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Oct 15, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on November 4, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district
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Last Updated: Dec 17, 2010
Length: 176 pages
To provide the Securities and Exchange Commission with additional authorities to protect investors from violations of the securities laws, and for other purposes.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 3817 — 111th Congress: Investor Protection Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr3817
“H.R. 3817 — 111th Congress: Investor Protection Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. February 7, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr3817>
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