Implementation of the CHIPS Act of 2022, 52847-52849 [2022-18840]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 167 / Tuesday, August 30, 2022 / Presidential Documents 52847 Presidential Documents Executive Order 14080 of August 25, 2022 Implementation of the CHIPS Act of 2022 By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, and in order to effectively implement the incentives for semiconductor research, development, and manufacturing provided by division A of H.R. 4346 (the ‘‘Act’’), it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Background. The Act, known as the Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors (CHIPS) Act of 2022, will make transformative investments to restore and advance our Nation’s leadership in the research, development, and manufacturing of semiconductors. These investments will strengthen our Nation’s manufacturing and industrial base; create well-paying, high-skilled jobs in construction, manufacturing, and maintenance; catalyze regional economic development throughout the country; bolster United States technology leadership; and reduce our dependence on critical technologies from China and other vulnerable or overly concentrated foreign supply chains. Meeting these objectives will require effective implementation of the Act by my Administration, in collaboration with State, local, Tribal, and territorial governments; the private sector; institutions of higher education; workforce development organizations; labor unions and other worker organizations; and allied and partner countries. Sec. 2. Implementation Priorities. In implementing the Act, all agencies (as described in section 3502(1) of title 44, United States Code, except for the agencies described in section 3502(5) of title 44) shall, as appropriate and to the extent consistent with law, prioritize: (a) protecting taxpayer resources, including by ensuring strong compliance and accountability measures for funding recipients; (b) meeting economic, sustainability, and national security needs, including by building domestic manufacturing capacity that reduces reliance on vulnerable or overly concentrated foreign production for both leading-edge and mature microelectronics; (c) ensuring long-term leadership in the microelectronics sector, including by establishing a dynamic, collaborative network for microelectronics research and innovation to enable long-term United States leadership in critical industries; khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with PRESDOC2 (d) catalyzing private-sector investment, including by reducing risk and maximizing large-scale private investment in production, breakthrough technologies, and worker and workforce development; (e) generating benefits—such as well-paying, high-skilled union jobs and opportunities for startups; small businesses; and minority-owned, veteranowned, and women-owned businesses—for a broad range of stakeholders and communities, including by investing in disadvantaged communities and by partnering with State, local, Tribal, and territorial governments and with institutions of higher education; and (f) strengthening and expanding regional manufacturing and innovation ecosystems, including by investing in suppliers, manufacturers, workforce development, basic and translational research, and related infrastructure and cybersecurity throughout the microelectronics supply chain, and by VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:46 Aug 29, 2022 Jkt 256001 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\30AUE0.SGM 30AUE0 52848 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 167 / Tuesday, August 30, 2022 / Presidential Documents facilitating the expansion, creation, and coordination of semiconductor clusters. Sec. 3. CHIPS Implementation Steering Council. (a) There is established within the Executive Office of the President the CHIPS Implementation Steering Council (Steering Council). The function of the Steering Council is to coordinate policy development to ensure the effective implementation of the Act within the executive branch. (b) The Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, the Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, and the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy shall serve as Co-Chairs of the Steering Council. (c) In addition to the Co-Chairs, the Steering Council shall consist of the following members: (i) the Secretary of State; (ii) the Secretary of the Treasury; (iii) the Secretary of Defense; (iv) the Secretary of Commerce; (v) the Secretary of Labor; (vi) the Secretary of Energy; (vii) the Director of the Office of Management and Budget; (viii) the Administrator of the Small Business Administration; (ix) the Director of National Intelligence; (x) the Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy; (xi) the Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers; (xii) the National Cyber Director; (xiii) the Director of the National Science Foundation; and (xiv) the heads of such other executive departments, agencies, and offices as the Co-Chairs may from time to time invite to participate. (d) The Co-Chairs may create and coordinate subgroups consisting of Steering Council members or their designees, as appropriate. (e) The Co-Chairs may consult with leaders from industry, labor unions and other worker organizations, institutions of higher education, research institutions, and civil society, as appropriate and consistent with law, to provide individual perspectives and advice to the Steering Council on the effective implementation of the Act. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with PRESDOC2 (f) The Co-Chairs may consult with the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, as appropriate and consistent with law, to provide advice to the Steering Council. Sec. 4. Effective and Efficient Stewardship and Oversight of Taxpayer Resources. The Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall take appropriate actions to promote and monitor, with respect to execution of the Act, the effective and efficient stewardship and oversight of taxpayer resources, in collaboration with the Steering Council and the heads of agencies responsible for implementing the Act. Sec. 5. General Provisions. (a) Nothing in this order shall be construed to impair or otherwise affect: (i) the authority granted by law to an executive department or agency, or the head thereof; or (ii) the functions of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget relating to budgetary, administrative, or legislative proposals. (b) This order shall be implemented consistent with applicable law and subject to the availability of appropriations. VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:46 Aug 29, 2022 Jkt 256001 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\30AUE0.SGM 30AUE0 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 167 / Tuesday, August 30, 2022 / Presidential Documents 52849 (c) This order is not intended to, and does not, create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or in equity by any party against the United States, its departments, agencies, or entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any other person. THE WHITE HOUSE, August 25, 2022. 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Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 167 / Tuesday, August 30, 2022 / 
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                Executive Order 14080 of August 25, 2022

                
Implementation of the CHIPS Act of 2022

                By the authority vested in me as President by the 
                Constitution and the laws of the United States of 
                America, and in order to effectively implement the 
                incentives for semiconductor research, development, and 
                manufacturing provided by division A of H.R. 4346 (the 
                ``Act''), it is hereby ordered as follows:

                Section 1. Background. The Act, known as the Creating 
                Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors (CHIPS) 
                Act of 2022, will make transformative investments to 
                restore and advance our Nation's leadership in the 
                research, development, and manufacturing of 
                semiconductors. These investments will strengthen our 
                Nation's manufacturing and industrial base; create 
                well-paying, high-skilled jobs in construction, 
                manufacturing, and maintenance; catalyze regional 
                economic development throughout the country; bolster 
                United States technology leadership; and reduce our 
                dependence on critical technologies from China and 
                other vulnerable or overly concentrated foreign supply 
                chains.

