To prevent wealthy and middle-income foreign states that do business, issue securities, or borrow money in the United States, and then fail to satisfy United States court judgments totaling $100,000,000 or more based on such activities, from inflicting further economic injuries in the United States, from undermining the integrity of United States courts, and from discouraging responsible lending to poor and developing nations by undermining the secondary and primary markets for sovereign debt.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 29th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 19, 2009
Length: 17 pages
May 19, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 19, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 19, 2009
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H.R. 2493 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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