New Cosponsor — Jul 15, 2009
New Cosponsor: Rep. Keith Ellison [D-MN5]
The bill now has 11 cosponsors (11 Democrats).
Jun 12, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on June 12, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Michigan's 9th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2009
Length: 13 pages
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to provide for rules and standards relating to the election of boards of directors and certain requirements relating to compensation of executives.
6/12/2009--Introduced.Shareholder Empowerment Act of 2009 - Amends the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to direct the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to prohibit national securities exchanges and associations from listing ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2861 — 111th Congress: Shareholder Empowerment Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2861
“H.R. 2861 — 111th Congress: Shareholder Empowerment Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2861>
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