H.R. 3531 (112th): Foreign Business Bribery Prohibition Act of 2011

Nov 30, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Ed Perlmutter
Representative for Colorado's 7th congressional district
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Nov 30, 2011
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H.R. 2152 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 28, 2009


This bill was introduced on November 30, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Nov 30, 2011
Referred to Committee Nov 30, 2011
Full Title

To authorize certain private rights of action under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 for violations by foreign concerns that damage domestic businesses.


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Foreign Business Bribery Prohibition Act of 2011 - Amends the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 to make a foreign concern liable for up to treble damages to any issuer, domestic concern, or U.S. person as a result of violating certain anti-bribery prohibitions. (In effect, authorizes a private right of action against such concerns.)

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