H.R. 1257 (110th): Shareholder Vote on Executive Compensation Act


Mar 1, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 20, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.


Barney Frank

Representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 23, 2007
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to provide shareholders with an advisory vote on executive compensation.

Summary (CRS)

4/20/2007--Passed House amended.Shareholder Vote on Executive Compensation Act - Amends the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require a proxy, consent, or authorization for a shareholder meeting occurring on or ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 1, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 28, 2007
Reported by Committee

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Apr 20, 2007
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1257”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


27 cosponsors (27D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Apr 20, 2007 10:44 a.m.
Failed 177/222
Apr 20, 2007 10:52 a.m.
Failed 155/244
Apr 20, 2007 11:07 a.m.
Failed 164/236
Apr 20, 2007 11:14 a.m.
Failed 148/257
Apr 20, 2007 11:21 a.m.
Failed 160/240
Apr 20, 2007 11:27 a.m.
Failed 162/242
Apr 20, 2007 11:56 a.m.
Failed 184/222
Apr 20, 2007 12:05 p.m.
Passed 269/134

Related Bills

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S. 1181 (Related)
Shareholder Vote on Executive Compensation Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 20, 2007

H.Res. 301 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Apr 18, 2007

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