[United States Statutes at Large, Volume 124, 111th Congress, 2nd Session]
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Public Law 111-257
111th Congress

An Act


 
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Investment Company Act
of 1940, and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 to provide for certain
disclosures under section 552 of title 5, United States Code, (commonly
referred to as the Freedom of Information Act), and for other
purposes. <>

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. APPLICATION OF THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT TO
CERTAIN STATUTES.

(a) Amendments to the Securities and Exchange Act.--Section 24 of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78x), as amended by
section 929I(a) of the Dodd-Frank Consumer Financial Protection and Wall
Street Reform <>  Act (Public Law 111-203), is
amended by striking subsection (e) and inserting the following:

``(e) Freedom of Information Act.--For purposes of section 552(b)(8)
of title 5, United States Code, (commonly referred to as the Freedom of
Information Act)--
``(1) the Commission is an agency responsible for the
regulation or supervision of financial institutions; and
``(2) any entity for which the Commission is responsible for
regulating, supervising, or examining under this title is a
financial institution.''.

(b) Amendments to the Investment Company Act.--Section 31 of the
Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-30), as amended by section
929I(b) of the Dodd-Frank Consumer Financial Protection and Wall Street
Reform Act <>  (Public Law 111-203), is amended--
(1) by striking subsection (c); and
(2) by redesignating subsections (d) and (e) as subsections
(c) and (d), respectively.

(c) Amendments to the Investment Advisers Act.--Section 210 of the
Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80b-10),

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as amended by section 929I(c) of the Dodd-Frank Consumer Financial
Protection and Wall Street Reform Act <>  (Public
Law 111-203), is amended by striking subsection (d).

Approved October 5, 2010.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 3717:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 156 (2010):
Sept. 21, considered and passed Senate.
Sept. 23, considered and passed House.