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Titles (3)

Popular Titles

Lobbying Reform bill (Identified by CRS)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2006

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To provide more rigorous requirements with respect to disclosure and enforcement of ethics and lobbying laws and regulations, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
02/01/2006Introduced in House

All Actions (8)

Date
02/01/2006Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Rules, Government Reform, Standards of Official Conduct, Armed Services, and House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/01/2006Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Rules, Government Reform, Standards of Official Conduct, Armed Services, and House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/01/2006Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Rules, Government Reform, Standards of Official Conduct, Armed Services, and House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/01/2006Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Rules, Government Reform, Standards of Official Conduct, Armed Services, and House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/01/2006Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Rules, Government Reform, Standards of Official Conduct, Armed Services, and House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/01/2006Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Rules, Government Reform, Standards of Official Conduct, Armed Services, and House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/01/2006Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Rules, Government Reform, Standards of Official Conduct, Armed Services, and House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/01/2006Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (162)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Hoyer, Steny H. [D-MD-5]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Clyburn, James E. [D-SC-6]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7]* 02/01/2006
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Emanuel, Rahm [D-IL-5]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Dingell, John D. [D-MI-15]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-14]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Obey, David R. [D-WI-7]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-15]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Waxman, Henry A. [D-CA-30]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Skelton, Ike [D-MO-4]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Frank, Barney [D-MA-4]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Lantos, Tom [D-CA-12]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Berman, Howard L. [D-CA-28]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Spratt, John M., Jr. [D-SC-5]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-28]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Evans, Lane [D-IL-17]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Millender-McDonald, Juanita [D-CA-37]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Harman, Jane [D-CA-36]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Ackerman, Gary L. [D-NY-5]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Allen, Thomas H. [D-ME-1]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Andrews, Robert E. [D-NJ-1]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Baca, Joe [D-CA-43]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Baird, Brian [D-WA-3]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI-2]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Barrow, John [D-GA-12]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Bean, Melissa L. [D-IL-8]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Becerra, Xavier [D-CA-31]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Berkley, Shelley [D-NV-1]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Berry, Marion [D-AR-1]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Bishop, Timothy H. [D-NY-1]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Bordallo, Madeleine Z. [D-GU-At Large]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Boswell, Leonard L. [D-IA-3]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH-13]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Capps, Lois [D-CA-23]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD-3]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Carnahan, Russ [D-MO-3]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Carson, Julia [D-IN-7]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Case, Ed [D-HI-2]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Chandler, Ben [D-KY-6]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Crowley, Joseph [D-NY-7]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Cuellar, Henry [D-TX-28]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Davis, Artur [D-AL-7]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Davis, Jim [D-FL-11]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Davis, Lincoln [D-TN-4]* 02/01/2006
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4]* 02/01/2006
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Delahunt, William D. [D-MA-10]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Dicks, Norman D. [D-WA-6]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-25]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Edwards, Chet [D-TX-17]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Etheridge, Bob [D-NC-2]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-14]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Faleomavaega, Eni F. H. [D-AS-At Large]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Farr, Sam [D-CA-17]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Fattah, Chaka [D-PA-2]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Filner, Bob [D-CA-51]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Ford, Harold E., Jr. [D-TN-9]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Gonzalez, Charles A. [D-TX-20]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Green, Gene [D-TX-29]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-7]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-23]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Herseth, Stephanie [D-SD-At Large]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-27]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Hinchey, Maurice D. [D-NY-22]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Hinojosa, Ruben [D-TX-15]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Honda, Michael M. [D-CA-15]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Holt, Rush [D-NJ-12]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Hooley, Darlene [D-OR-5]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Inslee, Jay [D-WA-1]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Israel, Steve [D-NY-2]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Jackson, Jesse L., Jr. [D-IL-2]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Jackson-Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Kennedy, Patrick J. [D-RI-1]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Kildee, Dale E. [D-MI-5]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Kucinich, Dennis J. [D-OH-10]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-9]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Levin, Sander M. [D-MI-12]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL-3]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-16]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-18]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-9]* 02/01/2006
Rep. McCarthy, Carolyn [D-NY-4]* 02/01/2006
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4]* 02/01/2006
Rep. McDermott, Jim [D-WA-7]* 02/01/2006
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3]* 02/01/2006
Rep. McNulty, Michael R. [D-NY-21]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-14]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA-7]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-5]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Meehan, Martin T. [D-MA-5]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Meek, Kendrick B. [D-FL-17]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Melancon, Charlie [D-LA-3]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Michaud, Michael H. [D-ME-2]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Miller, Brad [D-NC-13]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Moore, Dennis [D-KS-3]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Moran, James P. [D-VA-8]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-8]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-38]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Olver, John W. [D-MA-1]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Ortiz, Solomon P. [D-TX-27]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Owens, Major R. [D-NY-11]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-8]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Pomeroy, Earl [D-ND-At Large]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Reyes, Silvestre [D-TX-16]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Ross, Mike [D-AR-4]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Rothman, Steven R. [D-NJ-9]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-34]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-17]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Salazar, John T. [D-CO-3]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-39]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT-At Large]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-29]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Schwartz, Allyson Y. [D-PA-13]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-27]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Solis, Hilda L. [D-CA-32]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Stark, Fortney Pete [D-CA-13]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Strickland, Ted [D-OH-6]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Tauscher, Ellen O. [D-CA-10]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Taylor, Gene [D-MS-4]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-1]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Tierney, John F. [D-MA-6]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Towns, Edolphus [D-NY-10]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Udall, Mark [D-CO-2]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Udall, Tom [D-NM-3]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD-8]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Visclosky, Peter J. [D-IN-1]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-20]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-35]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Watson, Diane E. [D-CA-33]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Weiner, Anthony D. [D-NY-9]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Wexler, Robert [D-FL-19]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Woolsey, Lynn C. [D-CA-6]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Wu, David [D-OR-1]* 02/01/2006
Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-2] 02/08/2006

