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S.42: Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about commerce
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Sponsor Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced Jan. 22, 2013
Latest Major Action Nov. 12, 2013
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the Senate on October 31, 2013. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act of 2013 - Amends the Antitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement and Reform Act of 2004 to prohibit an employer from discharging, demoting, suspending, harassing, or in any other manner discriminating against an employee, contractor, subcontractor, or agent of such employer who: (1) provided information to the employer or the federal government concerning a violation of antitrust law or of another criminal law committed in conjunction with a potential violation of antitrust law or in conjunction with an antitrust investigation by the Department of Justice (DOJ); or (2) filed, testified, participated, or otherwise assisted in an investigation relating to such a violation. Excludes from such protection any individual who planned and initiated such a violation or an obstruction to the investigatio...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 12, 2013 Held at the desk.
Nov. 12, 2013 Received in the House.
Nov. 5, 2013 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Nov. 4, 2013 Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7799-7800; text as passed Senate: CR S7799-7800)
Oct. 31, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 233.
Oct. 31, 2013 Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Leahy with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
Oct. 31, 2013 Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
Jan. 22, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S156-157)