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    This page contains bill sponsorships in the Senate and House. Bill sponsorships indicate the topics that legislators are most interested in, and spend the most time on.

2008-S2956 on May 1, 2008

Bill Sponsorship: preventing money laundering by disclosing corporate owners
Source: S.2956
A bill to ensure that persons who form corporations in the United States disclose the beneficial owners of those corporations, in order to prevent wrongdoers from exploiting United States corporations for criminal gain, to assist law enforcement in detecting, preventing, and punishing terrorism, money laundering, and other misconduct involving United States corporations, and for other purposes.

  • Topic: Corporations
  • Headline: Prevent money laundering by disclosing corporate owners

  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
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  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.

Democrats participating in 2008-S2956

Carl Levin s1pMI Democratic Sr Senator (retiring 2014) 
Barack Obama s1oIL Former Democratic Senator (until 2008) 

Republicans participating in 2008-S2956

Norm Coleman s1oMN Former Republican Senator; lost court battle, 2009 

Independents participating in 2008-S2956

Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 2
Republicans: 1
Independents: 0

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