Committees (6)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary02/01/2006 Referred to
House Rules02/01/2006 Referred to
House Government Reform02/01/2006 Referred to
House Standards of Official Conduct02/01/2006 Referred to
House Armed Services02/01/2006 Referred to
House Administration02/01/2006 Referred to

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Subjects (119)


Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (02/01/2006)

Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2006 - Extends from one to two years the lobbying ban for former senior executive personnel, former Members of Congress, and legislative branch officers and employees.

Denies floor privileges to any former Members and House officers if he or she is a registered lobbyist or agent of a foreign principal.

Requires public disclosure by Members of Congress and senior congressional staff of employment negotiations.

Amends the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (LDA) to revise requirements for lobbying disclosures reports.

Amends the Rules of the House of Representatives to: (1) exclude gifts from lobbyists from the gift ban exceptions; and (2) prohibit privately funded travel by a Member, Delegate, Resident Commissioner, officer, or employee.

Establishes the Office of Public Integrity within the Office of Inspector General of the House.

Amends the LDA to increase the penalty for failure to comply with lobbying disclosure requirements.

Requires certification that congressional travel meets certain conditions, subject to civil fines for false certifications.

Establishes mandatory annual ethics training for House employees.

Makes it out of order to consider any reconciliation legislation which has the net effect of reducing the surplus or increasing the deficit compared to the most recent Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimate for any fiscal year.

Limits recorded electronic votes to 20 minutes, except in certain circumstances.

Makes requirements for earmarks in funding measures.

Makes it out of order to consider a resolution providing for adjournment sine die unless, during at least 20 weeks of the session, a quorum call or recorded vote was taken on at least four of the weekdays (excluding legal public holidays).

Makes it out of order, with certain exceptions, for the House to consider a bill or joint resolution until 24 hours, or in the case of legislation containing a district-oriented earmark or limited tax benefit, until three days after copies of such measure are available.

Makes a motion to request or agree to a conference on a general appropriation bill in order only if the House expresses its disagreements with the Senate in the form of numbered amendments.

Requires all provisions on which the two chambers disagree to be open to discussion at any meeting of a conference committee.

Prescribes minimum requirements for political appointees holding public safety positions.

Amends the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act (OFPPA) to require an executive agency, after awarding a contract, to make specified information regarding it available to the public, including over the Internet in a searchable database.

Amends the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (FPASA) to prohibit awarding of a monopoly federal contract to a single contractor.

Specifies conditions under which such contracts may be awarded.

Amends the FPASA to require revision of the Federal Acquisition Regulation to require competition for certain multiple award contracts.

Provides for suspension and debarment of unethical contractors.

Amends the federal criminal code to impose fines and penalties on cheating taxpayers and wartime fraud.

Revises requirements and prohibitions regarding contractor conflicts of interest.

Requires disclosure of certain government contractor overcharges.

Subjects individuals to penalties for improper sole-source contracting procedures.

Prescribes disclosure requirements for organizations established to raise funds for creating, maintaining, expanding, or conducting activities at a former or existing presidential archival depository or its facilities.