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H.R. 1187: ESG Disclosure Simplification Act of 2021

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To provide for disclosure of additional material information about public companies and establish a Sustainable Finance Advisory Committee, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Juan Vargas

Sponsor. Representative for California's 51st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 8, 2021
Length: 12 pages
Introduced
Feb 18, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Ordered Reported on Apr 21, 2021

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on April 21, 2021.

The House Majority Leader indicated on Jun 7, 2021 that this bill may be considered in the week ahead.

Prognosis
14% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Joseph Biden [D]: H.R. 1187 – Corporate Governance Improvement and Investor Protection Act (Jun 14, 2021)

What legislators are saying

the daily leader: monday, june 14, 2021
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Jun 13, 2021

the weekly leader: friday, june 11, 2021
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Jun 11, 2021

Dear Colleague: Update on the June Work Period
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Jun 10, 2021

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History

Feb 18, 2021
 
Introduced

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Apr 20, 2021
 
Considered by House Committee on Financial Services

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Apr 21, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 7, 2021
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Jun 7, 2021
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Rule).

Jun 8, 2021
 
Reported by House Committee on Financial Services

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H.R. 1187 is 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. 1187. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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