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House Ethics Manual

The Committee issued a 2022 Print of the House Ethics ManualThe 2022 Print supersedes all prior print editions. It includes the Committee's updated Gifts and Travel guidance. For a complete printable version, please click the link below.

House Ethics Manual December 2022 Print

Mobile-friendly versions of the Gifts and Travel sections are below.



When in Doubt, Call the Committee at 202-225-7103

Ethics questions are fact-specific, meaning that a slight change in facts could change the outcome of the guidance you receive.  When in doubt, please call the Committee.  Our Office of Advice and Education is here to help you.  Following guidance provided by the Committee can protect you from future investigations.  Our phone number is 202-225-7103, and our email address is

[1] Committee Rule 3(k)-(l).

Other Important Contact Information

The Committee is one of a number of entities that oversees actions you may wish to take.  These sections reference the Committee on House Administration, the Federal Election Commission (FEC), the Department of State, and the Office of Interparliamentary Affairs.  The Committee does not review the security of travel destinations; however, the Office of House Security is available to assist with security concerns. 

Should you need to contact an office other than the Committee, here is the contact information.

  • Committee on House Administration
  • FEC’s Office of Congressional Affairs
  • Department of State, Interagency Working Group on U.S.-Government Sponsored International Exchanges and Training
    • 202-632-9306
  • Office of Interparliamentary Affairs
    • 202-226-1766
  • Office of House Security
    • 202-226-2044