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sidered to be invalidated for purposes of section 322 of such Act (2 U.S.C. 1221). (h) Definitions As used in this section: (1) Employing office

The term "employing office" means the office with the final authority described in section 301(2) of such Act (2 U.S.C. 1201(2)). 1 (2) Senate employee

The term "Senate employee" means an employee described in subparagraph (A) or (B) of section 301(c)(1) of such Act (2 U.S.C. 1201(c)(1)) who has been employed for at least 12 months on other than a temporary or

intermittent basis by any employing office. (Pub. L. 103-3, title V, $ 501, Feb. 5, 1993, 107 Stat. 27.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT The Government Employee Rights Act of 1991, referred to in subsec. (b)(1)(B), is title III of Pub. L. 102–166, Nov. 21, 1991, 105 Stat. 1088, as amended, which is classified generally to chapter 23 ($ 1201 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see section 1201(a) of this title and Tables.

EFFECTIVE DATE Section effective 6 months after Feb. 5, 1993, see section 405(b)(1) of Pub. L. 103-3, set out as a note under section 2601 of Title 29, Labor.

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compensation paid employees in the office of a Senator shall not exceed during each fiscal year the following:

$1,093,611 if the population of his State is less than 5,000,000;

$1,138,095 if such population is 5,000,000 but less than 6,000,000;

$1,182,580 if such population is 6,000,000 but less than 7,000,000;

$1,227,064 if such population is 7,000,000 but less than 8,000,000;

$1,271,548 if such population is 8,000,000 but less than 9,000,000;

$1,316,032 if such population is 9,000,000 but less than 10,000,000;

$1,360,516 if such population is 10,000,000 but less than 11,000,000;

$1,405,001 if such population is 11,000,000 but less than 12,000,000;

$1,449,485 if such population is 12,000,000 but less than 13,000,000;

$1,493,969 if such population is 13,000,000 but less than 14,000,000;

$1,538,454 if such population is 14,000,000 but less than 15,000,000;

$1,582,940 if such population is 15,000,000 but less than 16,000,000;

$1,627,424 if such population is 16,000,000 but less than 17,000,000;

$1,671,908 if such population is 17,000,000 but less than 18,000,000;

$1,700,366 if such population is 18,000,000 but less than 19,000,000;

$1,728,827 if such population is 19,000,000 but less than 20,000,000;

$1,757,286 if such population is 20,000,000 but less than 21,000,000;

$1,785,748 if such population is 21,000,000 but less than 22,000,000;

$1,814,208 if such population is 22,000,000 but less than 23,000,000;

$1,842,668 if such population is 23,000,000 but less than 24,000,000;

$1,871,127 if such population is 24,000,000 but less than 25,000,000;

$1,899,586 if such population is 25,000,000 but less than 26,000,000;

$1,928,048 if such population is 26,000,000 but less than 27,000,000;

$1,956,507 if such population is 27,000,000 but less than 28,000,000; and

$1,984,968 if such population is 28,000,000 or more.

8 60n. Leave for certain House employees (a) In general

The rights and protections under sections 2611 through 2615 of title 29 (other than section 2614(b) of title 29) shall apply to any employee in an employment position and any employing authority of the House of Representatives. (b) Administration

In the administration of this section, the remedies and procedures under the Fair Employment Practices Resolution shall be applied. (c) “Fair Employment Practices Resolution" defined

As used in this section, the term “Fair Employment Practices Resolution" means rule LI of the Rules of the House of Representatives. (Pub. L. 103-3, title V, § 502, Feb. 5, 1993, 107 Stat. 28.)

EFFECTIVE DATE Section effective 6 months after Feb. 5, 1993, see section 405(bX1) of Pub. L. 103-3, set out as a note under section 2601 of Title 29, Labor.

861-1. Gross rate of compensation of employees paid

by Secretary of Senate

[See main edition for text of (a) to (c)] (d) Compensation of employees in office of Senator;

limitation; titles of positions (1)(A) Except as is otherwise provided in subparagraphs (B) and (C), the aggregate of gross

[See main edition for text of undesignated

pars., (B) and (C)] (2) Within the limits prescribed by paragraph (1) of this subsection, Senators may fix the number and the rates of compensation of employees in their respective offices. The salary of an employee in a Senator's office shall not be fixed under this paragraph at a rate less than $1,655 or in excess of $129,059 per annum. A Senator may establish such titles for positions in his office as he may desire to designate, by written notification to the disbursing office of the Senate.

"So in original. Probably should be section “301(c)(2) of such Act (2 U.S.C. 1201(cX2))."

(e) Gross rate of compensation of employee of com- “$1,804,365 if such population is 24,000,000 but less mittee of Senate employed by joint committee,

than 25,000,000; select committee, or standing committee

"$1,831,809 if such population is 25,000,000 but less

than 26,000,000; (1), (2) Repealed. Pub. L. 96-304, title I,

"$1,859,255 if such population is 26,000,000 but less $ 112(b)(1), July 8, 1980, 94 Stat. 892.

than 27,000,000; (3) No employee of a committee of the Senate

"$1,886,699 if such population is 27,000,000 but less shall be paid at a gross rate in excess of than 28,000,000; and $128,564, in case of an employee of a joint com- “$1,914,144 if such population is 28,000,000 or more." mittee the expenses of which are paid from the Subsec. (d)(2). Figures "$1,595" and "$124,959" incontingent fund of the Senate, $129,059, in case creased, effective Jan. 1, 1993, to "$1,655" and of an employee of a select committee (including “$129,059", respectively, see section 6(c) of Salary Dithe conference majority and conference minori- rective of President pro tempore of the Senate, Dec. ty of the Senate), or $130,915, in case of an em

17, 1992, set out as a note under section 60a-1 of this

title. ployee of any standing committee (including

Subsec. (e)(3). Figures "$124,464", "$124,959", and the majority and minority policy committees)

"$126,815" to be deemed to refer, effective Jan. 1, of the Senate. For the purpose of this para

1993, to the figures “$128,564", "$129,059", and graph, an employee of a subcommittee shall be

“$130,915", respectively, see section 5(b) of Salary Diconsidered to be an employee of the full com- rective of President pro tempore of the Senate, Dec. mittee.

