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HR 2564 - Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 - National Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (421-0) - (Key vote)
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Title: Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires lobbyists to register with the Secretary of the Senate and the Clerk of the House of Representatives.

  • Requires lobbyists earning at least $5,000 in 6 months, or an organization spending at least $20,000 in 6 months, to register within 45 days of making a lobbying contact with a Federal employee.
  • Defines a lobbyist as "any individual employed or retained by a client for financial or other compensation for services that include more than 1 lobbying contact" and who spends more than 20 percent of his or her time working for the client on lobbying activities during a 6 month period.
  • Requires registered lobbyists to make biannual reports which include the issues and bills lobbied and an estimate of income or expenses relating to lobbying activities.
  • Specifies that non-profit civic organizations operating under Section 501 (c) (4) of the Internal Revenue Code are ineligible for Federal funds if they engage in lobbying activities.
  • Establishes a fine of up to $50,000 for anyone who knowingly fails to comply with this act.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995


  • Charles T. Canady (FL - R) (Out Of Office)


  • Ed Bryant (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael N. 'Mike' Castle (DE - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Howard Coble (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael Patrick Flanagan (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Barney Frank (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert W. 'Bob' Goodlatte (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Fredrick Kenneth Fred' Heineman (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Maurice D. Hinchey (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert 'Bob' Inglis Sr. (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Carl Levin (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul McHale (PA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Marge S. Roukema (NJ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Christopher H. Shays (CT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lamar S. Smith (TX - R) (Out Of Office)

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