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H.R. 5929 (116th): Shareholder Political Transparency Act of 2020

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To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require reporting of certain expenditures for political activities, and for other purposes.

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Bill Foster

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 11th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 8, 2020
Length: 10 pages
Introduced
Feb 21, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 28, 2020, 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).

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19 Cosponsors (19 Democrats)

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 5929 will add $1 million in new spending through 2025.

History

Feb 21, 2020
 
Introduced

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Feb 27, 2020
 
Considered by House Committee on Financial Services

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Feb 28, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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Dec 8, 2020
 
Reported by House Committee on Financial Services

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H.R. 5929 (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. 5929. 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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