H.R. 17110 (93rd): Foreign Investment Control Act


Oct 7, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 7, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Burt Talcott

Representative for California's 12th congressional district


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Full Title

A bill to establish a National Foreign Investment Control Commission to prohibit or restrict foreign ownership control or management control, through direct purchase, in whole or on part; from acquiring securities of certain domestic issuers of securities; from acquiring certain domestic issuers of securities, by merger, tender offer, or any other means; control of certain domestic corporations or industries, real estate, or other natural resources deemed to be vital to the economic security and national defense of the United States.

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Oct 7, 1974

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Related Bills

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H.R. 2757 (94th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 4, 1975

H.R. 16848 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 24, 1974

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