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H.R. 1949: Upholding the Integrity of Public Officials Act of 2021


The text of the bill below is as of Mar 16, 2021 (Introduced).


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117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1949

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 16, 2021

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

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.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Upholding the Integrity of Public Officials Act of 2021.

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Strengthening accountability and oversight

Section 201(a) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by amending paragraph (3) to read as follows:

(3)

the term official act includes any action taken or to be taken under color of official authority by a public official or person who has been selected to be a public official.

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