HRES 648 EH
SECTION 1. FLOOR PRIVILEGES OF FORMER MEMBERS AND OFFICERS.
Clause 4 of rule IV of the Rules of the House of Representatives is amended to read as follows:
`4. (a) A former Member, Delegate, or Resident Commissioner; a former Parliamentarian of the House; or a former elected officer of the House or former minority employee nominated as an elected officer of the House shall not be entitled to the privilege of admission to the Hall of the House and rooms leading thereto if he or she--
`(1) is a registered lobbyist or agent of a foreign principal as those terms are defined in clause 5 of rule XXV;
`(2) has any direct personal or pecuniary interest in any legislative measure pending before the House or reported by a committee; or
`(3) is in the employ of or represents any party or organization for the purpose of influencing, directly or indirectly, the passage, defeat, or amendment of any legislative proposal.
`(b) The Speaker may promulgate regulations that exempt ceremonial or educational functions from the restrictions of this clause.'.
SEC. 2. PROHIBITING ACCESS TO MEMBER EXERCISE FACILITIES FOR LOBBYISTS WHO ARE FORMER MEMBERS OR OFFICERS.
(a) IN GENERAL- The House of Representatives may not provide access to any exercise facility which is made available exclusively to Members and former Members, officers and former officers of the House of Representatives, and their spouses to any former Member, former officer, or spouse who is a lobbyist registered under the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 or any successor statute or agent of a foreign principal as defined in clause 5 of rule XXV. For purposes of this section, the term `Member of the House of Representatives' includes a Delegate or Resident Commissioner to the Congress.
(b) REGULATIONS- The Committee on House Administration shall promulgate regulations to carry out this section.