Summary: H.R.4140 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (08/02/2019)

Foreign Extortion Prevention Act

This bill makes it a crime for foreign officials to demand or accept bribes to influence an official act or violate an official duty. An individual who violates this provision is subject to criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to two years, or both.