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H.R. 6640: Prohibiting Perks and Privileges Act

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To provide that a former Member of Congress receiving compensation as a lobbyist shall be ineligible to receive certain Federal retirement benefits or to use certain congressional benefits and services, to require each Member of Congress to post on the Member's official public website a hyperlink to the most recent annual financial disclosure report filed by the Member under the Ethics in Government Act of 1978, to prohibit the use of appropriated funds to pay for the costs of travel by the spouse of a Member of Congress who accompanies the Member on official travel, to restrict the use of travel promotional awards by Members of Congress who receive such awards in connection with official air travel, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Bradley Schneider

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 10th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 27, 2018
Length: 11 pages
Introduced:

Jul 27, 2018

Status:

Introduced on Jul 27, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on July 27, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jul 27, 2018
 
Introduced

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Ordered Reported

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Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

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Signed by the President

H.R. 6640 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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