                Meeting these objectives will require effective 
                implementation of the Act by my Administration, in 
                collaboration with State, local, Tribal, and 
                territorial governments; the private sector; 
                institutions of higher education; workforce development 
                organizations; labor unions and other worker 
                organizations; and allied and partner countries.

                Sec. 2. Implementation Priorities. In implementing the 
                Act, all agencies (as described in section 3502(1) of 
                title 44, United States Code, except for the agencies 
                described in section 3502(5) of title 44) shall, as 
                appropriate and to the extent consistent with law, 
                prioritize:

                    (a) protecting taxpayer resources, including by 
                ensuring strong compliance and accountability measures 
                for funding recipients;
                    (b) meeting economic, sustainability, and national 
                security needs, including by building domestic 
                manufacturing capacity that reduces reliance on 
                vulnerable or overly concentrated foreign production 
                for both leading-edge and mature microelectronics;
                    (c) ensuring long-term leadership in the 
                microelectronics sector, including by establishing a 
                dynamic, collaborative network for microelectronics 
                research and innovation to enable long-term United 
                States leadership in critical industries;
                    (d) catalyzing private-sector investment, including 
                by reducing risk and maximizing large-scale private 
                investment in production, breakthrough technologies, 
                and worker and workforce development;
                    (e) generating benefits--such as well-paying, high-
                skilled union jobs and opportunities for startups; 
                small businesses; and minority-owned, veteran-owned, 
                and women-owned businesses--for a broad range of 
                stakeholders and communities, including by investing in 
                disadvantaged communities and by partnering with State, 
                local, Tribal, and territorial governments and with 
                institutions of higher education; and
                    (f) strengthening and expanding regional 
                manufacturing and innovation ecosystems, including by 
                investing in suppliers, manufacturers, workforce 
                development, basic and translational research, and 
                related infrastructure and cybersecurity throughout the 
                microelectronics supply chain, and by

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                facilitating the expansion, creation, and coordination 
                of semiconductor clusters.

                Sec. 3. CHIPS Implementation Steering Council. (a) 
                There is established within the Executive Office of the 
                President the CHIPS Implementation Steering Council 
                (Steering Council). The function of the Steering 
                Council is to coordinate policy development to ensure 
                the effective implementation of the Act within the 
                executive branch.

                    (b) The Assistant to the President for Economic 
                Policy, the Assistant to the President for National 
                Security Affairs, and the Director of the Office of 
                Science and Technology Policy shall serve as Co-Chairs 
                of the Steering Council.
                    (c) In addition to the Co-Chairs, the Steering 
                Council shall consist of the following members:

(i) the Secretary of State;

(ii) the Secretary of the Treasury;

(iii) the Secretary of Defense;

(iv) the Secretary of Commerce;

(v) the Secretary of Labor;

(vi) the Secretary of Energy;

(vii) the Director of the Office of Management and Budget;

(viii) the Administrator of the Small Business Administration;

(ix) the Director of National Intelligence;

(x) the Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy;

(xi) the Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers;

(xii) the National Cyber Director;

(xiii) the Director of the National Science Foundation; and

(xiv) the heads of such other executive departments, agencies, and offices 
as the Co-Chairs may from time to time invite to participate.

                    (d) The Co-Chairs may create and coordinate 
                subgroups consisting of Steering Council members or 
                their designees, as appropriate.
                    (e) The Co-Chairs may consult with leaders from 
                industry, labor unions and other worker organizations, 
                institutions of higher education, research 
                institutions, and civil society, as appropriate and 
                consistent with law, to provide individual perspectives 
                and advice to the Steering Council on the effective 
                implementation of the Act.
                    (f) The Co-Chairs may consult with the President's 
                Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, as 
                appropriate and consistent with law, to provide advice 
                to the Steering Council.

                Sec. 4. Effective and Efficient Stewardship and 
                Oversight of Taxpayer Resources. The Director of the 
                Office of Management and Budget shall take appropriate 
                actions to promote and monitor, with respect to 
                execution of the Act, the effective and efficient 
                stewardship and oversight of taxpayer resources, in 
                collaboration with the Steering Council and the heads 
                of agencies responsible for implementing the Act.

                Sec. 5. General Provisions. (a) Nothing in this order 
                shall be construed to impair or otherwise affect:

(i) the authority granted by law to an executive department or agency, or 
the head thereof; or

(ii) the functions of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget 
relating to budgetary, administrative, or legislative proposals.

                    (b) This order shall be implemented consistent with 
                applicable law and subject to the availability of 
                appropriations.

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                    (c) This order is not intended to, and does not, 
                create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, 
                enforceable at law or in equity by any party against 
                the United States, its departments, agencies, or 
                entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any 
                other person.
                
                
                    (Presidential Sig.)

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    August 25, 2022.

[FR Doc. 2022-18840
Filed 8-29-22; 8:45 am]
Billing code 3395-F2-P