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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)



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3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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