H.R. 3843Merger Filing Fee Modernization Act of 2021

Rep. Joe Neguse (D-CO)

Rep. Victoria Spartz (R-IN), Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI), Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO), Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX), Rep. Mondaire Jones (D-NY), Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA), Rep. Theodore Deutch (D-FL), Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA), Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA), Rep. Lucy McBath (D-GA), Rep. Lori Trahan (D-MA), Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC), Rep. Byron Donalds (R-FL), Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Rep. Mark Amodei (R-NV), Rep. Lance Gooden (R-TX), Rep. Kelly Armstrong (R-ND), Rep. Sylvia Garcia (D-TX), Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA), and Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO)

Introduced: June 11, 2021
Status: The House Committee on the Judiciary advanced the bill by a vote of 29-12.


The “Merger Filing Fee Modernization Act of 2021” would update all filing fees for mergers, including a substantial increase for high-value transactions. The bill would also boost the Federal Trade Commission’s budget to $418 million, and the Department of Justice Antitrust Division’s budget to $252 million.

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