Bill Text — Nov 9, 2011
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Sep 15, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
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.
Representative for California's 22nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Nov 8, 2011
Length: 4 pages
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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Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 453 (112th).
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2940”). 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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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 9, 2011
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Nov 3, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 2940 — 112th Congress: Access to Capital for Job Creators Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2940
“H.R. 2940 — 112th Congress: Access to Capital for Job Creators Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. February 13, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2940>
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