H.R. 556 (110th): Foreign Investment and National Security Act of 2007

To ensure national security while promoting foreign investment and the creation and maintenance of jobs, to reform the process by which such investments are examined for any effect they may have on national security, to establish the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, and for other purposes.



Jan 18, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 26, 2007

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 26, 2007.


Pub.L. 110-49


Carolyn Maloney

Representative for New York's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 12, 2007
Length: 15 pages


Jan 18, 2007

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Feb 13, 2007
Reported by Committee

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Feb 28, 2007
Passed House

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Jun 29, 2007
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 3, 2007
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Jul 11, 2007
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jul 26, 2007
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 556 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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