H.R. 1058 (104th): Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995


Feb 27, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996


Enacted — Veto Overridden on Dec 22, 1995

This bill was enacted after a congressional override of the President's veto on December 22, 1995.


Pub.L. 104-67


Tom Bliley

Representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 6, 1995
Length: 28 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An Act to amend the Federal securities laws to curb certain abusive practices in private securites litigation, and for other purposes.

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Feb 27, 1995

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 8, 1995
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jun 28, 1995
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Dec 5, 1995
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The Senate approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The House must also approve the conference report.

Dec 6, 1995
Conference Report Agreed to by House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Dec 19, 1995

The President vetoed the bill. Congress may attempt to override the veto.

Dec 20, 1995
House Overrides Veto

A vote to override the President's veto succeeded in the House. The Senate must do the same.

Dec 22, 1995
Enacted — Veto Overridden

Congress overrided the veto of the President. The bill became law.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


23 cosponsors (20R, 3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Mar 7, 1995 6:51 p.m.
Agreed to 292/124
Mar 8, 1995 1:04 p.m.
Agreed to 252/173
Mar 8, 1995 2:03 p.m.
Failed 162/261
Mar 8, 1995 3:27 p.m.
Failed 179/248
Mar 8, 1995 5:21 p.m.
Failed 168/255
Mar 8, 1995 7:11 p.m.
Passed 325/99
Jun 28, 1995 10:45 a.m.
Bill Passed 69/30
On the Conference Report
Dec 5, 1995 4:45 p.m.
Conference Report Agreed to 65/30
On the Conference Report
Dec 6, 1995 1:29 p.m.
Passed 320/102
Dec 22, 1995 11:20 a.m.
Veto Overridden 68/30

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 240 (Included-In)
Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 25, 1995

H.R. 555 (Related)
Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 18, 1995

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