H.R. 3574 (108th): Stock Option Accounting Reform Act


Nov 21, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 20, 2004 but was never passed by the Senate.


Richard Baker

Representative for Louisiana's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 7, 2004
Length: 11 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require the mandatory expensing of stock options granted to executive officers, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/20/2004--Passed House without amendment.Stock Option Accounting Reform Act - Section2 - Amends the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require an issuer of registered securities to show as an expense ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 21, 2003

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 15, 2004
Reported by Committee

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Jul 20, 2004
Passed House

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

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3574”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


131 cosponsors (73R, 58D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Jul 20, 2004 2:26 p.m.
Failed 126/296
Jul 20, 2004 2:35 p.m.
Failed 114/308
Jul 20, 2004 2:42 p.m.
Failed 127/293
Jul 20, 2004 3 p.m.
Passed 312/111

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