H.R. 476 (110th): To amend title 5, United States Code, to make noncreditable for Federal retirement purposes any Member service performed by an individual who is convicted of any of certain offenses committed by that individual while serving as a Member of Congress, and for other purposes.

Jan 16, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Died (Passed House)
Nancy Boyda
Representative for Kansas's 2nd congressional district
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8 pages
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This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on January 23, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.

Introduced Jan 16, 2007
Referred to Committee Jan 16, 2007
Passed House Jan 23, 2007

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Jan 23, 2007 2:27 p.m.
Passed 431/0

56 cosponsors (54D, 2R) (show)

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1/23/2007--Passed House amended.
Amends federal civil service law regarding the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and the Federal Employees' Retirement System (FERS) to exclude from retirement accounting any service as a Member of Congress of an individual finally convicted of a felony involving:
(1) bribery of public officials and witnesses;
(2) acting as an agent of a foreign principal while a federal public official;
(3) conspiracy to commit an offense or to defraud the United States;
(4) perjury; or
(5) subornation of perjury.
Entitles such individual, all the same, to so much of his or her lump-sum credit as is attributable to such service.
Requires, with respect to each offense, that: (1) every act or commission of the individual that is needed to satisfy the elements of the offense occurs while the individual is a Member; (2) such act or omission directly relates to the performance of the individual's official duties as a Member; and (3) the offense is committed after enactment of this Act.
Defines Member as the Vice President, a member of the Senate or the House of Representatives, a Delegate to the House of Representatives, and the Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico.

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