Amendment requires all registered lobbyists to complete a program of eight hours of ethics training each Congress conducted by the Committee on Standards of Official Conduct.

Purpose:

An amendment numered 8 printed in Part B of House Report 109-441 to require that all registered lobbyists complete a mandatory 8-hours of ethi cs training each Congress. Ethics training would include the code of conduct and disclosure requirements applicable to Members, officers, and employees of the House, including rules relating to acceptance of gifts (including travel and meals), and financial disclosure requirements under the Ethics in Government Act of 1978. Any registered lobbyist failing to complete ethics training each Congress would be subject to penalties.

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(A007)

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