H.R.2455 - Separation of Government and President's Financial Interests Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Jayapal, Pramila [D-WA-7] (Introduced 05/16/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/07/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2455 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/16/2017)
Separation of Government and President's Financial Interests Act
This bill amends the federal criminal code to broaden the scope of an existing conflict-of-interest restriction on federal executive branch officials.
Current law prohibits a federal executive branch official from personally and substantially participating in a government matter in which that official (or an immediate family member, business partner, or associated organization of that individual) has a financial interest. This bill broadens the scope of the provision to also prohibit an executive branch official from personally and substantially participating in a government matter in which the President has a financial interest.