H.R. 4813 (109th): United States Security Improvement Act of 2006

Feb 28, 2006 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Mark Foley
Representative for Florida's 16th congressional district
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Feb 28, 2006
5 pages

This bill was introduced on February 28, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Feb 28, 2006
Referred to Committee Feb 28, 2006
Full Title

To amend the Defense Production Act of 1950 to improve national security and clarify congressional intent with respect to the review process for certain mergers and acquisitions, and for other purposes.


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43 cosponsors (23R, 19D, 1I) (show)

House Energy and Commerce

Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade

House Financial Services

Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology

House Foreign Affairs

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United States Security Improvement Act of 2006 - Amends the Defense Production Act of 1950 to state that the purpose of a mandatory investigation of a proposed corporate merger, acquisition, or takeover (transaction) undertaken under such Act is to determine whether the acquisition could affect U.S. national security.
Directs the President, within five days after initiating a mandatory investigation, to notify each House of Congress of the transaction being investigated.
Requires such notice to be promptly transmitted to specified congressional committees.
Prohibits the President from taking any action regarding a transaction under investigation until 14 days after congressional notification.
Requires the President to consider and take into account any comments on the transaction provided by any congressional committee.

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