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H.R.2517 Shareholder Protection Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Aug 22, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises.

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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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    • Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation: House Leaders Urge ... - May 30, 2012 by James Hamilton - Rep. Capuano has introduced legislation requiring the SEC to implement through regulation a shareholder vote authorizing corporate political spending. Under the process set up in H.R. 2517, the Shareholder Protection Act, ...

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      As noted by James Hamilton on May 30, 2012, "Rep. Capuano has introduced legislation requiring the SEC to implement through regulation a shareholder vote authorizing corporate political spending. Under the process set up in H.R. 2517, the Shareholder Protection Act, ..." (/url?q=http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/2012/05/house-leaders-urge-sec-to-adopt.html&sa=U&ei=LBjOT9SfIObm2AWRi-nUDA&ved=0CDUQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNHTTp5XAmrR_onSR-dA5fK5a_ijrQ)
    • Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation: House Leaders Urge ... - May 30, 2012 by James Hamilton - Rep. Capuano has introduced legislation requiring the SEC to implement through regulation a shareholder vote authorizing corporate political spending. Under the process set up in H.R. 2517, the Shareholder Protection Act, ...

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      As noted by James Hamilton on May 30, 2012, "Rep. Capuano has introduced legislation requiring the SEC to implement through regulation a shareholder vote authorizing corporate political spending. Under the process set up in H.R. 2517, the Shareholder Protection Act, ..." (/url?q=http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/2012/05/house-leaders-urge-sec-to-adopt.html&sa=U&ei=i9rMT--RIoeU2QXLsq3tCw&ved=0CDUQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNEvZpiODFyTyvFi7zYggMZuh0E_Aw)
    • Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation: House Leaders Urge ... - May 30, 2012 by James Hamilton - Rep. Capuano has introduced legislation requiring the SEC to implement through regulation a shareholder vote authorizing corporate political spending. Under the process set up in H.R. 2517, the Shareholder Protection Act, ...

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      As noted by James Hamilton on May 30, 2012, "Rep. Capuano has introduced legislation requiring the SEC to implement through regulation a shareholder vote authorizing corporate political spending. Under the process set up in H.R. 2517, the Shareholder Protection Act, ..." (/url?q=http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/2012/05/house-leaders-urge-sec-to-adopt.html&sa=U&ei=jXrLT5C_HeGq2QWovKDaCw&ved=0CDUQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNHW32AVd5BqI5pUnm5eUoATosL8wg)

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