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      Senate Committee on the Judiciary
    IntroducedJanuary 27th, 2009

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Title

SAFE Markets Act

Official Title

A bill to increase the number of Federal law enforcement officials investigating and prosecuting financial fraud.

Summary

Supplemental Anti-Fraud Enforcement for our Market Act or the SAFE Markets Act - Authorizes: (1) the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to hire an additional 500 agents who shall be dedicated to investigating violations of the law relating to the U.S. financial markets; (2) the Attorney General to hire an additional 50 Assistant United States Attorneys who shall be dedicated to prosecuting such violations; and (3) the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to hire 100 additional enforcement staff members who shall be dedicated to prosecuting such violations.

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