ADS Reference 104maa

Speeches Shim

Interim Instructions Regarding Communications With Registered Lobbyists About Recovery Act Funds

A Mandatory Reference for ADS Chapter 104

Revision Date: 04/16/2009
Responsible Office: GC
File Name: 104maa_041609


On March 20, 2009, President Obama issued an Executive Branch- wide Memorandum entitled, "Ensuring Responsible Spending of Recovery Act Funds" (enclosed). Section 3 of the President's Memorandum mandates interim specific protocols for oral communications with registered lobbyists. The Director of OMB is directed to evaluate agencies’ experience with the Memorandum’s requirements within 60 days and to recommend potential adjustments or modifications to the Memorandum.