Bill Sponsor
House Joint Resolution 109
118th Congress(2023-2024)
Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to "Staff Accounting Bulletin No. 121".
Active
Active
Vetoed by President on May 31, 2024
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Feb 1, 2024
Latest Action
Jul 11, 2024
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Joint Resolution
Joint Resolution
A form of legislative measure used to propose changes in law, or to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.J.Res. or S.J.Res. Concurrent resolutions and simple resolutions are other types of resolutions. Bill is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
109
Congress
118
Policy Area
Finance and Financial Sector
Finance and Financial Sector
Primary focus of measure is U.S. banking and financial institutions regulation; consumer credit; bankruptcy and debt collection; financial services and investments; insurance; securities; real estate transactions; currency. Measures concerning financial crimes may fall under Crime and Law Enforcement. Measures concerning business and corporate finance may fall under Commerce policy area. Measures concerning international banking may fall under Foreign Trade and International Finance policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Republican
Nebraska
Republican
Arkansas
Republican
Minnesota
Democrat
North Carolina
House Votes (2)
Senate Votes (1)
Question
Passage, Objections of the President To The Contrary Notwithstanding
Status
Failed
Type
Roll Call Vote
Roll Call Vote
A vote that records the individual position of each Member who voted. Such votes occurring on the House floor (by the "yeas and nays" or by "recorded vote") are taken by electronic device. The Senate has no electronic voting system; in such votes, Senators answer "yea" or "nay" as the clerk calls each name aloud. Each vote is compiled by clerks and receives a roll call number (referenced in Congress.gov as a "Record Vote" [Senate] or "Roll no." [House]).
Roll Call Type
2/3 Yea-And-Nay
Roll Number
355
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

This joint resolution nullifies the rule issued by the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 31, 2022, titled Staff Accounting Bulletin No. 121. This bulletin provides accounting and disclosure guidance for entities related to their obligations to safeguard cryptoassets held for users of its platform.

A letter of opinion from the Government Accountability Office dated October 31, 2023, titled Securities and Exchange Commission—Applicability of the Congressional Review Act to Staff Accounting Bulletin No. 121 concluded that this bulletin is a rule for purposes of the Congressional Review Act. 

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