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duane1969
02-08-2012, 01:26 PM
The House GOP has introduced a bill that will ban Federal officials from benefiting from insider knowledge.

http://nbcpolitics.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/02/08/10350393-house-gop-introduces-its-insider-trading-bill

Star_Cards
02-08-2012, 01:38 PM
makes sense to me.

mrveggieman
02-08-2012, 01:41 PM
Now how many politicians are actually going to abide by this if it comes to pass?

duane1969
02-08-2012, 01:44 PM
It should come to pass. It will pass the House with ease and Obama has said he will sign it. The only reason it would fail is if the Dem controlled Senate defeats it and there is only one reason they...

pghin08
02-08-2012, 02:07 PM
I'll have to read the text of the bill, but I'm a pessimist with this stuff, so I'm automatically inclined to believe that there will be ways around this.

duane1969
02-08-2012, 02:17 PM
I'll have to read the text of the bill, but I'm a pessimist with this stuff, so I'm automatically inclined to believe that there will be ways around this.

I have to take my students to gym class now so I don't have the time to read it. Will do it later. Here is the link to the actual bill...

http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c112:H.R.1148:

pghin08
02-08-2012, 02:38 PM
Thanks Duane, I'll have to read it after work tonight. I keep getting calls out the wazoo here at work today!