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H.R. 4335: 8-K Trading Gap Act of 2019

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To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require the Securities and Exchange Commission to issue rules that prohibit officers and directors of certain companies from trading securities in anticipation of a current report, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Carolyn Maloney

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

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Last Updated: Jan 14, 2020
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Sep 16, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 13, 2020

This bill passed in the House on January 13, 2020 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

House Overwhelmingly Passes Maloney Bill to Close Trading Loophole
    — Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY12] (Sponsor) on Jan 13, 2020

My Votes – Week of January 13
    — Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5] on Jan 17, 2020

the daily leader: monday, january 13, 2020
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Jan 12, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 4335 will be negligible.

History

Sep 16, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Sep 18, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Financial Services

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Sep 20, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jan 13, 2020
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Sep 17, 2020
 
Considered by Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 4335 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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