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Mar 10, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on March 10, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Texas
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Last Updated: Mar 10, 2011
Length: 5 pages
3/10/2011--Introduced.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 ... Read more >
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Companion Bill — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1965 (112th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 556 (112th).
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Last Action: Nov 2, 2011
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 5, 2011
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