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(Pub. L. 95–521, title I, § 105, Oct. 26, 1978, 92 Stat. 1833; Pub. L. 101–194, title II, § 202, Nov. 30, 1989, 103 Stat. 1737; Pub. L. 101–280, § 3(6), May 4, 1990, 104 Stat. 154; Pub. L. 102–90, title III, § 313(2), Aug. 14, 1991, 105 Stat. 469; Pub. L. 103–359, title V, § 501(m), Oct. 14, 1994, 108 Stat. 3430; Pub. L. 104–201, div. A, title XI, § 1122(b)(2), Sept. 23, 1996, 110 Stat. 2687; Pub. L. 105–318, § 7, Oct. 30, 1998, 112 Stat. 3011; Pub. L. 107–126, Jan. 16, 2002, 115 Stat. 2404; Pub. L. 108–458, title I, § 1079(c), Dec. 17, 2004, 118 Stat. 3696; Pub. L. 110–24, §§ 2, 3, May 3, 2007, 121 Stat. 100; Pub. L. 110–177, title I, § 104, Jan. 7, 2008, 121 Stat. 2535; Pub. L. 110–417, [div. A], title IX, § 931(b)(1), Oct. 14, 2008, 122 Stat. 4575; Pub. L. 112–84, § 1, Jan. 3, 2012, 125 Stat. 1870.)

Codification

Section was formerly classified to section 705 of Title 2, The Congress.

Amendments

2012—Subsec. (b)(3)(A). Pub. L. 112–84, § 1(1), substituted “Marshals” for “Marshall”.
Subsec. (b)(3)(C). Pub. L. 112–84, § 1(2), inserted “and the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs and the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform” after “of the Senate”.
Subsec. (b)(3)(E). Pub. L. 112–84, § 1(3), substituted “2017” for “2011” in two places.
2008—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 110–417 substituted “National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency” for “National Imagery and Mapping Agency”.
Subsec. (b)(3)(E). Pub. L. 110–177 substituted “2011” for “2009” in two places.
2007—Subsec. (b)(3)(A). Pub. L. 110–24, § 2(1), inserted “or a family member of that individual” before period at end.
Subsec. (b)(3)(B)(i). Pub. L. 110–24, § 2(2), inserted “or a family member of that individual” before semicolon.
Subsec. (b)(3)(C)(iv) to (vii). Pub. L. 110–24, § 3(b), added cls. (iv) to (vii).
Subsec. (b)(3)(E). Pub. L. 110–24, § 3(a), substituted “2009” for “2005” in two places.
2004—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 108–458 inserted “the Office of the Director of National Intelligence,” before “the Central Intelligence Agency”.
2002—Subsec. (b)(3)(E). Pub. L. 107–126 substituted “2005” for “2001” in two places.
1998—Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 105–318 added par. (3).
1996—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 104–201 substituted “National Imagery and Mapping Agency” for “Central ­Imagery Office”.
1994—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 103–359 inserted “the Central Imagery Office,” after “Defense Intelligence Agency,”.
1991—Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 102–90 substituted “Except as provided in the second sentence of this subsection, each agency” for “Each agency” and inserted after first sentence “With respect to any report required to be filed by May 15 of any year, such report shall be made available for public inspection within 30 calendar days after May 15 of such year or within 30 days of the date of filing of such a report for which an extension is granted pursuant to section 101 (g).”
1990—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 101–280, § 3(6)(A), amended subsec. (a) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (a) read as follows: “Each agency and each supervisory ethics office shall make each report filed with it under this title available to the public in accordance with the provisions of subsection (b) of this section, except that this section does not require public availability of a report filed by—
“(1) any individual in the Central Intelligence Agency, the Defense Intelligence Agency, or the National Security Agency, or any individual engaged in intelligence activities in any agency of the United States, if the President finds that, due to the nature of the office or position occupied by such individual, public disclosure of such report would, by revealing the identity of the individual or other sensitive information, compromise the national interest of the United States. In addition, such individuals may be authorized, notwithstanding section 104 (a), to file such additional reports as are necessary to protect their identity from public disclosure if the President first finds that such filing is necessary in the national interest; or
“(2) an independent counsel or person appointed by independent counsel under chapter 40 of title 28, United States Code, whose identity has not otherwise been disclosed.”
Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 101–280, § 3(6)(B)(i)(I), substituted “, each supervising ethics office in the executive or judicial branch, the Clerk of the House of Representatives, and the Secretary of the Senate” for “and each supervising ethics office”.
Pub. L. 101–280, § 3(6)(B)(i)(II), substituted “under this title by such agency or office or by the Clerk or the Secretary of the Senate, as the case may be,” for “by such agency or office under this title”.
Pub. L. 101–280, § 3(6)(B)(ii), substituted “, office, Clerk, or Secretary of the Senate, as the case may be” for “or office”.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 101–280, § 3(6)(C), inserted “or to the Clerk of the House of Representatives or the Secretary of the Senate” after “ethics office” and “or by the Clerk or the Secretary of the Senate” after “or office”.
1989—Pub. L. 101–194 amended section generally, substituting provisions relating to custody of and public access to reports for provisions relating to review and compliance procedures. See section 106 of this Appendix.

Effective Date of 2004 Amendment

For Determination by President that amendment by Pub. L. 108–458 take effect on Apr. 21, 2005, see Memorandum of President of the United States, Apr. 21, 2005, 70 F.R. 23925, set out as a note under section 401 of Title 50, War and National Defense.
Amendment by Pub. L. 108–458 effective not later than six months after Dec. 17, 2004, except as otherwise expressly provided, see section 1097(a) of Pub. L. 108–458, set out as an Effective Date of 2004 Amendment; Transition Provisions note under section 401 of Title 50, War and National Defense.

Effective Date of 1996 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 104–201 effective Oct. 1, 1996, see section 1124 of Pub. L. 104–201, set out as a note under section 193 of Title 10, Armed Forces.

Effective Date of 1989 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 101–194 effective Jan. 1, 1991, see section 204 of Pub. L. 101–194, set out as a note under section 101 of this Appendix.

Transfer of Functions

Certain functions of Clerk of House of Representatives transferred to Director of Non-legislative and Financial Services by section 7 of House Resolution No. 423, One Hundred Second Congress, Apr. 9, 1992. Director of Non-legislative and Financial Services replaced by Chief Administrative Officer of House of Representatives by House Resolution No. 6, One Hundred Fourth Congress, Jan. 4, 1995.

Public Availability of Reports Filed Under Pre-1991 Ethics in Government Act Provisions

Section 9 of Pub. L. 101–280 provided that: “Those reports filed under title I [formerly classified to section 701 et seq. of Title 2, The Congress], II [formerly set out under the heading Executive Personnel Financial Disclosure Requirements in this Appendix], or III [formerly set out under the heading Judicial Personnel Financial Disclosure Requirements in the Appendix to Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure] of the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 [Pub. L. 95–521], as in effect before January 1, 1991, shall be made available to the public on or after such date in accordance with section 105 of that Act [this section], as amended by the Ethics Reform Act of 1989 [Pub. L. 101–194], and the provisions of such section shall apply with respect to those reports.”

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