House accepts four more amendments in run-up to JOBS Act passage

— Patrick McHenry (R-NC), to provide an exemption from registration for certain offerings for platforms that do not charge a fee in connection with the purchase or sale of the security; accepted by voice vote.

— Brad Miller (D-NC), to increase the total number of investors and limit the number of non-accredited investors allowed to be holders of record before registration is required; accepted by voice vote.

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— Dave Schweikert (R-Ariz.), to direct the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to determine whether it has the authority to enforce anti-evasion provisions associated with the shareholder threshold; accepted by voice vote.

— Mike Capuano (D-Mass.), to require the SEC to study anti-evasion concerns related to shareholder limits; rejected voice vote.

— Gary Peters (D-Mich.), to require all publicly traded companies to disclose each year the total number of employees that they have in each country and the percentage increase or decrease; rejected 175-239.

— Lois Capps (D-Calif.), to require the SEC to issue a report to Congress each year on the increase in initial public offerings resulting from the bill; rejected 172-236.

— Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa), to require the SEC to make information available online and conduct outreach to companies to tell them about the changes prompted by the bill; accepted by voice vote.