S. 2927 (111th): Wall Street Fair Share Act


Dec 23, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 23, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas “Tom” Harkin

Senator from Iowa



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Last Updated: Dec 23, 2009
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose a tax on certain securities transactions to fund job creation and deficit reduction, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Wall Street Fair Share Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose an excise tax on securities trading facilities, brokers, and purchasers for certain securities transactions.Sets such tax at ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 23, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2927”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2D, 1I) (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.

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