Lawmakers Vow To Redraft Anti-Corruption Bill

Law360, New York (July 26, 2011, 2:43 PM EDT) -- Federal lawmakers conceded Tuesday that they needed to tighten up proposed anti-corruption legislation that would ban secret self-dealing by public officials after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down part of the existing law last year.

"The whole purpose of this bill is to try to have a very clear definition so that public officials know what is a violation and what isn't," said Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., one of the bill's two co-sponsor's in the House, after witnesses testified at a hearing before members of the...
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