The General Services Administration is authorized to negotiate the sale of gifts from foreign governments to their original recipients, including Members of Congress, notwithstanding the general prohibition against public contracts with Members of Congress in 18 U.S.C. §§ 431 and 432.
Negotiated Sale of Foreign Gifts to Members of Congress
Date of Issuance:
Monday, June 8, 1981
Updated July 9, 2014