Case Type Number: 
Statute (Common Name): 
Pub. L. 101-121, section 319 (Byrd Amendment)
Program Area: 
Regulatory Authorities (CFR): 
45 CFR pts. 604, 681
Filed By: 
Federal Agency
Brief Description of Case Type: 
Administrative proceedings to enforce prohibition on use of federal funds by federal grantees or contractors (here, from NSF) to lobby or influence a member of Congress, his/her staff, or an officer or employee of another federal agency. Violators are subject to civil penalties ranging from $10,000 to $100,000 per violation.
Relief Available in Actions Filed by Agency: 
Civil (Monetary) Penalty
Verified by Agency: 
Not verified