H.R. 261: No More Ghost Money Act

To prohibit monetary payments by the Federal Government to employees, officers, and elected officials of foreign countries for purposes of bribery, coercion, or any activity that is illegal or undermines the rule of law or corrupts a public officer or the office such officer represents, and for other purposes.

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Jan 9, 2015


Referred to Committee on Jan 9, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 9, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Barbara Lee

Representative for California's 13th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 9, 2015
Length: 4 pages


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Jan 9, 2015

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