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H.R. 2940: Access to Capital for Job Creators Act

Summary: To direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to eliminate the prohibition against general solicitation as a requirement for a certain exemption under Regulation D. (More Info)

H.R. 2940 was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned. It has not yet been reintroduced.

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce 316,786 Facebook fans 101,765 Twitter followers

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than three million businesses and organizations of every size, sector, and region, strongly support H.R. 1965, “To amend the securities laws to establish certain thresholds for shareholder registration, and for other purposes;” H.R. 2167, the “Private Company Flexibility and Growth Act;” H.R. 2930, the “Entrepreneur Access to Capital Act;” and H.R. 2940, the “Access to Capital for Job Creators Act.” These bills would enhance capital formation needed to build new businesses, expand existing businesses and create jobs. The Chamber ...

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National Taxpayers Union 17,063 Facebook fans 472 Twitter followers

Dear Member of Congress:

On behalf of the 362,000 members of the National Taxpayers Union, I encourage you to support H.R. 2930, the “Entrepreneur Access to Capital Act,” and H.R. 2940, the “Access to Capital for Job Creators Act.” Introduced by Rep. McHenry (R-NC) and Rep. McCarthy (R-CA) respectively, these bills would ease the regulatory constraints that are preventing entrepreneurs from finding and utilizing the capital required to get their businesses off the ground.

Early-stage entrepreneurial activity has been steadily declining in the United States, putting America’s innovation-based economy at serious risk of losing out to ...

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Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council)

Dear Congressman McCarthy:

On behalf of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) and its nationwide membership of 100,000 small business owners and entrepreneurs, we are delighted that you have introduced H.R. 2940, the Access to Capital for Job Creators Act. SBE Council strongly supports this timely piece of legislation.

Even in good economic times, access to growth capital is a significant challenge for many entrepreneurs. Economic and entrepreneurial growth throughout the world, along with the fact that many nations have enacted policies to aggressively attract capital, has put increased pressure on U.S. entrepreneurs. Therefore, it is ...

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