H.R. 1965: Small Company Disclosure Simplification Act

To exempt smaller public companies from requirements relating to the use of Extensible Business Reporting Language for periodic reporting to the Securities and Exchange Commission, and for other purposes.

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Apr 22, 2015


Reported by Committee on May 20, 2015

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 20, 2015.


Robert Hurt

Representative for Virginia's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 28, 2016
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Apr 22, 2015

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May 20, 2015
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H.R. 1965 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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