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DAVIS, DANNY K, Democratic Party
Illinois

Total number of trips - 45
Total cost of trips - $87,291.31

Average cost per trip - $1,939.81
Total number of days spent traveling - 130 days
Rank of representative - 50 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - April 17, 2000 - April 22, 2000 (6 days)
Location(s) - Grand Cayman Island, British West Indies

Purpose - to participate in a conference on US policy towards Cuba
Notes - Accompanied by wife Vera Davis

Travel Cost - $1,608.60
Lodging Cost - $2,240.00
Meal Cost - $1,620.00
Other Cost - $100.00
Total Cost - $5,568.60

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Pure Loan Alliance
Dates - June 2, 2000 - June 3, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - speak at student conference
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,198.00
Lodging Cost - $400.00
Meal Cost - $40.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,638.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Governor Bola A. Tinubu Lagos State Nigeria
Dates - May 26, 2001 - May 31, 2001 (6 days)
Location(s) - Lagos, Nigeria

Purpose - Establish education process
Notes - Spouse Vera G Davis accompanied

Travel Cost - $5,800.00
Lodging Cost - $880.00
Meal Cost - $300.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $6,980.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Family Federation for World Peace and Unification
Dates - January 27, 2001 - January 28, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - Little Rock, AR - New York, NY

Purpose - Not specified
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,425.00
Lodging Cost - $175.00
Meal Cost - $50.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,650.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Alumni Association Los Angeles Chapter
Dates - October 20, 2001 - October 21, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - Los Angeles, CA

Purpose - Education speech
Notes -

Travel Cost - $228.21
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $25.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $253.21

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
Dates - January 26, 2001 - January 27, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - Pine Bluff, AR

Purpose - Conference speaker at the Rural Life conference
Notes -

Travel Cost - $227.50
Lodging Cost - $60.00
Meal Cost - $40.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $327.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Greater Shreveport Human Relations Commission
Dates - December 10, 2001 - December 11, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - Shreveport, LA

Purpose - Human Relations Speech
Notes - Itinerary says Chicago, Illinois to Shreveport Human Relations Commission

Travel Cost - $1,358.25
Lodging Cost - $125.00
Meal Cost - $40.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,523.25

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Dates - January 8, 2001 - January 13, 2001 (6 days)
Location(s) - Taipei, Taiwan

Purpose - Fact finding and educational visit
Notes - Spouse Vera G Davis accompanied. Other costs not specified

Travel Cost - $10,800.00
Lodging Cost - $2,700.00
Meal Cost - $900.00
Other Cost - $740.00
Total Cost - $15,140.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Africa Israel Asia International Group, Ltd.
Dates - September 10, 2001 - September 14, 2001 (5 days)
Location(s) - Tel Aviv, Israel

Purpose - Pursue peace process for East Africa
Notes -

Travel Cost - $8,245.20
Lodging Cost - $350.00
Meal Cost - $150.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $8,745.20

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Democratic Socialists of America Detroit Chapter
Dates - July 6, 2002 - July 6, 2002 (1 days)
Location(s) - Detroit, MI

Purpose - campaign for David Bonior for governor
Notes -

Travel Cost - $229.00
Lodging Cost - $79.00
Meal Cost - $30.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $338.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - NAACP
Dates - July 8, 2002 - July 8, 2002 (1 days)
Location(s) - Houston, TX

Purpose - speak on panel
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,459.09
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,459.09

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Association Black County Officials
Dates - July 14, 2002 - July 14, 2002 (1 days)
Location(s) - New Orleans, LA

Purpose - speak at convention
Notes -

Travel Cost - $561.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $561.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Interreligious and International Federation for World Peace
Dates - December 26, 2002 - December 27, 2002 (2 days)
Location(s) - Arlington, VA

Purpose - Keynote speaker at banquet
Notes -

Travel Cost - $333.00
Lodging Cost - $97.68
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $430.68

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Saving Others Utilizing Resources Collectively for Empowerment, Williams Distributing Corp
Dates - September 2, 2003 - September 2, 2003 (1 days)
Location(s) - Hartford, CT

Purpose - Guest speaker at the commencement of their 3rd annual Western Massachusetts Recovery Month celebration
Notes -

Travel Cost - $361.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $361.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Greenwood Voters League
Dates - December 13, 2002 - December 13, 2002 (1 days)
Location(s) - Greenwood, MS

