S. 2786 (111th): Enhanced Restitution Enforcement and Equitable Retirement Treatment Act of 2009

A bill to amend titles 18 and 28 of the United States Code to provide incentives for the prompt payments of debts owed to the United States and the victims of crime by imposing late fees on unpaid judgments owed to the United States and to the victims of crime, to provide for offsets on amounts collected by the Department of Justice for Federal agencies, to increase the amount of special assessments imposed upon convicted persons, to establish an Enhanced Financial Recovery Fund to enhance, supplement, and improve the debt collection activities of the Department of Justice, to amend title 5, United States Code, to provide to assistant United States attorneys the same retirement benefits as are afforded to Federal law enforcement officers, and for other purposes.

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Nov 17, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 17, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Patrick Leahy

Senator from Vermont



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Last Updated: Nov 17, 2009
Length: 28 pages


Nov 17, 2009

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