SB 552: Ethics
GENERAL BILL by Dockery ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Smith ; Bennett ; Jones ; Rich ; Joyner ; Lynn ; Detert ; Storms ; Sobel ; Bullard ; Evers ; Latvala
Ethics; Defining the term “special private gain or loss”; prohibiting a member of the Legislature from voting upon or participating in any legislation inuring to the personal gain or loss of the member or his or her relative; prohibiting a member of the Legislature from participating in any legislation inuring to the personal gain or loss of a business associate, employer, board on which the member sits, principal by whom the member is retained, or parent corporation or subsidiary of such principal; requiring that members of the Legislature vote on the General Appropriations Act and disclose conflicts of interest with any line-item appropriation, etc.
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
- Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
- Judiciary (JU)
- Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections (EE)
- Rules (RC)
- Budget (BC)
• Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Judiciary; Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections; Rules; Budget -SJ 48
• Introduced -SJ 48
• On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 01/26/12, 3:45 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
• Favorable by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 279
• Now in Judiciary -SJ 279
• Died in Judiciary
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