A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide accountability for the criminal acts of Federal contractors and employees outside the United States, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Vermont. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 2, 2010
Length: 15 pages
111th Congress (2009–2010)
This bill was introduced on February 2, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
Feb 2, 2010
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S. 2979 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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