To amend the Former Presidents Act of 1958 to provide that former Presidents may not receive Government funded office space, staff, or free use of the mail, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 2, 2017
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on May 2, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Poll: Bipartisan majorities support restrictions on lobbying by former government officials”
— Rep. James Sensenbrenner [R-WI5] (Sponsor) on Dec 13, 2017
“Gallagher Meets with President Trump on Term Limits”
— Rep. Mike Gallagher [R-WI8] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 26, 2018
“ICYMI: Gallagher Launches Congressional Reformers Caucus”
— Rep. Mike Gallagher [R-WI8] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 14, 2017
May 2, 2017
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H.R. 2298 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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