About the bill
- Full Title
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 title was written by its sponsor.
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Sep 22, 2008
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6987”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 6987 — 110th Congress: Taxpayer Bailout Protection Act of 2008. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr6987
“H.R. 6987 — 110th Congress: Taxpayer Bailout Protection Act of 2008.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. February 13, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr6987>
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