Congressman Lynch introduced H.R. 1463, the SEC Revolving Door Restriction Act of 2015. The legislation requires Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) employees to wait at least one year before working for a company if they handled an enforcement action brought against that company within the previous 18 months.
Congressman Lynch traveled to South Africa, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Nigeria as part of a Congressional Delegation to meet with United States security and counterterrorism personnel, as well as country partners, to review Embassy security.
Congressman Lynch introduced H.R. 1216, the Maker-Taker Conflict of Interest Reform Act of 2015. This legislation requires the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to carry out a pilot program to assess the impact of an alternative to the maker-taker pricing model.
Congressman Lynch introduced H.R. 1173, the Ban Insider Trading Act of 2015. This legislation would establish a clear-cut insider trading statute that makes it a federal crime to purchase or sell securities based on material insider information.
Congressman Lynch announced the opening of “An Artistic Discovery,” the 2015 Annual Congressional Art Competition. This competition is open to all high school students who reside in the 8th Congressional District.
Congressman Lynch and Congressman Rogers (KY-05) announced the re-launch of the bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Prescription Drug Abuse.
Congressman Lynch issued a statement in response to President Obama’s request for a new authorization for the use of military force against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
Congressman Stephen F. Lynch, a prominent Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee, expressed his concern with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s decision to issue Oppenheimer & Co., Inc. a full waiver from their five year automatic disqualification.
The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform passed H.R. 313 the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015, which Lynch introduced on January 13th, 2015.
Lynch was named Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on National Security for the 114th Congress. The Subcommittee is part of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, the main investigative committee of the United States House of Representatives.