To prevent 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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Connie Mack IV
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 14th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 6, 2011
Length: 18 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
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27 Cosponsors (16 Republicans, 11 Democrats)
May 6, 2011
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H.R. 1798 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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