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H.R. 6640 (115th): 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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Bradley “Brad” Schneider

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

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Last Updated: Jul 27, 2018
Length: 11 pages
Jul 27, 2018
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 27, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.



Jul 27, 2018

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H.R. 6640 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 6640. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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