H.R. 1709 (101st): Congressional Ethics Reform Act of 1989

Introduced:

Apr 5, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 5, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John Rowland

Representative for Connecticut's 5th congressional district

Republican

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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History

Apr 5, 1989
 
Introduced

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