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H.R.3606 Reopening American Capital Markets to Emerging Growth Companies Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Apr 05, 2012 Became Public Law No: 112-106.

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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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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on March 27, 2012, with a roll call of 380 ayes, 41 nays, and 10 not voting.

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  • 83% of users support H.R.3606

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  • H.R.3606 has been viewed 11,490 times

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    • America Online

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On March 20, 2012, by Pathwerker - This is the worst piece of trash to come out of the 112th. A billion dollar business is too small to obey the law? This "JOBS Act" has nothing to do with creating jobs. It enables the same system which caused the financial mess we are in taking the teeth out any regulation or oversight of venture capital.

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    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Hot Cruise Jobs | Home Wealth Project - July 29, 2012 by Home Wealth Project - Both chambers of Congress passed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act (H.R. 3606), to the accompaniment of much bally-hoo. The bill, which has been touted as a much-needed kick in the pants for the economy, ...

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      As noted by Home Wealth Project on July 29, 2012, "Both chambers of Congress passed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act (H.R. 3606), to the accompaniment of much bally-hoo. The bill, which has been touted as a much-needed kick in the pants for the economy, ..." (/url?q=http://homewealthproject.com/all-posts/home-and-small-business/home-biz-opportunities/hot-cruise-jobs/&sa=U&ei=ToUVUIuuKKPv0gHxqYDgCA&ved=0CDIQmAEwBQ&usg=AFQjCNG5IxtDOQZZ_xUvbPl652IxUdtrqw)
    • Senator Merkley's Letter to President Obama 7/26/2012 – supported ... - July 28, 2012 by admin - Crowdfunding in Title III of H.R. 3606. July 26, 2012. Mr. President, I rise today to discuss an issue that I and many of my colleagues are very excited about: crowdfunding, which allows startups and small businesses to harness ...

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      As noted by admin on July 28, 2012, "Crowdfunding in Title III of H.R. 3606. July 26, 2012. Mr. President, I rise today to discuss an issue that I and many of my colleagues are very excited about: crowdfunding, which allows startups and small businesses to harness ..." (/url?q=http://www.thesoholoft.com/2012/07/28/senator-merkleys-letter-to-president-obama-7262012-supported-by-the-soho-loft/&sa=U&ei=ToUVUIuuKKPv0gHxqYDgCA&ved=0CCAQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNEQ7i5uFi57OKAPmsqMspQ3tPbMcw)
    • Senate Session 2011-05-25 (10:00:21-11:10:44) - Women's Health ... - July 09, 2012 by http://womenshealthplanet.com/ - The Senate convened for a period of morning business and then resumed consideration of HR 3606, the small business capital bill. From 2:30-3:00 pm senators paid tributes to Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), who became ...

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      As noted by http://womenshealthplanet.com/ on July 09, 2012, "The Senate convened for a period of morning business and then resumed consideration of HR 3606, the small business capital bill. From 2:30-3:00 pm senators paid tributes to Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), who became ..." (/url?q=http://womenshealthplanet.com/female-health-insurance/2012/07/09/senate-session-2011-05-25-100021-111044&sa=U&ei=yOH6T6iDM4fM2gW-6ZTfBg&ved=0CEQQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNHiU3-jmh2Zd_nRbYKHvSmitVBWXg)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • EarlyShares Roadshow Stops in Boston, Local Entrepreneurs and Investors Learn about Crowdfunding - July 28, 2012 by YAHOO! - Equity-based crowdfunding is the most talked-about part of the April 2012 Congressional JOBS Act (http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr3606). Regulations under this new legislation will be finalized in early 2013. Equity-based crowdfunding eases the

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      As noted by YAHOO! on July 28, 2012, "Equity-based crowdfunding is the most talked-about part of the April 2012 Congressional JOBS Act (http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr3606). Regulations under this new legislation will be finalized in early 2013. Equity-based crowdfunding eases the" (http://news.yahoo.com/earlyshares-roadshow-stops-boston-local-entrepreneurs-investors-learn-071121123.html)
    • United States: Richman v. Goldman Sachs Group – Disclosure of Wells Notices - July 27, 2012 by Mondaq - The JOBS ACT: SEC Guidance On The Changes To The Registration And Deregistration Requirements Under The Exchange Act (Cozen O'Connor) H.R. 3606, also known as the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act), was signed into law on April 5, 2012.

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      As noted by Mondaq on July 27, 2012, "The JOBS ACT: SEC Guidance On The Changes To The Registration And Deregistration Requirements Under The Exchange Act (Cozen O'Connor) H.R. 3606, also known as the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act), was signed into law on April 5, 2012." (http://www.mondaq.com/unitedstates/x/188902/Securities/Richman+v+Goldman+Sachs+Group+Disclosure+of+Wells+Notices)
    • United States: Ten Key Questions To Ask Before Joining A Board (Executive Risks: A Boardroom Guide 2012/2013) - July 26, 2012 by Mondaq - The JOBS ACT: SEC Guidance On The Changes To The Registration And Deregistration Requirements Under The Exchange Act (Cozen O'Connor) H.R. 3606, also known as the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act), was signed into law on April 5, 2012.

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      As noted by Mondaq on July 26, 2012, "The JOBS ACT: SEC Guidance On The Changes To The Registration And Deregistration Requirements Under The Exchange Act (Cozen O'Connor) H.R. 3606, also known as the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act), was signed into law on April 5, 2012." (http://www.mondaq.com/unitedstates/x/188720/Shareholders/Exectuive+Risks+A+Boardroom+Guide+20122013)
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