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Jan 21, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on January 21, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 21, 2010
Length: 2 pages
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.
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 >
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1116 (113th).
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.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4487 — 111th Congress: End the Hijacking of Shareholder Funds Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr4487
“H.R. 4487 — 111th Congress: End the Hijacking of Shareholder Funds Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr4487>
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