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Text of the To amend the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 to prohibit any person from performing lobbying activities on behalf of a ...

...behalf of a client which is determined by the Secretary of State to be a State sponsor of terrorism.

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 1, 2010 but was never passed by the Senate. The text of the bill below is as of Jul 13, 2010 (Referred to Senate Committee).

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111th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5609

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

July 13, 2010

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

AN ACT

To amend the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 to prohibit any person from performing lobbying activities on behalf of a client which is determined by the Secretary of State to be a State sponsor of terrorism.

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Prohibiting lobbying activities on behalf of state sponsors of terrorism

The Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (2 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following new section:

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Prohibiting lobbying activities on behalf of state sponsors of terrorism

No person may perform lobbying activities on behalf of a client which is a country the government of which the Secretary of State has determined, for purposes of section 6(j) of the Export Administration Act of 1979 (as continued in effect pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act), section 40 of the Arms Export Control Act, section 620A of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, or any other provision of law, is a government that has repeatedly provided support for acts of international terrorism.

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Passed the House of Representatives July 1, 2010.

Lorraine C. Miller,

Clerk.