IPC members are strongly encouraged to urge their legislators to take action supporting your company. You can still take action even if you are not an IPC member. We invite you to become a member.
Current Legislative Issues
Enactment of a permanent Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit to ensure the competitiveness of U.S. technology-based businesses
Encourage your legislator to lessen the burden of forthcoming regulations on requirements for reporting the origin of tin, gold, tantalum and tungsten.
Support the re-establishment of a rare earth elements (REE) supply chain in the United States to ensure that U.S. companies can continue to manufacture products relying upon REE including commercial electronics, advanced weapon systems, and "green energy technologies."
Encouraging Congress to ensure that the North American printed board industry remains capable of supporting DoD's cutting edge technology needs.
- Encourage European Union officials to base their decisions on science and ensure the final revised RoHS Directive does not restrict Tetrabromobisphenol-A (TBBPA), the flame retardant used in more than 80 percent of printed boards
For additional information on Government Relations and IPC's lobbying efforts please visit www.ipc.org/government or contact Fern Abrams, Director, Government Relations and Environmental Policy for IPC, at FernAbrams@ipc.org.