S.645 - A bill to require individuals who lobby the President on pardon issues to register under the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 and to require the President to report any gifts, pledges, or commitments of a gift to a trust fund established for purposes of establishing a Presidential library for that President after his or her term has expired.107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Specter, Arlen [R-PA] (Introduced 03/29/2001)|
|Committees:||Senate - Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||03/29/2001 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Governmental Affairs.|
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Summary: S.645 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Amends the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 to include under the term "lobbying contact" any oral or written communication to a covered official on behalf of a client with regard to the issuance of grants of executive clemency in the form of pardons, commutations of sentence, reprieves, and remissions of fines (thus, requiring individuals who lobby the President on pardon issues to register under such Act).
Introduced in Senate (03/29/2001)
Amends the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to require that each financial disclosure report filed by the President include the identity of the source, a brief description, and the value of all gifts, pledges, or commitments of a gift aggregating $5000 or more for the establishment of the President's Presidential library received from any source other than a relative of the President during the preceding year.