H.R.131 - Financial Crisis Criminal Investigation Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] (Introduced 01/03/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Financial Services|
|Latest Action:||01/25/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.131 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/03/2013)
Financial Crisis Criminal Investigation Act - Authorizes appropriations for FY2013-FY2016 for the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to hire 1,000 FBI agents as well as additional forensic experts to investigate corporate, securities, and mortgage fraud, and associated violations of law relating to the U.S. financial markets.
Authorizes the hiring also of additional employees by the Attorney General and by the Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Division of Enforcement to conduct related investigations and prosecutions.