The Commission, by rule, shall prescribe the procedure applicable to every case pursuant to this chapter of adjudication (as defined in sectionof title 5) not required to be determined on the record after notice and opportunity for hearing. Such rules shall, as a minimum, provide that prompt notice shall be given of any adverse action or final disposition and that such notice and the entry of any order shall be accompanied by a statement of written reasons.
Within 1 year after October 15, 1990, the Commission shall establish regulations providing for the expeditious conduct of hearings and rendering of decisions under sectionof this title, section of this title, section of this title, and section of this title.
15 U.S.C. § 78w
June 6, 1934, ch. 404, title I, §23, 48 Stat. 901; Aug. 23, 1935, ch. 614, §203(a), 49 Stat. 704; May 27, 1936, ch. 462, §8, 49 Stat. 1379; Pub. L. 88-467, §10, Aug. 20, 1964, 78 Stat. 580; Pub. L. 94-29, §18, June 4, 1975, 89 Stat. 155; Pub. L. 99-571, title I, §102(j), Oct. 28, 1986, 100 Stat. 3220; Pub. L. 100-181, title III, §§324, 325, Dec. 4, 1987, 101 Stat. 1259; Pub. L. 101-429, title II, §204, Oct. 15, 1990, 104 Stat. 940; Pub. L. 103-202, title I, §107, Dec. 17, 1993, 107 Stat. 2351; Pub. L. 109-351, title IV, §401(a)(3), Oct. 13, 2006, 120 Stat. 1973; Pub. L. 111-203, title III, §376(4), July 21, 2010, 124 Stat. 1569.
REFERENCES IN TEXTThis chapter, referred to in subsecs. (a) to (c), was in the original "this title". See References in Text note set out under sectionof this title.
AMENDMENTS 2010-Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 111-203 struck out ", other than the Office of Thrift Supervision," before "shall each make". 2006-Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 109-351 inserted "other than the Office of Thrift Supervision," before "shall each". 1993-Subsec. (b)(4)(C) to (K). Pub. L. 103-202, §107, redesignated subpars. (E) to (G) and (I) to (K) as (C) to (E) and (F) to (H), respectively, added a new subpar. (I), and struck out former subpars. (C), (D), and (H). Prior to amendment, subpars. (C), (D), and (H) read as follows:"(C) beginning in 1975 and ending in 1980, information, data, and recommendations with respect to the development of a national system for the prompt and accurate clearance and settlement of securities transactions, including a summary of the regulatory activities, operational capabilities, financial resources, and plans of self-regulatory organizations and registered transfer agents with respect thereto; "(D) beginning in 1975 and ending in 1980, a description of the steps taken, and an evaluation of the progress made, toward the establishment of a national market system, and recommendations for further legislation it considers advisable with respect to such system;"(H) beginning in 1975 and ending in 1980, a description of the effect the absence of any schedule or fixed rates of commissions, allowances, discounts, or other fees to be charged by members for effecting transactions on a national securities exchange is having on the maintenance of fair and orderly markets and the development of a national market system for securities;". 1990-Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 101-429 added subsec. (d).1987-Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 100-181, §324(1), inserted "or" before "any self-regulatory organization" in last sentence.Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 100-181, §324(2), inserted "shall" after "sectionof this title,". Subsec. (b)(4)(F). Pub. L. 100-181, §325, substituted "the" for "The".1986-Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 99-571, §102(j)(1), (2), inserted "and the Secretary of the Treasury" in three places and "or the Secretary's" in one place.Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 99-571, §102(j)(3), (4), inserted "and the Secretary" in three places and "or the Secretary" in one place. 1975-Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 94-29 designated existing provisions as par. (1), inserted references to other agencies enumerated in section of this title, regulations appropriate to implement the provisions of this chapter for which the agencies are responsible, the classification of persons, transactions, statements, applications, and reports, the prescribing of greater, lesser, or different requirements for different classifications, and the non-liability of self-regulatory organization, and added pars. (2) and (3).Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 94-29 designated existing provisions as par. (1), substituted "The Commission, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and the other agencies enumerated in section of this title, shall each make an annual report to the Congress on its work for the preceding year, and shall include in each such report whatever information, data, and recommendations for further legislation it considers advisable with regard to matters within its respective jurisdiction under this chapter" for "The Commission and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, respectively, shall include in their annual reports to Congress such information, data, and recommendation for further legislation as they may deem advisable with regard to matters within their respective jurisdictions under this chapter. The Commission shall include in its annual reports to the Congress for the fiscal years ended on June 30 of 1965, 1966, and 1967 information, data, and recommendations specifically related to the operation of the amendments to this chapter made by the Securities Acts Amendments of 1964", and added pars. (2) to (4). Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 94-29 added subsec. (c). 1964-Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 88-467 required the Commission in its annual reports to Congress for fiscal years ending June 30, 1965, 1966, and 1967, to furnish information, data, and recommendations specifically related to the operations of the amendments to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 made by the Securities Act Amendments of 1964. 1936-Subsec. (a). Act May 27, 1936, inserted second sentence.
CHANGE OF NAMESection 203(a) of act Aug. 23, 1935, substituted "Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System" for "Federal Reserve Board".
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 2010 AMENDMENT Amendment by Pub. L. 111-203 effective on the transfer date, see section 351 of Pub. L. 111-203, set out as a note under sectionof Title 2, The Congress.
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1990 AMENDMENT Amendment by Pub. L. 101-429 effective Oct. 15, 1990, with provisions relating to civil penalties and accounting and disgorgement, see section 1(c)(1), (2) of Pub. L. 101-429, set out in a note under sectionof this title.
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1986 AMENDMENT Amendment by Pub. L. 99-571 effective 270 days after Oct. 28, 1986, see section 401 of Pub. L. 99-571, set out as an Effective Date note under sectionof this title.
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1975 AMENDMENT Amendment by Pub. L. 94-29 effective June 4, 1975, see section 31(a) of Pub. L. 94-29, set out as a note under sectionof this title.
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1964 AMENDMENT Amendment by Pub. L. 88-467 effective Aug. 20, 1964, see section 13 of Pub. L. 88-467, set out as a note under sectionof this title.
CONSTRUCTION OF 1993 AMENDMENTAmendment by Pub. L. 103-202 not to be construed to govern initial issuance of any public debt obligation or to grant any authority to (or extend any authority of) the Securities and Exchange Commission, any appropriate regulatory agency, or a self-regulatory organization to prescribe any procedure, term, or condition of such initial issuance, to promulgate any rule or regulation governing such initial issuance, or to otherwise regulate in any manner such initial issuance, see section 111 of Pub. L. 103-202, set out as a note under sectionof this title.
TERMINATION OF REPORTING REQUIREMENTS For termination, effective May 15, 2000, of provisions of law requiring submittal to Congress of any annual, semiannual, or other regular periodic report listed in House Document No. 103-7 (in which the 2nd item on page 143, the 18th item on page 167, the 7th item on page 172, and 18th item on page 190 identify a reporting provision which, as subsequently amended, is contained in subsec. (b) of this section), see section 3003 of Pub. L. 104-66, as amended, set out as a note under sectionof Title 31, Money and Finance.
TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONSFor transfer of functions of Securities and Exchange Commission, with certain exceptions, to Chairman of such Commission, see Reorg. Plan No. 10 of 1950, §§1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3175, 64 Stat. 1265, set out under sectionof this title.