Official privilege

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Other Names:
Corporate privileges
Abuse of fringe benefits
Government perks
Undisclosed lobbying largesse
Taxpayer-funded government perks

In 1993, a US senator proposed the mandatory disclosure of gifts (exceeding a $20 value) given to law-makers by the estimated 8,000 to 12,000 professional lobbyists in the country, as the previous 1946 US gift rule provided numerous loopholes for the collection of unreported perks.

Related Problems:
Trading in public office
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST