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S. 1933 - Reopening American Capital Markets to Emerging Growth Companies Act of 2011

Finance and financial sector. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to increase American job creation and economic growth by improving access to the public capital markets for emerging growth companies. (by CRS) 
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The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Reopening American Capital Markets to Emerging Growth Companies Act of 2011

S. 1933 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to increase American job creation and economic growth by improving access to the public capital markets for emerging growth companies. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to increase American job creation and economic growth by improving access to the public capital markets for emerging growth companies.
Other Titles
  • Reopening American Capital Markets to Emerging Growth Companies Act of 2011
Sponsor
Charles Schumer
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Finance and financial sector
  • Accounting and auditing
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Business investment and capital
  • Business records
  • Government information and archives
  • Securities
  • Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
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Major Actions
Introduced12/01/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced12/01/2011
12/01/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
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…

108 times as much
$1,408,954
$10,338,792
$189,600
$8,960,737
$4,610,782
$1,206,534
$3,694,059
$30,409,458
$279,950
$750
$280,700

opposed this bill

7 Organizations Supported and 3 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Reopening American Capital Markets to Emerging Growth Companies Act of 2011

7 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.
Heritage Foundation
John, David (2012, March 7). Cantor JOBS Bill Would Help Small Businesses Grow. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from Heritage Foundation.
National Investment Banking Association
National Investment Banking Association (2012, March 16). NIBA Press Releases. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from National Investment Banking Association.
National Investor Relations Institute
Morgan, Jeffrey (2012, February 21). NIRI Launches New Webcast Series. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from National Investor Relations Institute.
National Venture Capital Association
National Venture Capital Association (2012, March 12). 700+ Entrepreneurs Urge Senate to Act on IPO On Ramp Legislation. Retrieved April 3, 2014, from NVCA.
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.
Technology Association of North America
Technology Association of North America (2012, January 24). 2012 Policy Priorities. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from New Jersey Technology Council.

3 organizations opposed this bill

AFL-CIO
William Samuel (2012, February 29). Legislative Alert!. Retrieved March 22, 2012, from AFL CIO.
Americans for Financial Reform
Americans for Financial Reform (2012, February 23). AFR in the News: House Panel Approves Bill to Exempt New Firms From Pay Votes. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from Americans for Financial Reform.
Consumer Federation of America
Consumer Federation of America (2012, February 16). CFA Urges No Votes on HR3606. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from Consumer Federation of America.

