectronics research and development. It also requires the establishment of a national microelectronics research and development plan and implements certain safeguards.
Specifically, the Department of Commerce shall award grants to certain states to assist in financing the construction, expansion, or modernization of microelectronics fabrication, assembly, test, advanced packaging, or advanced research and development facilities.
Additionally, the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Director of National Intelligence may jointly enter into arrangements with private sector entities to provide incentives for the creation, expansion, or modernization of microelectronics manufacturing or advanced research and development facilities capable of producing secure and specialized microelectronics for use by DOD, the intelligence community, critical infrastructure sectors of the U.S. economy, and other national security applications.
The President must establish standing subcommittees to develop a national microelectronics research and development plan and to advise the U.S. government on matters relating to microelectronics policy.
Further, the Department of State, the Department of the Treasury, and Commerce shall jointly develop a plan to coordinate with foreign government partners on establishing common microelectronics export control and foreign direct investment screening measures to align with national and multilateral security priorities.
Lastly, the bill prohibits firms that are owned, controlled, or influenced by the Chinese government or other foreign adversary from accessing funds appropriated by this bill.