H.R. 2940 (112th): Access to Capital for Job Creators Act


Sep 15, 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 3, 2011 but was never passed by the Senate.


Kevin McCarthy

Representative for California's 22nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 8, 2011
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to eliminate the prohibition against general solicitation as a requirement for a certain exemption under Regulation D.

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Related Bills

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S. 1831 (Related)
Access to Capital for Job Creators Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 9, 2011

H.Res. 453 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Nov 3, 2011

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 2940” 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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Sep 15, 2011
Reported by Committee
Oct 26, 2011
Passed House
Nov 3, 2011
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2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Nov 3, 2011 6:25 p.m.
Failed 190/234
Nov 3, 2011 6:55 p.m.
Passed 413/11

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