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H.R.2167 Private Company Flexibility and Growth Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Dec 12, 2011 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Financial Services. H. Rept. 112-327.

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

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  • 0% of users oppose H.R.2167

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    • U. S. Chamber of Commerce

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    • Financial Services Forum

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    • Biotechnology Industry Association

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    • GATE Technologies

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    • Consumer Federation of America

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    • Americans for Financial Reform

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    • REP. SCHWEIKERT PLEASED PRESIDENT OBAMA SIGNED ... - June 06, 2012 by admin - BACKGROUND ON H.R. 2167: Many small businesses are forced to file as a public company because of an obscure regulation that requires companies with 499 shareholders and $10 million in assets to file with the SEC.

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      As noted by admin on June 06, 2012, "BACKGROUND ON H.R. 2167: Many small businesses are forced to file as a public company because of an obscure regulation that requires companies with 499 shareholders and $10 million in assets to file with the SEC." (/url?q=http://www.congressarizona.org/2012/rep-schweikert-pleased-president-obama-signed-jobs-act-into-law/&sa=U&ei=RIzsT7ukDqb-2QWp8qWxAQ&ved=0CEMQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNF_Rb_kQBwRpPSrL4bxm0zkJfbvvw)
    • REP. SCHWEIKERT PLEASED PRESIDENT OBAMA SIGNED ... - June 06, 2012 by admin - BACKGROUND ON H.R. 2167: Many small businesses are forced to file as a public company because of an obscure regulation that requires companies with 499 shareholders and $10 million in assets to file with the SEC.

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      As noted by admin on June 06, 2012, "BACKGROUND ON H.R. 2167: Many small businesses are forced to file as a public company because of an obscure regulation that requires companies with 499 shareholders and $10 million in assets to file with the SEC." (/url?q=http://www.congressarizona.org/2012/rep-schweikert-pleased-president-obama-signed-jobs-act-into-law/&sa=U&ei=rybrT43MF8Se2gXc2MTRAQ&ved=0CEMQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNE9Ojwh5PAriDNyPkYSl5xmfYqbEg)
    • REP. SCHWEIKERT PLEASED PRESIDENT OBAMA SIGNED ... - June 06, 2012 by admin - BACKGROUND ON H.R. 2167: Many small businesses are forced to file as a public company because of an obscure regulation that requires companies with 499 shareholders and $10 million in assets to file with the SEC.

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      As noted by admin on June 06, 2012, "BACKGROUND ON H.R. 2167: Many small businesses are forced to file as a public company because of an obscure regulation that requires companies with 499 shareholders and $10 million in assets to file with the SEC." (/url?q=http://www.congressarizona.org/2012/rep-schweikert-pleased-president-obama-signed-jobs-act-into-law/&sa=U&ei=wNjpT524BIi48QG02KmTDA&ved=0CEMQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNE0_tnNbEPv7X55V0yXBkpX7Im3RQ)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Clean Energy Startups and Small Businesses Now Have Access to Capital Markets via the JOBS Act - May 07, 2012 by CleanTechnica - Maximum investors. H.R. 2167 raises the investor ceiling to 2000. This updates a 1964 rule stating that, once a company exceeds 499 investors and $10 million in assets, it must file with the SEC and go public.

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      As noted by CleanTechnica on May 07, 2012, "Maximum investors. H.R. 2167 raises the investor ceiling to 2000. This updates a 1964 rule stating that, once a company exceeds 499 investors and $10 million in assets, it must file with the SEC and go public." (http://cleantechnica.com/2012/05/07/clean-energy-startups-and-small-businesses-now-have-access-to-capital-markets-via-the-jobs-act/)
    • Clean energy start-ups and small businesses now have access to capital markets - May 05, 2012 by Examiner - Maximum investors.  H.R. 2167 raises the investor ceiling to 2000.  This updates a 1964 rule stating that once a company exceeds 499 investors and $10 million in assets it must file with the SEC and go public. So here we have two historic mileposts. 

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      As noted by Examiner on May 05, 2012, "Maximum investors.  H.R. 2167 raises the investor ceiling to 2000.  This updates a 1964 rule stating that once a company exceeds 499 investors and $10 million in assets it must file with the SEC and go public. So here we have two historic mileposts. " (http://www.examiner.com/article/clean-energy-start-ups-and-small-businesses-now-have-access-to-capital-markets)
    • JOBS Act passes U.S. House with bipartisan support - March 20, 2012 by Midland Daily News - H.R. 2167, the Private Company Flexibility and Growth Act, removes an impediment to capital formation for small companies by raising the shareholder threshold for mandatory registration with the SEC from 500 to 1,000 shareholders.

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      As noted by Midland Daily News on March 20, 2012, "H.R. 2167, the Private Company Flexibility and Growth Act, removes an impediment to capital formation for small companies by raising the shareholder threshold for mandatory registration with the SEC from 500 to 1,000 shareholders." (http://www.ourmidland.com/news/article_4ebf7366-729a-11e1-9e34-0019bb2963f4.html)
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