H.R. 4868 (97th): International Joint Venture Act of 1981

Oct 29, 1981 (97th Congress, 1981–1982)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Robert McClory
Representative for Illinois's 13th congressional district

This bill was introduced on October 29, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Oct 29, 1981
Referred to Committee Oct 29, 1981
Full Title

A bill to clarify the application of the Clayton Act and the Federal Trade Commission Act with respect to certain joint ventures which promote the international competitiveness of United States businesses.


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11 cosponsors (7R, 4D) (show)

House Energy and Commerce

House Judiciary

Regulatory Reform, Commercial, and Antitrust Law

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International Joint Venture Act of 1981 - Declares that certain provisions of the Clayton Act and the Federal Trade Commission Act do not prohibit an individual or organization of the United States from participating in a joint venture which:
(1) is composed of only such U.S. person and one or more foreign persons;
(2) does not engage in any line of commerce in the United States in which such foreign person is already engaged;
(3) is terminable by either party no later than ten years after it is formed;
(4) provides for the exchange of technology; and
(5) provides access to raw materials or to distribution, marketing, or manufacturing facilities.

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