About the Office of the Clerk

Rights and Reproductions

The Office of the Clerk provides this website as a public service. The information on this site is considered public information and may be distributed or copied unless otherwise specified, using the citation information provided on each page.

Images on this site are provided as a contribution to education and scholarship. Unless otherwise noted, all images are from the Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives. For information regarding rights and reproduction of images, contact the House of Representatives Office of History and Preservation at 202-226-1300, or by e-mail at [email protected]. Some images may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). Do not duplicate without permission from copyright holder. Copyright information is provided whenever possible, but it is ultimately the responsibility of the user to determine and satisfy the copyright and other restrictions.

Security and Privacy Notice

  • For purposes of site management and security, information is collected and stored. This government computer system uses software programs to create summary statistics using information such as the number of visitors to different sections of the site, what information is of most or least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas.
  • The following information is collected on this website:
    • The name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example, aol.com if you are using an America Online account).
    • The date and time you access our site.
    • The Internet address of the websites from which you linked directly to our site or the Internet address of the computer used to link to our site.
  • To enhance your experience, some pages on this site employ cookies. Cookies are secure text files placed in your computer’s browser to store your browsing preferences. Cookies used on this site do not store any personal identity information.
  • Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, we will not obtain personal information about you (for example, your mailing address) when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information.
  • Unauthorized use, tampering with, or modification of this system or its supporting hardware and software, may violate federal and other statutes and may subject the violator to criminal and civil penalties under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act. In the event of an unauthorized intrusion, all relevant information regarding possible violation of law may be provided to law enforcement officials.
  • Please send your questions/comments about this notice to: [email protected]


The Office of the Clerk Web site strives to meet accessibility needs according to the Electronic And Accessibility Standards of the Access Board and the guidelines of the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), part of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). We continually monitor these sites to keep abreast of any changes in the standards and update the Clerk’s site accordingly.

If you have difficulty accessing the information within this site, please send an e-mail to [email protected]. Many of the electronic documents located at this site are available in Adobe’s Portable Document Format (PDF) and HTML.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Office of the Clerk - U.S. Capitol, Room H154, Washington, DC 20515-6601
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