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Short Title(s) as Introduced

Diversity in Corporate Leadership Act of 2019

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To require the Securities and Exchange Commission to establish a Diversity Advisory Group to study and make recommendations on strategies to increase gender, racial, and ethnic diversity among the members of the board of directors of issuers, to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require issuers to make disclosures to shareholders with respect to gender, racial, and ethnic diversity, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
06/13/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date All Actions
07/11/2019Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 52 - 6.
Action By: Committee on Financial Services
07/11/2019Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: Committee on Financial Services
06/13/2019Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/13/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (3)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5] 07/09/2019
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5] 07/09/2019
Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8] 08/25/2020

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Financial Services06/13/2019 Referred to
07/11/2019 Markup by

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Introduced in House (06/13/2019)

Diversity in Corporate Leadership Act of 2019

This bill requires each issuer to disclose, in any proxy or consent solicitation material for an annual shareholders meeting, the gender, racial, and ethnic composition of its board of directors and nominees for board membership.

The Securities and Exchange Commission shall establish a Diversity Advisory Group, composed of government, academic, and private-sector representatives, to study strategies for increasing gender, racial, and ethnic diversity among the members of issuers' boards of directors.