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HB 5: State Officer Post-service Lobbying Restrictions

GENERAL BILL by Metz ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ahern ; Grant, J. ; Ingoglia

State Officer Post-service Lobbying Restrictions; Prohibits legislators & statewide elected officers from personally representing another person or entity for compensation before any state government body or state agency except judicial tribunals for specified time period following vacation of office; deletes prohibition on former legislator from acting as lobbyist before executive branch agency, agency official, or employee for specified period following vacation of office.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Ethics and Elections
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    10/24/2017 House • Filed
    10/31/2017 House • Referred to Public Integrity and Ethics Committee -HJ 12
    • On Committee agenda-- Public Integrity and Ethics Committee, 11/07/17, 2:00 pm, Sumner Hall
    11/7/2017 House • Favorable by- Public Integrity and Ethics Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 252
    11/8/2017 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 252
    1/8/2018 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/11/18
    1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 12
    1/11/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 302
    • Amendment 639347 not allowed for consideration
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    1/12/2018 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 336
    • Passed; YEAS 96 NAYS 5 -HJ 336
    1/24/2018 Senate • In Messages
    1/30/2018 Senate • Referred to Ethics and Elections; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 248
    1/31/2018 Senate • Received -SJ 248
    3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Ethics and Elections

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  • HB 5, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 10/24/2017 at 2:59 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Public Integrity and Ethics Committee (Post-Meeting) 11/15/2017 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1330 State Officer Post-service Lobbying Restrictions Rouson Identical Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Ethics and Elections

    Floor Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    639347 - Amendment
    Remove line 81 and insert:
    Peters 1/11/2018
    2:47 PM
    House: Not Allowed for Consideration

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    1/12/2018 3:03 PM House 96 Yeas - 5 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    112.313 Standards of conduct for public officers, employees of agencies, and local government attorneys. Page 1 (pdf)

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