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Public Law No: 111-257 (10/05/2010)

 
[111th Congress Public Law 257]
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Public Law 111-257
111th Congress

                                 An Act


 
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Investment Company Act 
of 1940, and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 to provide for certain 
disclosures under section 552 of title 5, United States Code, (commonly 
     referred to as the Freedom of Information Act), and for other 
             purposes. <<NOTE: Oct. 5, 2010 -  [S. 3717]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. APPLICATION OF THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT TO 
                              CERTAIN STATUTES.

    (a) Amendments to the Securities and Exchange Act.--Section 24 of 
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78x), as amended by 
section 929I(a) of the Dodd-Frank Consumer Financial Protection and Wall 
Street Reform <<NOTE: Ante, p. 1857.>>  Act (Public Law 111-203), is 
amended by striking subsection (e) and inserting the following:

    ``(e) Freedom of Information Act.--For purposes of section 552(b)(8) 
of title 5, United States Code, (commonly referred to as the Freedom of 
Information Act)--
            ``(1) the Commission is an agency responsible for the 
        regulation or supervision of financial institutions; and
            ``(2) any entity for which the Commission is responsible for 
        regulating, supervising, or examining under this title is a 
        financial institution.''.

    (b) Amendments to the Investment Company Act.--Section 31 of the 
Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-30), as amended by section 
929I(b) of the Dodd-Frank Consumer Financial Protection and Wall Street 
Reform Act <<NOTE: Ante, p. 1858.>>  (Public Law 111-203), is amended--
            (1) by striking subsection (c); and
            (2) by redesignating subsections (d) and (e) as subsections 
        (c) and (d), respectively.

    (c) Amendments to the Investment Advisers Act.--Section 210 of the 
Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80b-10),

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as amended by section 929I(c) of the Dodd-Frank Consumer Financial 
Protection and Wall Street Reform Act <<NOTE: Ante, p. 1858.>>  (Public 
Law 111-203), is amended by striking subsection (d).

    Approved October 5, 2010.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 3717:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 156 (2010):
            Sept. 21, considered and passed Senate.
            Sept. 23, considered and passed House.

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