H.R. 3268 (99th): Congressional Foreign Travel Accountability Act of 1985

Sep 11, 1985 (99th Congress, 1985–1986)
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.R. 3448 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Sep 26, 1985

Joseph DioGuardi
Representative for New York's 20th congressional district
Related Bills
H.R. 4513 (100th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 03, 1988

H.R. 3448 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 26, 1985


This bill was introduced on September 11, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Sep 11, 1985
Referred to Committee Sep 11, 1985
Full Title

A bill to provide a separate appropriation for all congressional foreign travel, and for other purposes.


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10 cosponsors (8R, 2D) (show)

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Congressional Foreign Travel Accountability Act of 1985 - Prohibits the use of Federal funds for the expenses of foreign travel by Members of Congress or congressional officers or employees unless such expenses are paid out of a specific appropriation included in the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act or any supplement thereto.
Requires such travel to be accomplished by the most economical means possible.
Requires congressional committees to establish guidelines to avoid duplicative and unnecessary travel and to file quarterly reports on such travel for public inspection.
Sets forth civil penalties for persons who use such reports for unlawful, commercial, or solicitation purposes.

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