Submitting Forms

Understanding Electronic Filing | Submitting Forms 
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After your form has been signed with your Senate password, you can submit it to both the House and Senate in a single submission using the “File with Congress” button.

      If the form was not received successfully, a failed message may be displayed depending on the problem with your submission;

See the Troubleshooting Guide for more information on how to correct submission problems

      If the form was received successfully, it is checked to ensure that it has not been altered since it was signed and that the Senate ID number and password are valid:

      If the form or Senate ID number/password are not valid:

The filing is failed.  You must delete the signature, correct the form (if necessary) and sign it again, then resubmit it;

      If the form and Senate ID/password are valid:

A single confirmation message will be displayed that contains a reference number, registrant and client name, filing year and period, as well as the date and time that you submitted your form.

After a form has been received it will be processed by the House and Senate separately.  A second message will be sent from each chamber after it has been processed to notify you of the status of your filing.