To require the Securities and Exchange Commission to establish a Gender Diversity Advisory Group to study and make recommendations on strategies to increase gender diversity among the members of the board of directors of issuers, to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require issuers to make disclosures to shareholders with respect to gender diversity, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 12th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 7, 2016
Length: 3 pages
Mar 7, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 7, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Mar 7, 2016
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Mar 17, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1611.
H.R. 4718 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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