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MCDERMOTT, JAMES A, Democratic Party
Washington

Total number of trips - 44
Total cost of trips - $157,222.60

Average cost per trip - $3,573.24
Total number of days spent traveling - 200 days
Rank of representative - 8 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - International Management and Development Institute
Dates - January 12, 2000 - January 15, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - Baden-Baden, Germany

Purpose - U.S.-German roundtable for the 21st century
Notes -

Travel Cost - $6,866.59
Lodging Cost - $600.00
Meal Cost - $350.00
Other Cost - $100.00
Total Cost - $7,916.59

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Massachusetts Campaign for Single Payer Healthcare
Dates - January 29, 2000 - January 29, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - Cambridge, MA

Purpose - To speak at a dinner on "The Need and Time for Single Payer Health Care"
Notes -

Travel Cost - $88.50
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $29.46
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $117.96

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - India Medical Association
Dates - November 11, 2000 - November 12, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Chicago, IL

Purpose - Speech
Notes - No costs listed.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
Dates - September 15, 2000 - September 16, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Chicago, IL

Purpose - Alumnus of the Year Reunion Weekend 2000 Gala
Notes - Took wife Therese Hansen-McDermott

Travel Cost - $1,234.00
Lodging Cost - $815.50
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $321.50
Total Cost - $2,371.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Federation of Kerala Association in North America Inc.
Dates - July 1, 2000 - July 2, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Senosail, CA

Purpose - To speak at the FOKANA 2000 convention
Notes -

Travel Cost - $2,116.00
Lodging Cost - $313.62
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,429.62

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - F.K. Consulting Inc.
Dates - July 28, 2000 - August 11, 2000 (15 days)
Location(s) - Nigeria - Angola - South Africa - Swaziland - Botswana

Purpose - HIV/AIDS fact-finding mission - Congressional Task Force on International HIV/AIDS
Notes - Took wife Therese Hansen-McDermott

Travel Cost - $7,246.00
Lodging Cost - $1,875.00
Meal Cost - $900.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $10,021.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - February 18, 2000 - February 22, 2000 (5 days)
Location(s) - San Juan, Puerto Rico

Purpose - To participate in a conference on the global environment
Notes - Cost of lodging decreased by nearly $500 from original

Travel Cost - $1,497.30
Lodging Cost - $1,924.00
Meal Cost - $640.00
Other Cost - $100.00
Total Cost - $4,161.30

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - University of Illinois at Chicago
Dates - May 4, 2001 - May 4, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - Chicago, IL

Purpose - convocation speech
Notes - No cost listed.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Confederation of Indian Industry
Dates - January 6, 2001 - January 18, 2001 (13 days)
Location(s) - Delhi, India - Hyderabad, India - Bangalore, India - Cochin, India

Purpose - Confederation of Indian Industries Partnership Summit
Notes - Spouse Therese Hansen accompanied. January 13 0 18 at personal expense

Travel Cost - $15,320.21
Lodging Cost - $2,065.78
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $349.10
Total Cost - $17,735.09

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Indo-American Kashmir Forum
Dates - June 9, 2001 - June 9, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - Freemont, CA

Purpose - keynote speaker
Notes -

Travel Cost - $382.50
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $382.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Digital Partners Foundation
Dates - March 23, 2001 - March 23, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Luncheon & Dinner - to support an initiative led by a Washington-State based anti-poverty non profit organization
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $136.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $136.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Northern California
Dates - January 26, 2001 - January 27, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - San Francisco, CA

Purpose - To attend India Republic Day events and to brief the Bay Area Indian-American Community about activities of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian-American affairs
Notes -

Travel Cost - $200.00
Lodging Cost - $165.00
Meal Cost - $100.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $465.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin
Dates - May 19, 2001 - May 19, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - San Ramon, CA

Purpose - Speech
Notes -

Travel Cost - $566.50
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $566.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce
Dates - May 25, 2001 - June 2, 2001 (9 days)
Location(s) - Stockholm, Sweden

Purpose - 2001 Greater Searrle International Study Mission
Notes - other expenses not specified

Travel Cost - $850.00
Lodging Cost - $2,100.00
Meal Cost - $800.00
Other Cost - $300.00
Total Cost - $4,050.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - LIFE for Relief &Development
Dates - September 25, 2002 - October 1, 2002 (7 days)
Location(s) - Amman, Jordan - Baghdad, Iraq - Basra, Iraq

Purpose - fact-finding
Notes -

Travel Cost - $5,040.00
Lodging Cost - $320.00
Meal Cost - $100.00
Other Cost - $50.00
Total Cost - $5,510.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - International Management and Development Institute
Dates - February 20, 2002 - February 25, 2002 (6 days)
Location(s) - Berlin, Germany - Liechtenstein - London, England

Purpose - US-German Roundtable for the 21st Century
Notes -

Travel Cost - $7,239.00
Lodging Cost - $744.00
Meal Cost - $450.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $8,433.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Bangladesh Enterprise Institute, Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Assn
Dates - January 11, 2002 - January 14, 2002 (4 days)
Location(s) - Dhaka, Bangladesh

Purpose - promote bilateral relationship between the People's Republic of Bangladesh and the United States.
Notes - child James A. C. McDermott accompanied. Stayed at Government Guest House.

