H.R. 682 (111th): Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act


Jan 26, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 26, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Brian Baird

Representative for Washington's 3rd congressional district



Read Text »
Last Updated: Jan 26, 2009
Length: 17 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To prohibit securities and commodities trading based on nonpublic information relating to Congress, and to require additional reporting by Members and employees of Congress of securities transaction, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/26/2009--Introduced.Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act - Amends the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Commodities Exchange Act to direct both the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 26, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 682”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


10 cosponsors (10D) (show)
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.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 2341 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 16, 2007

Search for similar bills.

Links & tools

Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

GovTrack gets most information from THOMAS, which is updated generally one day after events occur. Activity since the last update may not be reflected here. Data comes via the congress project.


Click a format for a citation suggestion: