H.R. 78: SEC Regulatory Accountability Act

H.R. 78 replaces guidance adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in 2012 that currently governs the use of economic analysis in SEC rulemakings. H.R. 78 would require the SEC to identify and assess the significance of problems prior to regulating. The bill further requires the SEC’s Chief Economist to conduct a cost-benefit analysis when the SEC is promulgating ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 3, 2017

Status:

Passed House on Jan 12, 2017

This bill passed in the House on January 12, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Ann Wagner

Representative for Missouri's 2nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 17, 2017
Length: 12 pages

Prognosis:

17% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Jan 3, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 4, 2017
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Jan 12, 2017
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 78 is 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.

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