To amend provisions in the securities laws relating to regulation crowdfunding to raise the dollar amount limit and to clarify certain requirements and exclusions for funding portals established by such Act.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 10th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 6, 2016
Length: 5 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 5, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.
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1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)
What legislators are saying
“McHenry on Passage of the Creating Financial Prosperity for Businesses & Investors Act”
— Rep. Patrick McHenry [R-NC10] (Sponsor) on Dec 5, 2016
H.R. 4855 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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