H.R. 6066 (110th): Extractive Industries Transparency Disclosure Act


May 15, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 15, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Barney Frank

Representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 15, 2008
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require, for the benefit of shareholders, the disclosure of payments to foreign governments for the extraction of natural resources, to allow such shareholders more appropriately to determine associated risks.

Summary (CRS)

5/15/2008--Introduced.Extractive Industries Transparency Disclosure Act - Amends the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to instruct the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to require specified annual reports of an issuer to ... Read more >

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May 15, 2008

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6066”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


34 cosponsors (33D, 1R) (show)
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Related Bills

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S. 3389 (Related)
Extractive Industries Transparency Disclosure Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 31, 2008

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