IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
March 10, 2021
Ms. Rosen (for herself and Mr. Scott of Florida) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for the halt in pension payments for Members of Congress sentenced for certain offenses, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
No Congressionally Obligated Recurring Revenue Used as Pensions To Incarcerated Officials Now Act or the
No CORRUPTION Act.
Forfeiture of pension
Section 8332(o) of title 5, United States Code, is amended—
by redesignating paragraphs (4), (5), and (6) as paragraphs (5), (6), and (7), respectively;
by inserting after paragraph (3) the following:
Subject to subparagraph (B), an individual convicted of an offense described in paragraph (2) shall not be eligible to receive any payment of an annuity pursuant to the retirement system under this subchapter or chapter 84, except that this sentence applies only to such payments based on service rendered as a Member (irrespective of when rendered).
If the conviction of an individual described in subparagraph (A) is overturned on appeal by a court of competent jurisdiction, the individual shall receive payments that the individual would have received but for the application of subparagraph (A).
This paragraph applies only to a conviction that occurs after the date of enactment of the No Congressionally Obligated Recurring Revenue Used as Pensions To Incarcerated Officials Now Act.
in paragraph (5)(B)(i), as so redesignated, by striking
paragraph (5) and inserting
paragraph (6); and
in paragraph (6), as so redesignated, by striking
paragraph (4)(B) and inserting
Technical and conforming amendment
Section 719(e)(2) of title 38, United States Code, is amended by striking
section 8332(o)(5) and inserting