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H.R. 4218 (115th): Upholding the Integrity of Public Officials Act of 2017

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To amend section 201 of title 18, United States Code, to redefine the term "official act" in bribery cases involving public officials to strengthen accountability and oversight.

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Claudia Tenney

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 22nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 1, 2017
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Nov 1, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 1, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

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Nov 1, 2017
 
Introduced

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H.R. 4218 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4218. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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