Bill Introduced on Port Security

Wednesday, March 01, 2006
Senator Schumer (D-NY) introduced a bill (S. 2333) to require an investigation under the Defense Production Act of 1950 of the acquisition by Dubai Ports World of the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company, and for other purposes. Source: HK Law
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