H.R. 170 (110th): Sunlight Act of 2007


Jan 4, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 4, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Steve King

Representative for Iowa's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 4, 2007
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 and the Rules of the House of Representatives to strengthen financial disclosures and to require precertification of privately-funded travel, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/4/2007--Introduced.Sunlight Act of 2007 - Amends Rule XXV (Limitations on Outside Earned Income and Acceptance of Gifts) of the Rules of the House of Representatives to require a Member of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 4, 2007

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. 170”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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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