HR 2166

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 2166

To increase transparency regarding debt instruments of the United States held by foreign governments, to assess the risks to the United States of such holdings, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 14, 2011

Mr. SAM JOHNSON of Texas introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means


A BILL

To increase transparency regarding debt instruments of the United States held by foreign governments, to assess the risks to the United States of such holdings, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 3. FINDINGS.

SEC. 4. SENSE OF CONGRESS.

SEC. 5. QUARTERLY REPORT ON RISKS POSED BY FOREIGN HOLDINGS OF DEBT INSTRUMENTS OF THE UNITED STATES.

SEC. 6. ANNUAL REPORT ON RISKS POSED BY THE FEDERAL DEBT OF THE UNITED STATES.

SEC. 7. CORRECTIVE ACTION TO ADDRESS UNACCEPTABLE AND UNSUSTAINABLE RISKS TO UNITED STATES NATIONAL SECURITY AND ECONOMIC STABILITY.

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