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USHB2534IntroInsider Trading Prohibition Act
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2019-12-05
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5084EngrossImproving Corporate Governance Through Diversity Act of 2019 This bill requires certain issuers of securities to disclose the racial, ethnic, and gender composition of their boards of directors and executive officers, as well as the status of any of ...
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2019-11-20
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4344EngrossInvestor Protection and Capital Markets Fairness Act This bill provides statutory authority for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to seek disgorgement (i.e., repayment) as a remedy for unjust enrichment gained through a securities law viol...
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2019-11-19
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4818IntroProtecting Europe's Energy Security Act of 2019
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB5116IntroCorporate Governance Reform and Transparency Act of 2019 This bill requires a proxy advisory firm to register with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and prohibits an unregistered proxy advisory firm from using interstate commerce to provid...
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2019-11-15
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5083IntroDebt Ceiling Alternative Act This bill establishes requirements and authorities for notifying Congress, issuing bonds, proposing rescissions, and selling assets if the debt limit will be reached. The Department of the Treasury must notify Congress if...
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2019-11-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4773IntroLivestock Risk Management and Education Act
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2019-11-13
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB5007IntroFarmers' Access to Resources and Machinery Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to private activity bond financing for first-time farmers, to (1) increase from $450,000 to $524,200 (adjusted annually for inflation) the amount ...
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2019-11-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3167IntroNational Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-10-28
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 210.
USHB1815EngrossSEC 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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2019-10-21
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3624EngrossOutsourcing Accountability Act of 2019 This bill requires an issuer that is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission to disclose specified information related to the number of domestic and foreign employees of the issuer and its subsidi...
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2019-10-21
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4762IntroFair Investment Opportunities for Professional Experts Act This bill modifies the definition of "accredited investor" for purposes of participating in private offerings of securities to include an individual whose net worth or joint net worth with th...
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2019-10-18
To House Financial Services Committee
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 XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB4492IntroConsumer Financial Choice and Capital Markets Protection Act of 2019 This bill allows a money market fund, under specified conditions, to elect to operate using a different method of valuation than is otherwise required. A money market fund that elec...
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2019-09-25
To House Financial Services Committee
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
USHB4277IntroDepartment of Defense Ethics and Anti-corruption Act of 2019
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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.
USHB4409IntroPeople Empowerment Act This bill requires the government of Guam to obtain voter approval through a referendum for an issuance of municipal bonds in an amount greater than $25 million, an increase in a tax, or the imposition of a new tax.
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2019-09-19
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB1441IntroProtecting Europe's Energy Security Act of 2019
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2019-07-31
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 169.
USSB2386IntroTIANANMEN Act of 2019 Targeting Invasive Autocratic Networks, And Necessary Mandatory Export Notifications Act of 2019
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2019-07-31
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB397EngrossRehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act of 2019 This bill establishes the Pension Rehabilitation Administration within the Department of the Treasury and a related trust fund to make loans to certain multiemployer defined benefit pension plans....
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2019-07-25
Received in the Senate.
USSB2261IntroClean Energy Victory Bond Act of 2019
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2019-07-25
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4041IntroClean Energy Victory Bond Act of 2019
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2019-07-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3967IntroMunicipal Bond Market Support Act of 2019 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the limitations on deductions for interest expenses of financial institutions that hold tax-exempt bonds, to: permanently increase from $10 million ...
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2019-07-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3886IntroFostering Innovation Act of 2019
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2019-07-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3861IntroCarbon Capture Improvement Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the issuance of tax-exempt facility bonds for the financing of qualified carbon dioxide capture facilities. A "qualified carbon dioxide capture facility" is any equipment installed in an ind...
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2019-07-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3641IntroStronger Enforcement of Civil Penalties Act of 2019 This bill increases civil and administrative monetary penalties for securities laws violations. The bill also adds a fourth tier of monetary penalties for violations by a person that, within the fiv...
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2019-07-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 33 - 25.
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.
USHB1018IntroImproving Corporate Governance Through Diversity Act of 2019 This bill requires certain issuers of securities to disclose the racial, ethnic, and gender composition of their boards of directors and executive officers, as well as the status of any of ...
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2019-07-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 53 - 5.
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.
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
USHR456IntroEmphasizing the importance of grassroots investor protection and the investor education missions of State and Federal securities regulators, calling on the Securities and Exchange Commission to collaborate with State securities regulators in the prot...
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2019-07-09
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2790IntroOur Obligation to Recognize American Heroes (OORAH) Act of 2019
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB3423IntroNational Green Bank Act of 2019 This bill establishes a U.S. Green Bank to finance climate change mitigation and adaptation projects at the state and local level by capitalizing regional, state, and municipal green banks. The Department of the Treasu...
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2019-06-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3419IntroHUMBLE Act Halt Unchecked Member Benefits with Lobbying Elimination Act
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2019-06-21
To House Administration 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
USSB1854IntroStronger Enforcement of Civil Penalties Act of 2019 This bill increases civil and administrative monetary penalties for securities laws violations. The bill also adds a fourth tier of monetary penalties for violations by a person that, within the fiv...
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2019-06-13
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1843IntroOutsourcing Accountability Act of 2019 This bill requires an issuer that is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission to disclose specified information related to the number of domestic and foreign employees of the issuer and its subsidi...
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2019-06-13
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.
USSB1763IntroCarbon Capture Improvement Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the issuance of tax-exempt facility bonds for the financing of qualified carbon dioxide capture facilities. A "qualified carbon dioxide capture facility" is any equipment installed in an ind...
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2019-06-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB945IntroHolding Foreign Companies Accountable Act
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2019-06-04
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1044IntroFentanyl Sanctions Act This bill establishes programs to address illicit opioid trafficking and imposes sanctions on foreign individuals and entities involved in such activities. The President shall impose sanctions on foreign individuals and entitie...
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2019-06-04
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1025IntroVERDAD Act of 2019 Venezuela Emergency Relief, Democracy Assistance, and Development Act of 2019 This bill directs the President to take various actions to address the political situation in Venezuela. (The United States does not recognize Nicolas Ma...
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2019-06-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 101.
USHB2483IntroFentanyl Sanctions Act This bill establishes programs to address illicit opioid trafficking and imposes sanctions on foreign individuals and entities involved in such activities. The President shall impose sanctions on foreign individuals and entitie...
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2019-05-31
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB1587IntroInclusive Prosperity Act of 2019 This bill imposes an excise tax on the transfer of ownership in certain securities (covered transaction), including any share of stock in a corporation; any partnership or beneficial interest in a partnership or trust...
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2019-05-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2923IntroInclusive Prosperity Act of 2019 This bill imposes an excise tax on the transfer of ownership in certain securities (covered transaction), including any share of stock in a corporation; any partnership or beneficial interest in a partnership or trust...
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2019-05-22
To House Ways And Means Committee
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