PUBLIC LAW 99-571—OCT. 28, 1986
100 STAT. 3221
(2) by striking out paragraph (3) of subsection (e) and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "(3) is permanently or temporarily enjoined by order, judgment, or decree of any court of competent jurisdiction from acting as an investment adviser, underwriter, broker, dealer, municipal securities dealer, government securities broker, government securities dealer, or entity or person required to be registered under the Commodity Exchange Act, or as an affili- 7 USC 1. ated person or employee of any investment company, bank, insurance company, or entity or person required to be registered under the Commodity Exchange Act, or from engaging in or continuing any conduct or practice in connection with any such activity, or in connection with the purchase or sale of any security."; and (3) by inserting "the Commodity Exchange Act," after "this title," in paragraph (4) of subsection (e). SEC. 103. STUDIES AND RECOMMENDATIONS WITH RESPECT TO EXTENSION OF TREASURY AUTHORITY. (a) TASK FORCE RECOMMENDATION.—The Secretary of the Treas-
ury, together with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, shall evaluate the effectiveness of the rules promulgated pursuant to section 15C of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 in effecting the purposes of such Act, and shall submit to the Congress, not later than October 1, 1990, their recommendation with respect to the extension of the Secretary's authority under such section and such other recommendations as they may consider appropriate.
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note. Ante, p. 3208.
(b) COMPTROLLER GENERAL STUDY AND RECOMMENDATIONS.—The
Comptroller General shall conduct a study of the regulation of government securities brokers and government securities dealers pursuant to section 15C of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the effectiveness of the amendments made by this Act in protecting investors and in effecting the purposes described in section 15C(b)(2), and shall submit to the Congress, not later than March 31, 1990, his recommendations with respect to the extension of the Secretary's authority under such section and such other recommendations as he may consider appropriate. SEC. 104. STUDY OF TRADING SYSTEM FOR GOVERNMENT SECURITIES.
(a) REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDY.—The Comptroller General, in coordination and consultation with the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, the Secretary of the Treasury, and the Commission, shall study the nature of the current trading system in the secondary market for government securities, including— (1) the extent and form of availability of bids and asks for government securities transactions on a real time basis; (2) the extent and form of the availability of government securities brokers' services in the secondary market; and (3) whether quotations for government securities and the services of government securities brokers are available on terms which are consistent with the public interest, the protection of investors, and the purposes of this title. 0)) PUBLIC HEARINGS.—In addition to the collection of information through surveys, public document review, interviews, and other information-gathering methods, at least one joint public hearing shall be held during the course of conducting the study.
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