The Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act (Pub.L. 112–105, S. 2038, 126 Stat. 291, enacted April 4, 2012) is an Act of Congress designed to combat insider trading. It was signed into law by President Barack Obama on April 4, 2012. The bill prohibits the use of non-public information for private profit, including insider trading by members of Congress ...
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Jan 26, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 4, 2012
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 4, 2012.
Senator from Connecticut
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Last Updated: Mar 28, 2012
Length: 15 pages
This bill incorporates provisions from:
S. 1261: Congressional Integrity and Pension Forfeiture Act of 2011
Introduced on Jun 22, 2011. 88% incorporated. (compare text)
S. 2038 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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