H.R. 6127 (112th): Liquidity Enhancement for Small Public Companies Act


Jul 13, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 13, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Patrick McHenry

Representative for North Carolina's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 13, 2012
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to enable national securities exchanges to provide financial incentives to market-makers that adhere to objective standards that increase the liquidity and depth of the public capital markets and promote enhanced trading and price-discovery for smaller public companies.

Summary (CRS)

7/13/2012--Introduced.Liquidity Enhancement for Small Public Companies Act - Amends the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to prohibit the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) from proposing, adopting, maintaining, or enforcing any ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 13, 2012

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. 6127”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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