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HR 5084

Title: Improving Corporate Governance Through Diversity Act of 2019
Author: Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-NY)

Summary
...This bill requires certain issuers of securities to disclose the racial, ethnic, and gender composition of their boards of directors and executive officers, as well as the status of any of those directors and officers as a veteran. It also requires the disclosure of any plan to promote racial, ethnic, and gender diversity among these groups.</p> <p>The Securities and Exchange Commission must establish a Diversity Advisory Group to report on strategies to increase gender, racial, and ethnic diversity among board members.</p>

Status
Introduced in House 11/14/2019
Introduced in House 11/14/2019
Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. 11/14/2019
Mr. Green, Al (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. 11/18/2019
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8927-8929) 11/18/2019
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5084. 11/18/2019
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed. 11/18/2019
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H8971-8972) 11/19/2019
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 281 - 135 (Roll no. 630).(text: CR 11/18/2019 H8927-8928) 11/19/2019
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 281 - 135 (Roll no. 630). (text: CR 11/18/2019 H8927-8928) 11/19/2019
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. 11/19/2019
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. 11/20/2019

Bill Text
11/20/2019 - HR 5084 (Referred+in+Senate) 11/19/2019 - HR 5084 (Engrossed+in+House) 11/14/2019 - HR 5084 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-NY)
    U.S. Representative

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