H.Res. 580 (112th): To prohibit the use of the Members’ Representational Allowance for air travel expenses of any individual unless ...

...the individual provides an itemized description of the expenses, including the specific flight number, and uses a credit ca

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Mar 08, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. RES. 580

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 8, 2012

submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration

RESOLUTION

To prohibit the use of the Members’ Representational Allowance for air travel expenses of any individual unless the individual provides an itemized description of the expenses, including the specific flight number, and uses a credit card provided by the House of Representatives to pay for the expenses.

1.

Documentation and payment requirements for air travel expenses paid from Members’ Representational Allowance

(a)

Requirements

No portion of a Members’ Representational Allowance may be used to pay the expenses of air travel of any individual unless—

(1)

the individual provides the Chief Administrative Officer of the House of Representatives with an itemized description of the expenses, including the flight number involved; and

(2)

the individual uses a credit card provided by the House of Representatives to pay for the expenses, unless the use of such a card would not be cost-effective or appropriate.

(b)

Regulations

The Committee on House Administration shall promulgate such regulations as may be necessary to carry out this section.