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

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

Sponsor and status

Tom Bliley

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 6, 1995
Length: 28 pages
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

23 Cosponsors (20 Republicans, 3 Democrats)



Feb 27, 1995

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Mar 8, 1995
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Jun 28, 1995
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

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 (House next)

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
Senate Overrides Veto

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

H.R. 1058 (104th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1058. This is the one from the 104th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 104th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1995 to Oct 4, 1996. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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