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War Profiteering Prevention Act of 2003

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to prohibit profiteering and fraud relating to military action, relief, and reconstruction efforts in Iraq, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
11/03/2003Introduced in Senate

All Actions (3)

Date
11/19/2003Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Action By: Senate
11/03/2003Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: Senate
11/03/2003Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S13803-13804)
Action By: Senate

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Judiciary11/03/2003 Referred to
Senate Foreign Relations11/19/2003 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (11/03/2003)

War Profiteering Prevention Act of 2003 - Amends the Federal criminal code to prohibit profiteering and fraud involving a contract or the provision of goods or services in connection with the war, military action, or relief or reconstruction efforts in Iraq (including making materially false statements or representations or materially overvaluing any good or service with the specific intent to make excessive profit). Sets penalties for violations, including up to 20 years imprisonment and a fine of the greater of $1 million or twice the gross profits or other proceeds. Subjects: (1) any property which constitutes or is derived from proceeds traceable to a violation to civil and criminal forfeiture; and (2) transactions involving such property or proceeds to money laundering provisions.