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H.R.2052: Global Investment in American Jobs Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about foreign trade and international finance
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Sponsor Lee Terry, R-Neb.
Total Cosponsors 14 (4 Democrats, 10 Republicans)
Introduced May 20, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 10, 2014
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  • Bill introduced in the House   
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on September 9, 2013. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Global Investment in American Jobs Act of 2013 - Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) U.S. ability to attract foreign direct investment is directly linked to U.S. long-term economic prosperity, global competitiveness, and security; (2) it is a top national priority to enhance U.S. global competitiveness, prosperity, and security by removing unnecessary barriers to foreign direct investment and the U.S. jobs it creates and promoting policies to ensure the United States remains the premier global destination in which to invest, hire, innovate, and manufacture products; (3) maintaining the U.S. commitment to open investment policy encourages other countries to reciprocate and enables the United States to open new markets abroad for U.S. companies and their products; (4) U.S. policies regarding foreign direct investment should ref...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 10, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 557.
Sept. 10, 2014 Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Rockefeller without amendment. With written report No. 113-252.
April 9, 2014 Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
Sept. 10, 2013 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Sept. 9, 2013

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 379 - 32, 1 Present (Roll no. 448). (text: CR H5411)

Sept. 9, 2013 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H5416-5417)
Sept. 9, 2013 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.
Sept. 9, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2052.
Sept. 9, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5411-5414)
Sept. 9, 2013 Mr. Terry moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
July 17, 2013 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
July 17, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 16, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 21, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.
May 20, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.