Summary: S.546 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.546. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (03/02/2021)

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).