S.601 - BLAST Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Braun, Mike [R-IN] (Introduced 02/28/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/28/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.601 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
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).