Title V - Transparency in Federal Contracting
Sec. 502. Increased Disclosure of Lobbying Contacts by Federal Contractors
In General- 31 USC 1352 is amended as follows:
Any declaration to be filed under this Section shall be filed, in electronic form accessible by computers, with the Secretary of the Senate and the Clerk of the House and made publicly available within 48 hours of filing;
The Secretary of the Senate and the Clerk of the House shall make the information available to the public at no charge in a searchable, sortable, downloadable database;
31 USC 1352(d)(2)(A) shall be deleted.
31 USC 1352(b)(2) is amended to provide that declarations required to be filed shall include the name of all persons who have made lobbying contacts, including regularly employed officers or employees of a person requesting or receiving a Federal contract, grant, loan or cooperative agreement.
31 USC 1352 is further amended by inserting the following:
` for each specific request for a Federal contract, grant, loan or cooperative agreement, a list identifying each covered executive branch official and each Member of Congress with whom a lobbyist (including staff of the requesting organization) employed by the registrant engaged in a lobbying contact with respect to that request’.