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H.R. 6540: Agricultural Security Risk Review Act

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To amend the Defense Production Act of 1950 to include the Secretary of Agriculture as a member of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Frank Lucas

Sponsor. Representative for Oklahoma's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 17, 2020
Length: 2 pages
Apr 17, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Apr 17, 2020

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on April 17, 2020. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

Fortenberry Cosponsors the Agricultural Security Review Act
    — Rep. Jeff Fortenberry [R-NE1] (Co-sponsor) on May 13, 2020

Inhofe, Tillis Introduce Legislation Increasing Scrutiny of Foreign Investment in Agricultural Businesses
    — Sen. James “Jim” Inhofe [R-OK] on Jul 22, 2020

Tillis & Inhofe Introduce Legislation Increasing Scrutiny of Foreign Investment in Agricultural Businesses
    — Sen. Thom Tillis [R-NC] on Jul 21, 2020

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Apr 17, 2020

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