H.R. 6017 (97th): A bill to amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to require Members of Congress to file copies of their Federal income tax returns each year, to require more precise reporting of the value of items, and to require systematic random audits by the Comptroller General of reports filed by Members of Congress.


Mar 31, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 31, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Santini
Representative for Nevada At Large

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Summary (CRS)
3/31/1982--Introduced.Amends the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to require Members of Congress and candidates for such offices to include a copy of their most recent Federal income tax return ...

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Mar 31, 1982


6 cosponsors (6D) (show)
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