Panel softens lobbying bill provisions

Bolton, Alexander; Kaplan, Jonathan E.
May 2007
Hill;5/18/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 60, p1
The article focuses on the amendment made by the U.S. House Judiciary Committee in the lobbying reform bill. The committee has removed the proposal to limit the lobbying activity of congressional officials once they enter the private sector. It is also reported that broad bipartisan votes against lobbying limits for lawmakers and staff, against disclosure rules for lobbying firms conducting communications campaigns, and against limits on lavish parties at national conventions.


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