Apr 5, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 5, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Connecticut's 5th congressional district
About the bill
To prohibit the acceptance of honoraria by Members of Congress; to amend the rules of the House of Representatives with respect to mass mailing, outside earned income, and travel and entertainment expenses; to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to eliminate the excess campaign fund grandfather provision; to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate deductions by Members of Congress for certain living expenses; and to change the method for adjusting rates of pay for Members of Congress.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 1709 — 101st Congress: Congressional Ethics Reform Act of 1989. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/101/hr1709
“H.R. 1709 — 101st Congress: Congressional Ethics Reform Act of 1989.” www.GovTrack.us. 1989. August 31, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/101/hr1709>
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