December 21, 2018 •
Bill Amending U.S. Lobbying Law Passes Congress
On December 20, the U.S. Congress passed legislation requiring lobbyists to disclose any prior convictions.
Senate Bill 2896, the “Justice Against Corruption on K Street Act of 2018” or the “JACK Act”, which passed the U.S. Senate in August with unanimous consent, would require lobbyists to disclose any prior conviction for bribery, extortion, embezzlement, illegal kickbacks, tax evasion, fraud, conflicts of interest, making false statements, perjury, or money laundering. The House voted 390-0 yesterday to pass the legislation on to President Trump.
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