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S. 249 (94th): Securities Acts Amendments

An Act to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to remove barriers to competition, to foster the development of a national securities market system and a national clearance and settlement system, to make uniform the Securities and Exchange Commission's authority over self-regulatory organizations, to provide for the regulation of brokers, dealers and banks trading in municipal securities, to facilitate the collection and public dissemination of information concerning the holdings of and transactions in securities by institutional investment managers, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Jan 17, 1975
94th Congress (1975–1976)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 4, 1975

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 4, 1975.

Pub.L. 94-29

Harrison Williams

Senator for New Jersey



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Last Updated: Jun 4, 1975


2 Cosponsors (2 Republicans)



Jan 17, 1975

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Apr 14, 1975
Ordered Reported

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Apr 17, 1975
Passed Senate (House next)

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Apr 24, 1975
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

Jun 4, 1975
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Jun 4, 1975
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

S. 249 (94th) 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 S. 249. This is the one from the 94th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 94th Congress, which met from Jan 14, 1975 to Oct 1, 1976. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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