Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 112th Congress.

S. 401 - Public Corruption Prosecution Improvements Act

Crime and law enforcement. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to help Federal prosecutors and investigators combat public corruption by strengthening and clarifying the law. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Public Corruption Prosecution Improvements Act

S. 401 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to help Federal prosecutors and investigators combat public corruption by strengthening and clarifying the law. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to help Federal prosecutors and investigators combat public corruption by strengthening and clarifying the law.
Other Titles
  • Public Corruption Prosecution Improvements Act
  • Public Corruption Prosecution Improvements Act
Sponsor
Patrick Leahy
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Crime and law enforcement
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Crimes against property
  • Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
  • Criminal procedure and sentencing
  • Department of Justice
  • District of Columbia
  • Elections, voting, political campaign regulation
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Fraud offenses and financial crimes
  • Government ethics and transparency, public corruption
  • Organized crime
  • U.S. Sentencing Commission
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced2/17/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/17/2011
2/17/2011Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S904-905)
2/17/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Put on a legislative calendar7/28/2011Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
7/28/2011Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Leahy with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
Put on a legislative calendar7/28/2011Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 119.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

$750
$750
>1,000 times as much
$8,809,800
$8,809,800

opposed this bill

1 Organization Supported and 2 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Public Corruption Prosecution Improvements Act

1 organization supported this bill

Citizens for Responsibility & Ethics in Washington
CREW (2011, July 28). Public Corruption Bill Debated in the Senate. Retrieved February 7, 2012, from CREW.

2 organizations opposed this bill

Heritage Foundation
Brian Walsh (2009, March 12). Public Corruption Prosecution Improvements Act: Revising Federal Gratuities Law to Criminalize Innocent Conduct. Retrieved February 7, 2012, from The Heritage Foundation.
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
NACDL (2011, October 13). Public Corruption Prosecution Improvements Act of 2011 (S. 401 & 995) . Retrieved February 7, 2012, from NACDL.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$76,833
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$132,411
John BarrassoRWY$0$39,800
Max BaucusDMT$0$0
Mark BegichDAK$0$0
Michael BennetDCO$0$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
Roy BluntRMO$0$215,186
John BoozmanRAR$0$80,095
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Scott BrownRMA$0$753,293
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$66,500
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$500$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$525,998
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$94,000
Tom CoburnROK$0$134,943
William Thad CochranRMS$0$16,700
Susan CollinsRME$0$153,283
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Chris CoonsDDE$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$56,930
John CornynRTX$0$417,472
Mike CrapoRID$0$200
Jim DeMintRSC$0$371,920
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$8,250
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$1,000
Alan FrankenDMN$0$0
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$-400
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$39,000
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$59,800
Kay HaganDNC$0$0
Tom HarkinDIA$0$0
Orrin HatchRUT$0$20,500
John HoevenRND$0$21,900
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$91,400
Jim InhofeROK$0$157,925
Dan InouyeDHI$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$31,750
Mike JohannsRNE$0$69,396
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$215,403
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
John KerryDMA$0$0
Mark KirkRIL$0$365,025
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$-5,000
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$48,796
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$0$15,300
Joe ManchinDWV$0$0
John McCainRAZ$0$220,423
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$490,408
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$1,000
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$0$31,150
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$7,650
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$1,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$297,385
Rob PortmanROH$0$203,981
Mark PryorDAR$0$500
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Harry ReidDNV$0$4,600
Jim RischRID$0$231,309
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$175,199
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
Marco RubioRFL$0$808,176
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$93,870
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$5,700
Olympia SnoweRME$0$19,050
Debbie StabenowDMI$250$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$0
John ThuneRSD$0$385,992
Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$1,169,148
Mark UdallDCO$0$0
Tom UdallDNM$0$0
David VitterRLA$0$262,375
Mark WarnerDVA$0$0
Jim WebbDVA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger WickerRMS$0$125,275
Ron WydenDOR$0$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$76,833
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$132,411
John BarrassoRWY$0$39,800
Max BaucusDMT$0$0
Mark BegichDAK$0$0
Michael BennetDCO$0$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
Roy BluntRMO$0$215,186
John BoozmanRAR$0$80,095
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Scott BrownRMA$0$753,293
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$66,500
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$500$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$525,998
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$94,000
Tom CoburnROK$0$134,943
William Thad CochranRMS$0$16,700
Susan CollinsRME$0$153,283
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Chris CoonsDDE$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$56,930
John CornynRTX$0$417,472
Mike CrapoRID$0$200
Jim DeMintRSC$0$371,920
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$8,250
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$1,000
Alan FrankenDMN$0$0
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$-400
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$39,000
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$59,800
Kay HaganDNC$0$0
Tom HarkinDIA$0$0
Orrin HatchRUT$0$20,500
John HoevenRND$0$21,900
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$91,400
Jim InhofeROK$0$157,925
Dan InouyeDHI$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$31,750
Mike JohannsRNE$0$69,396
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$215,403
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
John KerryDMA$0$0
Mark KirkRIL$0$365,025
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$-5,000
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$48,796
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$0$15,300
Joe ManchinDWV$0$0
John McCainRAZ$0$220,423
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$490,408
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$1,000
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$0$31,150
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$7,650
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$1,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$297,385
Rob PortmanROH$0$203,981
Mark PryorDAR$0$500
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Harry ReidDNV$0$4,600
Jim RischRID$0$231,309
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$175,199
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
Marco RubioRFL$0$808,176
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$93,870
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$5,700
Olympia SnoweRME$0$19,050
Debbie StabenowDMI$250$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$0
John ThuneRSD$0$385,992
Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$1,169,148
Mark UdallDCO$0$0
Tom UdallDNM$0$0
David VitterRLA$0$262,375
Mark WarnerDVA$0$0
Jim WebbDVA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger WickerRMS$0$125,275
Ron WydenDOR$0$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Consumer groups$750

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$8,809,800
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