ERIC Number: ED365789
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
National Competitiveness Act of 1993. Report of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation together with Additional Views on S.4. 103d Congress, 1st Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
This report is a recommendation for passage of Senate bill S.4, the National Competitiveness Act of 1993, with an amendment. The purpose of this bill is to promote the industrial competitiveness and economic growth of the United States by strengthening and expanding the civilian technology programs of the Department of Commerce and amending the Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980 to enhance the development and nationwide deployment of manufacturing technologies and authorizing appropriations for the Technology Administration of the department. The report discusses background and needs, the overall U.S. position in advanced technology, applications of high performance computing and networking, legislative history, summary of major provisions, estimated cost, and regulatory impact statement. A section-by-section analysis of the bill follows. Other contents include additional views of Senator Larry Pressler and a run-down of all the changes in existing law that would be made by the bill. (YLB)
Descriptors: Competition, Computer Science, Computers, Economic Development, Federal Government, Federal Legislation, Government Role, International Trade, Labor Force Development, Manufacturing, Program Development, Program Implementation, Technological Advancement, Technology, Technology Education, Vocational Education
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Identifiers: Congress 103rd; Proposed Legislation