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H.R.2940 Access to Capital for Job Creators Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Nov 08, 2011 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 225.

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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 03, 2011, with a roll call of 413 ayes, 11 nays, and 9 not voting.

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  • 80% of users support H.R.2940

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    • GATE Technologies

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    • National Taxpayers Union

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    • Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council

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    • Financial Services Forum

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    • Stapleton Business Brokers

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    • Biotechnology Industry Organization

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    • North American Securities Administrators Association

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    • American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees

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    • The Republican jobs bills? Really? | A View From The Middle (Class) - July 25, 2012 by A View From The Middle (Class) - HR 2940 – Access to Capital for Job Creators Act: Repeals prohibitions on solicitation or advertising of a securities offering, a companion to HR 2930, and is intended to allow people with no relationship to a startup company ...

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      As noted by A View From The Middle (Class) on July 25, 2012, "HR 2940 – Access to Capital for Job Creators Act: Repeals prohibitions on solicitation or advertising of a securities offering, a companion to HR 2930, and is intended to allow people with no relationship to a startup company ..." (/url?q=http://viewfrommiddleclass.wordpress.com/2012/07/24/the-republican-jobs-bills-really/&sa=U&ei=7d4SUObAO5SE8ATcioGIBg&ved=0CCsQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNEI-SttAafyRn9IPjbqIXV3r_wdug)
    • The Republican jobs bills? Really? | A View From The Middle (Class) - July 25, 2012 by A View From The Middle (Class) - HR 2940 – Access to Capital for Job Creators Act: Repeals prohibitions on solicitation or advertising of a securities offering, a companion to HR 2930, and is intended to allow people with no relationship to a startup company ...

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      As noted by A View From The Middle (Class) on July 25, 2012, "HR 2940 – Access to Capital for Job Creators Act: Repeals prohibitions on solicitation or advertising of a securities offering, a companion to HR 2930, and is intended to allow people with no relationship to a startup company ..." (/url?q=http://viewfrommiddleclass.wordpress.com/2012/07/24/the-republican-jobs-bills-really/&sa=U&ei=i4YRUMioNoW88ASVpYC4AQ&ved=0CCYQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNHTqRTDMmLITbA5gUKw-VGxr-O3jQ)
    • The Republican jobs bills? Really? | A View From The Middle (Class) - July 24, 2012 by A View From The Middle (Class) - HR 2940 – Access to Capital for Job Creators Act: Repeals prohibitions on solicitation or advertising of a securities offering, a companion to HR 2930, and is intended to allow people with no relationship to a startup company ...

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      As noted by A View From The Middle (Class) on July 24, 2012, "HR 2940 – Access to Capital for Job Creators Act: Repeals prohibitions on solicitation or advertising of a securities offering, a companion to HR 2930, and is intended to allow people with no relationship to a startup company ..." (/url?q=http://viewfrommiddleclass.wordpress.com/2012/07/24/the-republican-jobs-bills-really/&sa=U&ei=F_YVULSnCeL50gGa6YCYCQ&ved=0CC8QmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNHU7gGm7oV596ctwFCrWBHb-bfqJQ)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Crowdfunding - The Real Story - June 07, 2012 by Seekingalpha.com - The other huge change in private equity is the removal of the ban on solicitation of regulation D offerings (H.R. 2940). Mark: Let's review that in a bit, but right now tell us why you think crowdfunding such a big deal now? Sam: That's pretty easy to ...

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      As noted by Seekingalpha.com on June 07, 2012, "The other huge change in private equity is the removal of the ban on solicitation of regulation D offerings (H.R. 2940). Mark: Let's review that in a bit, but right now tell us why you think crowdfunding such a big deal now? Sam: That's pretty easy to ..." (http://seekingalpha.com/article/644281-crowdfunding-the-real-story)
    • Clean Energy Startups and Small Businesses Now Have Access to Capital Markets via the JOBS Act - May 07, 2012 by CleanTechnica - How they benefit? H .R. 2940 allows the use of advertising and publicity by EGCs to access capital markets and solicit investors. This also includes public appearances by company executives and media interviews, all of which were previously ...

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      As noted by CleanTechnica on May 07, 2012, "How they benefit? H .R. 2940 allows the use of advertising and publicity by EGCs to access capital markets and solicit investors. This also includes public appearances by company executives and media interviews, all of which were previously ..." (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 - How they benefit?  H .R. 2940 allows the use of advertising and publicity by EGC’s to access capital markets and solicit investors.  This also includes public appearances by company executives and media interviews, all of which were previously denied .

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      As noted by Examiner on May 05, 2012, "How they benefit?  H .R. 2940 allows the use of advertising and publicity by EGC’s to access capital markets and solicit investors.  This also includes public appearances by company executives and media interviews, all of which were previously denied ." (http://www.examiner.com/article/clean-energy-start-ups-and-small-businesses-now-have-access-to-capital-markets)
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