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      House Committee on House Administration
      House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
    IntroducedMay 22nd, 2013

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Respecting the Institution of Congress Act

Official Title

To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that retirement credit for service as a Member of Congress be denied in the case of a former Member convicted of a felony, and for other purposes.


Respecting the Institution of Congress Act - Denies retirement benefits under the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and the Federal Employees' Retirement System (FERS) to a Member of Congress, former Member, former President, or former Vice President who is convicted of any crime that is a felony under federal or state law (currently, limited to specified felonies under federal law).

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