Summary

To amend the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 to require the disclosure of political intelligence activities, to amend title 18, United States Code, to enhance the prosecution of... Read More

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This bill was introduced on Feb 16, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

Bill Text

A BILL

To amend the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 to require the disclosure of political intelligence activities, to amend title 18, United States Code, to enhance the prosecution of public corruption, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Restore Public Trust Act''.

SEC. 2. TABLE OF CONTENTS.

Sec. 1. Short title. Sec. 2. Table of Contents. TITLE I--DISCLOSURE OF POLITICAL INTELLIGENCE

Sec. 101. Disclosure of political intelligence activities under Lobbying Disclosure Act. Sec. 102. Effective date. TITLE II--PUBLIC CORRUPTION PROSECUTION IMPROVEMENTS

Sec. 201. Venue for Federal offenses. Sec. 202. Theft or bribery concerning programs receiving Federal financial assistance. Sec. 203. Penalty for Section 641 violations. Sec. 204. Bribery and graft; clarification of definition of ``Official Act''; clarification of the crime of illegal gratuities. Sec. 205. Amendment of the sentencing guidelines relating to certain crimes. Sec. 206. Extension of statute of limitations for serious public corruption offenses. Sec. 207. Increase of maximum penalties for certain public corruption related offenses. Sec. 208. Additional wiretap predicates. Sec. 209. Expanding venue for perjury and obstruction of justice proceedings. Sec. 210. Prohibition on undisclosed self-dealing by public officials. Sec. 211. Disclosure of information in complaints against judges. Sec. 212. Clarification of exemption in certain bribery offenses. Sec. 213. Certifications regarding appeals by United States.

TITLE I--DISCLOSURE OF POLITICAL INTELLIGENCE

SEC. 101. DISCLOSURE OF POLITICAL INTELLIGENCE ACTIVITIES UNDER LOBBYING DISCLOSURE ACT.

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