H.R. 1564 - Audit Integrity and Job Protection Act

Finance and financial sector. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
To amend the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to prohibit the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board from requiring public companies to use specific auditors or require the use of different auditors on a rotating basis. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill was voted on in the House on July 8, 2013 
House Vote: On Passage

PASSED on July 8, 2013.

2/3 required to pass

voted YES: 321 voted NO: 62
52 voted present/not voting

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Audit Integrity and Job Protection Act

H.R. 1564 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
To amend the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to prohibit the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board from requiring public companies to use specific auditors or require the use of different auditors on a rotating basis. (by CRS)
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Title
To amend the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to prohibit the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board from requiring public companies to use specific auditors or require the use of different auditors on a rotating basis.
Other Titles
  • Audit Integrity and Job Protection Act
  • Audit Integrity and Job Protection Act
  • Audit Integrity and Job Protection Act
Sponsor
Robert Hurt
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Finance and financial sector
  • Accounting and auditing
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Congressional oversight
  • Corporate finance and management
  • Financial services and investments
  • Government corporations and government-sponsored enterprises
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Securities
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Major Actions
Introduced4/15/2013
Referred to Committee
Passed House7/08/2013
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
currently selectedHouseH.R. 1564: Audit Integrity and Job Protection Act7/08/2013This bill PASSED the House
321 voted YES 62 voted NO 52 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced4/15/2013
4/15/2013Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
5/23/2013Hearings Held by the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Prior to Referral.
6/19/2013Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Put on a legislative calendar6/19/2013Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 52 - 0.
7/08/2013Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Financial Services. H. Rept. 113-142.
Put on a legislative calendar7/08/2013Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 103.
7/08/2013Mr. Hurt moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
7/08/2013Considered under suspension of the rules.
7/08/2013DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1564.
7/08/2013At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
7/08/2013Considered as unfinished business.
7/08/2013Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
currently selectedHouse Vote on Passage7/08/2013H.R. 1564: Audit Integrity and Job Protection Act
7/09/2013Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of House members in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2014.
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