Pursuant to Public Law 112-105, financial disclosure forms filed by Senators, candidates for Senate, employees of the Senate, and certain legislative branch agencies, offices and commissions from calendar year 2012 forward are made available to the public on the Senate's official website.
For information about access to financial disclosure forms for previous years, contact:
Office of Public Records
232 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510-7116
Title 1 of the Ethics in Government Act of 1978, as amended, 5 U.S.C. app. § 105(c), states that:
(1) It shall be unlawful for any person to obtain or use a report.
- (A) for any unlawful purpose;
- (B) for any commercial purpose, other than by news and communications media for dissemination to the general public;
- (C) for determining or establishing the credit rating of any individual; or
- (D) for use, directly or indirectly, in the solicitation of money for any political, charitable, or other purpose.
(2) The Attorney General may bring a civil action against any person who obtains or uses a report for any purpose prohibited in paragraph (1) of this subsection. The court in which such action is brought may assess against such person a penalty in any amount not to exceed $10,000. Such remedy shall be in addition to any other remedy available under statutory or common law.