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USHB1815IntroSEC Disclosure Effectiveness Testing Act This bill requires the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to assess the usefulness of certain disclosure rules to retail investors. Specifically, the SEC must make these assessments regarding both curren...
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2019-10-17
The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 1815.
USHB4476IntroFinancial Transparency Act of 2019
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2019-10-11
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB3088IntroShareholder Protection Act of 2019 This bill directs the Securities and Exchange Commission to increase specified resubmission thresholds for shareholder proposals. (Current regulations allow the resubmission of a shareholder proposal that has been p...
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2019-09-27
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Steil asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 3088, a bill originally introduced by Representative Duffy, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XIII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB4491IntroShareholder Protection Act This bill requires shareholder authorization of certain political expenditures by an issuer. A violation of this requirement shall be considered a breach of fiduciary duty, and the officers and directors who authorized the ...
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2019-09-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB4320IntroCorporate Management Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-09-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 31 - 22.
USHB3987IntroAlleviating Stress Test Burdens to Help Investors Act This bill exempts certain financial companies not primarily regulated by either a federal banking agency or the Federal Housing Finance Agency from requirements to conduct stress tests. The Securi...
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2019-08-29
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB3886IntroFostering Innovation Act of 2019
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2019-07-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3623IntroClimate Risk Disclosure Act of 2019
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2019-07-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 34 - 25.
USHB3279IntroDiversity in Corporate Leadership Act of 2019 This bill requires each issuer to disclose, in any proxy or consent solicitation material for an annual shareholders meeting, the gender, racial, and ethnic composition of its board of directors and nomin...
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2019-07-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 52 - 6.
USHB2409EngrossExpanding Access to Capital for Rural Job Creators Act This bill requires the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation within the Securities and Exchange Commission to report on issues encountered by rural-area small businesses.
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2019-07-10
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB2515EngrossWhistleblower Protection Reform Act of 2019 This bill expands the definition of a whistleblower with regards to securities law violations. Specifically, the bill extends protections from retaliation to individuals who assist in a Securities and Excha...
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2019-07-10
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB2919EngrossImproving Investment Research for Small and Emerging Issuers Act This bill requires the Securities and Exchange Commission to report on investment research regarding small issuers, including emerging growth companies and companies considering initial...
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2019-07-10
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2075IntroClimate Risk Disclosure Act of 2019
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2019-07-10
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3355IntroReward Work Act This bill prohibits issuers from purchasing their own securities on a national exchange. The bill also requires one-third of an issuer's board of directors to be elected by employees in order for the issuer to be allowed to register s...
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2019-06-19
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB1885IntroCorporate Management Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-06-18
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB592IntroCybersecurity Disclosure Act of 2019 This bill directs the Securities and Exchange Commission to issue final rules requiring a registered issuer to disclose in its mandatory annual report or annual proxy statement whether any member of its governing ...
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2019-06-11
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB945IntroHolding Foreign Companies Accountable Act
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2019-06-04
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB2899IntroMain Street Growth Act
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2019-05-22
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB1502IntroACCESS Rural America Act Access to Capital Creates Economic Strength and Supports Rural America Act This bill increases the shareholder registration threshold for issuers receiving support through federal universal service support mechanisms, which p...
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2019-05-16
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1233IntroCommunity Bank Access to Capital Act of 2019
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2019-04-30
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1236IntroMunicipal Securities Rulemaking Board Reform Act of 2019
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2019-04-30
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1521IntroEMPOWER Act Ending the Monopoly of Power Over Workplace harassment through Education and Reporting Act
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB1063IntroHALOS Act of 2019 Helping Angels Lead Our Startups Act of 2019 This bill directs the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to revise Regulation D, which exempts certain offerings from SEC registration requirements but prohibits general solicitatio...
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2019-04-08
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1909IntroHALOS Act Helping Angels Lead Our Startups Act of 2019 This bill directs the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to revise Regulation D, which exempts certain offerings from SEC registration requirements but prohibits general solicitation or gen...
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2019-03-27
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB915IntroReward Work Act This bill prohibits issuers from purchasing their own securities on a national exchange. The bill also requires one-third of an issuer's board of directors to be elected by employees in order for the issuer to be allowed to register s...
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2019-03-27
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB869IntroIndependent Agency Regulatory Analysis Act
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2019-03-26
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB1EngrossFor the People Act of 2019 This bill addresses voter access, election integrity, election security, political spending, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration and voting access, makes Electi...
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2019-03-14
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 39.
USHB1731IntroCybersecurity Disclosure Act of 2019 This bill directs the Securities and Exchange Commission to issue final rules requiring a registered issuer to disclose in its mandatory annual report or annual proxy statement whether any member of its governing ...
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2019-03-13
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB573IntroPromoting Transparent Standards for Corporate Insiders Act This bill directs the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to study and report on possible revisions to regulations regarding Rule 10b5-1 trading plans. (Such plans allow certain employee...
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2019-02-27
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB575IntroEMPOWER Act-Part 1 Ending the Monopoly of Power Over Workplace harassment through Education and Reporting Act-Part 1
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2019-02-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB566IntroExpanding Access to Capital for Rural Job Creators Act This bill requires the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation within the Securities and Exchange Commission to report on issues encountered by rural-area small businesses.
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2019-02-26
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHJR31PassMaking consolidated appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and for other purposes. This joint resolution provides continuing FY2019 appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the earlier of February 15...
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2019-02-15
Became Public Law No: 116-6.
USHB1259IntroDue Process Restoration Act of 2019 This bill specifies that a person against whom the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) brings an administrative proceeding may compel the SEC to terminate the proceeding. The SEC may then bring a civil action ...
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2019-02-14
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1176IntroTransparency in Corporate Political Spending Act
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2019-02-13
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB452IntroFostering Innovation Act of 2019 This bill establishes a temporary exemption from the requirement that each registered public accounting firm that prepares or issues an audit report for an issuer of securities (other than an emerging growth company) ...
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2019-02-12
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1053IntroCorporate Political Disclosure Act of 2019 This bill requires issuers of securities to, on an annual basis, publicly disclose political activity expenditures made during the previous year. The Securities and Exchange Commission must issue regulations...
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2019-02-07
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB624EngrossPromoting Transparent Standards for Corporate Insiders Act This bill directs the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to study and report on possible revisions to regulations regarding Rule 10b5-1 trading plans. (Such plans allow certain employee...
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2019-01-29
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB648EngrossConsolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 This bill provides FY2019 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 6 of the 12 regular FY2019 appropriations bills: the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration...
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2019-01-28
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 16.
USSB156IntroExecutive Branch Conflict of Interest Act
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2019-01-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB264EngrossFinancial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019 TITLE I--DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Department of the Treasury Appropriations Act, 2019 This title provides appropriations to the Department of the Treasury for Departmental Offices, ...
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2019-01-10
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 9.
USHB21EngrossConsolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 This bill provides FY2019 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 6 of the 12 regular FY2019 appropriations bills: the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencie...
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2019-01-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 5.
USHB41IntroRESCUE Act for Black and Community Banks Reenergized Economic Sustainability for Community and Urban Entities Act for Black and Community Banks
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2019-01-03
To House Financial Services Committee
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