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H.R. 37 (114th): Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act

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To make technical corrections to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, to enhance the ability of small and emerging growth companies to access capital through public and private markets, to reduce regulatory burdens, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Michael Fitzpatrick

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 16, 2015
Length: 31 pages
Introduced
Jan 6, 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 January 14, 2015 but was never passed by the Senate.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

8 Cosponsors (8 Republicans)

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Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Barack Obama [D, 2009-2017]: Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act (Jan 12, 2015)

What legislators are saying

Huizenga Jobs Legislation Passes House in First Jobs Package Sent to Senate
    — Rep. Bill Huizenga [R-MI2] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 15, 2015

Ellison, Grijalva Offer Amendment to H.R. 37 to Repeal the Sequester
    — Rep. Keith Ellison [D-MN5, 2007-2018] on Jan 12, 2015

Pocan Statement on Latest GOP Gift to the Biggest Wall Street Banks
    — Rep. Mark Pocan [D-WI2] on Jan 14, 2015

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History

Jan 6, 2015
 
Introduced

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Jan 7, 2015
 
Failed in the House Under Suspension

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Jan 14, 2015
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

H.R. 37 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 37. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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