re·​port·​able | \ ri-ˈpȯr-tə-bəl \

Definition of reportable

1 : worth reporting reportable news
2 : required by law to be reported reportable income reportable diseases

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Also, not all of the diseases included in the data were reportable for all American states and territories during the time period between 2004 and 2016. Jacqueline Howard, CNN, "Tick- and mosquito-borne diseases more than triple, since 2004, in the US," 1 May 2018 Emmert’s other reportable compensation for 2016 totaled $290,185. Steve Berkowitz, USA TODAY, "NCAA's Mark Emmert got a nearly $500,000 raise to $2.4 million in compensation in 2016," 21 June 2018 Kavanaugh's most recent financial disclosure forms reveal reportable assets between $15,000 and $65,000, which would put him at the bottom of the financial ranking of justices, most of whom list well over $1 million in assets. Amy Brittain,, "Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh piled up credit card debt by purchasing Nationals tickets, White House says," 12 July 2018 That’s a sizable amount of money, especially considering that his most recent financial disclosure documents showed reportable assets in the range of $15,000 to $65,000. Joe Knowles,, "Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh got into debt buying Nationals tickets," 12 July 2018 Each of these book didn't make Trump any reportable income (between none and less than $201). Jessica Estepa, USA TODAY, "President Trump still makes money from these books and TV/movie appearances," 16 May 2018 Modest assets The Pences disclosed between $516,000 and $1 million in retirement funds, and a bank account valued at between $1,001 and $15,000 as their only reportable assets. Maureen Groppe, Indianapolis Star, "Who paid for Colts tickets to game Pence abruptly left? Disclosure report spills the beans," 16 May 2018 Instead, the gift or loan is considered a contribution from the donor to the campaign, subject to the per-election limit and reportable by the campaign. Jay Willis, GQ, "What the Hell Is Rudy Giuliani Doing?," 3 May 2018 The system had 18 reportable accidents, with no streetcar operator citations. Eric D. Lawrence, Detroit Free Press, "QLINE: Here's how it's doing after 1st year in service," 2 May 2018

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1518, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of reportable

US : required by law to be publicly reported to the government


re·​port·​able | \ ri-ˈpōrt-ə-bəl, -ˈpȯrt- \

Medical Definition of reportable

: required by law to be reported reportable diseases



Legal Definition of reportable

: required by law to be reported reportable income

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to deny responsibility for

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