To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to ensure that United States assistance programs promote good governance by assisting other countries to combat corruption throughout society and to promote transparency and increased accountability for all levels of government and throughout the private sector.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Connecticut's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 26, 2000
Length: 13 pages
Jun 20, 2000
106th Congress, 1999–2000
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 25, 2000 but was never passed by the Senate.
Jun 20, 2000
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Jun 29, 2000
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Jul 25, 2000
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.R. 4697 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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