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Finding Aid

Executive Clerk, Office of the - G. Timothy (Tim) Saunders - Bill Files

Scope and Content

The documents from the Office of the Executive Clerk, G. Timothy (Tim) Saunders, Bill Files largely consist of routine memoranda (and drafts thereof) from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to President George W. Bush regarding pending Congressional enrolled bills from January 2001 through January 2009. The OMB memoranda include the bills’ sponsors, purpose, last day for action, agency recommendations (approval, disapproval, or no objection), significant issues, full summary, and general discussion of the pros and cons. These memoranda were generally signed by the Director of OMB. The Executive Clerk collected and tracked the memoranda and additional pertinent documents for each enrolled bill or joint resolution. For example, files may consist of notes and comments from White House staff members and offices on particular enrolled bills of interest; views letters from agencies expressing their positions; Congressional Committee reports, both from the House of Representatives and Senate; signing statements and speeches (and drafts thereof) from President George W. Bush; information related to signing ceremonies; and booklet copies of the final laws.

Extent

13 linear feet, 7 linear inches

Provenance

Official records of George W. Bush’s presidency are housed at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum and administered by the National Archives and Records Administration under the provisions of the Presidential Records Act.

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