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H.R. 1467 (116th): Protect Against Unlawful Lobbying (PAUL) Act of 2019

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To amend the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938 to establish a separate unit within the Department of Justice for the investigation and enforcement of such Act, to provide the Attorney General with the authority to impose civil money penalties for violations of such Act, and to require agents of foreign principals who are registered under such Act to disclose transactions involving things of financial value conferred on officeholders.

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Ilhan Omar

Sponsor. Representative for Minnesota's 5th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 28, 2019
Length: 6 pages
Feb 28, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 28, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.



Feb 28, 2019

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H.R. 1467 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1467. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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