H.R. 3606 (112th): Jumpstart Our Business Startups


Dec 8, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 5, 2012

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 5, 2012.


Pub.L. 112-106


Stephen Fincher

Representative for Tennessee's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 28, 2012
Length: 22 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To increase American job creation and economic growth by improving access to the public capital markets for emerging growth companies.

Summary (CRS)

4/5/2012--Public Law.Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act - TitleI - Reopening American Capital Markets to Emerging Growth CompaniesSection101 - Amends the Securities Act of 1933 (SA) and the Securities Exchange Act ... Read more >


Dec 8, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 16, 2012
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Mar 8, 2012
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Mar 22, 2012
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Mar 27, 2012
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Apr 5, 2012
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3606”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


53 cosponsors (33R, 20D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Mar 7, 2012 6:22 p.m.
Failed 164/245
Mar 7, 2012 6:26 p.m.
Failed 169/244
Mar 7, 2012 6:33 p.m.
Failed 161/259
Mar 7, 2012 6:37 p.m.
Failed 185/236
Mar 8, 2012 12:18 p.m.
Failed 175/239
Mar 8, 2012 12:22 p.m.
Failed 172/236
Mar 8, 2012 1:04 p.m.
Passed 390/23
Mar 21, 2012 10:44 a.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 76/22
Mar 22, 2012 12:59 p.m.
Bill Passed 73/26
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Concur in the Senate Amendment
Mar 27, 2012 2:17 p.m.
Passed 380/41

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1933 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 1, 2011

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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 13, 2012

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