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

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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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
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Jun 22, 2010

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