H. R. 6404
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
December 6, 2006
Mr. Wicker introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration
To remove information on salaries paid to employees of the House of Representatives from the public reports on disbursements of the House, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
House Staff Privacy Act.
Removing Information on Staff Salaries From Public Reports on House Disbursements
Removal of Information
Section 106(b) of the House of Representatives Administrative Reform Technical Corrections Act (2 U.S.C. 104b(b)) is amended—
in paragraph (1), by striking the semicolon at the end and inserting the following:
, other than the name of any individual (other than a Member of the House of Representatives) who receives a disbursement for a salary;; and
in paragraph (3), by striking the semicolon at the end and inserting the following:
, other than any individual (other than a Member of the House of Representatives) who renders a service for which the individual received a salary;.
Including Information on Aggregate Amount of Payments Made for Staff Salaries by Member Offices
Section 106(b) of such Act (2 U.S.C. 104b(b)) is amended—
and at the end of paragraph (5);
by redesignating paragraph (6) as paragraph (7); and
by inserting after paragraph (5) the following new paragraph:
for each office of a Member of the House of Representatives, the aggregate amount of payments made for salaries of individuals employed by the office; and
Section 106 of such Act (2 U.S.C. 104(b)) is amended—
by redesignating subsections (e) and (f) as subsections (f) and (g); and
by inserting after subsection (d) the following new subsection:
As used in this section, the term Member of the House of Representatives means a Representative in, or a Delegate or Resident Commissioner to, the Congress.
The amendments made by this Act shall apply with respect to reports for periods beginning on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.