H.R. 5917 (98th): A bill to amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to provide for programs designed to inform Federal employees of applicable standards of conduct, to improve the administration of ethics programs in the Federal Government, and for other purposes.


Jun 22, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 27, 1984, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Donald Albosta

Representative for Michigan's 10th congressional district


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

6/22/1984--Introduced.Amends the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to require the Director of the Office of Government Ethics to:(1) provide overall direction of executive branch policies for promoting ethical conduct;(2) ... Read more >

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Jun 22, 1984

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Jun 27, 1984
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5917”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
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S. 2986 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 12, 1984

H.R. 5719 (Related)
A bill to amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to provide for ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 23, 1984

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