H.R. 4697 (106th): International Anti-Corruption and Good Governance Act of 2000


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.


Sam Gejdenson

Representative for Connecticut's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 26, 2000
Length: 13 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

7/25/2000--Passed House amended.International Anti-Corruption and Good Governance Act of 2000 - Revises U.S. policy with respect to the provision of development assistance to foreign countries to require the President in ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 20, 2000

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 29, 2000
Reported by Committee

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Jul 25, 2000
Passed House

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.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4697”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


19 cosponsors (15D, 4R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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