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H.Res. 873: No Option for Stock Trading and Ownership as a Check to Keep congress clean Resolution


The text of the resolution below is as of Jan 18, 2022 (Introduced).


IV

117th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. RES. 873

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 18, 2022

submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Ethics

RESOLUTION

Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to prohibit Members of Congress from owning individual stocks.

1.

Short title

This resolution may be cited as the NO STOCK Resolution or the No Option for Stock Trading and Ownership as a Check to Keep congress clean Resolution.

2.

Prohibiting members of house of representatives from owning individual stocks

Rule XXIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives (known as the Code of Official Conduct) is amended by redesignating clause 22 as clause 23 and inserting after clause 21 the following:

(22)

Prohibiting members of house of representatives from owning individual stocks

A Member, Delegate, or Resident Commissioner may not own the common stock of any individual public corporation.

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