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WELLER, GERALD C JERRY, Republican Party
Illinois

Total number of trips - 30
Total cost of trips - $58,016.26

Average cost per trip - $1,933.88
Total number of days spent traveling - 103 days
Rank of representative - 101 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - International Management & Development Institute
Dates - August 22, 2000 - August 27, 2000 (6 days)
Location(s) - Helsinki, Finland

Purpose - US-European Internet and e-commerce session
Notes - dates at personal expense-8/22, 8/23, 8/26, 8/27

Travel Cost - $1,186.70
Lodging Cost - $247.60
Meal Cost - $150.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,584.30

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Association of Imaging Technology and Sound
Dates - January 30, 2000 - January 31, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Key West, FL

Purpose - speak at ITS president's retreat
Notes -

Travel Cost - $569.00
Lodging Cost - $284.33
Meal Cost - $100.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $953.33

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Association of American Railroads
Dates - April 27, 2000 - May 1, 2000 (5 days)
Location(s) - Kiawah Island, SC

Purpose - participate and speak at conference
Notes - under other expenses-rental car and fuel

Travel Cost - $365.00
Lodging Cost - $886.00
Meal Cost - $350.00
Other Cost - $280.77
Total Cost - $1,881.77

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Chamber Foundation, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Dates - May 19, 2000 - May 20, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Leesburg, VA

Purpose - speak at summit
Notes - destination hard to read -could be OA or UA

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $734.12
Meal Cost - $338.93
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,073.05

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Entertainment Industry Development Corp.
Dates - January 19, 2000 - January 19, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - Los Angeles, CA

Purpose - speak at congressional forum
Notes -

Travel Cost - $362.50
Lodging Cost - $393.09
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $755.59

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Ernst & Young LLP
Dates - November 10, 2000 - November 12, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - Palm Springs, CA

Purpose - speak to business CEOs
Notes -

Travel Cost - $330.00
Lodging Cost - $1,283.65
Meal Cost - $327.00
Other Cost - $2,309.21
Total Cost - $4,249.86

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Progress and Freedom Foundation
Dates - August 18, 2001 - August 22, 2001 (5 days)
Location(s) - Aspen, CO

Purpose - moderate a panel discussion
Notes - $310 dollars in other costs not specified.

Travel Cost - $1,442.25
Lodging Cost - $1,139.84
Meal Cost - $287.50
Other Cost - $310.13
Total Cost - $3,179.72

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Association of American Railroads
Dates - July 6, 2001 - July 9, 2001 (4 days)
Location(s) - Jackson Hole, WY

Purpose - speak to their legislative conference
Notes - The sponsor was not disclosed. $240 in other expenses were not disclosed. [assumed sponsor]

Travel Cost - $541.25
Lodging Cost - $720.00
Meal Cost - $410.00
Other Cost - $240.00
Total Cost - $1,911.25

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Consumer Electronics Association
Dates - January 6, 2001 - January 10, 2001 (5 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - speak to group
Notes -

Travel Cost - $222.25
Lodging Cost - $1,093.25
Meal Cost - $300.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,615.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Digital System Resources Inc.
Dates - November 13, 2001 - November 13, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - discussion of technology issues
Notes -

Travel Cost - $330.50
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $330.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Chamber Foundation, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Dates - March 12, 2001 - March 12, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - Leesburg, VA

Purpose - participate in privacy summit
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $137.91
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $137.91

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Recording Industry Association of America
Dates - March 15, 2001 - March 17, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - gain an overview of copyright issues
Notes -

Travel Cost - $248.00
Lodging Cost - $570.26
Meal Cost - $300.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,118.26

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Hewlett Packard, Intuit, Agilent, Oracle
Dates - February 25, 2001 - February 27, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - Silicon Valley, CA

Purpose - Introduction to the high-tech industry
Notes -

Travel Cost - $145.00
Lodging Cost - $520.00
Meal Cost - $60.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $725.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Transatlantic Policy Network
Dates - April 6, 2001 - April 12, 2001 (7 days)
Location(s) - Spain

Purpose - speech and participate in conference
Notes -

Travel Cost - $3,385.00
Lodging Cost - $572.00
Meal Cost - $292.00
Other Cost - $49.00
Total Cost - $4,298.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Association of American Railroads
Dates - January 19, 2002 - January 21, 2002 (3 days)
Location(s) - Aventura, FL

Purpose - speak at their legislative conference
Notes - other expenses are for rental car

Travel Cost - $1,307.00
Lodging Cost - $760.00
Meal Cost - $285.00
Other Cost - $158.00
Total Cost - $2,510.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Republican Main Street Partnership
Dates - June 8, 2002 - June 9, 2002 (2 days)
Location(s) - Chicago, IL

Purpose - participate in a panel discussion
Notes -

Travel Cost - $285.21
Lodging Cost - $129.28
Meal Cost - $100.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $514.49

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Consumer Electronics Association
Dates - January 7, 2002 - January 8, 2002 (2 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - speaking to industry executives
Notes - other expenses are for taxi.

