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S. 2184: A bill to amend the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to institute a trading prohibition for certain issuers that retain public accounting firms that have not been subject to inspection by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, and for other purposes.

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John Kennedy

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Louisiana. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 22, 2021
Length: 2 pages
Jun 22, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Passed Senate (House next) on Jun 22, 2021

This bill passed in the Senate on June 22, 2021 and goes to the House next for consideration.

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


1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rubio, Colleagues Question SEC on Unprecedented Replacement of PCAOB Members & Urge the Swift Implementation of Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 28, 2021

Two Sherman Provisions Pass House Will Provide Transparency When Chinese Companies Sell Stock to U.S. Investors
    — Rep. Brad Sherman [D-CA30] on Feb 4, 2022

Sherman Introduces Bill to Increase Pressure on China to Allow U.S. Oversight of Audits
    — Rep. Brad Sherman [D-CA30] on Dec 15, 2021

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Jun 22, 2021

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Jun 22, 2021
Passed Senate (House next)

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S. 2184 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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