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H.R.1965 To amend the securities laws to establish certain thresholds for shareholder registration, and for other purposes., 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Nov 07, 2011 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 223.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Financial Services

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Financial Services - Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on November 02, 2011, with a roll call of 420 ayes, 2 nays, and 11 not voting.

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    • National Venture Capital Association

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    • Independent Community Bankers of America

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    • Republican Jobs Bills Won't Actually Create Jobs, Say Economists - July 24, 2012 by The Huffington Post News Editors - GOP: "Let's pass a bill that reduces the number of financial firms that are subject Read More... to SEC oversight and call it a jobs bill" HR 1965 GOP: "Let's make it harder for unions to vote and organize and call it a jobs bill&quo

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      As noted by The Huffington Post News Editors on July 24, 2012, "GOP: "Let's pass a bill that reduces the number of financial firms that are subject Read More... to SEC oversight and call it a jobs bill" HR 1965 GOP: "Let's make it harder for unions to vote and organize and call it a jobs bill&quo" (/url?q=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/24/republican-jobs-bills_n_1687647.html&sa=U&ei=Z98SUNyAHsja0QHD0YGoCQ&ved=0CDkQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNGgUy-mYBjevyWVHiOhKS6i8xG5Wg)
    • Republican Jobs Bills Won't Actually Create Jobs, Say Economists - July 24, 2012 by The Huffington Post News Editors - GOP: "Let's pass a bill that reduces the number of financial firms that are subject Read More... to SEC oversight and call it a jobs bill" HR 1965 GOP: "Let's make it harder for unions to vote and organize and call it a jobs bill&quo

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      As noted by The Huffington Post News Editors on July 24, 2012, "GOP: "Let's pass a bill that reduces the number of financial firms that are subject Read More... to SEC oversight and call it a jobs bill" HR 1965 GOP: "Let's make it harder for unions to vote and organize and call it a jobs bill&quo" (/url?q=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/24/republican-jobs-bills_n_1687647.html&sa=U&ei=nIcRUIL0CsKz6wGo_YDgDA&ved=0CDgQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNFIkf9u6iB3go2Uq70GVCyNUtnHdg)
    • Papamoka Straight Talk: Republican Mission to Kill US Economy - July 23, 2012 by Papamoka - Let's call this and its evil twins HR 2930 and HR 1965 the "Ponzi Scheme Coverup Acts of 2011" HR 1965 ... HR 1965 changes the shareholder threshhold for SEC registration from 500 to 2000 shareholders. It's not a jobs bill.

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      As noted by Papamoka on July 23, 2012, "Let's call this and its evil twins HR 2930 and HR 1965 the "Ponzi Scheme Coverup Acts of 2011" HR 1965 ... HR 1965 changes the shareholder threshhold for SEC registration from 500 to 2000 shareholders. It's not a jobs bill." (/url?q=http://papastraighttalk.blogspot.com/2012/07/republican-mission-to-kill-us-economy.html&sa=U&ei=Z98SUNyAHsja0QHD0YGoCQ&ved=0CCAQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNGI-kPQl2k2hKtJov17egYW3_QHXg)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • ABA Vows to Sink JOBS Bill if MBL Hike Included - March 11, 2012 by Credit Union Times - Ben Quayle (R-Ariz.), that is similar to the ABA-supported legislation (H.R. 1965) the House passed, 420-2, in November 2011. It would require 2,000 banks and bank holding companies to register with the SEC once they cross the 500-shareholder threshold.

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      As noted by Credit Union Times on March 11, 2012, "Ben Quayle (R-Ariz.), that is similar to the ABA-supported legislation (H.R. 1965) the House passed, 420-2, in November 2011. It would require 2,000 banks and bank holding companies to register with the SEC once they cross the 500-shareholder threshold." (http://www.cutimes.com/2012/03/11/aba-vows-to-sink-jobs-bill-if-mbl-hike-included?t=washington)
    • ABA Vows to Sink JOBS Bill if MBL Hike Included - March 09, 2012 by Credit Union Times - Ben Quayle (R-Ariz.), that is similar to the ABA-supported legislation (H.R. 1965) the House passed, 420-2, in November 2011. It would require 2,000 banks and bank holding companies to register with the SEC once they cross the 500-shareholder threshold.

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      As noted by Credit Union Times on March 09, 2012, "Ben Quayle (R-Ariz.), that is similar to the ABA-supported legislation (H.R. 1965) the House passed, 420-2, in November 2011. It would require 2,000 banks and bank holding companies to register with the SEC once they cross the 500-shareholder threshold." (http://www.cutimes.com/2012/03/11/aba-vows-to-sink-jobs-bill-if-mbl-hike-included)
    • ABA Vows to Oppose Bill It Backed to Keep CUs from MBL Cap Lift - March 02, 2012 by Credit Union Times - Ben Quayle (R-Ariz.), that is similar to the ABA-supported legislation (H.R. 1965) the House passed, 420-2, on Nov. 2. It would require 2,000 banks and bank holding companies to register with the SEC once they cross the 500-shareholder threshold.

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      As noted by Credit Union Times on March 02, 2012, "Ben Quayle (R-Ariz.), that is similar to the ABA-supported legislation (H.R. 1965) the House passed, 420-2, on Nov. 2. It would require 2,000 banks and bank holding companies to register with the SEC once they cross the 500-shareholder threshold." (http://www.cutimes.com/2012/03/02/aba-vows-to-oppose-bill-it-backed-to-keep-cus-from)
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