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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.
- Summary (CRS)
7/9/2002--Introduced.Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act of 2002 - Establishes the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board to impose sanctions upon registered public accounting firms and their associated persons.Authorizes ...
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Jul 9, 2002
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Jul 15, 2002
Companion Bill —
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2673 (107th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.R. 5070 (107th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5070”). 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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Last Action: Jul 15, 2002
Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 30, 2002
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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. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/hr5070>
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