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H.R.53: To amend title 18, United States Code, to increase from 1 to 2 years the post employment restrictions on Members of the House of Representatives.

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 Michael G. Fitzpatrick, R-Pa.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Jan. 3, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 25, 2013
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Bill Summary

Amends the federal criminal code to increase from one year to two years after leaving office the period during which former Members of the House of Representatives may not engage in certain lobbying activities.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 25, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.
Jan. 25, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice.
Jan. 3, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.