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 J. 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
2/17/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
2/17/2011Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
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

$5,150
$5,150
606 times as much
$3,123,168
$3,123,168

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$23,950
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$83,016
John BarrassoRWY$0$30,950
Max BaucusDMT$0$0
Mark BegichDAK$0$1,750
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Scott P. BrownRMA$0$617,158
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$500$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$347,798
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$48,850
Tom CoburnROK$0$100,093
William Thad CochranRMS$0$5,300
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$63,050
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$47,180
John CornynRTX$0$144,440
Jim DeMintRSC$0$282,970
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$8,000
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$1,000
Al FrankenDMN$0$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$2,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$20,558
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$0
Tom HarkinDIA$0$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$28,950
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$40,300
Jim InhofeROK$0$60,975
Dan InouyeDHI$0$1,000
Mike JohannsRNE$0$20,246
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
John F. KerryDMA$0$0
Mark KirkRIL$0$246,400
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$5,750
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$0$18,050
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$234,433
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$1,000
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$4,400$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$1,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$500
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Harry ReidDNV$0$4,600
Jim RischRID$0$180,206
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$102,899
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$55,970
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$20,250
Debbie StabenowDMI$250$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$0
Mark UdallDCO$0$0
Tom UdallDNM$0$0
David VitterRLA$0$210,401
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0
Jim WebbDVA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$62,175

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$23,950
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$83,016
John BarrassoRWY$0$30,950
Max BaucusDMT$0$0
Mark BegichDAK$0$1,750
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Scott P. BrownRMA$0$617,158
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$500$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$347,798
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$48,850
Tom CoburnROK$0$100,093
William Thad CochranRMS$0$5,300
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$63,050
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$47,180
John CornynRTX$0$144,440
Jim DeMintRSC$0$282,970
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$8,000
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$1,000
Al FrankenDMN$0$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$2,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$20,558
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$0
Tom HarkinDIA$0$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$28,950
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$40,300
Jim InhofeROK$0$60,975
Dan InouyeDHI$0$1,000
Mike JohannsRNE$0$20,246
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
John F. KerryDMA$0$0
Mark KirkRIL$0$246,400
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$5,750
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$0$18,050
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$234,433
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$1,000
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$4,400$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$1,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$500
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Harry ReidDNV$0$4,600
Jim RischRID$0$180,206
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$102,899
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$55,970
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$20,250
Debbie StabenowDMI$250$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$0
Mark UdallDCO$0$0
Tom UdallDNM$0$0
David VitterRLA$0$210,401
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0
Jim WebbDVA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$62,175

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Consumer groups$5,150

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$3,123,168
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