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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 ...
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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)
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Reported by Committee
Last Action: Apr 25, 2002
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 10, 2002
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4098 — 107th Congress: Corporate and Criminal Fraud Accountability Act of 2002. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/hr4098
“H.R. 4098 — 107th Congress: Corporate and Criminal Fraud Accountability Act of 2002.” www.GovTrack.us. 2002. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/hr4098>
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