H.R. 1923 (112th): Public Officials Accountability Act

Introduced:
May 13, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.R. 1973 (same title)
Referred to Committee — May 24, 2011

Sponsor
Mike Quigley
Representative for Illinois's 5th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
May 13, 2011
Length
4 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 1973 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 24, 2011

S. 995 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 12, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced on May 13, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced May 13, 2011
Referred to Committee May 13, 2011
 
Full Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit public officials from engaging in undisclosed self-dealing.

Summary

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Cosponsors
none
Committees

House Judiciary

Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations

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5/13/2011--Introduced.
Public Officials Accountability Act - Amends the federal criminal code to include as a fraud offense a scheme or artifice by a public official to engage in undisclosed self-dealing.
Defines "undisclosed self-dealing" to mean:
(1) performing an official act to benefit or further a financial interest of such public official, a spouse or minor child, a general business partner, a business or organization in which the public official is serving as an employee, officer, director, trustee, or general partner, or an individual, business, or organization with whom the public official is negotiating for, or has any arrangement concerning, prospective employment or financial compensation; and
(2) knowingly falsifying, concealing, covering up, or failing to disclose material information regarding a financial interest as required by law.

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