H.R. 4790 (111th): Shareholder Protection Act of 2010

Introduced:

Mar 9, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 29, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Michael Capuano

Representative for Massachusetts's 8th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2010
Length: 14 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require shareholder authorization before a public company may make certain political expenditures, and for other purposes.

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Summary

The proposed Shareholder Protection Act is a bill that was introduced to the United States House of Representatives in 2010. It would amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require that any solicitation of a proxy, consent, or authorization with respect to any security of an issuer: (1) describe the specific nature and total amount of expenditures proposed for ...

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History

Mar 9, 2010
 
Introduced

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Jul 29, 2010
 
Reported by Committee

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