H.R. 5564 (111th): Judgment Evading Foreign States Accountability Act of 2010


Jun 22, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 22, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael McMahon

Representative for New York's 13th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 22, 2010
Length: 17 pages

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Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

6/22/2010--Introduced.Judgment Evading Foreign States Accountability Act of 2010 - States the policy of the United States regarding:(1) advocacy within the governing bodies of international organizations and other foreign policy settings ... Read more >

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Jun 22, 2010

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5564”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


30 cosponsors (18D, 12R) (show)
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H.R. 2493 (Related)
Judgment Evading Foreign States Accountability Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 19, 2009

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