United States Office of Government Ethics, Preventing Conflicts of Interest in the Executive Branch

Senate passes House version of STOCK Act; bill heads to President
March 22, 2012

On March 22, 2012, the Senate passed the House version of the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act of 2012 (STOCK Act) (S. 2038). The bill will now proceed to the President. Should the President sign this bill, OGE will develop implementing guidance. Please direct related communications to Christopher Swartz in OGE's Office of General Counsel and Legal Policy at (202) 482-9292. Please direct media inquiries to Vincent Salamone at (202) 482-9292.

The House version that the Senate passed today is available in portable document format (pdf): on OGE's website at: House Version of Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act of 2012 (STOCK Act), S. 2038, as amended and passed by the House on February 9, 2012.