H.Res.249 - Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to limit gifts to Members, officers, and employees of the House from State and local governments.110th Congress (2007-2008)
Summary: H.Res.249 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)
Introduced in House (03/15/2007)
Amends Rule XXV (Limitations on Outside Earned Income and Acceptance of Gifts) of the Rules of the House of Representatives to prohibit gifts to Members, officers, and employees of the House from state and local governments.
Allows Members, officers, or employees of the House to accept from a state or local government reimbursement (including payment in kind) for necessary transportation, lodging, and related expenses for travel to a meeting, speaking engagement, factfinding trip, or similar event related to officeholder duties.