Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 112th Congress.

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) 
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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 J. 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. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 112-444.
12/14/2011Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance and Investment. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 112-465.
3/06/2012Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 112-482.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

37 times as much
$274,854
$1,499,429
$11,038,909
$1,904,162
$1,389,076
$16,106,430
$293,200
$5,150
$141,412
$439,762
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
Waddill, William D. (2012, March 6). “Spurring Job Growth Through Capital Formation While Protecting Investors, Part II”. Retrieved March 22, 2012, from United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
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
Cutler, Scott (2011, December 1). Spurring Job Growh Through Capital Formation While Protecting Investors. Retrieved March 22, 2012, from Committee on Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs.
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.
Gheysens, Christopher T. (2011, December 1). Testimony of Christopher T. Gheysens, Executive Vice President - Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, for Wawa, Inc.. Retrieved March 22, 2012, from Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs.

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
Herstein, Jack E. (2011, December 1). Spurring Job Growth Through Capital Formation While Protecting Investors. Retrieved March 21, 2012, from Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
North American Securities Administrators Association
Herstein, Jack E. (2011, December 1). Spurring Job Growth Through Capital Formation While Protecting Investors. Retrieved March 21, 2012, from Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

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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$125,850$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$70,366$200
John BarrassoRWY$153,983$0
Max BaucusDMT$277,130$5,250
Mark BegichDAK$42,850$12,250
Michael F. BennetDCO$184,388$14,050
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$3,000$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$51,450$5,750
Roy BluntRMO$473,683$4,600
John BoozmanRAR$172,180$500
Barbara BoxerDCA$108,895$4,900
Scott P. BrownRMA$522,490$750
Sherrod BrownDOH$168,767$16,050
Richard BurrRNC$322,685$497
Maria CantwellDWA$49,475$200
Ben CardinDMD$65,250$9,000
Tom CarperDDE$228,780$600
Bob CaseyDPA$165,310$20,450
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$267,423$2,000
Daniel CoatsRIN$110,550$0
Tom CoburnROK$83,250$0
William Thad CochranRMS$43,900$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$155,684$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$31,000$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$96,200$7,650
Bob CorkerRTN$438,250$0
John CornynRTX$369,523$23,375
Mike CrapoRID$145,832$0
Jim DeMintRSC$128,355$0
Dick DurbinDIL$167,150$17,775
Mike EnziRWY$92,500$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$141,150$2,500
Al FrankenDMN$98,360$17,750
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$579,616$12,800
Lindsey GrahamRSC$154,215$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$117,600$500
Kay R. HaganDNC$199,933$22,850
Tom HarkinDIA$116,480$-2,000
Orrin G. HatchRUT$285,233$0
Dean HellerRNV$285,248$500
John HoevenRND$119,900$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$27,950$0
Jim InhofeROK$117,275$0
Dan InouyeDHI$114,175$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$190,550$0
Mike JohannsRNE$130,200$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$114,991$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$329,405$10,950
John F. KerryDMA$100,650$0
Mark KirkRIL$331,120$1,750
Amy KlobucharDMN$241,839$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$36,900$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$171,849$740
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$74,786$7,600
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$37,500$0
Mike LeeRUT$39,800$0
Carl LevinDMI$60,350$4,000
Joe LiebermanICT$2,400$0
Dick LugarRIN$82,508$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$163,650$26,150
John McCainRAZ$107,350$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$165,600$14,000
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$610,575$2,250
Bob MenéndezDNJ$181,108$7,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$95,880$12,550
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$53,150$6,400
Jerry MoranRKS$207,634$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$80,620$0
Patty MurrayDWA$130,455$14,000
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$92,947$1,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$137,100$5,000
Rand PaulRKY$57,860$2,500
Rob PortmanROH$438,024$1,250
Mark L. PryorDAR$146,292$1,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$142,321$4,450
Harry ReidDNV$315,600$9,250
