About the bill
Since 1975, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has been tasked with ensuring that America’s foreign investments don’t harm its national security. An interagency committee, it’s led by the Treasury Secretary.
Although it’s only able to produce recommendations to the president instead of issuing its own policies, presidents of both parties through the decades have often heeded its calls. President Trump blocked a Chinese company’s attempted purchase of an Oregon-based semiconductor company in 2017, and also blocked a Singapore company’s attempted purchase of a California-based telecommunications equipment company in March — both after the CFIUS recommended he do so.
However, many critics believe the CFIUS has become out of date after failing to be updated for many years — in a way ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Texas. Republican.
Last Updated: May 22, 2018
Length: 196 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on May 22, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Manchin Outlines West Virginia Priorities for Recently Announced August Session”
— Sen. Joe Manchin [D-WV] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 6, 2018
What stakeholders are saying
Nov 8, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jan 25, 2018
Considered by Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
May 22, 2018
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
S. 2098 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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