H.R. 2861 (111th): Shareholder Empowerment Act of 2009


Jun 12, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 12, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Gary Peters

Representative for Michigan's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2009
Length: 13 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

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 >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 12, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2861”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


11 cosponsors (11D) (show)
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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