CD024: Let’s Gut the STOCK Act

CD024: Let’s Gut the STOCK Act

Apr 20, 2013

In the hours before the Boston marathon bombing, President Obama quietly signed a bill gutting the STOCK Act. Full details on the shady way both houses of Congress passed the bill in under two days. Executive Producer: Anonymous

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Background Sources

Chris Coons. “Modifying the Requirements Under the STOCK Act.” Congressional Record — Senate. S2583.

“S. 716 Gut the STOCK Act Passes House.” April 12, 2013. Congressional Dish Clip Archive.

Frank Konkel. March 22, 2013. “CIA CTO sheds light on intelligence community’s need for cloud.” FCW.

STOCK Act Signing. April 4, 2012. C-SPAN.

60 Minutes. Nov 13, 2011. “Congress: Trading stock on inside information?” CBS News.

Senate passage of S. 716 took 10 seconds. The Chicago Tribune.

Laws

S. 716: A bill to modify the requirements under the STOCK Act regarding online access to certain financial disclosure statements and related forms.

Sponsor: Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV)

Summary of S. 716

H.R. 882 : Contracting and Tax Accountability Act of 2013

Sponsor: Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT)

Summary of H.R. 882

H.R. 1163: Federal Information Security Amendments Act of 2013

Sponsor: Darrell Issa (R-CA)

Summary of H.R. 1163

H.R. 756: The Cybersecurity Enhancement Act

Sponsor: Michael McCaul (R-TX)

H.R. 249: Federal Employee Tax Accountability Act of 2013


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Money, Money, Money by The Undercover Hippy (found on MusicAlley by mevio)

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