S. 401 (112th): Public Corruption Prosecution Improvements Act

Introduced:

Feb 17, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 28, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Patrick Leahy

Senior Senator from Vermont

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 28, 2011
Length: 32 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to help Federal prosecutors and investigators combat public corruption by strengthening and clarifying the law.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Feb 17, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 28, 2011
 
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 401”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
6 cosponsors (4D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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

Related Bills

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S. 49 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Mar 12, 2009

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

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 5, 2011

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