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Public Law 115-418
115th Congress

                                 An Act


 
     To require disclosure by lobbyists of convictions for bribery, 
    extortion, embezzlement, illegal kickbacks, tax evasion, fraud, 
   conflicts of interest, making false statements, perjury, or money 
            laundering. <<NOTE: Jan. 3, 2019 -  [S. 2896]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Justice Against 
Corruption on K Street Act of 2018. 2 USC 1601 note.>> 
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Justice Against Corruption on K 
Street Act of 2018'' or the ``JACK Act''.
SEC. 2. DISCLOSURE OF CORRUPT MALPRACTICE BY LOBBYISTS.

    (a) Registration.--Section 4(b) of the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 
1995 (2 U.S.C. 1603(b)) is amended--
            (1) in paragraph (5), by striking ``and'' at the end;
            (2) in paragraph (6), by striking the period at the end and 
        inserting ``; and''; and
            (3) by inserting after paragraph (6) the following:
            ``(7) for any listed lobbyist who was convicted in a Federal 
        or State court of an offense involving bribery, extortion, 
        embezzlement, an illegal kickback, tax evasion, fraud, a 
        conflict of interest, making a false statement, perjury, or 
        money laundering, the date of the conviction and a description 
        of the offense.''.

    (b) Quarterly Reports.--Section 5(b) of the Lobbying Disclosure Act 
of 1995 (2 U.S.C. 1604(b)) is amended--
            (1) in paragraph (4), by striking ``and'' at the end;
            (2) in paragraph (5), by striking the period at the end and 
        inserting ``; and''; and
            (3) by adding at the end the following:
            ``(6) for any listed lobbyist who was convicted in a Federal 
        or State court of an offense involving bribery, extortion, 
        embezzlement, an illegal kickback, tax evasion, fraud, a 
        conflict

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        of interest, making a false statement, perjury, or money 
        laundering, the date of the conviction and a description of the 
        offense.''.

    Approved January 3, 2019.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 2896:
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SENATE REPORTS: No. 115-317 (Comm. on Homeland Security and Governmental 
Affairs).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 164 (2018):
            Aug. 23, considered and passed Senate.
            Dec. 20, considered and passed House.

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