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1 documents. All such subpenas shall be issued and signed by 2 the Comptroller General. 3 (B) In case of a refusal to comply with a subpena 4 issued under subparagraph (A) – 5

(i) the Comptroller General is authorized to seek

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an order by any district court of the United States hav

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ing jurisdiction of the defendant to require the produc

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tion of the documents involved; and

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(ii) such district court may issue such order and

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enforce it by contempt proceedings.

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RECOMMENDATION ON FINANCIAL CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

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SEC. 8. The Civil Service Commission and the Depart

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ment of Justice shall each analyze regulations and proce14 dures presently in effect with regard to financial conflicts 15 of interest among employees of the Federal Government and

recommend to the appropriate committees of Congress for 17 their consideration such legislation as may be necessary. 18 Such reports shall be delivered within six months of the

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Sec. 9. If any part of this Act is held invalid, the 22 remainder of this Act shall not be affected thereby. If any 23 provision of any part of this Act, or the application thereof 24 to any person or circumstance, is held invalid, the provisions 25 of other parts and their application to other persons or 26 circumstances shall not be affected thereby.

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AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS

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Sec. 10. There are authorized to be appropriated such

3 sums as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this

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DATE DUE FOR FIRST REPORT

6 SEC. 11. The first report required by this Act shall be 7 due ninety days after the date of the enactment of this

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95тн CONGRESS

1st SESSION

H. R. 4950

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 14, 1977 Mr. KASTENMETER (for himself, Mr. RAILSBACK, Mr. PEPPER, Mrs. PETTIS, Mr.

PICKLE, Mr. Rose, Mr. Russo, Mr. SawYER, Mr. STEERS, Mr. Tsongas, Mr. VENTO, and Mr. Young of Missouri) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To require candidates for Federal office, Members of the Con

gress, and officers and employees of the United States to file statements with the Comptroller General with respect to their income and financial transactions.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa

2 tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 3

SIIORT TITLE

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SECTION 1. This Act may be cited as the “Financial

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(2) the term "commodity future” has the meaning set forth in sections 2 and 5 of the Commodity Exchange Act, as amended (7 U.S.C. 2 and 5);

(3) the term “candidate” has the meaning set forth in section 301 of the Federal Election Campaign

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Act of 1971 (2 U.S.C. 431);

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(4) the term “Comptroller General” means the Comptroller General of the United States;

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(5) the term “dependent” has the meaning set

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(6) the term "employee” includes, for purposes of

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section 3, any employec designated under section 2105

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of title 5, United States Code, and any employee of the

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(B) the child, parent, grandparent, grandchild,

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brother, or sister of an individual or of the sponse

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(8) the term “income” means gross income as

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defined in section 61 of the Internal Revenue Code

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of 1954;

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(9) the terin "Member of Congress” means a Senator, a Representative, a Resident Commissioner, or a Delegate;

(10) the term "officer” includes, for purposes of section 3, any officer designated under section 2104 of title 5, United States Code and any officer of the

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United States Postal Service or of the Postal Rate

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(11) the term “Presidential nominee" means an in

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dividual appointed by the President to an office for which confirmation, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, is required, or an individual nominated by the President to serve as Vice President pursuant to the twenty-fifth amendment to the Constitution of the

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(12) the term “political contribution” means a

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contribution as defined in section 301 of the Federal

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Election Campaign Act of 1971 (2 U.S.C. 431);

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(13) the term “political expenditure” means an

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expenditure as defined in section 301 of the Federal

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Election Campaign Act of 1971 (2 U.S.C. 431);

(14) the term "security” has the meaning set forth

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