After House Democrats relied on their slim majority to pass the For the People Act, the bill now faces more uncertain prospects in the evenly divided Senate. Nonetheless, Democratic leaders are sure to continue to press aggressively to move the bill through the upper chamber. Likewise, even absent passage of the entire package, Democrats may look for opportunities to pass key elements of the broader bill on a bipartisan basis.
To assist clients in understanding how the For the People Act would affect their existing activity and compliance obligations, this alert is the fourth of several that will provide insights into key elements of the bill and what they mean for our clients. This alert addresses the bill’s proposed changes to the federal conflict-of-interest and revolving-door provisions.
- Understanding H.R. 1 (Part 4): Conflict-of-Interest and Revolving-Door Issues
- Other alerts in this series are linked from this page