A bill to identify and combat corruption in countries, to establish a tiered system of countries with respect to levels of corruption by their governments and their efforts to combat such corruption, and to assess United States assistance to designated countries in order to advance anti-corruption efforts in those countries and better serve United States taxpayers.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Maryland. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 23, 2019
Length: 13 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on December 19, 2019 but was never passed by the House.
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).
9 Cosponsors (6 Democrats, 3 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Introduction of S. 1309, the Combating Global Corruption Act of 2019”
— Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Sponsor) on May 6, 2019
What stakeholders are saying
Apr 5, 2017
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 853 (115th).
May 2, 2019
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Jun 25, 2019
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Dec 19, 2019
Passed Senate (House next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Jun 22, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 14.
S. 1309 (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 S. 1309. 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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