Travel Cost - $514.50
Lodging Cost - $229.00
Meal Cost - $65.00
Other Cost - $83.00
Total Cost - $891.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fire and Emergency Manufacturers and Services Association
Dates - October 11, 2003 - October 12, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Atlantic City, NJ - San Francisco, CA

Purpose - to receive award and annual meeting
Notes - other for cabs

Travel Cost - $2,031.50
Lodging Cost - $215.46
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $100.00
Total Cost - $2,346.96

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Dominican American National Roundtable
Dates - October 10, 2003 - October 11, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Atlantic City, NJ

Purpose - offer remarks on annual conference
Notes -

Travel Cost - $689.00
Lodging Cost - $208.68
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $897.68

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Public Affairs Council
Dates - January 22, 2003 - January 24, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - Tampa, FL

Purpose - speak at their national conference
Notes - The airline ticket was paid for using air miles. The price of a comparable ticket is listed. Other paid for car service and faxes

Travel Cost - $168.50
Lodging Cost - $429.58
Meal Cost - $59.50
Other Cost - $157.31
Total Cost - $814.89

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry in Sri Lanka
Dates - June 28, 2003 - July 3, 2003 (6 days)
Location(s) - Colombo, Sri Lanka

Purpose - fact-finding regarding trade issues
Notes -

Travel Cost - $5,826.04
Lodging Cost - $1,156.19
Meal Cost - $230.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $7,212.23

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Dates - March 13, 2003 - March 16, 2003 (4 days)
Location(s) - Fort Lauderdale, FL

Purpose - panel participant
Notes - other paid for rental car and fuel

Travel Cost - $1,218.50
Lodging Cost - $1,507.34
Meal Cost - $357.95
Other Cost - $146.02
Total Cost - $3,229.81

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - NASDAQ
Dates - March 28, 2003 - March 31, 2003 (4 days)
Location(s) - Key Biscayne, FL

Purpose - speak at NASDAQ leadership summit
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,752.00
Lodging Cost - $2,057.40
Meal Cost - $525.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,334.40

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Dominican Association of Free Zone Industries, National Free Zones Council
Dates - August 20, 2003 - August 24, 2003 (5 days)
Location(s) - Puerto Rico - Dominican Republic

Purpose - fact-finding on trade and international relations issues between US and Dominican Republic
Notes - only the Dominican Republic to Chicago portion was paid by sponsor

Travel Cost - $588.54
Lodging Cost - $389.00
Meal Cost - $160.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,137.54

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Puerto Rico Bankers Association
Dates - July 18, 2003 - July 21, 2003 (4 days)
Location(s) - San Juan, Puerto Rico

Purpose - fact-finding trip on tax and trade issues
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,400.30
Lodging Cost - $999.35
Meal Cost - $25.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,424.65

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - International Republican Institute
Dates - April 17, 2004 - April 20, 2004 (4 days)
Location(s) - Mexico

Purpose - Bilateral consultations with U.S. embassy and meetings with elected leadership in Mexico
Notes - other costs - taxis

Travel Cost - $979.41
Lodging Cost - $625.00
Meal Cost - $208.00
Other Cost - $59.00
Total Cost - $1,871.41

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Dominican Association of Free Zones
Dates - April 23, 2004 - April 27, 2004 (5 days)
Location(s) - Dominican Republic

Purpose - fact-finding regarding the proposed DR-US Free trade agreement
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,500.00
Lodging Cost - $300.00
Meal Cost - $260.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,060.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Natl Coffee Assn
Dates - March 3, 2005 - March 6, 2005 (4 days)
Location(s) - Miami, FL

Purpose - Deliver Foreign Policy Address on Coffee and Participate in Meetings with Industry Leaders
Notes - Cong. Weller Washington, DC - Miami - Chicago Mrs.. Weller Guatemala City - Miami - Guatemala City

Travel Cost - $977.35
Lodging Cost - $705.12
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $300.00
Total Cost - $1,982.47

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Institute
Dates - January 7, 2005 - January 9, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - Phoenix, AZ

Purpose - Conference discussion of 10 years of progress
Notes - DC - Phoenix - DC

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $504.00
Meal Cost - $1,134.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,638.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Investment Co Institute
Dates - September 18, 2005 - September 19, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Chicago, IL

Purpose - Keynote speaker at Tax and Accounting Conference
Notes - Morris, IL - Chicago, IL - Morris, IL

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $185.70
Meal Cost - $150.49
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $336.19

Additional family members - No