To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require disclosure of short positions of major short position holders, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
101st Congress (1989–1990)
This bill was introduced on October 26, 1990, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Representative for New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district
Oct 26, 1990
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H.R. 5939 (101st) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5939. This is the one from the 101st Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 101st Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1989 to Oct 28, 1990. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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