HR 882

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 882

To require that any local currencies used to provide per diems to Members and employees of Congress for official foreign travel for a fiscal year be obtained by Congress and paid for using funds appropriated for salaries and expenses of Congress for the fiscal year, to enhance the disclosure of information on official foreign travel of Members, officers, and employees of the House of Representatives, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 2, 2011

Mr. JOHNSON of Illinois introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committee on Rules, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To require that any local currencies used to provide per diems to Members and employees of Congress for official foreign travel for a fiscal year be obtained by Congress and paid for using funds appropriated for salaries and expenses of Congress for the fiscal year, to enhance the disclosure of information on official foreign travel of Members, officers, and employees of the House of Representatives, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; FINDINGS.

SEC. 2. REQUIRING CONGRESS TO OBTAIN AND PAY FOR LOCAL CURRENCIES USED TO PROVIDE PER DIEMS TO MEMBERS AND EMPLOYEES OF CONGRESS ON OFFICIAL FOREIGN TRAVEL.

SEC. 3. ENHANCED DISCLOSURE AND OTHER RESTRICTIONS RELATING TO MEMBER TRAVEL UNDER RULES OF HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

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