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H.R. 2492: Protecting Taxpayers From Corruption Act

To amend chapter 81 of title 5, United States Code, to require the forfeiture of worker's compensation benefits under such chapter by any individual who, while serving as a Member of Congress, converted campaign funds to personal use in violation of the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 or engaged in other offenses relating to the abuse of the public trust, and for other purposes.

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Overview

Introduced:

May 17, 2017

Status:

Introduced on May 17, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on May 17, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Rodney Davis

Representative for Illinois's 13th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 17, 2017
Length: 7 pages

Prognosis:

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

May 17, 2017
 
Introduced

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Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed House (Senate next)

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2492 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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