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


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

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

TitleI - DisclosureSection101 - Amends the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to establish the Investor Advisory Committee to advise and consult with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on: (1) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 15, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 4, 2009
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3817”). 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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Primary Source

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