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National Security Foreign Investment Reform and Strengthened Transparency Act of 2007

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Financial Services.

National Security Foreign Investment Reform and Strengthened Transparency Act of 2007

report (to accompany H.R. 556) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Financial Services.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Investments, Foreign -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • National security -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesRept. / 110th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 110-24.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF32 .F55 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. <1 > ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17633497M
    OCLC/WorldCa85822957


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