H.R.4292 - To amend title 5, United States Code, to deny annuity benefits with respect to any Member of Congress convicted of a felony.101st Congress (1989-1990)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Porter, John Edward [R-IL-10] (Introduced 03/15/1990)|
|Committees:||House - Post Office and Civil Service|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/20/1990 Executive Comment Requested from OMB, OPM. (All Actions)|
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HR 4292 IH 101st CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 4292 To amend title 5, United States Code, to deny annuity benefits with respect to any Member of Congress convicted of a felony. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES March 15, 1990 Mr. PORTER introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service A BILL To amend title 5, United States Code, to deny annuity benefits with respect to any Member of Congress convicted of a felony. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That (a) section 8312 of title 5, United States Code, relating to denial of annuities for conviction of certain offenses, is amended by adding at the end the following: `(d) An individual, or his survivor or beneficiary, may not be paid an annuity under subchapter III of this chapter, or under chapter 84, on the basis of service as a Member (as defined in section 8331(2) of this title) if the individual is convicted of any felony under State or Federal law, committed on or after the date of the enactment of this subsection.'. (b) Section 8316(b) of title 5, United States Code, relating to refund of contributions and deposits, is amended-- (1) by striking out `or' at the end of paragraph (1); (2) by striking out the period at the end of paragraph (2) and inserting `; or' in lieu thereof; and (3) by adding at the end the following new paragraph: `(3) if the individual was convicted of an offense described in subsection (d) of section 8312 of this title, for the period after the conviction.'. (c) Section 8318(a) of title 5, United States Code, relating to restoration of annuity or retired pay, is amended-- (1) by inserting after `is pardoned by the President' the following: `(or by the Governor, in the case of a felony under State law described in section 8312(d) of this title) or if the conviction is reversed on appeal in the case of a felony described in section 8312(d) of this title'; and (2) by striking out the period and inserting in lieu thereof the following: `or, in the case of a reversal, as of the date of the conviction so reversed.'.