H.R. 3817 (111th): Investor Protection Act of 2009

To provide the Securities and Exchange Commission with additional authorities to protect investors from violations of the securities laws, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Oct 15, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 4, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Paul Kanjorski

Representative for Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 17, 2010
Length: 176 pages


Oct 15, 2009

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Nov 4, 2009
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H.R. 3817 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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