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H.R. 4768 (115th): National Strategy for Combating the Financing of Transnational Criminal Organizations Act

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 4768 requires the Treasury Department to develop a national strategy to combat the financial crimes committed by transnational organized criminals. Under the bill, the President, acting through the Department of the Treasury and in consultation with Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, Justice, State, and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, would produce a strategy within one year and update it every two years. The bill also outlines a variety of issues the strategy must address in combating these financial crimes.

Transnational criminal organizations involve illicit business ...

Sponsor and status

David Kustoff

Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 8th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 7, 2018
Length: 7 pages
Jan 11, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 6, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

House Passes Bipartisan Jobs Package
    — Rep. David Kustoff [R-TN8] (Sponsor) on Jul 18, 2018

Sinema-Backed Plan to Crack Down on Cash Flow to Sinaloa Cartel, Other Transnational Criminal Groups Passes House
    — Sen. Kyrsten Sinema [D-AZ] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 17, 2018

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - US Workforce Act gets okay
    — Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP0] on Mar 12, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform estimates H.R. 4768 will add $2 million in new spending through 2022.


Jan 11, 2018

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jan 17, 2018
Considered by House Committee on Financial Services

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jan 18, 2018
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Feb 13, 2018
Reported by House Committee on Financial Services

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Mar 6, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 4768 (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.

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

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