A bill to amend section 721 of the Defense Production Act of 1950 to include the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of Health and Human Services as members of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States and to require the Committee to consider the security of the food and agriculture systems of the United States as a factor to be considered when determining to take action with respect to foreign investment, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Iowa. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 14, 2017
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on March 14, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Mar 14, 2017
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S. 616 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 616. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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