Travel Cost - $3,490.76
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,490.76

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, Commonwealth Fund
Dates - January 17, 2002 - January 20, 2002 (4 days)
Location(s) - Fort Lauderdale, FL

Purpose - JFK School/Commonwealth Fund Bipartisan Health Policy Conference
Notes - spouse Therese Hansen accompanied. Other costs not specified.

Travel Cost - $1,255.00
Lodging Cost - $1,339.50
Meal Cost - $477.89
Other Cost - $230.45
Total Cost - $3,302.84

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry
Dates - March 25, 2002 - March 30, 2002 (6 days)
Location(s) - New Delhi, India

Purpose - fact-finding conference
Notes - child James A. C. McDermott accompanied. 3 days of travel.

Travel Cost - $8,877.50
Lodging Cost - $957.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $125.00
Total Cost - $9,959.50

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Bain Capital
Dates - February 6, 2002 - February 8, 2002 (3 days)
Location(s) - Salt Lake City, UT

Purpose - press conference, dinner and ceremony, international justice mission, "Champions for Children."
Notes -

Travel Cost - $2,454.54
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,454.54

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - March 30, 2002 - April 7, 2002 (9 days)
Location(s) - Shanghai, China - Beijing, China - Nanjing, China

Purpose - To participate in a conference on US-China Relations
Notes - Child James A. C. McDermott accompanied. 2 days of travel.

Travel Cost - $5,363.20
Lodging Cost - $3,600.00
Meal Cost - $2,000.00
Other Cost - $1,000.00
Total Cost - $11,963.20

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - George Washington University
Dates - January 7, 2002 - January 11, 2002 (5 days)
Location(s) - Tokyo, Japan

Purpose - 26th US-Japan Legislative Exchange Program
Notes - Child James A. C. McDermott accompanied. All expenses for child listed as N/A.

Travel Cost - $5,098.39
Lodging Cost - $586.92
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,685.31

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - SEIU
Dates - January 24, 2003 - January 25, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Atlanta, GA

Purpose - Speech, SEIU Executive Board
Notes -

Travel Cost - $639.00
Lodging Cost - $155.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $794.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Americans for Democratic Action
Dates - April 28, 2003 - April 29, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Boston, MA

Purpose - Meeting with university professors and ADA members
Notes -

Travel Cost - $118.50
Lodging Cost - $60.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $178.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Americans for Democratic Action
Dates - October 17, 2003 - October 19, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - Burlington, VT

Purpose - National Board Meeting
Notes -

Travel Cost - $577.00
Lodging Cost - $250.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $827.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Dartmouth College, Nelson A. Rockefeller Center
Dates - April 27, 2003 - April 28, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Hanover, NH

Purpose - for public lecture entitled "The True Costs of War in Iraq" and to meet with Dartmouth College students to discuss recent legislation
Notes - Other costs are for ground transportation.

Travel Cost - $469.00
Lodging Cost - $100.00
Meal Cost - $100.00
Other Cost - $150.00
Total Cost - $819.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - California Democratic Council
Dates - August 1, 2003 - August 2, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Fresno, CA

Purpose - Speech
Notes -

Travel Cost - $429.50
Lodging Cost - $95.20
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $524.70

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Americans for Democratic Action
Dates - February 24, 2003 - February 25, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Hollywood, FL

Purpose - AFL-CIO Executive Council Meeting
Notes -

Travel Cost - $222.50
Lodging Cost - $214.93
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $437.43

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Miami International Film Festival
Dates - February 28, 2003 - March 2, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - Miami, FL

Purpose - To view the screening of "The Day My God Died" and participate in a discussion on the child sex slave trade and the spread of AIDS.
Notes -

Travel Cost - $259.00
Lodging Cost - $274.00
Meal Cost - $75.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $608.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Harvard Medical School Division of AIDS
Dates - April 13, 2003 - April 16, 2003 (4 days)
Location(s) - Port-au-Prince, Haiti - Cange, Haiti

Purpose - Attend Workshop on Treating AIDS in Resource-Poor Settings
Notes - Other costs not specified.

