H.R. 2728 (112th): Corporate Politics Transparency Act


Aug 1, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 1, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Gary Ackerman

Representative for New York's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 1, 2011
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the securities laws to require that registration statements, quarterly and annual reports, and proxy solicitations of public companies include a disclosure to shareholders of any expenditure made by that company in support of or in opposition to any candidate for Federal, State, or local public office.

Summary (CRS)

8/1/2011--Introduced.Corporate Politics Transparency Act - Amends the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require that quarterly and annual reports of an issuer, any proxy solicitation or consent or authorization in ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 1, 2011

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. 2728”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


9 cosponsors (9D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 4630 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 22, 2010

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