S 2349 EAH

In the House of Representatives, U. S.,

May 23, 2006.

AMENDMENTS:

Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert:

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

TITLE I--ENHANCING LOBBYING DISCLOSURE

TITLE II--SLOWING THE REVOLVING DOOR

TITLE III--SUSPENSION OF PRIVATELY-FUNDED TRAVEL; CURBING LOBBYIST GIFTS

TITLE IV--OVERSIGHT OF LOBBYING AND ENFORCEMENT

TITLE V--INSTITUTIONAL REFORMS

TITLE VI--FORFEITURE OF RETIREMENT BENEFITS

TITLE VII--LEADERSHIP PACS

TITLE VIII--ETHICS TRAINING FOR LOBBYISTS

TITLE IX--MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

TITLE X--527 REFORM ACT OF 2006

TITLE I--ENHANCING LOBBYING DISCLOSURE

SEC. 101. QUARTERLY FILING OF LOBBYING DISCLOSURE REPORTS.

SEC. 102. ELECTRONIC FILING OF LOBBYING REGISTRATIONS AND DISCLOSURE REPORTS.

SEC. 103. PUBLIC DATABASE OF LOBBYING DISCLOSURE INFORMATION.

SEC. 104. DISCLOSURE BY REGISTERED LOBBYISTS OF PAST EXECUTIVE BRANCH AND CONGRESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT.

SEC. 105. DISCLOSURE OF LOBBYIST CONTRIBUTIONS AND GIFTS.

SEC. 106. INCREASED PENALTY FOR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH LOBBYING DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS.

SEC. 107. PENALTIES FOR OFFERING GIFTS.

TITLE II--SLOWING THE REVOLVING DOOR

SEC. 201. NOTIFICATION OF POST-EMPLOYMENT RESTRICTIONS.

SEC. 202. DISCLOSURE BY MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF EMPLOYMENT NEGOTIATIONS.

SEC. 203. WRONGFULLY INFLUENCING, ON A PARTISAN BASIS, AN ENTITY'S EMPLOYMENT DECISIONS OR PRACTICES.

TITLE III--SUSPENSION OF PRIVATELY-FUNDED TRAVEL; CURBING LOBBYIST GIFTS

SEC. 301 PRE-CERTIFICATION OF PRIVATELY FUNDED TRAVEL.

SEC. 302 RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE COMMITTEE ON STANDARDS OF OFFICIAL CONDUCT ON GIFTS.

SEC. 303. PROHIBITING REGISTERED LOBBYISTS ON CORPORATE FLIGHTS.

`SEC. 5A. PROHIBITING REGISTERED LOBBYISTS ON CORPORATE FLIGHTS.

SEC. 304. VALUATION OF TICKETS TO SPORTING AND ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS.

TITLE IV--OVERSIGHT OF LOBBYING AND ENFORCEMENT

SEC. 401. AUDITS OF LOBBYING REPORTS BY HOUSE INSPECTOR GENERAL.

SEC. 402. HOUSE INSPECTOR GENERAL REVIEW AND ANNUAL REPORTS.

TITLE V--INSTITUTIONAL REFORMS

SEC. 501. EARMARKING REFORM.

SEC. 502. MANDATORY ETHICS TRAINING FOR HOUSE EMPLOYEES.

SEC. 503. BIENNIAL PUBLICATION OF ETHICS MANUAL.

TITLE VI--FORFEITURE OF RETIREMENT BENEFITS

SEC. 601. LOSS OF PENSIONS ACCRUED DURING SERVICE AS A MEMBER OF CONGRESS FOR ABUSING THE PUBLIC TRUST.

TITLE VII--LEADERSHIP PACS

SEC. 701. RESTRICTIONS ON DISPOSITION OF FUNDS BY LEADERSHIP PACS.

TITLE VIII--ETHICS TRAINING FOR LOBBYISTS

SEC. 801. ETHICS TRAINING FOR LOBBYISTS.

TITLE IX--MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

SEC. 901. BRIBERY.

TITLE X--527 REFORM ACT OF 2006

SEC. 1001. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 1002. TREATMENT OF SECTION 527 ORGANIZATIONS.

SEC. 1003. RULES FOR ALLOCATION OF EXPENSES BETWEEN FEDERAL AND NON-FEDERAL ACTIVITIES.

`SEC. 325. ALLOCATION AND FUNDING RULES FOR CERTAIN EXPENSES RELATING TO FEDERAL AND NON-FEDERAL ACTIVITIES.

SEC. 1004. REPEAL OF LIMIT ON AMOUNT OF PARTY EXPENDITURES ON BEHALF OF CANDIDATES IN GENERAL ELECTIONS.

SEC. 1005. CONSTRUCTION.

SEC. 1006. JUDICIAL REVIEW.

SEC. 1007. EFFECTIVE DATE.

Amend the title so as to read `An Act to provide greater transparency with respect to lobbying activities, to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to clarify when organizations described in section 527 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 must register as political committees, and for other purposes.'.

Attest:

Clerk.

109th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 2349

AMENDMENTS