S. 484: U.S. Territories Investor Protection Act of 2017

A little-known loophole means not all investment companies are required to abide by federal registration and investor protection requirements, affecting some 3.7 million American citizens. Many lawmakers believe this loophole has outlived its usefulness. The U.S. Territories Investor Protection Act, S. 484 and H.R. 1366, would permanently close it. What the bill does In 1940, the Investment Company Act created ... Continue reading »

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Mar 1, 2017


Ordered Reported on Mar 9, 2017

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on March 9, 2017.


Robert “Bob” Menéndez

Senior Senator from New Jersey



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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2017
Length: 4 pages


11% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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H.R. 1366 (same title)
Passed House (Senate next) — May 1, 2017


Mar 1, 2017

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Mar 9, 2017
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Mar 9, 2017
Considered by Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

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Passed Senate (House next)

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Signed by the President

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