Definitions for "Filing Date"
Petitions and their accompanying Bills or Resolves for the next session must be filed withthe Clerk of the House or Senate on or before the first Wednesday in Novemberin non-election years (odd numbered years), and on or before the firstWednesday in December during election years (even-numbered years). (Seealso Late Filed Bills)
The date a company submits a registration statement to the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The date on which an application on form DF2A is lodged at the Office, together with 2 sets of representations.
Keywords:  sec, sky, waiting, pre, blue
The day on which a registration statement for a public offering is filed with the SEC (or a filing is made to qualify under state blue sky laws). It marks the end of the pre-filing period and the beginning of the waiting period.