S.104 - A bill to prohibit authorized committees and leadership PACs from employing the spouse or immediate family members of any candidate or Federal office holder connected to the committee.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Vitter, David [R-LA] (Introduced 01/06/2009)|
|Committees:||Senate - Rules and Administration|
|Latest Action:||01/06/2009 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.|
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Summary: S.104 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/06/2009)
Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit any authorized committee of a candidate or any other political committee established, maintained, or controlled by a candidate or person who holds a federal office from employing the spouse or any immediate family member of such candidate or federal office holder.
Amends the federal criminal code to subject to specified criminal and civil penalties any spouse of a Member of Congress who: (1) was not a registered lobbyist at least one year before the Member's election to Congress; but (2) knowingly lobbies any Member of Congress on behalf of a client for compensation; or (3) is associated with any such lobbying activity by his or her employer.