The STOCK Act (H.R. 1148) was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned.

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The STOCK Act

H.R. 1148: Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act

Summary: To prohibit commodities and securities trading based on nonpublic information relating to Congress, to require additional reporting by Members and employees of Congress of securities transactions, and for other purposes. (More Info)

The STOCK Act (H.R. 1148) was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned. It has not yet been reintroduced.

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Public Citizen 30,321 Facebook fans 15,513 Twitter followers

The STOCK Act has a broad base of support from organizations dedicated to government reform including Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), Common Cause, Democracy 21, Public Citizen and U.S. PIRG. In a letter to both lawmakers, the organizations said, “This measure provides a balanced application of the laws against insider trading to both the private and public sectors and offers the important tool of disclosure for ensuring compliance with the law. The STOCK Act should be adopted by Congress before new scandals arise.”

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Common Cause 38,907 Facebook fans 11,159 Twitter followers

The STOCK Act has a broad base of support from organizations dedicated to government reform including Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), Common Cause, Democracy 21, Public Citizen and U.S. PIRG. In a letter to both lawmakers, the organizations said, “This measure provides a balanced application of the laws against insider trading to both the private and public sectors and offers the important tool of disclosure for ensuring compliance with the law. The STOCK Act should be adopted by Congress before new scandals arise.”

http://walz.house.g...;id=326&Itemid=

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Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) 17,420 Facebook fans 6,644 Twitter followers

The STOCK Act has a broad base of support from organizations dedicated to government reform including Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), Common Cause, Democracy 21, Public Citizen and U.S. PIRG. In a letter to both lawmakers, the organizations said, “This measure provides a balanced application of the laws against insider trading to both the private and public sectors and offers the important tool of disclosure for ensuring compliance with the law. The STOCK Act should be adopted by Congress before new scandals arise.”

http://walz.house.g...;id=326&Itemid=

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US Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) 3,722 Facebook fans 3,409 Twitter followers

The STOCK Act has a broad base of support from organizations dedicated to government reform including Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), Common Cause, Democracy 21, Public Citizen and U.S. PIRG. In a letter to both lawmakers, the organizations said, “This measure provides a balanced application of the laws against insider trading to both the private and public sectors and offers the important tool of disclosure for ensuring compliance with the law. The STOCK Act should be adopted by Congress before new scandals arise.”

http://walz.house.g...;id=326&Itemid=

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Democracy 21 1,099 Facebook fans 1,365 Twitter followers

The STOCK Act has a broad base of support from organizations dedicated to government reform including Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), Common Cause, Democracy 21, Public Citizen and U.S. PIRG. In a letter to both lawmakers, the organizations said, “This measure provides a balanced application of the laws against insider trading to both the private and public sectors and offers the important tool of disclosure for ensuring compliance with the law. The STOCK Act should be adopted by Congress before new scandals arise.”

http://walz.house.g...;id=326&Itemid=

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* This organization’s position on this bill was entered by POPVOX.