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H.R. 8407 (116th): Protecting National Security in Financial Investments Act

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To require the Securities and Exchange Commission to assess whether the disclosure of information related to investments in certain entities is necessary or appropriate for the purposes of certain reports under the securities laws, to establish the Entities of the People's Republic of China that Threaten United States National Security List, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Guy Reschenthaler

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 14th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2020
Length: 5 pages
Sep 29, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 29, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


8 Cosponsors (8 Republicans)


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What legislators are saying

China Task Force Releases Report on Countering the Chinese Government
    — Rep. Guy Reschenthaler [R-PA14] (Sponsor) on Sep 30, 2020

Reps. Riggleman, Reschenthaler, and McCaul Introduce Bill to Identify and Deter American Funding of Chinese Government Affiliates
    — Rep. Denver Riggleman [R-VA5, 2019-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 29, 2020

Reps. Reschenthaler, McCaul, and Riggleman Introduce Bill to Target and Deter U.S. Funding of Chinese Government Affiliates
    — Rep. Guy Reschenthaler [R-PA14] (Sponsor) on Sep 29, 2020

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Sep 29, 2020

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H.R. 8407 (116th) 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 H.R. 8407. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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