H.R. 4712 (100th): A bill to reauthorize the Office of Government Ethics, and for other purposes.


May 26, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 4, 1988 but was never passed by the Senate.


Gerald Sikorski

Representative for Minnesota's 6th congressional district


About the bill

Summary (CRS)
(Measure passed House, amended, roll call #400 (417-3)) Amends the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to authorize appropriations for the Office of Government Ethics for FY 1989 and the ... Read more >
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S. 2344 (Related)
Office of Government Ethics Reauthorization Act of 1988

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 3, 1988

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 4712” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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May 26, 1988
Reported by Committee
Aug 10, 1988
Passed House
Oct 4, 1988


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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