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

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about finance and financial sector
  • Introduced April 15, 2013
  • Latest Major Action July 9, 2013

Bill Sponsor

Bill Summary

Audit Integrity and Job Protection Act - Amends the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) to deny the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board any authority to require that audits conducted for a particular issuer of securities in accordance with SOX standards be conducted by specific registered public accounting firms, or that such audits be conducted for an issuer by different registered public accounting firms on a rotating basis. Directs the...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There is one statement associated with H.R.1564.

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 9, 2013
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
July 8, 2013
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 8, 2013

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 321 - 62 (Roll no. 306). (text: CR H4182)

July 8, 2013
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H4186-4187)
July 8, 2013
At 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.
July 8, 2013
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1564.
July 8, 2013
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4182-4184)
July 8, 2013
Mr. Hurt moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
July 8, 2013
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 103.
July 8, 2013
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Financial Services. H. Rept. 113-142.
June 19, 2013
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 52 - 0.
June 19, 2013
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 23, 2013
Hearings Held by the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Prior to Referral.
April 15, 2013
Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
April 15, 2013

Introduced in the House by Robert Hurt (R-Va.)

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