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Public Disclosure

What is Public Disclosure?

Members, officers, and staff of the U.S. House of Representatives are required by certain House Rules and federal statutes to file official documents on travel, income, gifts, etc. and to make this information available to the public as Public Disclosure documents. These documents are filed with the Clerk of the House and are available from the Legislative Resource Center, 135 Cannon House Office Building, during normal office hours. The telephone number is (202) 226-5200. For information about documents or materials available for public inspection, please select a topic from the following list:

Reports and Filings

Financial Disclosure Forms and Reports
Financial Disclosure Reports include information about the source, type, amount, or value of the incomes of Members, officers, certain employees of the U.S. House of Representatives and related offices, and candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives.
Foreign Travel Reports and Expenditures
Reports of certain expenditures for all official foreign travel by Members and staff of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Franked Materials (Mass Mailings)
Information on the contents of mass mailings distributed by Members of the U.S. House of Representatives to their respective Congressional Districts.
Gift and Travel Filings
Reports on travel-related expenses incurred by Members of the U.S. House of Representatives who are reimbursed by non­government sources and charitable contributions made in lieu of honoraria (a payment for services that does not have a set fee).
Legal Expense Fund Disclosures
Reports on any legal expenses incurred by a candidate or Member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Office of Congressional Ethics
View the names of the board members and staff of the Office of Congressional Ethics who have signed an agreement to not be a Congressional candidate until 3 years after their service as a board or staff member has ended.
Post-Employment Notifications
Information concerning departing Members, Officers, and certain covered House employees previously notified regarding statutory post-employment restrictions on lobbying and other activities and the beginning and ending dates of those restrictions.
Congressional Budget Office Cost Estimates
View cost estimates prepared by the Congressional Budget Office.

Lobbying Disclosure

All lobbying disclosure filings may now be prepared and submitted online using the Registration and Reporting website or the Contribution Reporting website. »  Public Law 110-81
»  Amended Guide to the Lobbying Disclosure Act
»   Lobbying Disclosure Filing Search
»  Lobbying Contribution Filing Search

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