H.R. 47 (112th): CIA Act

Jan 05, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Darrell Issa
Representative for California's 49th congressional district
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H.R. 2545 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 21, 2009


This bill was introduced on January 5, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jan 05, 2011
Referred to Committee Jan 05, 2011
Full Title

To provide a civil penalty for certain misrepresentations made to Congress, and for other purposes.


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Classified Information Accountability Act of 2011 or CIA Act - Provides a civil penalty of up to $10,000 against a member of the intelligence community who, as part of a communication to a U.S. Senator or Representative that involves classified material:
(1) falsifies, conceals, or covers up a material fact;
(2) makes any materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement or misrepresentation; or
(3) makes or uses any false writing or document known to contain any materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement or entry.
Prohibits any federal department or agency from indemnifying a person from such liability.
Authorizes the Senator or Representative concerned to bring a civil action for such a violation. Requires the court involved to review the classified information in camera.

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