House Statement of Disbursements and Senate Statement of Receipts and Expenditures

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= House Statement of Disbursements  =
 
= House Statement of Disbursements  =
  
== Primary Sources for Disbursements ==
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== Primary Sources for Disbursements ==
  
 
*House of Representatives website -- PDF format: http://disbursements.house.gov/  
 
*House of Representatives website -- PDF format: http://disbursements.house.gov/  
*Sunlight Foundation's website -- spreadsheet format: http://sunlightfoundation.com/projects/expenditures/
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*Sunlight Foundation's website -- spreadsheet format: http://sunlightfoundation.com/projects/expenditures/  
*Government Printing Office -- hardcopy:  
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*Government Printing Office -- hardcopy:
  
== Authorization from the Speaker of the House of Representatives ==  
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== Authorization from the Speaker of the House of Representatives ==
  
== Related News Stories ==
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*[http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2009/11/30/house-office-expenditures-finally-go-online/ "House Office Expenditures Finally Go Online"], Wall Street Journal (11/30/2009)
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*[http://www.rollcall.com/issues/55_63/news/41053-1.html "House's New Financial Reports Drop Data"], Roll Call (12/2/2009)<br>
  
 
= Senate Statement of Receipts and Expenditures  =
 
= Senate Statement of Receipts and Expenditures  =
  
== Primary Sources for Statement of Receipts and Expenditures ==
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== Primary Sources for Statement of Receipts and Expenditures ==
  
 
*Government Printing Office -- hardcopy:
 
*Government Printing Office -- hardcopy:
  
== Legislative Authorization ==
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== Legislative Authorization ==
  
 
The rules regarding the publication of House and Senate Expenditure reports is detailed in 2 USC 104a. ([http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/html/uscode02/usc_sec_02_00000104---a000-.html link])  
 
The rules regarding the publication of House and Senate Expenditure reports is detailed in 2 USC 104a. ([http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/html/uscode02/usc_sec_02_00000104---a000-.html link])  
  
 
The Legislative Appropriations Act for FY 2010 (http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c111:hr2918.enr: link--search for "reporting requirement"]) added paragraph 6, requiring the Clerk of the Senate to publish online a searchable, itemized expenditure report. It says, in full:  
 
The Legislative Appropriations Act for FY 2010 (http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c111:hr2918.enr: link--search for "reporting requirement"]) added paragraph 6, requiring the Clerk of the Senate to publish online a searchable, itemized expenditure report. It says, in full:  
<blockquote>REPORTING REQUIREMENT Sec. 2. Section 105(a) of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act 1965 (Public Law 88-454; 2 U.S.C. 104a) is amended-- (1) in the last sentence of paragraph (1), by striking `shall' and inserting `may'; and&nbsp; (2) by adding at the end the following: `(6) Beginning with the report covering the first full semiannual period of the 112th Congress, the Secretary of the Senate-- ` (1) shall publicly post on-line on the website of the Senate each report in a searchable, itemized format as required under this section; `(2) shall issue each report required under this section in electronic form; and `(3) may issue each report required under this section in other forms at the discretion of the Secretary of the Senate.'.</blockquote>
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<blockquote>REPORTING REQUIREMENT Sec. 2. Section 105(a) of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act 1965 (Public Law 88-454; 2 U.S.C. 104a) is amended-- (1) in the last sentence of paragraph (1), by striking `shall' and inserting `may'; and&nbsp; (2) by adding at the end the following: `(6) Beginning with the report covering the first full semiannual period of the 112th Congress, the Secretary of the Senate-- ` (1) shall publicly post on-line on the website of the Senate each report in a searchable, itemized format as required under this section; `(2) shall issue each report required under this section in electronic form; and `(3) may issue each report required under this section in other forms at the discretion of the Secretary of the Senate.'.</blockquote>  
 
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== Related News Stories ==
 
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Revision as of 18:37, July 1, 2010

Contents

General Information

House Statement of Disbursements

Primary Sources for Disbursements

Authorization from the Speaker of the House of Representatives

Related News Stories

Senate Statement of Receipts and Expenditures

Primary Sources for Statement of Receipts and Expenditures

  • Government Printing Office -- hardcopy:

Legislative Authorization

The rules regarding the publication of House and Senate Expenditure reports is detailed in 2 USC 104a. (link)

The Legislative Appropriations Act for FY 2010 (http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c111:hr2918.enr: link--search for "reporting requirement"]) added paragraph 6, requiring the Clerk of the Senate to publish online a searchable, itemized expenditure report. It says, in full:

REPORTING REQUIREMENT Sec. 2. Section 105(a) of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act 1965 (Public Law 88-454; 2 U.S.C. 104a) is amended-- (1) in the last sentence of paragraph (1), by striking `shall' and inserting `may'; and  (2) by adding at the end the following: `(6) Beginning with the report covering the first full semiannual period of the 112th Congress, the Secretary of the Senate-- ` (1) shall publicly post on-line on the website of the Senate each report in a searchable, itemized format as required under this section; `(2) shall issue each report required under this section in electronic form; and `(3) may issue each report required under this section in other forms at the discretion of the Secretary of the Senate.'.

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