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S. 2098: Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018

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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 ...

Sponsor and status

John Cornyn

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Texas. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 22, 2018
Length: 196 pages
Introduced:

Nov 8, 2017

Status:

Ordered Reported on May 22, 2018

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 22, 2018.

Prognosis:

26% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Nov 8, 2017
 
Introduced

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
 
Ordered Reported

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.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 2098 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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