S.546 - BLAST Act117th Congress (2021-2022) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Braun, Mike [R-IN] (Introduced 03/02/2021)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.546 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)
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).