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H.R. 4762 (116th): Fair Investment Opportunities for Professional Experts Act

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To amend the Securities Act of 1933 to codify certain qualifications of individuals as accredited investors for purposes of the securities laws.

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Sponsor and status

French Hill

Sponsor. Representative for Arkansas's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 18, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Oct 18, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 18, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


5 Cosponsors (5 Republicans)


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What legislators are saying

Tillis, Hill, Schweikert Applaud SEC Ruling on the Modernization of the Accredited Investor Definition
    — Rep. French Hill [R-AR2] (Sponsor) on Aug 27, 2020

Schweikert, Tillis, Hill Applaud SEC Ruling on Modernization of the Accredited Investor Definition
    — Rep. David Schweikert [R-AZ6] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 27, 2020

Reps. Schweikert, Hill Introduce Bill to Level Playing Field for Main Street Investors and Entrepreneurs
    — Rep. David Schweikert [R-AZ6] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 21, 2019

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Oct 18, 2019

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H.R. 4762 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4762. 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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