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H.Res. 1072 (110th): Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to require that Members post on their websites all earmark requests made to the Committee on Appropriations.


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4/2/2008--Introduced. Amends Rule XXIII (Code of Official Conduct) of the Rules of the House of Representatives to require any Member, Delegate, or Resident Commissioner requesting the Committee on Appropriations or any subcommittee to include a congressional earmark in any legislation, related report, or joint statement of managers accompanying a conference report to: (1) include also the proposed recipient, amount requested, the project name, and a project description of the matter that is the subject of that congressional earmark; and (2) post such information on his or her website within 24 hours of making that request.