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House Gives Approval To Ethics Reform Bill
Updated May 5, 2013 12:07 AM | Filed under: Network Indiana
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(INDIANA STATEHOUSE, IN) - The Indiana house has given near-unanimous approval to an ethics reform bill, while a senate committee has begun work on its own version.

The house voted 97-2 to approve legislation drafted by speaker Patrick Bauer (D-South Bend) to require disclosure of all gifts from lobbyists worth more than $50.

The current threshold of $100 has not changed since 1974.

The bill also prohibits the increasingly common practice of legislators resigning in the middle of their term and immediately becoming lobbyists.

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