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H.R. 3279: Diversity in Corporate Leadership Act of 2019

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To require the Securities and Exchange Commission to establish a Diversity Advisory Group to study and make recommendations on strategies to increase gender, racial, and ethnic diversity among the members of the board of directors of issuers, to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require issuers to make disclosures to shareholders with respect to gender, racial, and ethnic diversity, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Carolyn Maloney

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 12th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 13, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Jun 13, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Jul 11, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on July 11, 2019.

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 3279 will be negligible.

History

Jun 13, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jun 20, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Financial Services

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Jul 11, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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H.R. 3279 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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