Summary: S.601 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.601. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (02/28/2019)

Banning Lobbying and Safeguarding Trust Act or the BLAST Act

This bill revises the post-employment lobbying ban on former Members and elected officers of Congress.

Specifically, it imposes a permanent ban on lobbying contacts by a former Member of the U.S. Senate (currently, a two-year ban), a former Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (currently, a one-year ban), or a former elected officer of the House or Senate (currently, a one-year ban).