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This prohibition shall continue to apply for one year after anindividual is no longer a lobbyist, lobbyist client, or an individual who engages in or directlysupervises one or more individuals who engage in lobbying activities on behalf of a lobbyistor lobbyist client.
PROVISION 3: CLOSE THE REVOLVING DOOR
Extend the existing revolving door limitations applicable to Members of Congress andcongressional staff to 7 years for former Members, and 5 years for former congressionalstaffers who are either (1) paid at a rate of 75% or more of a Member’s salary, or (2) whoseduties are not primarily secretarial in nature.
PROVISION 4: PROHIBIT CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS FROM THE PACS, LOBBYISTS,AND COVERED ASSOCIATES OF FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CONTRACTORS
Amend 2 U.S.C.A. § 441c(a) to state the following (inserted text underlined):
§ 441c. Contributions by government contractors
. It shall be unlawful for any person—(1) Who enters into any contract with the United States or any department or agencythereof, or a lobbyist or an individual who engages in or directly supervises one or moreindividuals who engage in lobbying activities on behalf of such person, either for therendition of personal services or furnishing any material, supplies, or equipment to theUnited States or any department or agency thereof or for selling any land or building to theUnited States or any department or agency thereof, if payment for the performance of suchcontract or payment for such material, supplies, equipment, land, or building is to be madein whole or in part from funds appropriated by the Congress, at any time between thecommencement of negotiations for the later of two years following (A) the completion of performance under; or (B) the termination of negotiations for, such contract or furnishing of material, supplies, equipment, land, or buildings, directly or indirectly to make any con-tribution of money or other things of value, or to promise expressly or impliedly to make anysuch contribution to any political party, committee, or candidate for public office or to anyperson for any political purpose or use; or (2) knowingly to solicit any such contribution from any such person for any suchpurpose during any such period.
2. CAMPAIGN FINANCE
PROVISION 5: APPLY THE EXISTING CONTRIBUTION LIMITS THAT APPLY TO PACS TOSUPER PACS
Amend Section 315(a) of the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (2 U.S.C. § 441(a)) byadding at the end the following new paragraph: “(9) For purposes of the limitations imposedby paragraphs (1)(C), (2)(C), and (3)(B) on the amount of contributions which may be madeby any person to a political committee, a contribution made to a political committee whichaccepts donations or contributions that do not comply with the contribution or sourceprohibitions under this Act (or made to any account of a political committee which isestablished for the purpose of accepting such donations or contributions) shall be treated inthe same manner as a contribution made to any other political committee to which suchparagraphs apply.”
The term “immediate family member” means, a spouse, partner, father, mother, son, daughter, brother, half-brother, sister, half-sister, father-in-law, mother-in-law, grandparent, and the spouses of such persons.