S. 1617 (104th): Federal Agency Anti-Lobbying Act

Mar 14, 1996 (104th Congress, 1995–1996)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Ted Stevens
Senator from Alaska
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Last Updated
Mar 14, 1996
5 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3078 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 13, 1996


This bill was introduced on March 14, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Mar 14, 1996
Referred to Committee Mar 14, 1996
Full Title

A bill to amend title 31, United States Code, to prohibit the use of appropriated funds by Federal agencies for lobbying activities.


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1 cosponsors (1R) (show)

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Federal Agency Anti-Lobbying Act - Prohibits the use of any appropriated funds by Federal agencies for any activity that includes the preparation, publication, or distribution of any written, oral, or visual material promoting public support or opposition to any legislative proposal, including the confirmation of the nomination of a public official or ratification of a treaty on which congressional action is not complete, with the exception of:
(1) the President;
(2) Vice-President;
(3) specified congressional communications; and
(4) public communications by any Federal agency official on the views of the President for or against any pending legislative proposal.

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