Jim RischRID$53,750$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$231,090$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$81,300$7,500
Marco RubioRFL$145,450$500
Bernie SandersIVT$700$3,600
Chuck SchumerDNY$271,750$10,000
Jeff SessionsRAL$105,982$8,150
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$79,020$10,750
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$269,450$4,225
Olympia J. SnoweRME$74,983$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$198,012$12,250
Jon TesterDMT$358,969$13,000
John ThuneRSD$221,379$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$211,066$500
Mark UdallDCO$99,403$14,350
Tom UdallDNM$29,783$9,000
David VitterRLA$129,200$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$379,560$6,850
Jim WebbDVA$-12,350$1,000
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$86,733$3,000
Roger F. WickerRMS$250,202$0
Ron WydenDOR$86,700$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$125,850$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$70,366$200
John BarrassoRWY$153,983$0
Max BaucusDMT$277,130$5,250
Mark BegichDAK$42,850$12,250
Michael F. BennetDCO$184,388$14,050
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$3,000$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$51,450$5,750
Roy BluntRMO$473,683$4,600
John BoozmanRAR$172,180$500
Barbara BoxerDCA$108,895$4,900
Scott P. BrownRMA$522,490$750
Sherrod BrownDOH$168,767$16,050
Richard BurrRNC$322,685$497
Maria CantwellDWA$49,475$200
Ben CardinDMD$65,250$9,000
Tom CarperDDE$228,780$600
Bob CaseyDPA$165,310$20,450
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$267,423$2,000
Daniel CoatsRIN$110,550$0
Tom CoburnROK$83,250$0
William Thad CochranRMS$43,900$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$155,684$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$31,000$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$96,200$7,650
Bob CorkerRTN$438,250$0
John CornynRTX$369,523$23,375
Mike CrapoRID$145,832$0
Jim DeMintRSC$128,355$0
Dick DurbinDIL$167,150$17,775
Mike EnziRWY$92,500$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$141,150$2,500
Al FrankenDMN$98,360$17,750
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$579,616$12,800
Lindsey GrahamRSC$154,215$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$117,600$500
Kay R. HaganDNC$199,933$22,850
Tom HarkinDIA$116,480$-2,000
Orrin G. HatchRUT$285,233$0
Dean HellerRNV$285,248$500
John HoevenRND$119,900$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$27,950$0
Jim InhofeROK$117,275$0
Dan InouyeDHI$114,175$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$190,550$0
Mike JohannsRNE$130,200$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$114,991$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$329,405$10,950
John F. KerryDMA$100,650$0
Mark KirkRIL$331,120$1,750
Amy KlobucharDMN$241,839$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$36,900$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$171,849$740
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$74,786$7,600
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$37,500$0
Mike LeeRUT$39,800$0
Carl LevinDMI$60,350$4,000
Joe LiebermanICT$2,400$0
Dick LugarRIN$82,508$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$163,650$26,150
John McCainRAZ$107,350$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$165,600$14,000
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$610,575$2,250
Bob MenéndezDNJ$181,108$7,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$95,880$12,550
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$53,150$6,400
Jerry MoranRKS$207,634$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$80,620$0
Patty MurrayDWA$130,455$14,000
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$92,947$1,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$137,100$5,000
Rand PaulRKY$57,860$2,500
Rob PortmanROH$438,024$1,250
Mark L. PryorDAR$146,292$1,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$142,321$4,450
Harry ReidDNV$315,600$9,250
Jim RischRID$53,750$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$231,090$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$81,300$7,500
Marco RubioRFL$145,450$500
Bernie SandersIVT$700$3,600
Chuck SchumerDNY$271,750$10,000
Jeff SessionsRAL$105,982$8,150
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$79,020$10,750
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$269,450$4,225
Olympia J. SnoweRME$74,983$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$198,012$12,250
Jon TesterDMT$358,969$13,000
John ThuneRSD$221,379$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$211,066$500
Mark UdallDCO$99,403$14,350
Tom UdallDNM$29,783$9,000
David VitterRLA$129,200$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$379,560$6,850
Jim WebbDVA$-12,350$1,000
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$86,733$3,000
Roger F. WickerRMS$250,202$0
Ron WydenDOR$86,700$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Commercial banks & bank holding companies$11,038,909
Department, variety & convenience stores$1,904,162
Biotech products & research$1,499,429
Financial services & consulting$1,389,076
Chambers of commerce$274,854

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Labor Unions$293,200
Public official (elected or appointed)$141,412
Consumer groups$5,150
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