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Other Acceptable Gifts

Under the gift rule, Members, officers, and employees may also accept the following gifts:

  •     “A contribution, as defined in section 301(8) of the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (2 U.S.C. 431) that is lawfully made under that Act.” (House Rule XXV, clause 5(a)(3)(B));
  •     “[A] lawful contribution for election to a State or local government office.” (Id., clause 5(a)(3)(B));
  •     “Bequests, inheritances, and other transfers at death.” (Id., clause 5(a)(3)(M)).