S. 1261 (112th): Congressional Integrity and Pension Forfeiture Act of 2011

A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to deny retirement benefits accrued by an individual as a Member of Congress if such individual is convicted of certain offenses.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 22, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Referred to Committee (Enacted Via Other Measures)

This bill was introduced on June 22, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. But provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

S. 2038: STOCK Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 4, 2012. (compare text)
Sponsor:

Mark Kirk

Senator from Illinois

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 22, 2011
Length: 10 pages

History

Jun 22, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

S. 1261 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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