Text: H.R.4314 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (11/08/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 4314


To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for the temporary halt in pension payments for Members of Congress sentenced for certain offenses, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 8, 2017

Ms. Tenney introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for the temporary halt in pension payments for Members of Congress sentenced for certain offenses, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “No Pensions for Corrupt Politicians Act of 2017”.

SEC. 2. Forfeiture of pension.

Section 8332(o) of title 5, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(7) (A) Subject to subparagraph (B), an individual convicted of an offense described in paragraph (2) shall not, between the date of sentencing and the date of final conviction for such offense, be eligible to receive any payment of an annuity pursuant to the retirement system under this subchapter or chapter 84, except that this sentence applies only to such payments based on service rendered as a Member (irrespective of when rendered).

“(B) If the conviction of an individual described in subparagraph (A) is held to be invalid, such individual shall receive payments that such individual would have received but for application of subparagraph (A).

“(C) The provisions of this paragraph only apply to a conviction that occurs after the date of enactment of this paragraph.”.