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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Port Security Act of 2006

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To ensure the security of United States ports, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
03/01/2006Introduced in House

All Actions (7)

Date
03/21/2006Referred to the Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy, Trade, and Technology.
Action By: Committee on Financial Services
03/17/2006Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Chairman.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
03/01/2006Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/01/2006Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/01/2006Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/01/2006Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/01/2006Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (7)


Committees (3)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Financial Services03/01/2006 Referred to
House Financial Services Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy, Trade, and Technology03/21/2006 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce03/01/2006 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection03/17/2006 Referred to
House International Relations03/01/2006 Referred to

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Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (03/01/2006)

Port Security Act of 2006 - Amends the Defense Production Act of 1950 to prohibit a merger, acquisition, or takeover that will result in a foreign government-owned entity leasing, operating, managing, or owning real property or facilities at a U.S. port. Requires the President to: (1) report to Congress on the leasing, operating, managing, or owning of real property or facilities at U.S. ports by entities that are foreign government-owned; (2) provide notice to Congress and relevant public officials of the required mandatory investigation into whether a proposed merger, acquisition, or takeover could affect U.S. national security; and (3) provide for public comment with respect to such transactions.