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house Bill H.R. 2664

Made in America: The America Star Program

Argument in favor

Helps consumers to know when they are buying American products. Promotes U.S. jobs.

Argument opposed

Some vague language leaves it unclear if products assembled but not "made" here would qualify.

bill Progress


  • Not enacted
    The President has not signed this bill
  • The senate has not voted
  • The house has not voted
      house Committees
      Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Consumer Protection and Commerce
    IntroducedJuly 11th, 2013

What is House Bill H.R. 2664?

This bill directs the Secretary of Commerce to establish a voluntary program--to be known as the "America Star Program"--under which manufacturers may have products certified and display labels that indicate to consumers the extent to which the products are manufactured in the United States. 

Impact

The bill impacts American manufacturing and "Made in the USA" labeling.

Cost of House Bill H.R. 2664

A CBO cost is currently unavailable.

AKA

Made in America Act of 2013

Official Title

To direct the Secretary of Commerce to establish a voluntary program under which manufacturers may have products certified as meeting the standards of labels that indicate to consumers the extent to which the products are manufactured in the United States.