To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require issuers to disclose information on pay raises made to executives and non-executive employees, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 7th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 11, 2019
Length: 6 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on September 20, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)
What legislators are saying
“Financial Services Committee Advances Velzquez Bill on CEO Pay”
— Rep. Nydia Velázquez [D-NY7] (Sponsor) on Sep 20, 2019
What stakeholders are saying
Sep 6, 2019
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Sep 18, 2019
Considered by House Committee on Financial Services
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Sep 20, 2019
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Dec 11, 2019
Reported by House Committee on Financial Services
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H.R. 4242 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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