Vote — Oct 8, 2015 2:56 p.m.
Apr 5, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990
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
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.
4/5/1989--Introduced.Congressional Ethics Reform Act of 1989 - Amends rule XLIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives to prohibit Members, officers, and employees from accepting honoraria.Amends XLVII to prohibit ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1709”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. October 8, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/101/hr1709>
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