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H.R. 2678 (115th): ETHICS Act of 2017

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on May 25, 2017.

Ensuring Trust and Honorability in Congressional Standards Act of 2017 or the ETHICS Act of 2017

This bill requires the Committee on Ethics of the House of Representatives to conduct ongoing ethics training and awareness programs for Members, officers, and employees of the House.

A Member, officer, or employee who serves in or is employed by the House, during each session of Congress, must complete a committee program by the last day of the session, except that:

an individual who did not serve or who was not employed in the previous session of Congress, or whose service or employment begins after the first day of the session, must complete the program within 60 days after that service or employment begins; and during the session in which this bill is enacted into law, each Member, officer, and employee must complete the program by the last day of the session or 60 days after enactment, whichever occurs earlier.