S. 1960 (114th): A bill to establish a statute of limitations for certain actions of the Securities and Exchange Commission, and for other purposes.

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is the agency tasked with overseeing and punishing misconduct on the financial markets. Last fiscal year they undertook 807 enforcement actions, yielding $4.2 billion in penalties — both record highs. But Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) believes more can still be done. The 2013 unanimous Supreme Court decision Gabelli v. SEC ruled that the five-year ... Continue reading »

Overview

Introduced:

Aug 5, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 5, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John “Jack” Reed

Senior Senator from Rhode Island

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 5, 2015
Length: 3 pages

History

Aug 5, 2015
 
Introduced

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S. 1960 (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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