(Pub. L. 95–521, title I, § 107, Oct. 26, 1978, 92 Stat. 1834; Pub. L. 96–19, § 9(d), (g), June 13, 1979, 93 Stat. 42, 43; Pub. L. 101–194, title II, § 202, Nov. 30, 1989, 103 Stat. 1740.)

References in Text

This Act, referred to in subsec. (c), is Pub. L. 95–521, Oct. 26, 1978, 92 Stat. 1824, as amended, known as the Ethics in Government Act of 1978. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 101 of this Appendix and Tables.


Section was formerly classified to section 707 of Title 2, The Congress.


1989—Pub. L. 101–194 amended section generally, substituting provisions relating to confidential reports and other additional requirements for provisions setting forth definitions for purposes of title I of Pub. L. 95–521. See section 109 of this Appendix.
1979—Par. (1). Pub. L. 96–19, § 9(d), substituted “gross income derived from business (and net income if the individual elects to include it)” for “net and gross income derived from business”.
Par. (16). Pub. L. 96–19, § 9(g), inserted quotation marks after “designated committee of the House of Representatives” and before “designated committee of the Senate”.

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.