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Applicability of 18 U.S.C. §§ 431–433 to Limited Partnership Interests in Government Leases

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The interests of two Members of Congress under a proposed real estate transaction involving limited partnership interests in government leases would fall within the prohibition of 18 U.S.C. § 431, and the “incorporated company” exception of 18 U.S.C. § 433 does not apply.

Updated July 9, 2014