110-H.AMDT.20 to 110-H.R.556

Amendment sought to require the President to include in a report to Congress information on the net effect of foreign investment on American jobs.

H.AMDT.20(A006)
Amends: H.R.556
Sponsor: Rep McCaul, Michael T. [TX-10](offered 2/28/2007)

AMENDMENT DESCRIPTION:
Amendment sought to require the President to include in a report to Congress information on the net effect of foreign investment on American jobs.

AMENDMENT PURPOSE:
An amendment numbered 7 printed in the Congressional Record, to insert a new paragraph entitled Contents of Report Related to Barriers to Investment into the United States and specifies for inclusion in the report a detailed discussion of factors including trend information on the number of jobs in the United States related to foreign investment resulting from covered transactions, that affect the number of filings, changes in the type of business sectors involved in filings, and changes in the number of investments originating from specific countries.

STATUS:

    2/28/2007 12:20pm:
    Amendment (A006) offered by Mr. McCaul (TX). (consideration: CR H2002-2005, H2006-2007; text: CR H2002)
    2/28/2007 1:32pm:
    On agreeing to the McCaul (TX) amendment (A006) Failed by recorded vote: 197 - 231 (Roll no. 108).

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