11 Feb '12, 3am

House GOP Gaming Ethics Reform | Care2 Causes

Legislation making it clear that members of Congress are subjected to federal anti-fraud and insider trading laws cleared the House Thursday but not without being nearly gutted by House Republican Majority Leader Eric Cantor. The House version of the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act would prohibit members of Congress and their employees from disclosing nonpublic information on “any pending or prospective legislative action relating to any publicly traded company”, require lawmakers to publicly report any trades of more than $1000 within 90 days. But the House version omits two important Senate provisions. One would require that people who get paid to gather political intelligence register as lobbyists. The other is a bipartisan proposal to toughen federal anti-corruption laws. Craig Holman of Public Citizen offered this take on the bill that came out of ...

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