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Congressional votes and judicial action on outside income and honoraria restrictions, 1974-1990

Congressional votes and judicial action on outside income and honoraria restrictions, 1974-1990

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Supplementary employment -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • United States -- Officials and employees -- Supplementary income,
  • United States -- Officials and employees -- Salaries, etc

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMildred L. Amer
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1991, reel 3, fr. 0455
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination26 p.
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15458375M

    One in six of the judges' disclosure forms reviewed was incomplete or inaccurate in reporting outside income, trips, club memberships and teaching fees. The ethics complaint system is designed to give the public an opportunity to register concerns about judicial behavior and to see what happens when judges abuse their power. Directs the Judicial Conference to: (1) take appropriate action by majority vote; or (2) certify and transmit the record of the proceedings to the House of Representatives if it concurs in the council's determination that impeachment may be warranted.

    Reports to Congress C. Outside Earned Income and Activities 5 U.S.C. app. § or to any person specially excepted by Act of Congress. 18 U.S.C. § Restrictions on former officers, with respect to income and honoraria received as of the date which occurs five days before the date of such hearing. Nothing in this Act. see also Note, Judicial Review of Congressional Section Five Action: The Fallacy of Re-verse Incorporation, 84 COLUM. L. REv. () (discussing various uses of the enforce-ment power). Education for Economic Security Act, Pub. L. No. , §§ , 98 Stat.

    The presentation of the credentials of Senators elect or of Senators designate and other questions of privilege shall always be in order, except during the reading and correction of the Journal, while a question of order or a motion to adjourn is pending, or while the Senate is voting or ascertaining the presence of a quorum; and all questions and motions arising or made upon the presentation. enable Congress to override unpopular judicial interpretations of the Constitution. 4 Some have challenged the notion of judicial supremacy and, in effect, invited the political branches to disregard judicial interpretations with which they disagree. 5 1. See, e.g., United States v. .


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Professional Services Restrictions. A Senator and anyone earning an annual rate of pay above $25, and employed for more than 90 days in a calendar year: May not affiliate with an outside business for the purpose of providing professional services (e.g., consulting, medical, real estate, insurance, or legal services) for compensation.

Get this from a library. Congressional votes and judicial action on outside income and honoraria restrictions, [Mildred Lehmann Amer; Library of Congress. Congressional. Members of Class Action No. Disqualification Where Counsel Is Involved in a Separate Class Action in Which the Judge or a Relative Is a Class Member.

Clubs. Acceptance of Complimentary or Discounted Club Memberships. Compensation/Honoraria. Applying the Honoraria, Teaching, and Outside Earned Income Limitations No.

A vote in Congress in which conservative Democrats join with Republicans. Speaking fees accepted by members of Congress. Inthe House forbade members to accept honoraria, while the Senate limited such income. the committee that decides which bills come up for a vote, in what order, and under what restrictions on length of debate.

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Proposed general principals of a Code to cover all public officials at Level V and above executive, legislative, and judicial. Public disclosure of financial affairs. Rigorous restrictions on outside earned income.

Strict conflict of interest provisions on investments. Appropriate and. Indeed, the Task Force Report emphasized that the restrictions and limita- 15 BEER v. US tions on outside earned income, honoraria, and employment made by the Act are conditional on the enactment of the increased pay provisions.

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