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H.R.440: Stop the Revolving Door in Washington Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about crime and law enforcement
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Sponsor Bill Posey, R-Fla.
Total Cosponsors 5 (3 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
Introduced Jan. 29, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 28, 2013
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Bill Summary

Stop the Revolving Door in Washington Act - Amends the federal criminal code regarding the two-year ban on lobbying contacts by former Senators with any Member, officer, or employee of either chamber, or employee of any other legislative office.

Imposes: (1) a five-year lobbying ban on all former Members of Congress; and (2) a two-year (currently, one-year) ban on lobbying contacts by former elected officers of either chamber, former congressional employees, or former employees of any other legislative office with any Member, officer, or employee.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 28, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.
Jan. 29, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.