H.R. 1965 (112th): To amend the securities laws to establish certain thresholds for shareholder registration, and for other purposes.


May 24, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 2, 2011 but was never passed by the Senate.


James Himes

Representative for Connecticut's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 7, 2011
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
Amends the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to increase from $1 million to $10 million the shareholder registration threshold for an issuer of securities.Requires an issuer that is either a ... Read more >
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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 1965” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. 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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May 24, 2011
Reported by Committee
Oct 26, 2011
Passed House
Nov 2, 2011
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18 cosponsors (12R, 6D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Nov 2, 2011 2:28 p.m.
Passed 420/2

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