H.R.775 - To amend title 44, United States Code, to require any organization that is established for the purpose of raising funds for creating, maintaining, expanding, or conducting activities at a Presidential archival depository or any facilities relating to a Presidential archival depository to disclose the sources and amounts of any funds raised, and for other purposes.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Duncan, John J., Jr. [R-TN-2] (Introduced 02/17/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/18/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health Care, District of Columbia, Census and the National Archives. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.775 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/17/2011)
Requires any organization that is established to raise funds for a presidential archival depository or depository facilities to submit by each January 31 to the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs information about every contributor who made contributions of $200 or more for the previous year for a depository of a President currently serving or for which the Archivist of the United States has not accepted, taken title to, or entered into an agreement to use any land or facility.
Requires the Archivist to make information required to be disclosed by this Act available to the public through the Internet or a successor technology.
Imposes criminal penalties on contributors or fundraising organizations who knowingly and willfully submit false information or omit material information with respect to organizations raising funds for presidential archival depositories.