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Jun 20, 2000
106th Congress, 1999–2000
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.
Representative for Connecticut's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 26, 2000
Length: 13 pages
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.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 4697 — 106th Congress: International Anti-Corruption and Good Governance Act of 2000. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr4697
“H.R. 4697 — 106th Congress: International Anti-Corruption and Good Governance Act of 2000.” www.GovTrack.us. 2000. February 9, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr4697>
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