Summary: H.R.4187 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.4187. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (10/31/2017)

Banning Lobbying and Safeguarding Trust Act or the BLAST Act

This bill permanently prohibits former Members of Congress from lobbying any current Member, officer, or employee of Congress on behalf of any other person. Under current law, a former Senator is prohibited from lobbying Members for two years after leaving office; a former Member of the House of Representatives is prohibited from lobbying Members for one year after leaving office.