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Public Law No: 112-173 (08/16/2012)

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Amends the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act of 2012 (STOCK Act) to extend through September 30, 2012, the requirement that the Secretary of the Senate, the Sergeant at Arms of the Senate, and the Clerk of the House of Representatives ensure that financial disclosure forms filed by Members, candidates for Congress, and congressional officers and employees, in calendar year 2012 and subsequent years be made available to the public on the respective official Senate and House websites within 30 days after filing.

Extends through the same date the requirement that the President ensure that financial disclosure forms filed in calendar year 2012 and subsequent years by executive branch employees are publicly available on appropriate official websites of executive branch agencies within 30 days after such forms are filed.

Declares that, effective September 30, 2012, with respect to the requirements of the Ethics in Government Act of 1978, as added by the STOCK Act, that Members of Congress and congressional officers and employees required to file periodic transaction reports (PTRs) with the Clerk of the House file promptly reports on certain financial transactions, such PTRs shall include information on the sources of income of their spouses or children, but only with respect to any transaction exceeding $1,000 in stocks, bonds, commodities futures, and other forms of securities.