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H.R. 1689 (105th): Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act of 1998

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To amend the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to limit the conduct of securities class actions under State law, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Richard “Rick” White

Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 21, 1998
Length: 30 pages
Introduced
May 21, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

See Instead

S. 1260 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Nov 3, 1998

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History

May 21, 1997
 
Introduced

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Jun 24, 1998
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 22, 1998
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 1689 (105th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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