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H.R. 6139 (115th): Improving Investment Research for Small and Emerging Issuers Act

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To require the Securities and Exchange Commission to carry out a study to evaluate the issues affecting the provision of and reliance upon investment research into small issuers.

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Sponsor and status

Bill Huizenga

Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 11, 2018
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Jun 19, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 10, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.

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What legislators are saying

Bipartisan Leadership: House Passes 3 Huizenga Bills in Bipartisan JOBS and Investor Confidence Act
    — Rep. Bill Huizenga [R-MI2] (Sponsor) on Jul 17, 2018

On the House Floor This Week - 7/9/18
    — Rep. John Delaney [D-MD6, 2013-2018] on Jul 9, 2018

Cramer: house passes legislation improving capital, housing and mortgage laws
    — Sen. Kevin Cramer [R-ND] on Jul 11, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 6139 will add $1 million in new spending.

History

Jun 19, 2018
 
Introduced

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Jun 21, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 10, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 10, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Financial Services

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H.R. 6139 (115th) 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 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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