S. 994 (112th): State Ethics Law Protection Act of 2011


May 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mark Kirk

Junior Senator from Illinois



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Last Updated: May 12, 2011
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to protect States that have in effect laws or orders with respect to pay-to-play reform, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/12/2011--Introduced.State Ethics Law Protection Act of 2011 - Considers a state transportation department not to have violated federal contract requirements for the construction of a federal-aid highway project solely because ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 12, 2011

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 994”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1146 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 12, 2013

H.R. 1924 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 13, 2011

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