H.R. 2745 (114th): Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act of 2015

The United States is experiencing a boom in corporate mergers and acquisitions. Last year was a record year for mergers, both in terms of shear corporate value involved and the number of mega-mergers between large companies, and analysts don’t expect the trend to change in 2016. To Republicans, that’s a good thing— mergers create a more efficient economy that reduces ... Continue reading »

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 12, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 23, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Blake Farenthold

Representative for Texas's 27th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 4, 2016
Length: 6 pages

History

Jun 12, 2015
 
Introduced

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Jun 16, 2015
 
Considered by Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jun 16, 2015
 
Considered by Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Sep 30, 2015
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 30, 2015
 
Considered by House Committee on the Judiciary

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Mar 14, 2016
 
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Mar 21, 2016
 
Considered by House Committee on Rules

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Mar 23, 2016
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 2745 (114th) 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 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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