House Bill 5841
115th Congress(2017-2018)
Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018
Passed House on Jun 26, 2018
May 16, 2018
Latest Action
Jun 27, 2018
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Bill Number
Policy Area
Foreign Trade and International Finance
Foreign Trade and International Finance
Primary focus of measure is competitiveness, trade barriers and adjustment assistance; foreign loans and international monetary system; international banking; trade agreements and negotiations; customs enforcement, tariffs, and trade restrictions; foreign investment. Measures concerning border enforcement may fall under Immigration policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
North Carolina
House Votes (2)
Senate Votes (0)
June 26, 2018
Final Passage Under Suspension Of The Rules Results
House Roll Call Votes

Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018

This bill amends the Defense Production Act of 1950 to revise the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States' (CFIUS's) authority to review the national security implications of foreign investments. The definition of a "covered transaction" subject to CFIUS review is amended to include certain real estate transactions, sensitive transactions involving countries of special concern, and asset transfers pursuant to bankruptcy proceedings. Other topics revised by this bill include mitigation agreements, required CFIUS review factors, and CFIUS funding and resources.

The bill delays to 2021 the National Credit Union Administration rule titled "Risk-Based Capital" published on October 29, 2015.

Export Control Reform Act of 2018

Export Controls Act of 2018

The bill grants the President authority to control and regulate: (1) the export, reexport, and transfer of commodities, software, or technology; and (2) activities relating to specific nuclear, chemical, biological, or other weapons and related projects, and foreign intelligence services. The President must establish an interagency process to identify emerging technologies essential to national security.

Anti-Boycott Act of 2018

The President must issue regulations prohibiting specified actions with respect to foreign boycotts against a country friendly to the United States.

The President must impose sanctions regarding the export, the transfer, or efforts by a foreign country to use or acquire specified weapons technology.

Text (3)
Actions (15)
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 492.
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 400 - 2 (Roll no. 295). (text: CR H5674-5690)
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 400 - 2 (Roll no. 295).(text: CR H5674-5690)
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H5705-5706)
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5841.
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5674-5696)
Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Financial Services. H. Rept. 115-784, Part I.
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 53 - 0.
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, Energy and Commerce, Intelligence (Permanent Select), and Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Introduced in House
Public Record
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May 17, 2018 7:10:51 AM
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