H.R. 2572 (112th): Clean Up Government Act of 2011


Jul 15, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 1, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Sensenbrenner Jr.

Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2012
Length: 18 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to deter public corruption, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/21/2012--Reported to House amended.Clean Up Government Act of 2011 - Amends the federal criminal code to revise and expand prohibitions against bribery, theft of public money, and other public corruption ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 15, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 1, 2011
Reported by Committee

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2572”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 1793 (Related)
Clean Up Government Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 5, 2011

H.R. 4054 (Related)
Restore Public Trust Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 16, 2012

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