All Information (Except Text) for S.3026 - Countering Russian and Other Overseas Kleptocracy Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD] (Introduced 12/11/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 12/11/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)|
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Short Titles as Introduced
Countering Russian and Other Overseas Kleptocracy Act
Actions Overview (1)
|12/11/2019||Introduced in Senate|
12/11/2019 Introduced in Senate
All Actions (1)
|12/11/2019||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.|
Action By: Senate
12/11/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
|Sen. Wicker, Roger F. [R-MS]*||12/11/2019|
|Sen. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD]||03/03/2020|
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|Senate Foreign Relations||12/11/2019||Referred to|
Subject — Policy Area:
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- Business ethics
- Congressional oversight
- Corporate finance and management
- Crime victims
- Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
- Department of State
- Diplomacy, foreign officials, Americans abroad
- Executive agency funding and structure
- Foreign aid and international relief
- Fraud offenses and financial crimes
- Government ethics and transparency, public corruption
- Government trust funds
- Human rights
- Income tax deductions
- International law and treaties
- International organizations and cooperation
- Latin America
- Rule of law and government transparency
Latest Summary (1)
Introduced in Senate (12/11/2019)
Countering Russian and Other Overseas Kleptocracy Act or the CROOK Act
This bill requires various actions designed to combat public corruption in foreign countries.
The bill establishes within the Department of the Treasury the Anti-Corruption Action fund to help foreign states fight public corruption and develop rule-of-law-based governance structures. For certain fines and penalties imposed under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, an additional fine shall be imposed and deposited into the fund.
The Department of State shall (1) manage U.S. government efforts to fight foreign public corruption, and (2) establish an interagency task force to assist in coordinating such efforts.
Each U.S. embassy shall have a point of contact responsible for coordinating the embassy's anti-corruption efforts.
The State Department shall report to Congress on its anti-corruption activities and make various reports publicly available online.