H.R.2456 - Safeguarding Government from Foreign Corruption Act115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Jayapal, Pramila [D-WA-7] (Introduced 05/16/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/07/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2456 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/16/2017)
Safeguarding Government from Foreign Corruption Act
This bill amends the federal criminal code to specify that a person, regardless of the country of his or her citizenship, may be convicted of an offense involving bribery of public officials based on conduct occurring outside the United States, in certain circumstances.
A violation of this bill constitutes a high crime and misdemeanor under the U.S. Constitution.