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Union Calendar No. 396

115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 4281

[Report No. 115–531]


To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to expand access to capital for rural-area small businesses, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 7, 2017

Mr. Kihuen (for himself and Mr. Mooney of West Virginia) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Financial Services

January 29, 2018

Additional sponsor: Ms. Velázquez

January 29, 2018

Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed

[Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed in italic]

[For text of introduced bill, see copy of bill as introduced on November 7, 2017]


A BILL

To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to expand access to capital for rural-area small businesses, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Expanding Access to Capital for Rural Job Creators Act”.

SEC. 2. Access to capital for rural-area small businesses.

Section 4 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78d) is amended—

(1) in subsection (j)(4)(C), by striking “and women-owned small businesses” and inserting “, women-owned, and rural-area small businesses”; and

(2) in subsection (j)(6)(B)(iii), by striking “and women-owned small businesses” and inserting “, women-owned, and rural-area small businesses”.


Union Calendar No. 396

115th CONGRESS
      2d Session
H. R. 4281
[Report No. 115–531]

A BILL
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to expand access to capital for rural-area small businesses, and for other purposes.

January 29, 2018
Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed