H.R. 4487 (111th): End the Hijacking of Shareholder Funds Act


Jan 21, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 21, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Alan Grayson

Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 21, 2010
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require the approval of a majority of a public company's shareholders for any expenditure by that company to influence public opinion on matters not related to the company's products or services.

Summary (CRS)

1/21/2010--Introduced.End the Hijacking of Shareholder Funds Act - Deems expenditure to influence public opinion by the officers and directors of a public company on matters not related to company products ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 21, 2010

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4487”). 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

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1116 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 13, 2013

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