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Judicial Stock Disclosure Bill Poised to Clear House Next Week

April 21, 2022, 8:52 PM

The Senate version of bipartisan legislation requiring greater transparency of financial disclosures for federal judges is expected to get a final vote in the House next week.

The House floor vote on the Courthouse Ethics and Transparency Act (H.R. 5720; S. 3059) is expected next week, a Democratic aide familiar with the timing said. If the House passes the Senate version, it will then go to President Joe Biden for his signature.

The House and Senate already passed slightly different versions of the legislation. The Senate bill clarifies the inclusion of magistrate and bankruptcy judges, for example. ...