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Enforcement of Congressional Rules of Conduct: An Historical Overview

Categories: Congress,History,Religion/Ethics

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL30764.pdf

This report describes the history of enforcement by Congress of its rules of conduct for the House and Senate and summarizes the disciplinary options available to the House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct and the Senate Select Committee on Ethics.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists