H.R.5963 - Close the Revolving Door Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] (Introduced 07/28/2006)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||07/28/2006 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
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Summary: H.R.5963 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/28/2006)
Close the Revolving Door Act - Amends the federal criminal code to specify that the one-year post-employment prohibition against certain senior executive agency personnel making communications or appearances to influence the agency in which such person served within the year before their service terminated shall apply to former Department of Homeland Security (DHS) employees who served in DHS at any time during the year before their service terminated. Prohibits DHS or any agency thereof from requesting a waiver of such restriction. Prohibits any agency, bureau, or other entity of DHS from being designated as a separate agency or bureau for purposes of such prohibition.
Makes certain post-employment restrictions on former executive branch officers and employees applicable to persons who make a communication or appearance on behalf of a former DHS officer or employee.