H.R. 5070 (107th): Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act of 2002

Introduced:

Jul 9, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 9, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John LaFalce

Representative for New York's 29th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 9, 2002
Length: 116 pages

See Instead:

S. 2673 (same title)
Passed Senate — Jul 15, 2002

About the bill

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Jul 9, 2002
 
Introduced

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