The Catholic University of America

Summary of Federal Laws

Miscellaneous Laws Affecting Universities

U.S. House of Representatives Rule XXV: Limitations on Outside Earned Income and Acceptance of Gifts

Prohibits acceptance of gifts by members, officers and employees, unless the gift meets one of the many exceptions.

The House Leadership and Open Govt. Act was signed into law on Sept. 14, 2007. For a summary of this new law and other changes to lobbying rules see the ACE memo titled What do the New Rules on Lobbying Congress Signify for Colleges and Universities?


updated 1-5-18