04 Feb '12, 2am

Senate Passes STOCK Act, Bill Moves To House | Care2 Causes

The Senate voted Thursday to pass the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge or STOCK Act , a bill that bans members of Congress and their staff from using insider information to make personal investment decisions. The bill now moves to the House where Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va) has pledged to bring the bill to the floor next week. The Senate-passed measure would prohibit lawmakers and their staffers from trading stocks, bond and other investments using information obtained from private congressional briefings. Normally such a practice is illegal under existing insider-trading laws but when applied to Congress and its staff is incredibly difficult to prove. Only three Senators, Tom Coburn (R-Okla), Richard Burr (R-N.C) and Jeff Bingaman (D-N.M) voted against the bill. The law also would mandate that all lawmakers report all major transactions within 30 days and fi...

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