Summary: S.1558 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (11/10/2005)

Amends the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to: (1) exempt family members of judicial officers and employees (currently, only officers and employees are exempt) from publicly filing reports disclosing certain personal and sensitive information upon a finding that publication of such information could endanger such officers, employees, or their families; (2) allow a report to be redacted to the extent necessary to protect such individuals; and (3) extend the authority to redact until December 31, 2009.