Travel Cost - $1,246.45
Lodging Cost - $160.00
Meal Cost - $120.00
Other Cost - $30.00
Total Cost - $1,556.45

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Veterans for Peace
Dates - August 8, 2003 - August 9, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - San Francisco, CA

Purpose - Speech
Notes -

Travel Cost - $431.00
Lodging Cost - $90.00
Meal Cost - $30.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $551.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Psychiatric Association
Dates - May 16, 2003 - May 17, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - San Francisco, CA

Purpose - Guest of Honor, remarks at their PAC Reception and dinner
Notes -

Travel Cost - $2,739.00
Lodging Cost - $264.00
Meal Cost - $50.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,053.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Korea - United States Exchange Council
Dates - November 29, 2003 - December 2, 2003 (4 days)
Location(s) - Seoul, South Korea

Purpose - Familiarization trip to Korea, DMZ
Notes -

Travel Cost - $8,640.60
Lodging Cost - $500.00
Meal Cost - $200.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $9,340.60

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - International Management and Development Institute
Dates - January 18, 2003 - January 24, 2003 (7 days)
Location(s) - Singapore

Purpose - IMDI Congressional Visits to Singapore Program
Notes -

Travel Cost - $3,493.80
Lodging Cost - $1,500.00
Meal Cost - $500.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,493.80

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Eskom, Foundation for Presidential Development, President's Cup
Dates - August 10, 2003 - September 2, 2003 (24 days)
Location(s) - South Africa

Purpose - HIV/AIDS Management Course
Notes - Spouse Therese Hansen accompanied; lodging includes cost of course; Congressman paid for transportation

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $2,338.16
Meal Cost - $195.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,533.16

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - U.S.-Japan Legislative Exchange Program
Dates - December 2, 2003 - December 6, 2003 (5 days)
Location(s) - Tokyo, Japan

Purpose - Legislative exchange with Japanese Diet Members to discuss mutual national issues
Notes - Other costs not specified.

Travel Cost - $27.57
Lodging Cost - $679.96
Meal Cost - $55.95
Other Cost - $94.08
Total Cost - $857.56

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Punkvoter.com
Dates - September 17, 2004 - September 17, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Portland, OR

Purpose - Invited speaker
Notes - SEA-PDX-SEA (Seattle, WA - Portland, OR - Seattle, WA)

Travel Cost - $327.20
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $327.20

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Council of Union & Student Programs Highline Community College
Dates - August 30, 2004 - August 30, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - WA

Purpose - Speaking engagement for student leadership conference
Notes - SEA - EAT (Seattle, WA - Wenatchee WA)

Travel Cost - $120.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $12.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $132.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Confederation of Indian Industry
Dates - June 25, 2004 - July 2, 2004 (8 days)
Location(s) - New Delhi, India

Purpose - Fact Finding
Notes -

Travel Cost - $10,798.86
Lodging Cost - $817.00
Meal Cost - $266.00
Other Cost - $214.00
Total Cost - $12,095.86

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Transatlantic Policy Network
Dates - May 14, 2005 - May 16, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - Salt Lake City, UT

Purpose - Spoke at TPN's spring meeting - discussion on strengthening partnership between the United States and the European Union
Notes - IAD - SLC - DCA (Washington, DC - Salt Lake City - Washington, DC)

Travel Cost - $1,248.40
Lodging Cost - $459.98
Meal Cost - $156.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,864.38

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American for Democratic Action
Dates - June 2, 2005 - June 6, 2005 (5 days)
Location(s) - HI

Purpose - Visit with the local ADA chapter, public TV & radio appearance discussing health care
Notes - SEA - HNL - SEA (Seattle - Honolulu - Seattle) Including spouse Personal expense: 6/4 (half day) - 6/5/05

Travel Cost - $1,270.46
Lodging Cost - $291.92
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,562.38

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Israel Policy Forum
Dates - August 28, 2005 - September 7, 2005 (11 days)
Location(s) - Israel - Jordan

Purpose - Fact finding study mission to Israel, Palestinian Authority & Jordan
Notes - SEA - IAD - FRA - AMM - TLV - FRA - IAD Personal expense: 8/28 - 8/31/05

Travel Cost - $8,497.55
Lodging Cost - $1,160.00
Meal Cost - $425.83
Other Cost - $439.00
Total Cost - $10,522.38

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Americans for Democratic Action
Dates - September 16, 2005 - September 17, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - IL

Purpose - National board meeting
Notes - DCA - ORD (One way)

Travel Cost - $609.20
Lodging Cost - $549.88
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $76.00
Total Cost - $1,235.08

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Physicians for Social Responsibility Los Angeles Chapter
Dates - October 14, 2005 - October 15, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Los Angeles, CA

Purpose - Speech
Notes - Seattle, WA - Los Angeles, CA - Seattle, WA

Travel Cost - $382.40
Lodging Cost - $341.01
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $34.00
Total Cost - $757.41

Additional family members - No