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S. 1824 - Private Company Flexibility and Growth Act

Finance and financial sector. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the securities laws to establish certain thresholds for shareholder registration under that Act, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Private Company Flexibility and Growth Act

S. 1824 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to amend the securities laws to establish certain thresholds for shareholder registration under that Act, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the securities laws to establish certain thresholds for shareholder registration under that Act, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Private Company Flexibility and Growth Act
Sponsor
Patrick Toomey
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Finance and financial sector
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Banking and financial institutions regulation
  • Corporate finance and management
  • Employee benefits and pensions
  • Financial services and investments
  • Securities
  • Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
  • State and local finance
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Major Actions
Introduced11/08/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced11/08/2011
11/08/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
12/01/2011Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
12/14/2011Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance and Investment. Hearings held.
3/06/2012Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

50 times as much
$262,394
$1,408,954
$10,338,792
$1,866,446
$1,206,534
$15,083,120
$279,950
$750
$20,401
$301,101
6 Organizations Supported and 5 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Private Company Flexibility and Growth Act

6 organizations supported this bill

Biotechnology Industry Organization
“Spurring Job Growth Through Capital Formation While Protecting Investors, Part II”: Hearing before the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. 112th Cong., 2nd Sess., (2012). (Testimony of William D. Waddill). Retrieved March 22, 2012, from 2012_HR2167_support_BIO.pdf.
Financial Services Forum
Financial Services Forum & Nichols, Robert S. (2011, October 4). Letters of Support. Retrieved March 7, 2012, from FSF.
Independent Community Bankers of America
Independent Community Bankers of America (2011, September 21). Regulatory Relief Essential for Small Business Capital Formation. Retrieved March 7, 2012, from ICBA.
NYSE Euronext
Spurring Job Growh Through Capital Formation While Protecting Investors: Hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs. 112th Cong., 2nd Sess., (2012). (Testimony of Scott Cutler). Retrieved March 22, 2012, from 2012_S1933_support_NYSEE.pdf.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
R. Bruce Josten (2011, November 30). Letter Regarding S. 1824, the “Private Company Flexibility and Growth Act”. Retrieved March 22, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Wawa, Inc.
Testimony of Christopher T. Gheysens, Executive Vice President - Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, for Wawa, Inc.: Hearing before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs. 112th Cong., 2nd Sess., (2012). (Testimony of Christopher T. Gheysens). Retrieved March 22, 2012, from 2012_S1824_support_Wawa.pdf.

