Foreign Ownership of Property in the United States: Federal and State Restrictions

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This report examines various legal issues raised by Federal and State laws restricting foreign ownership in U. S. property. The report examines the constitutional barriers to Federal and State laws restricting such ownership, and the possible constitutional predicates for Federal legislation regulating foreign ownership of property in the united States. The impact of treaties to which the United States is a party on both Federal and State restrictions on the rights of foreign persons to own U.S. property is also discussed.

Creator(s): Zaritsky, Howard
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: June 23, 1980
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Zaritsky, Howard

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: June 23, 1980
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United States
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This report examines various legal issues raised by Federal and State laws restricting foreign ownership in U. S. property. The report examines the constitutional barriers to Federal and State laws restricting such ownership, and the possible constitutional predicates for Federal legislation regulating foreign ownership of property in the united States. The impact of treaties to which the United States is a party on both Federal and State restrictions on the rights of foreign persons to own U.S. property is also discussed.

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48 Pages.

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