Title I - Access to Information About Members of Congress
Sec. 103. Electronic filing of and timely public access to gift reports.
The Rules of the House and the Senate are amended to provide the following: `each person required to file a gift report under this provision shall be required to maintain and file such report in electronic form accessible by computers.’
The Secretary of the Senate, and the Clerk of the House shall make required gift reports available on the Internet for purposes of access and retrieval by the public within 48 hours days (Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays excepted) after they are received in a format that is searchable, sortable, and downloadable.
Retention- The Clerk and the Secretary shall maintain the information posted on the public Internet site of the Office of the Clerk or Secretary, respectively, under this section for a period of six years after receiving the information. The National Archives and Records Administration shall maintain archival backups of the public databases maintained by the Clerk or the Secretary.
DIRECTORY- The Superintendent of Documents, under the Direction of the Public Printer in the Government Printing Office, shall include information about the documents made available on the Internet under this section in the electronic directory of Federal electronic information required by section 4101(a)(1) of title 44, United States Code.