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Jul 29, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on July 29, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Illinois's 15th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2010
Length: 15 pages
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.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5957 — 111th Congress: Congressional Foreign Travel Reform Act of 2010. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5957
“H.R. 5957 — 111th Congress: Congressional Foreign Travel Reform Act of 2010.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. February 12, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5957>
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