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- Full Title
To improve quality and transparency in financial reporting and independent audits and accounting services for public companies, to create a Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, to enhance the standard setting process for accounting practices, to strengthen the independence of firms that audit public companies, to increase corporate responsibility and the usefulness of corporate financial disclosure, to protect the objectivity and independence of securities analysts, to improve Securities and Exchange Commission resources and oversight, and for other purposes.
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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5070” means this is a House of Representatives 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.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5070 — 107th Congress: Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act of 2002. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/hr5070
“H.R. 5070 — 107th Congress: Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act of 2002.” www.GovTrack.us. 2002. May 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/hr5070>
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