H.R.3491 - To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit former Members of Congress from engaging in lobbying contacts.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1] (Introduced 11/18/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||12/02/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.|
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Summary: H.R.3491 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/18/2011)
Amends the federal criminal code to replace the current two-year ban on lobbying contacts by former Senators and one-year ban on lobbying contacts by former Members of the House of Representatives with any Member, officer, or employee of either chamber with an outright ban at any time on such contacts, subject to fines and/or imprisonment.
Specifies a one-year ban on lobbying contacts by former elected officers of the House with any House Member, officer, or employee.