H.R.1412 - BLAST Act117th Congress (2021-2022) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hollingsworth, Trey [R-IN-9] (Introduced 02/26/2021)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/28/2021 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1412 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/26/2021)
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 Senator (currently, a two-year ban), a former Member of the House of Representatives (currently, a one-year ban), or a former elected officer of the House or Senate (currently, a one-year ban).