Purpose - Banquet speaker
Notes -

Travel Cost - $263.00
Lodging Cost - $107.00
Meal Cost - $50.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $420.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Baptist Convention USA Prison Ministry
Dates - September 10, 2003 - September 11, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Kansas City, MO

Purpose - Keynote luncheon speaker
Notes -

Travel Cost - $691.23
Lodging Cost - $136.23
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $827.46

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Association of Black Psychologists
Dates - August 6, 2003 - August 7, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - New Orleans, LA

Purpose - Keynote address at annual convention
Notes -

Travel Cost - $349.00
Lodging Cost - $89.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $438.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Interreligious and International Federation for World Peace
Dates - October 2, 2003 - October 3, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Give speech
Notes -

Travel Cost - $625.00
Lodging Cost - $165.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $790.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - TASC
Dates - October 22, 2003 - October 22, 2003 (1 days)
Location(s) - Raleigh, NC

Purpose - Speak at convention
Notes -

Travel Cost - $525.50
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $525.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Education Association
Dates - February 8, 2003 - February 8, 2003 (1 days)
Location(s) - Washington, DC

Purpose - Speech
Notes -

Travel Cost - $369.59
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $369.59

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Chicago Black Caucus Foundation
Dates - January 30, 2004 - January 31, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Houston, TX

Purpose - State of African American Mall Conference
Notes - Form signed 04/22/2004-Received by LRC 05/10/2004

Travel Cost - $328.70
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $328.70

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - United Auto Workers, Region 3
Dates - January 17, 2004 - January 18, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Indianapolis, IN

Purpose - Keynote speaker at their 3rd annual Diversity Dinner Ceremony
Notes - Keynote speaker at their 3rd annual diversity dinner ceremony , misspelling-Formed signed 04/22/04-Received by LRC 05/10/2004

Travel Cost - $160.20
Lodging Cost - $126.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $286.20

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - International Association of Parole Officers
Dates - May 2, 2004 - May 2, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Savannah, GA

Purpose - Speak at annual meeting
Notes -

Travel Cost - $672.70
Lodging Cost - $140.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $812.70

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Eli Lilly Corporation
Dates - April 4, 2004 - April 8, 2004 (5 days)
Location(s) - St. Thomas, Virgin Islands - St. Croix, Virgin Islands

Purpose - Mental health roundtable
Notes - Vera G. Davis, spouse accompanied. Nature of other expenses not specified.

Travel Cost - $956.80
Lodging Cost - $480.04
Meal Cost - $69.00
Other Cost - $264.00
Total Cost - $1,769.84

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Norbeck Community Church
Dates - March 21, 2004 - March 21, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Washington, DC

Purpose - Keynote speaker for church's 29th anniversary service
Notes -

Travel Cost - $531.20
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $531.20

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Dates - January 12, 2004 - January 15, 2004 (4 days)
Location(s) - New Orleans, LA

Purpose - Planning retreat
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,006.40
Lodging Cost - $320.00
Meal Cost - $200.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,526.40

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Voyager Expanded Learning
Dates - August 12, 2004 - August 13, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Dallas, TX

Purpose - Meeting with CEO to discuss the State of Education in Chicago and the raising of reading scores
Notes -

Travel Cost - $211.70
Lodging Cost - $154.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $365.70

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Assn of Paroling Authorities Intl
Dates - May 2, 2004 - May 3, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Savannah, GA

Purpose - Keynote and discuss proposed legislation concerning Public Safety Ex-Offender Self Sufficiency Act
Notes -

Travel Cost - $543.80
Lodging Cost - $154.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $697.80

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Self Reliance Ukrainian American Federal Credit Union
Dates - August 22, 2004 - August 25, 2004 (4 days)
Location(s) - Kiev, Ukraine

Purpose - Attend Events Commemorating Ukraine's 13th Anniversary of Independence and to observe the preparation of their Presidential Election being held in October
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,705.00
Lodging Cost - $350.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,055.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Natl Federation of the Blind
Dates - July 4, 2004 - July 5, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Atlanta, GA

Purpose - Plenary Session Featured Speaker at 2004 National Convention
Notes -

Travel Cost - $228.20
Lodging Cost - $65.00
Meal Cost - $50.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $343.20

