H.R. 4098 (107th): Corporate and Criminal Fraud Accountability Act of 2002


Apr 9, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 9, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Conyers Jr.

Representative for Michigan's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 9, 2002
Length: 16 pages

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S. 2010 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Apr 25, 2002

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for criminal prosecution of persons who alter or destroy evidence in certain Federal investigations or defraud investors of publicly traded securities, to disallow debts incurred in violation of securities fraud laws from being discharged in bankruptcy, to protect whistleblowers against retaliation by their employers, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/9/2002--Introduced.Corporate and Criminal Fraud Accountability Act of 2002 - Amends the Federal criminal code to set penalties for:(1) destroying, altering, or falsifying records in Federal investigations or in bankruptcy;(2) failure ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 9, 2002

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4098”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


35 cosponsors (34D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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