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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$215,216$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$283,104$0
John BarrassoRWY$193,159$0
Max BaucusDMT$368,030$4,750
Mark BegichDAK$58,550$10,500
Michael BennetDCO$302,232$9,000
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$8,300$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$101,040$5,000
Roy BluntRMO$710,221$0
John BoozmanRAR$239,095$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$215,886$1,000
Scott BrownRMA$1,808,823$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$179,592$12,050
Richard BurrRNC$369,857$0
Maria CantwellDWA$176,800$200
Ben CardinDMD$112,400$9,000
Tom CarperDDE$252,290$600
Bob CaseyDPA$217,380$20,200
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$811,946$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$226,000$0
Tom CoburnROK$212,193$0
William Thad CochranRMS$61,850$0
Susan CollinsRME$329,900$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$27,500$0
Chris CoonsDDE$114,100$5,000
Bob CorkerRTN$635,846$0
John CornynRTX$840,495$0
Mike CrapoRID$186,512$0
Jim DeMintRSC$495,780$0
Dick DurbinDIL$251,210$1,500
Mike EnziRWY$100,700$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$209,395$2,500
Alan FrankenDMN$202,743$15,000
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$1,127,438$11,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$203,918$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$193,250$0
Kay HaganDNC$221,868$17,500
Tom HarkinDIA$173,360$0
Orrin HatchRUT$490,900$0
Dean HellerRNV$454,409$0
John HoevenRND$114,900$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$114,800$0
Jim InhofeROK$247,525$0
Dan InouyeDHI$98,375$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$217,300$0
Mike JohannsRNE$205,796$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$352,094$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$348,102$10,950
John KerryDMA$205,000$0
Mark KirkRIL$912,845$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$236,489$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$36,700$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$207,249$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$161,086$3,500
Patrick LeahyDVT$94,250$0
Mike LeeRUT$90,696$0
Carl LevinDMI$74,850$2,500
Joe LiebermanICT$7,500$0
Dick LugarRIN$107,400$0
Joe ManchinDWV$161,000$23,750
John McCainRAZ$335,623$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$232,964$1,600
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,238,458$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$244,359$7,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$98,030$10,000
Barbara MikulskiDMD$71,700$2,000
Jerry MoranRKS$222,734$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$70,670$0
Patty MurrayDWA$199,525$13,500
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$90,917$1,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$174,300$0
Rand PaulRKY$367,235$0
Rob PortmanROH$726,697$0
Mark PryorDAR$146,692$1,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$202,321$3,500
Harry ReidDNV$527,070$8,000
Jim RischRID$277,359$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$421,339$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$124,400$2,500
Marco RubioRFL$1,106,487$500
Bernie SandersIVT$3,950$3,100
Chuck SchumerDNY$546,100$10,000
Jeff SessionsRAL$176,902$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$92,370$10,000
Richard ShelbyRAL$428,050$0
Olympia SnoweRME$124,606$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$274,304$11,000
Jon TesterDMT$440,927$8,000
John ThuneRSD$592,889$0
Patrick ToomeyRPA$1,460,305$0
Mark UdallDCO$197,114$9,000
Tom UdallDNM$88,133$9,000
David VitterRLA$413,125$0
Mark WarnerDVA$640,246$0
Jim WebbDVA$-14,650$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$157,758$2,000
Roger WickerRMS$363,904$0
Ron WydenDOR$157,300$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$215,216$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$283,104$0
John BarrassoRWY$193,159$0
Max BaucusDMT$368,030$4,750
Mark BegichDAK$58,550$10,500
Michael BennetDCO$302,232$9,000
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$8,300$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$101,040$5,000
Roy BluntRMO$710,221$0
John BoozmanRAR$239,095$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$215,886$1,000
Scott BrownRMA$1,808,823$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$179,592$12,050
Richard BurrRNC$369,857$0
Maria CantwellDWA$176,800$200
Ben CardinDMD$112,400$9,000
Tom CarperDDE$252,290$600
Bob CaseyDPA$217,380$20,200
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$811,946$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$226,000$0
Tom CoburnROK$212,193$0
William Thad CochranRMS$61,850$0
Susan CollinsRME$329,900$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$27,500$0
Chris CoonsDDE$114,100$5,000
Bob CorkerRTN$635,846$0
John CornynRTX$840,495$0
Mike CrapoRID$186,512$0
Jim DeMintRSC$495,780$0
Dick DurbinDIL$251,210$1,500
Mike EnziRWY$100,700$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$209,395$2,500
Alan FrankenDMN$202,743$15,000
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$1,127,438$11,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$203,918$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$193,250$0
Kay HaganDNC$221,868$17,500
Tom HarkinDIA$173,360$0
Orrin HatchRUT$490,900$0
Dean HellerRNV$454,409$0
John HoevenRND$114,900$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$114,800$0
Jim InhofeROK$247,525$0
Dan InouyeDHI$98,375$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$217,300$0
Mike JohannsRNE$205,796$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$352,094$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$348,102$10,950
John KerryDMA$205,000$0
Mark KirkRIL$912,845$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$236,489$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$36,700$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$207,249$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$161,086$3,500
Patrick LeahyDVT$94,250$0
Mike LeeRUT$90,696$0
Carl LevinDMI$74,850$2,500
Joe LiebermanICT$7,500$0
Dick LugarRIN$107,400$0
Joe ManchinDWV$161,000$23,750
John McCainRAZ$335,623$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$232,964$1,600
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,238,458$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$244,359$7,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$98,030$10,000
Barbara MikulskiDMD$71,700$2,000
Jerry MoranRKS$222,734$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$70,670$0
Patty MurrayDWA$199,525$13,500
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$90,917$1,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$174,300$0
Rand PaulRKY$367,235$0
Rob PortmanROH$726,697$0
Mark PryorDAR$146,692$1,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$202,321$3,500
Harry ReidDNV$527,070$8,000
Jim RischRID$277,359$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$421,339$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$124,400$2,500
Marco RubioRFL$1,106,487$500
Bernie SandersIVT$3,950$3,100
Chuck SchumerDNY$546,100$10,000
Jeff SessionsRAL$176,902$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$92,370$10,000
Richard ShelbyRAL$428,050$0
Olympia SnoweRME$124,606$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$274,304$11,000
Jon TesterDMT$440,927$8,000
John ThuneRSD$592,889$0
Patrick ToomeyRPA$1,460,305$0
Mark UdallDCO$197,114$9,000
Tom UdallDNM$88,133$9,000
David VitterRLA$413,125$0
Mark WarnerDVA$640,246$0
Jim WebbDVA$-14,650$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$157,758$2,000
Roger WickerRMS$363,904$0
Ron WydenDOR$157,300$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Commercial banks & bank holding companies$10,338,792
Republican/Conservative$8,960,737
Investment banking$4,610,782
Venture capital$3,694,059
Biotech products & research$1,408,954
Financial services & consulting$1,206,534
Communications & Electronics$189,600

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Labor Unions$279,950
Consumer groups$750
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