(a) Quarterly Reports Required.—
Not later than 30 days after the end of each fiscal quarter, the Secretary shall submit to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs of the Senate and the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs of the House of Representatives a report on covered conferences.
(b) Matters Included.—Each report under subsection (a) shall include the following:
(1) An accounting of the final costs to the Department of each covered conference occurring during the fiscal quarter preceding the date on which the report is submitted, including the costs related to—
The total estimated costs to the Department for covered conferences occurring during the fiscal quarter in which the report is submitted.
(c) Covered Conference Defined.—In this section, the term “covered conference” means a conference, meeting, or other similar forum that is sponsored or co-sponsored by the Department and is—
(Added Pub. L. 112–154, title VII, § 707(a), Aug. 6, 2012, 126 Stat.1206.)