H. R. 1949
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 16, 2021
Ms. Tenney introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
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.
This Act may be cited as the
Upholding the Integrity of Public Officials Act of 2021.
Strengthening accountability and oversight
Section 201(a) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by amending paragraph (3) to read as follows:
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.