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      house Committees
      House Committee on the Judiciary
      Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations
    IntroducedSeptember 29th, 2010

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Title

Honest Services Restoration Act

Official Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit public officials from engaging in undisclosed self-dealing.

Summary

Honest Services Restoration Act - Amends the federal criminal code to include as a fraud offense a scheme or artifice by a public official to engage in undisclosed self-dealing. Defines "undisclosed self-dealing" to mean: (1) performing an official act to benefit or further a financial interest of such public official, a spouse or minor child, a general business partner, a business or organization in which the public official is serving as an employee, officer, director, trustee, or general partner, or an individual, business, or organization with whom the public official is negotiating for, or has any arrangement concerning, prospective employment or financial compensation; and (2) knowingly falsifying, concealing, covering up, or failing to disclose material information regarding a financial interest as required by law.