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H.R. 1257: 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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Sponsor and status

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

Status:

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

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)
Prognosis:

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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