H.RES.344: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that a Chinese state-owned energy company exercising control of critical United States energy infrastructure and energy production capacity could take action that would threaten to impair the national s

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about international affairs
  • Introduced June 29, 2005
  • Latest Major Action June 30, 2005

Bill Summary

Declares the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) the Chinese state-owned China National Offshore Oil Corporation, through control of Unocal Corporation obtained by the proposed acquisition, merger, or takeover of Unocal Corporation, could take action that would threaten to impair the national security of the United States; and (2) if Unocal Corporation enters into an agreement of acquisition, merger, or takeover of Unocal...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on International Relations, 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.
Referred to House Financial Services
Referred to House International Relations
Mr. Ney moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 344.
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.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 398 - 15 (Roll no. 360).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
June 29, 2005

Introduced in the House by Richard W. Pombo (R-Calif.)

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