H.R. 5311: Corporate Governance Reform and Transparency Act of 2016

Introduced:

May 24, 2016

Status:

Reported by Committee on Jun 16, 2016

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on June 16, 2016.

Sponsor:

Sean Duffy

Representative for Wisconsin's 7th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 28, 2016
Length: 22 pages

Prognosis:

21% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To improve the quality of proxy advisory firms for the protection of investors and the U.S. economy, and in the public interest, by fostering accountability, transparency, responsiveness, and competition in the proxy advisory firm industry.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

May 24, 2016
 
Introduced

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Jun 16, 2016
 
Reported by Committee

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Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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