Dr. Coburn filed the following amendments to the STOCK Act (S. 2038), a bill which would prohibit Members of Congress and staff from using nonpublic information derived from their official positions for personal benefit.
Amendment 1473: to require that all legislation be reviewed by CRS before it is considered by the Senate to determine whether new duplicative and overlapping Federal programs are being created. Background information: here.
Amendment 1474: to require legislation to be posted online for 72-hours before a vote in congress. Background information: here.
Amendment 1475: to establish a permanent earmark ban. Background information: here.
Amendment 1476: Substitute (Certification Amendment).
Citizens Against Government Waste letter supporting all of Dr. Coburn's amendments to the STOCK Act.
National Taxpayers Union vote alert supporting Amendment #1473.
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