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H.R.2629: Fostering Innovation Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about finance and financial sector
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Sponsor Michael G. Fitzpatrick, R-Pa.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced July 9, 2013
Latest Major Action June 11, 2014
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  • Bill introduced in the House   
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Bill Summary

Fostering Innovation Act of 2013 - Directs the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to redefine "accelerated filer" with respect to issuers of securities required to meet accelerated deadlines for filing their Form 10-Q quarterly reports.

Requires the SEC to include among accelerated filers any issuers of securities that have: (1) annual revenues in excess of $100 million, and (2) an aggregated worldwide market value between $250 million and $700 million of the voting and non-voting common equity held by non-affiliates.


(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 11, 2014 Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 31 - 28.
June 11, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 9, 2014 Hearings Held by the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Prior to Referral.
July 9, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.