Summary: H.R.4540 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (12/04/2017)

This bill amends the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 (CAA) to: (1) require former and current Members of Congress to reimburse the Treasury for payments of awards or settlements resulting from a violation of certain CAA rights and protections committed personally by the Member, (2) prohibit the imposition of a nondisclosure agreement upon any party as a condition of an award or settlement resulting from such violation, and (3) permit an individual to make information regarding such an award or settlement public if he or she is subject to an existing nondisclosure agreement.