“McKeon, McCaul Introduce Bill to Stop Flow of China’s Counterfeit Microchips into U.S. “

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX), Chairman of the Homeland Security Oversight & Investigations Subcommittee, introduced legislation Wednesday to stop the flow of more than one million counterfeit microchips into the United States, primarily made in China, that pose a risk to our military and sensitive computer networks. Congressman Buck McKeon (R-CA), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, and Congressman Bill Keating (D-MA), Ranking Member on Homeland Oversight, are original co-sponsors.

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UPDATE 6/26/2012:

H.R.6012 – To authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security to provide to owners of certain intellectual property rights information on, and unredacted samples and images of, semiconductor chip products suspected of being imported in violation of the rights of the owner of a registered mark or the owner of a mask work. as introduced.

Text of the bill @ Thomas …

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One thought on ““McKeon, McCaul Introduce Bill to Stop Flow of China’s Counterfeit Microchips into U.S. “

  1. […] H.R.6012 recently proposed by McKeon & McCaul is specific to semiconductor products where the IFR applies to imports in general. H.R.6012 does not include the seven day wait period. Share this:ShareFacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailLike this:LikeBe the first to like this. […]

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