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1 documents. All such subpenas shall be issued and signed by 2 the Comptroller General.

(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 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 Depart13 inent of Justice shall ench analyze regulations and procc14 dures presently in effect with regard to financial conflicts

of interest among employees of the Federal Government and 16 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

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DATE DUE FOR FIRST REPORT

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SEO. 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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0512 CONGRERS

1st SESSION

H. R. 6952

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 5, 1977 Mr. Nox (by request) introduced the following bill; which was referred jointly

to the Committees on Armed Services, the Judiciary, and Post Office and Civil Service

A BILL

А To preserve and promote ethical standards throughout the

executive branch, and for other purposes.

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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 That this Act may be cited as the “Ethics in Government

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8 SEC. 101. (a) Upon assuming the position of an officer 9 or employee designated in subsection (f), an individual 10 shall file a report as required by subsection 102 (b). 11 (b) Upon the transmittal by the President to the

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1 Senate of the nomination of an individual to a position,

2 appointment to which requires the advice and consent of

3 the Senate, such individual shall file a report as required 4 by subsection 102 (b). 5 (c) Upon becoming a candidate for nomination or 6 election to the office of President or Vice President, as 7 determined by the Federal Election Commission, an in8 dividual shall file a report as required by subsection 102 (b). 9 (d) Any individual who is an officer or employee 10 designated in subsection (f) during any calendar year and 11 performs the duties of his position or office for a period in 12 excess of sixty days in that calendar year shall file on or 13 before May 15 of the succeeding year a report as required 14 by subsection 102 (a). 15 (e) Any individual who occupies a position designated 16 in subsection (f), before leaving such position, shall file 17 a report as required by subsection 102 (a), unless such 18 individual has accepted employment in another position 19 designated in subsection (f). 20 (f) The officers and employees referred to in subsec21 tions (a), (d), and (e) are 22

(1) the President; 23

(2) the Vice President; 24

(3) each officer or employee of an executive

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(4) each officer or employee, including a special Government employee as defined in section 202 of title 18, United States Code, whose position is classified at GS-16, GS-17, or GS-18 of the General Schedule prescribed by section 5332 of title 5, United States Code, or who is in a comparable position under another authority; each member of a uniformed service whose pay grade is at or in excess of 0-7 under section 1009 of title 37, United States Code; and each officer or

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employee in any other position determined to be of equal classification.

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18 (8) Reasonable extensions of time for filing any report 19 may be granted under procedures prescribed by the 20 Director of the Office of Government Ethics established by 21 title II of this Act, but the total of such extensions shall

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CONTENTS OF REPORTS

24 SEO. 102. (a) Each report filed under subsections 101 25 (d) and (e) shall include a full and complete statement, in

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