US HB2515 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-2)
Status: Engrossed on July 10 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2019-07-10 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
Pending: Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]

Summary

Whistleblower 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 Exchange Commission (SEC) investigation of these violations or who make disclosures that are required or protected under any law subject to the SEC's jurisdiction. Currently, these protections apply only to individuals who report information directly to the SEC.

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Title

Whistleblower Protection Reform Act of 2019

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Roll Calls

2019-07-09 - House - On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended RC# 431 (Y: 410 N: 12 NV: 10 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-07-10SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
2019-07-09HouseThe title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
2019-07-09HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2019-07-09HouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 410 - 12 (Roll no. 431). (text: CR H5276)
2019-07-09HouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H5287-5288)
2019-07-09HouseAt the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
2019-07-09HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2515.
2019-07-09HouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5276-5278)
2019-07-09HouseMs. Waters moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
2019-05-03HouseReferred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
2019-05-03HouseIntroduced in House

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