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H.R. 1815 (116th): SEC Disclosure Effectiveness Testing Act

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To require the Securities and Exchange Commission, when developing rules and regulations about disclosures to retail investors, to conduct investor testing, including a survey and interviews of retail investors, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Sean Casten

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 6th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 21, 2019
Length: 10 pages
Introduced
Mar 18, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 17, 2019 but was never passed by the Senate.

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Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Donald Trump [R, 2017-2021]: H.R. 1815 – SEC Disclosure Effectiveness Testing Act (Oct 17, 2019)

What legislators are saying

Casten, Sherman, Foster Urge SEC Chairman, FINRA President to Protect Robinhood Investors
    — Rep. Sean Casten [D-IL6] (Sponsor) on Sep 18, 2020

District Connection - 10/15/19
    — Rep. Rob Woodall [R-GA7, 2011-2020] on Oct 15, 2019

Weekly Wrapup
    — Rep. Luis Correa [D-CA46] on Oct 18, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1815 will add $156 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Mar 18, 2019
 
Introduced

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Mar 26, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Financial Services

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Mar 28, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 20, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Financial Services

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Oct 17, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

H.R. 1815 (116th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1815. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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