H.R. 3868: Small Business Credit Availability Act

To amend the Investment Company Act of 1940 to remove certain restrictions on the ability of business development companies to own securities of investment advisers and certain financial companies, to change certain requirements relating to the capital structure of business development companies, to direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to revise certain rules relating to business development companies, and for other purposes.

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Nov 2, 2015


Reported by Committee on Nov 4, 2015

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Mick Mulvaney

Representative for South Carolina's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 19, 2016
Length: 16 pages


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Nov 2, 2015

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Nov 4, 2015
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