5 organizations opposed this bill

AFL-CIO
William Samuel (2012, February 29). Legislative Alert!. Retrieved March 22, 2012, from AFL CIO.
Americans for Financial Reform
Undersigned Organziations (2012, March 5). JOBS Act Would Harm Investors and Hurt the Economy: Vote NO. Retrieved March 21, 2012, from Consumer Federation of America.
Consumer Federation of America
Undersigned Organizations (2012, March 5). JOBS Act Would Harm Investors and Hurt the Economy: Vote NO. Retrieved March 21, 2012, from Consumer Federation of America.
Nebraska Department of Banking & Finance
Spurring Job Growth Through Capital Formation While Protecting Investors: Hearing before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. 112th Cong., 2nd Sess., (2012). (Testimony of Jack E. Herstein). Retrieved March 21, 2012, from 2012_HR2167_Oppose_NDBF.pdf.
North American Securities Administrators Association
Spurring Job Growth Through Capital Formation While Protecting Investors: Hearing before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. 112th Cong., 2nd Sess., (2012). (Testimony of Jack E. Herstein). Retrieved March 21, 2012, from 2012_HR2167_Oppose_NASAA.pdf.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$10,000$2,000
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$117,950$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$75,516$0
John BarrassoRWY$154,199$0
Max BaucusDMT$257,680$4,750
Mark BegichDAK$26,600$10,500
Michael BennetDCO$175,322$9,000
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$3,000$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$56,140$5,000
Roy BluntRMO$391,408$4,400
John BoozmanRAR$161,250$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$87,295$1,000
Scott BrownRMA$493,857$500
Sherrod BrownDOH$166,517$12,050
Richard BurrRNC$308,808$0
Maria CantwellDWA$42,500$200
Ben CardinDMD$65,750$9,000
Tom CarperDDE$232,390$600
Bob CaseyDPA$173,030$20,200
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$251,648$1,751
Daniel CoatsRIN$121,950$0
Tom CoburnROK$81,750$0
William Thad CochranRMS$37,650$0
Susan CollinsRME$126,334$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$26,000$0
Chris CoonsDDE$90,500$5,000
Bob CorkerRTN$450,000$0
John CornynRTX$328,023$800
Mike CrapoRID$153,732$0
Jim DeMintRSC$114,960$0
Dick DurbinDIL$171,500$-3,100
Mike EnziRWY$92,550$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$140,150$2,500
Alan FrankenDMN$82,610$15,000
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$566,266$11,250
Lindsey GrahamRSC$157,352$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$131,600$500
Kay HaganDNC$175,933$17,500
Tom HarkinDIA$111,880$-2,000
Orrin HatchRUT$274,050$0
Dean HellerRNV$276,167$500
John HoevenRND$106,200$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$21,100$0
Jim InhofeROK$90,200$0
Dan InouyeDHI$97,775$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$180,350$0
Mike JohannsRNE$117,000$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$103,891$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$302,902$10,950
John KerryDMA$110,750$0
Mark KirkRIL$302,635$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$241,939$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$39,200$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$151,099$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$58,786$4,000
Patrick LeahyDVT$35,000$0
Mike LeeRUT$39,050$0
Carl LevinDMI$64,650$2,500
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$68,250$0
Joe ManchinDWV$154,700$23,750
John McCainRAZ$93,600$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$155,100$4,000
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$601,350$1,250
Bob MenéndezDNJ$159,708$7,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$67,730$10,250
Barbara MikulskiDMD$49,500$2,000
Jerry MoranRKS$182,034$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$82,670$0
Patty MurrayDWA$111,925$13,500
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$91,947$1,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$126,450$0
Rand PaulRKY$52,460$1,500
Rob PortmanROH$407,574$0
Mark PryorDAR$129,742$1,250
John "Jack" ReedDRI$142,171$3,700
Harry ReidDNV$307,000$8,000
Jim RischRID$48,250$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$197,340$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$78,000$2,500
Marco RubioRFL$120,125$750
Bernie SandersIVT$700$3,600
Chuck SchumerDNY$257,350$10,000
Jeff SessionsRAL$94,032$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$50,820$10,250
Richard ShelbyRAL$305,950$0
Olympia SnoweRME$74,150$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$197,262$11,000
Jon TesterDMT$350,969$8,000
John ThuneRSD$192,179$4,600
Patrick ToomeyRPA$183,616$500
Mark UdallDCO$76,537$13,600
Tom UdallDNM$14,483$9,000
David VitterRLA$113,850$0
Mark WarnerDVA$344,800$250
Jim WebbDVA$-15,650$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$85,483$3,000
Roger WickerRMS$220,169$0
Ron WydenDOR$84,450$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$10,000$2,000
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$117,950$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$75,516$0
John BarrassoRWY$154,199$0
Max BaucusDMT$257,680$4,750
Mark BegichDAK$26,600$10,500
Michael BennetDCO$175,322$9,000
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$3,000$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$56,140$5,000
Roy BluntRMO$391,408$4,400
John BoozmanRAR$161,250$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$87,295$1,000
Scott BrownRMA$493,857$500
Sherrod BrownDOH$166,517$12,050
Richard BurrRNC$308,808$0
Maria CantwellDWA$42,500$200
Ben CardinDMD$65,750$9,000
Tom CarperDDE$232,390$600
Bob CaseyDPA$173,030$20,200
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$251,648$1,751
Daniel CoatsRIN$121,950$0
Tom CoburnROK$81,750$0
William Thad CochranRMS$37,650$0
Susan CollinsRME$126,334$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$26,000$0
Chris CoonsDDE$90,500$5,000
Bob CorkerRTN$450,000$0
John CornynRTX$328,023$800
Mike CrapoRID$153,732$0
Jim DeMintRSC$114,960$0
Dick DurbinDIL$171,500$-3,100
Mike EnziRWY$92,550$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$140,150$2,500
Alan FrankenDMN$82,610$15,000
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$566,266$11,250
Lindsey GrahamRSC$157,352$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$131,600$500
Kay HaganDNC$175,933$17,500
Tom HarkinDIA$111,880$-2,000
Orrin HatchRUT$274,050$0
Dean HellerRNV$276,167$500
John HoevenRND$106,200$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$21,100$0
Jim InhofeROK$90,200$0
Dan InouyeDHI$97,775$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$180,350$0
Mike JohannsRNE$117,000$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$103,891$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$302,902$10,950
John KerryDMA$110,750$0
Mark KirkRIL$302,635$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$241,939$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$39,200$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$151,099$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$58,786$4,000
Patrick LeahyDVT$35,000$0
Mike LeeRUT$39,050$0
Carl LevinDMI$64,650$2,500
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$68,250$0
Joe ManchinDWV$154,700$23,750
John McCainRAZ$93,600$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$155,100$4,000
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$601,350$1,250
Bob MenéndezDNJ$159,708$7,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$67,730$10,250
Barbara MikulskiDMD$49,500$2,000
Jerry MoranRKS$182,034$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$82,670$0
Patty MurrayDWA$111,925$13,500
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$91,947$1,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$126,450$0
Rand PaulRKY$52,460$1,500
Rob PortmanROH$407,574$0
Mark PryorDAR$129,742$1,250
John "Jack" ReedDRI$142,171$3,700
Harry ReidDNV$307,000$8,000
Jim RischRID$48,250$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$197,340$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$78,000$2,500
Marco RubioRFL$120,125$750
Bernie SandersIVT$700$3,600
Chuck SchumerDNY$257,350$10,000
Jeff SessionsRAL$94,032$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$50,820$10,250
Richard ShelbyRAL$305,950$0
Olympia SnoweRME$74,150$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$197,262$11,000
Jon TesterDMT$350,969$8,000
John ThuneRSD$192,179$4,600
Patrick ToomeyRPA$183,616$500
Mark UdallDCO$76,537$13,600
Tom UdallDNM$14,483$9,000
David VitterRLA$113,850$0
Mark WarnerDVA$344,800$250
Jim WebbDVA$-15,650$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$85,483$3,000
Roger WickerRMS$220,169$0
Ron WydenDOR$84,450$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Commercial banks & bank holding companies$10,338,792
Department, variety & convenience stores$1,866,446
Biotech products & research$1,408,954
Financial services & consulting$1,206,534
Chambers of commerce$262,394

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Labor Unions$279,950
Public official (elected or appointed)$20,401
Consumer groups$750
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