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H.R. 2570: Climate Risk Disclosure Act of 2021

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To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require certain disclosures relating to climate change, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Sean Casten

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 6th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 20, 2021
Length: 26 pages
Introduced
Apr 15, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Ordered Reported on May 12, 2021

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 12, 2021.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

Cosponsors

14 Cosponsors (14 Democrats)

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 2570 will add $10 million in new spending through 2026.

History

Apr 15, 2021
 
Introduced

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May 12, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

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May 20, 2021
 
Reported by House Committee on Financial Services

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H.R. 2570 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.

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