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H.R. 1740 (114th): No Golden Parachutes for Public Service Act


The text of the bill below is as of Apr 13, 2015 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


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114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1740

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 13, 2015

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit former Members of Congress from lobbying Members, officers, or employees of Congress.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the No Golden Parachutes for Public Service Act.

2.

Prohibition against lobbying of Congress by former Members

(a)

Senators

Section 207(e)(1)(A) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking within 2 years.

(b)

Members and Officers of the House of Representatives

Section 207(e)(1)(B)(i) of such title is amended by striking within 1 year.

3.

Effective date

The amendments made by this Act shall apply with respect to individuals who leave office on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.