H.R. 79 amends the Securities Act of 1933 to clarify that certain startup companies are able to give presentations about their company and host certain types of events, like a “demo day,” without violating certain SEC investment solicitation bans. The bill attempts to ensure that startup companies do not inadvertently violate SEC regulations governing general solicitation of potential investors.
Jan 3, 2017
Passed House on Jan 10, 2017
This bill passed in the House on January 10, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
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Last Updated: Jan 11, 2017
Length: 5 pages
H.R. 79 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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