H.R. 859: Financial Services Conflict of Interest Act

To prevent conflicts of interest that stem from executive Government employees receiving bonuses or other compensation arrangements from nongovernment sources, from the revolving door that raises concerns about the independence of financial services regulators, and from the revolving door that casts aspersions over the awarding of Government contracts and other financial benefits.

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Overview

Introduced:

Feb 3, 2017

Status:

Referred to Committee on Feb 3, 2017

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 3, 2017, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Elijah Cummings

Representative for Maryland's 7th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 3, 2017
Length: 27 pages

Prognosis:

3% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Feb 3, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Ordered Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 859 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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