LDA resources

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This is a resource document for lobbying disclosure (in the very broad sense). It is a work in progress. It contains the following sections:

Contents

Relevant legislation (with links to the act, committee reports, etc.)

  1. Big picture list
  2. Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2007
    1. HLOGA (PDF)
    2. House Committee Report (110-161) (PDF)
    3. Post employment lobbying restrictions staff list
  3. Judicial Disclosure Responsibility Act of 2007
    1. P.L. 110-24 (PDF)
  4. Reform Earmarks Process resolution (2006)
    1. H. Res 1000, amends House Rule XXI 9(a) to place all bills and conference reports containing earmarks online
    2. House Report 109-655 (PDF)
  5. Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002 (BCRA)
    1. P.L. 107-155 (PDF)
  6. Lobbying Disclosure Technical Amendments Act of 1998
    1. P.L. 105-166 (PDF)
    2. Was S. 758
    3. S. Rep. 105-147 (PDF)
  7. Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995
    1. P.L. 104-65, December 19, 1995 (PDF)
    2. Presidential Signing Statement on Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (PDF)
    3. House Committee Report (104-339), November 14, 1995 (PDF)
  8. Government Printing Office Electronic Information Access Enhancement Act of 1993 (S. 564)
    1. P.L. 103-40
  9. Ethics Reform Act of 1989 (plus later technical amendments) (H.R. 3660)
    1. George H.W. Bush Signing Statement
  10. Ethics in Government Act 1978 (includes Public Official Integrity Act, which established Senate code of conduct)
  11. Federal Elections Campaign Act of 1971 (with many amendments)
    1. See 1974 amendments
    2. See PL 104-79 to allow electronic filing
    3. FY 2000 Appropriations Bill, requires House and President to electronically file
  12. Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 (79th Congress; req'd disclosure of lobbyists) (See Title III: Federal Regulation of Lobbying Act, replaced by LDA)
  13. Mutual Security Act of 1954 (requires filing of foreign travel reports reflecting reimbursement of travel by the federal government)
  14. Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938
    1. 22 U.S.C. 611 et seq.
    2. Department of Justice Rulemaking