Text: H.R.355 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/08/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 355


To amend title 5, United States Code, to extend the basis for the denial of retirement credit, for service as a Member of Congress, to include conviction of any felony under Federal or State law, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 8, 2019

Mr. Yoho introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and 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 extend the basis for the denial of retirement credit, for service as a Member of Congress, to include conviction of any felony under Federal or State law, 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 “Trust Returned to the United States Taxpayer Act” or the “TRUST Act”.

SEC. 2. Amendments.

(a) Relating to CSRS.—Section 8332(o)(2) of title 5, United States Code, is amended—

(1) in subparagraph (A)—

(A) by repealing clause (ii); and

(B) in clause (iii)—

(i) by striking “or” at the end of subclause (I)(bb);

(ii) by striking the period at the end of subclause (II)(bb) and inserting “; or”; and

(iii) by adding after subclause (II) the following:

“(III) is committed after the date of enactment of the Trust Returned to the United States Taxpayer Act and is described under subparagraph (B)(xxxii).”; and

(2) in subparagraph (B), by adding at the end the following:

“(xxxii) (I) An offense, not otherwise described under this subparagraph, which is a felony under the laws of a State or the United States.

“(II) For purposes of this clause, the term ‘State’ includes the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Virgin Islands.”.

(b) Relating to FERS.—Section 8411(l)(2) of title 5, United States Code, is amended—

(1) by repealing subparagraph (B); and

(2) in subparagraph (C), by striking “subsection.” and inserting “subsection, or, in the case of an offense described in section 8332(o)(2)(B)(xxxii), after the date of enactment of the Trust Returned to the United States Taxpayer Act.”.

(c) Application.—For purposes of applying section 8332(o) of title 5, United States Code, the amendments made by this section shall apply to any act or omission occurring after the date of enactment of this Act.


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