H.R. 221 (113th): SMART SALE Act of 2013


Jan 14, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 14, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Marsha Blackburn

Representative for Tennessee's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 14, 2013
Length: 9 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require reports on the acquisitions by certain foreign persons of companies that have received American taxpayer research and development funding, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/14/2013--Introduced.Stop Mergers, Acquisitions, and Risky Takeovers Supplied by American Labor and Entrepreneurship Act of 2013 or the SMART SALE Act of 2013 - Requires any person, company, institution, or other ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 14, 2013

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 221”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (4R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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