H.R. 4088 (112th): Capital Expansion Act

Feb 24, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Ben Quayle
Representative for Arizona's 3rd congressional district
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Feb 24, 2012
3 pages
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This bill was introduced on February 24, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Feb 24, 2012
Referred to Committee Feb 24, 2012
Full Title

To amend the securities laws to establish certain thresholds for shareholder registration, and for other purposes.


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Library of Congress Summary

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Capital Expansion Act - Amends the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 regarding registration of securities to modify the registration threshold for an issuer that is either a bank or a bank holding company as well as for an issuer that is neither a bank nor a bank holding company.
Raises from $1 million to $10 million the threshold for total assets of an issuer that requires registration of a certain class of equity security.
Divides the holding threshold that requires registration of such a class of equity security, however, into:
(1) 2,000 holders of record if the issuer is a bank or a bank holding company, and
(2) 500 holders of record if the issuer is neither.
Requires termination of a security registration in the case of a bank or a bank holding company if the number of holders of record of the class of security is reduced to less than 1,200.
Directs the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to issue final regulations to implement this Act.

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