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SHAYS, CHRISTOPHER, Republican Party
Connecticut

Total number of trips - 27
Total cost of trips - $61,178.05

Average cost per trip - $2,265.85
Total number of days spent traveling - 79 days
Rank of representative - 89 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - January 13, 2000 - January 16, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - Naples, FL

Purpose - Education conference
Notes - Accompanied by wife Betsi Shays - other expenses not specified

Travel Cost - $1,488.08
Lodging Cost - $1,290.00
Meal Cost - $1,170.00
Other Cost - $200.00
Total Cost - $4,148.08

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Republican Main Street Partnership
Dates - April 23, 2000 - April 26, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - San Francisco, CA

Purpose - Learn about the Silicon Valley high-tech industry
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,419.50
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,419.50

Additional family members - No


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

Purpose - Conference on global environment
Notes - Accompanied by spouse Betsi Shays

Travel Cost - $1,799.60
Lodging Cost - $1,924.00
Meal Cost - $960.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,683.60

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC)
Dates - November 4, 2001 - November 5, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - Boca Raton, FL

Purpose - speak to AIPAC members
Notes -

Travel Cost - $990.00
Lodging Cost - $104.34
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,094.34

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Connecticut Association for Community Action
Dates - March 23, 2001 - March 23, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - Boston, MA

Purpose - Speak at New England Community Action Association policy forum.
Notes -

Travel Cost - $441.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $441.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Human Rights Campaign
Dates - June 1, 2001 - June 2, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - Columbus, OH

Purpose - Speech
Notes -

Travel Cost - $847.89
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $847.89

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Campaign for America
Dates - June 17, 2001 - June 18, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - Los Angeles, CA

Purpose - speak to Campaign for America members
Notes -

Travel Cost - $4,378.00
Lodging Cost - $344.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,722.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Principia College
Dates - May 30, 2001 - June 1, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - St. Louis, MO

Purpose - Commencement activities
Notes - Spouse Betsi Shays accompanied.

Travel Cost - $709.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $709.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Alliance for the Wild Rockies
Dates - May 25, 2001 - May 30, 2001 (6 days)
Location(s) - Stanley, ID

Purpose - Fact Finding visit to Northwest Rocky Mtn. Area in connection with pending bill HR 488
Notes - Son Jeramy Shays accompanied.

Travel Cost - $1,159.50
Lodging Cost - $560.00
Meal Cost - $200.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,919.50

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - March 9, 2001 - March 11, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - White Sulphur Springs, WV

Purpose - 2001 bipartisan congressional retreat
Notes - Spouse Betsi Shays accompanied. Meals included in lodging expenses. Other costs for registration fees.

Travel Cost - $252.00
Lodging Cost - $950.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $150.00
Total Cost - $1,352.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC)
Dates - May 13, 2002 - May 14, 2002 (2 days)
Location(s) - Boston, MA

Purpose - Speak to Committee members
Notes -

Travel Cost - $499.00
Lodging Cost - $224.34
Meal Cost - $100.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $823.34

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Renaissance Institute
Dates - December 28, 2001 - December 31, 2001 (4 days)
Location(s) - Charleston, SC

Purpose - Educational - enhance understanding of some issues Congress may address this year, especially terrorism.
Notes - spouse Besti Shays accompanied. Meals included in lodging cost. Other cost is registration fee.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $1,150.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $1,000.00
Total Cost - $2,150.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - March 29, 2002 - April 7, 2002 (10 days)
Location(s) - China

Purpose - To participate in conference on US/China relations
Notes - Spouse Elizabeth Shays - other cost is transport inside China

Travel Cost - $10,892.00
Lodging Cost - $1,800.00
Meal Cost - $2,000.00
Other Cost - $1,000.00
Total Cost - $15,692.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - League of Women Voters
Dates - June 15, 2002 - June 16, 2002 (2 days)
Location(s) - Miami, FL

Purpose - speech and award ceremony at LWV national convention
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,441.50
Lodging Cost - $235.50
Meal Cost - $40.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,717.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Republican Leadership Council
Dates - March 22, 2002 - March 23, 2002 (2 days)
Location(s) - Miami, FL

Purpose - Participate in a panel on legislative issues
Notes -

Travel Cost - $918.50
Lodging Cost - $286.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,204.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Carter Center
Dates - March 17, 2003 - March 18, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Atlanta, GA

Purpose - speak at Carter Center Council of Presidents and Prime Ministers of the Americas
Notes -

Travel Cost - $784.50
Lodging Cost - $164.00
Meal Cost - $25.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $973.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - New Canaan Society
Dates - March 7, 2003 - March 9, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - New Paltz, NY

Purpose - speak to constituents about Iraq
Notes - Meals included in lodging cost.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $525.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $525.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Trinity School
Dates - March 30, 2003 - March 31, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - speak to students
Notes -

Travel Cost - $260.00
Lodging Cost - $138.00
Meal Cost - $12.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $410.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Common Fund
Dates - March 22, 2003 - March 23, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Orlando, FL

Purpose - speak at conference
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,649.00
Lodging Cost - $295.00
Meal Cost - $100.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,044.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Parliamentary Network for Nuclear Disarmament, Leon and Sylvia Panetta Institute of Public Policy
Dates - November 7, 2003 - November 9, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - Vancouver, Canada - San Francisco, CA

Purpose - speak at conference Panetta Institute-accept 2003 Jefferson-Lincoln award
Notes - other-taxi, airline fees

Travel Cost - $3,603.07
Lodging Cost - $89.84
Meal Cost - $62.20
Other Cost - $103.00
Total Cost - $3,858.11

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC)
Dates - May 23, 2004 - May 24, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - FL

Purpose - speak at members' meeting
Notes -

Travel Cost - $2,579.28
Lodging Cost - $214.01
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,793.29

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Human Rights Campaign
Dates - March 6, 2004 - March 7, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Los Angeles, CA

Purpose - speak at dinner
Notes -

Travel Cost - $3,619.04
Lodging Cost - $204.14
Meal Cost - $70.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,893.18

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - New York Institute of Technology
Dates - May 13, 2004 - May 14, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - commencement address
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $149.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $149.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - NAACP
Dates - July 12, 2004 - July 12, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Philadelphia, PA

Purpose - Speak at NAACP members at annual convention
Notes - [assumed destination]

Travel Cost - $108.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $108.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Public Governance Institute
Dates - March 7, 2005 - March 8, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Queenstown, MD

Purpose - Educational
Notes - Aspen Wye River Conference Center, Maryland

Travel Cost - $54.00
Lodging Cost - $350.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $404.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Faith & Politics Institute
Dates - March 4, 2005 - March 6, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - Selma, AL

Purpose - Educational
Notes - Washington - Selma - Washington Personal ($500/person) Faith & Politics Institute ($425/person) Including spouse

Travel Cost - $930.00
Lodging Cost - $536.00
Meal Cost - $260.00
Other Cost - $124.00
Total Cost - $1,850.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Republican Majority for Choice
Dates - August 5, 2005 - August 7, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - not specified

Purpose - Speak at fundraiser
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,190.30
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $55.92
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,246.22

Additional family members - Yes