About the bill
One plank of the draft Democratic platform — pushed by those on the left skeptical of Clinton’s ties to Wall Street — is receiving significant attention. With the Democratic National Convention starting on Monday, where Hillary Clinton will become the party’s presidential nominee and the platform is to be finalized, it’s a policy that a bill currently pending in Congress could codify into law.
About the bill
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Wisconsin. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 15, 2015
Length: 26 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
This bill was introduced on July 15, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jul 15, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 1, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 265 (115th).
S. 1779 (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.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Financial Services Conflict of Interest Act, S. 1779, 114th Cong. (2015).
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