2009 US Code
Sec. 3716 - Critical industries

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2006 Edition, Supplement 3, Title 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
Sec. 3716 - Critical industries
Containssection 3716
Laws in Effect as of DateFebruary 1, 2010
Positive LawNo
Source CreditPub. L. 102-245, title V, §504, Feb. 14, 1992, 106 Stat. 24.
Statutes at Large Reference106 Stat. 24
Public Law ReferencesPublic Law 102-245, Public Law 104-66

§3716. Critical industries (a) Identification of industries and development of plan

The Secretary shall—

(1) identify those civilian industries in the United States that are necessary to support a robust manufacturing infrastructure and critical to the economic security of the United States; and

(2) list the major research and development initiatives being undertaken, and the substantial investments being made, by the Federal Government, including its research laboratories, in each of the critical industries identified under paragraph (1).

(b) Initial report

The Secretary shall submit a report to the Congress within 1 year after February 14, 1992, on the actions taken under subsection (a) of this section.

(Pub. L. 102–245, title V, §504, Feb. 14, 1992, 106 Stat. 24.)


Subsec. (c) of this section, which required the Secretary to annually submit to Congress an update of the report submitted under subsec. (b) of this section, terminated, effective May 15, 2000, pursuant to section 3003 of Pub. L. 104–66, as amended, set out as a note under section 1113 of Title 31, Money and Finance. See, also, page 52 of House Document No. 103–7.

Section was enacted as part of the American Technology Preeminence Act of 1991, and not as part of the Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980 which comprises this chapter.

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