H. Res. 157, Restoring Integrity in Democracy Resolution.


Summary: Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to prohibit Members of the House from serving on the boards of for-profit entities. Cosponsors

ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:

  • “I just introduced a resolution to get rid of conflicts of interest in Congress by prohibiting members from serving on for-profit corporate boards while in office. It’s time to restore integrity and common sense to our democracy & make sure the government is working #ForThePeople.” (Source: Twitter, March 1, 2019)
  • “I’m fighting to give power back to hardworking families by making sure their voices are heard and represented by federally elected officials,” said Rep. Angie Craig. “This legislation aims to rid our political system of the possibility of a conflict of interest where a Member could put representing a company or their personal interests above representing their constituents.” (Source: Press Release, March 1, 2019)
  • Representative Craig sponsored the resolution on 2/28/19.

STATUS: Introduced 2/28/19 by Rep. Craig, Angie [D-MN-2].

ORGANIZATIONS IN SUPPORT OF THE RESOLUTION:

  • Check back as organizations take a position on this resolution.

ADDITIONAL DETAIL:

  • Link to the text of the bill.
  • Link to bill information on Countable.

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