H.R.840 - Public Service Transparency Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36] (Introduced 02/02/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Oversight and Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/02/2017 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, 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. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.840 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/02/2017)
Public Service Transparency Act
This bill amends the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to require candidates for the office of President or Vice President, nominees for a cabinet-level position, and the current occupants of such positions to disclose their federal tax returns in reports filed under such Act.
The bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to authorize the Office of Government Ethics to disclose such tax returns to the extent such returns are required to be made available by this bill.