H.R.1611 - Gender Diversity in Corporate Leadership Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] (Introduced 03/17/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Financial Services|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/17/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1611 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/17/2017)
Gender Diversity in Corporate Leadership Act of 2017
This bill amends the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require each issuer to disclose, in any proxy or consent solicitation material for an annual shareholders meeting, the gender composition of its board of directors and nominees for board membership.
The Securities and Exchange Commission shall establish a Gender Diversity Advisory Group, composed of government, academic, and private-sector representatives, to study strategies for increasing gender diversity among the members of issuers' boards of directors.