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H.R.4568: Small Business Freedom to Grow Act of 2014

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 Ann Wagner, R-Mo.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced May 6, 2014
Latest Major Action May 22, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
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  • Bill passed in the Senate   
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Bill Summary

Small Business Freedom to Grow Act of 2014 - Directs the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to revise Form S-1 so that a smaller reporting company may incorporate by reference in a registration statement filed on that form any documents it files with the SEC after the registration statement's effective date.

Directs the SEC to revise Form S-3 so as to permit securities to be registered pursuant to General Instruction I.B.1. of the form if either: (1) the aggregate market value of voting and non-voting common equity held by non-affiliates of the registrant is $75 million or more, or (2) the registrant has at least one class of common equity securities listed and registered on a national securities exchange.

Requires the SEC to remove a certain listing and registration requirement from General Instruction I.B.6. of Form S-3.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 22, 2014 Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 32 - 26.
May 22, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 6, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
April 9, 2014 Hearings Held by the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Prior to Introduction.