H.R. 6987 (110th): Taxpayer Bailout Protection Act of 2008

To amend the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to require officers to repay bonus amounts received during a year in which their company is subject to a taxpayer bailout, as well as the two previous years.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Sep 22, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 22, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Tom Feeney

Representative for Florida's 24th congressional district



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Sep 22, 2008

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H.R. 6987 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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