New Cosponsor — Dec 14, 2011
New Cosponsor: Rep. W. Bill Young [R-FL13, 2013-2013]
The bill now has 6 cosponsors (5 Republicans, 1 Democrat).
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Dec 2, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on December 2, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Wisconsin's 7th congressional district
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Last Updated: Dec 2, 2011
Length: 4 pages
To amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to require certain individuals subject to that Act to either place their securities in a blind trust or to report the sale, purchase, or exchange of securities.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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. 3550”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 3550 — 112th Congress: Restoring Ethical Standards, Transparency, and Responsibility in Congressional Trading Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr3550
“H.R. 3550 — 112th Congress: Restoring Ethical Standards, Transparency, and Responsibility in Congressional Trading Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. February 10, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr3550>
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