Summary: H.R.7140 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.7140. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (11/16/2018)

Anti-Corruption and Public Integrity Act

This bill makes widespread changes to federal laws governing campaign finance, public corruption, ethics, lobbying, and conflicts of interest.

Among other things, the bill does the following:

  • strengthens post-employment lobbying restrictions,
  • expands financial disclosure requirements,
  • creates a new ethics agency to oversee federal employees,
  • makes changes to presidential conflict of interest laws,
  • requires certain transition teams to develop ethics plans, and
  • makes the Code of Conduct for U.S. Judges applicable to Supreme Court Justices.