H.Res.85 - Amending the Code of Official Conduct in the Rules of the House of Representatives to strengthen the reporting requirements for Members who request earmarks.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ-6] (Introduced 01/26/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Standards of Official Conduct|
|Latest Action:||01/26/2009 Referred to the House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct.|
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Summary: H.Res.85 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/26/2009)
Amends Rule XXIII (Code of Official Conduct) of the Rules of the House of Representatives with respect to whether a Member, Delegate, or Resident Commissiorer (Member) has a financial interest in any requested congressional earmark, limited tax benefit, or limited tariff benefit in any bill or joint resolution (or accompanying report), or in any related conference report (or accompanying joint statement of managers).
Treats as such a financial interest any campaign contribution to such individual in excess of a de minimis amount made by or on behalf of: (1) any political, for profit, or nonprofit entity; (2) any employee or person affiliated with any such entity; or (3) any political action committee (PAC) established by, administered by, or affiliated with any such entity, by or on behalf of its registered lobbyist, or by or on behalf of such PAC during the current or previous session of Congress.