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H.R. 1257 (115th): Securities and Exchange Commission Overpayment Credit Act

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To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require the Securities Exchange Commission to refund or credit excess payments made to the Commission.

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Gregory Meeks

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 5th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Aug 15, 2017
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Feb 28, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

S. 2155: Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on May 24, 2018. (compare text)
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What legislators are saying

House Sends Main Street Financial Regulatory Relief to Presidents Desk
    — Rep. Randy Hultgren [R-IL14, 2011-2018] (Co-sponsor) on May 22, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1257 will add $3 million in new spending.

History

Feb 28, 2017
 
Introduced

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Mar 9, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Aug 15, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Financial Services

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H.R. 1257 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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