Senate Bill 2851
116th Congress(2019-2020)
A bill to amend section 442 of title 18, United States Code, to exempt certain interests in mutual funds, unit investment trusts, employee benefit plans, and retirement plans from conflict of interest limitations for the Government Publishing Office.
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Passed Senate on Nov 13, 2019
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Nov 13, 2019
Latest Action
Nov 14, 2019
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
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Bill Number
2851
Congress
116
Policy Area
Crime and Law Enforcement
Crime and Law Enforcement
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Sponsorship by Party
Missouri
Passed
November 13, 2019
Type
Unanimous Consent
Unanimous Consent
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Passed/agreed to in Senate: Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S6573; text: CR S6573)
Summary

This bill revises conflict-of-interest limitations for personnel at the Government Publishing Office (GPO).

Current law prohibits GPO personnel from having any printing-related interest.

This bill creates an exemption for certain interests—interests in diversified mutual funds, diversified unit investment trusts, employee benefit plans, and retirement plans—that have underlying holdings in printing-related interests.

Additionally, the prohibition applies only to the GPO director—not to other GPO personnel.

Text (2)
November 13, 2019
Actions (6)
11/14/2019
Held at the desk.
11/14/2019
Received in the House.
11/14/2019
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
11/13/2019
Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6573; text: CR S6573)
11/13/2019
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S6573; text: CR S6573)
11/13/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Nov 14, 2019 5:27:39 AM
Updated
Jan 22, 2021 3:30:19 AM