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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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 7th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 3, 2017
Length: 27 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on February 3, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)
Jul 15, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3065 (114th).
Feb 3, 2017
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H.R. 859 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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