To provide that a former Member of Congress or former Congressional employee who receives compensation as a lobbyist shall not be eligible for retirement benefits or certain other Federal benefits.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``End the Congressional Revolving Door Act''.
SEC. 2. PROHIBITION RELATING TO CERTAIN FEDERAL BENEFITS FOR A FORMER MEMBER OF CONGRESS OR FORMER CONGRESSIONAL EMPLOYEE WHO RECEIVES COMPENSATION AS A LOBBYIST.
(a) In General.--A covered individual who is a registered lobbyist shall not be eligible for any covered benefits for any month-- (1) which begins after the date of the enactment of this Act; and (2) in or for which such covered individual is-- (A) employed as a lobbyist; and (B) entitled to compensation as a lobbyist. (b) Covered Individual.--For purposes of this section, the term ``covered individual'' means an individual who becomes a former Member of Congress or a former Congressional employee after the date of the enactment of this Act. (c) Covered Benefits.--For purposes of this section, the term ``covered benefits'', as used with respect to a covered individual, means any payment or other benefit which is payable, by virtue of service performed by such covered individual, under any of the following: (1) The Civil Service Retirement System, including the Thrift Savings Plan. (2) The Federal Employees' Retirement System, including the Thrift Savings Plan. (3) The Federal Employees'...