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Psychological Assn
Dates - July 30, 2004 - August 1, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Honolulu, HI

Purpose - Breakfast Speaker at Convention
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,154.05
Lodging Cost - $215.00
Meal Cost - $15.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,384.05

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Univ of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
Dates - August 7, 2004 - August 8, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Houston, TX

Purpose - Keynote Speaker @ 11th Annual Summer Conference Gala
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $125.00
Meal Cost - $25.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $150.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Natl Urban League
Dates - July 23, 2004 - July 23, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Detroit, MI

Purpose - Panelist at their 2004 Annual Conference
Notes -

Travel Cost - $213.19
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $213.19

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Dates - June 12, 2004 - June 12, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Miami, FL

Purpose - Panelist - State of African American Male Conference
Notes - Chicago, IL - Miami, FL - Chicago, IL

Travel Cost - $601.60
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $16.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $617.60

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Caribbean News
Dates - November 4, 2004 - November 7, 2004 (4 days)
Location(s) - St. Kitts and Nevis

Purpose - Conference on Business, Travel and Social Issues
Notes - Chicago, IL - San Juan, PR - St Kitts / St Kitts - Miami, FL - Chicago, IL

Travel Cost - $600.00
Lodging Cost - $1,410.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,010.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Dates - December 3, 2004 - December 4, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Oakland, CA

Purpose - Participate in State of the African American Male Conference
Notes - Chicago, IL - Dallas, TX - Oakland, CA - Chicago, IL

Travel Cost - $783.28
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $783.28

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Natl Assn of Letter Carriers
Dates - July 18, 2004 - July 20, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Honolulu, HI

Purpose - not specified
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,865.46
Lodging Cost - $215.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,080.46

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - African Hebrew Israelites of Jerusalem
Dates - August 28, 2004 - September 2, 2004 (6 days)
Location(s) - Tel Aviv, Israel

Purpose - not specified
Notes -

Travel Cost - $2,433.00
Lodging Cost - $330.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $200.00
Total Cost - $2,963.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Dates - September 25, 2004 - September 25, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Los Angeles, CA

Purpose - CBC Child Welfare Brain trust "Child Welfare Forum"
Notes - [sponsor listed on personal financial disclosure statement]

Travel Cost - $351.70
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $351.70

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - NAACP Midwest Region
Dates - April 9, 2005 - April 10, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Cleveland, OH

Purpose - Speak at Freedom Fund Banquet
Notes - Chicago, IL - Cleveland, OH - Chicago, IL

Travel Cost - $208.90
Lodging Cost - $250.00
Meal Cost - $35.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $493.90

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Chinese Benevolent Society
Dates - March 19, 2005 - March 29, 2005 (11 days)
Location(s) - Shanghai, China

Purpose - Study - Establish diplomatic relations, accompany constituents of Chinese Heritage
Notes - Chicago, IL - Shanghai, China - Chicago, IL Including spouse

Travel Cost - $5,270.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,270.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Federation of Tamil Sangams of North America
Dates - March 30, 2005 - April 5, 2005 (7 days)
Location(s) - Colombo, Sri Lanka

Purpose - To visit Tsunami affected areas of Sri Lanka
Notes - Chicago, IL - Colombo, Sri Lanka - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $6,900.00
Lodging Cost - $750.00
Meal Cost - $300.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $7,950.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National NAACP
Dates - May 13, 2005 - May 14, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Charlotte, NC

Purpose - Speak at Daisy Bates Forum on Education
Notes - Washington, DC - Charlotte, NC - Chicago, IL

Travel Cost - $338.91
Lodging Cost - $175.00
Meal Cost - $25.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $538.91

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Federation of the Blind
Dates - July 5, 2005 - July 5, 2005 (1 days)
Location(s) - Louisville, KY

Purpose - Speak at Annual Convention
Notes - Chicago, IL - Louisville, KY - Chicago, IL

Travel Cost - $152.40
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $152.40

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Chinese Benevolent Society
Dates - March 19, 2005 - March 29, 2005 (11 days)
Location(s) - Shanghai, China

Purpose - Study - Establish diplomatic relations, accompany constituents of Chinese heritage
Notes - Chicago, IL - Shanghai, China - Chicago, IL Including spouse Package included travel, food and lodging

Travel Cost - $5,270.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,270.00

Additional family members - Yes

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