17, 1992, set out as a note under section 60a-1 of this

title. (f) General limitation

Subsec. (f). Figures “$1,595" and "$124,959" to be No officer or employee whose compensation is deemed to refer, effective Jan. 1, 1993, to the figures disbursed by the Secretary of the Senate shall "$1,655” and “$129,059", respectively, see section 7(a), be paid gross compensation at a rate less than (b) of Salary Directive of President pro tempore of the $1,655 or in excess of $129,059 unless expressly

Senate, Dec. 17, 1992, set out as a note under section authorized by law.

60a-1 of this title.

1992–Subsec. (d)(1)(A). The table was revised [See main edition for text of (g); credits]

upward, effective Jan. 1, 1992, by section 6(b) of

Salary Directive of President pro tempore of the AMENDMENTS

Senate, Dec. 18, 1991, formerly set out as a note under

section 60a-1 of this title. 1993–Subsec. (d)(1)(A). The table was revised upward, effective Jan. 1, 1993, by section 6(b) of

Subsec. (dx2). Figures “$1,530" and "$97,359" inSalary Directive of President pro tempore of the

creased, effective Jan. 1, 1992, to "$1,595" and Senate, Dec. 17, 1992, set out as a note under section

$124,959", respectively, see section 6(c) of Salary Di. 60a-1 of this title. Prior to such upward revision, the

rective of President pro tempore of the Senate, Dec. table was set out as follows:

18, 1991, formerly set out as a note under section 60a-1

of this title. "$1,054,591 if the population of his State is less than 5,000,000;

Subsec. (e)(3). Figures "$96,864", "$97,359", and "$1,097,487 if such population is 5,000,000 but less

"$99,215” to be deemed to refer, effective Jan. 1, 1992, than 6,000,000;

to the figures “$124,464", "$124,959", and "$126,815”, "$1,140,385 if such population is 6,000,000 but less

respectively, see section 5(b) of Salary Directive of than 7,000,000;

President pro tempore of the Senate, Dec. 18, 1991, "$1,183,282 if such population is 7,000,000 but less

formerly set out as a note under section 60a-1 of this than 8,000,000;

title. "$1,226,179 if such population is 8,000,000 but less

Subsec. (f). Figures “$1,530" and "$97,359" to be than 9,000,000;

deemed to refer, effective Jan. 1, 1992, to the figures "$1,269,076 if such population is 9,000,000 but less "$1,595” and “$124,959", respectively, see section 7(a), than 10,000,000;

(b) of Salary Directive of President pro tempore of the "$1,311,973 if such population is 10,000,000 but less

Senate, Dec. 18, 1991, formerly set out as a note under than 11,000,000;

section 60a-1 of this title. "$1,354,870 if such population is 11,000,000 but less

1991–Subsec. (d)(1)(A). The table

was revised than 12,000,000;

upward, effective Jan. 1, 1991, by section 6(b) of "$1,397,767 if such population is 12,000,000 but less

Salary Directive of President pro tempore of the than 13,000,000;

Senate, Dec. 20, 1990, formerly set out as a note under "$1,440,664 if such population is 13,000,000 but less

section 60a-1 of this title. than 14,000,000;

Subsec. (d)(2). Figures “$1,469" and "$84,959" in. "$1,483,562 if such population is 14,000,000 but less creased, effective Jan. 1, 1991, to “$1,530" and than 15,000,000;

"$97,359", respectively, see section 6(c) of Salary Di. "$1,526,460 if such population is 15,000,000 but less rective of President pro tempore of the Senate, Dec. than 16,000,000;

20, 1990, formerly set out as a note under section 60a-1 “$1,569,357 if such population is 16,000,000 but less

of this title. than 17,000,000;

Subsec. (e)(3). Figures "$84,464", "$84.959", and "$1,612,254 if such population is 17,000,000 but less "$86,815" (as increased to "$93,364", "$93,859", and than 18,000,000;

"$95,715", respectively) to be deemed to refer, effec"$1,639,697 if such population is 18,000,000 but less tive Jan. 1, 1991, to the figures "$96,864", "$97,359", than 19,000,000;

and "$99,215", respectively, see section 5(b) of Salary "$1,667,142 if such population is 19,000,000 but less Directive of President pro tempore of the Senate, Dec. than 20,000,000;

20, 1990, formerly set out as a note under section 60a-1 "$1,694,586 if such population is 20,000,000 but less of this title. than 21,000,000;

Subsec. (f). Figures "$1,469" and "$84,959" (as in. "$1,722,032 if such population is 21,000,000 but less creased to $93,859) to be deemed to refer, effective than 22,000,000;

Jan. 1, 1991, to the figures "$1,530" and "$97,359", re"$1,749,477 if such population is 22,000,000 but less spectively, see section 7(a), (b) of Salary Directive of than 23,000,000;

President pro tempore of the Senate, Dec. 20, 1990, "$1,776,921 if such population is 23,000,000 but less formerly set out as a note under section 60a-1 of this than 24,000,000;

title.

CODIFICATION Section is from the Congressional Operations Appropriations Act, 1992, which is title I of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1992.

8 610-1. Compensation of employees of Chaplain of

Senate The Chaplain of the Senate may appoint and fix the compensation of such employees as he deems appropriate, except that the amount which may be paid for any fiscal year as gross compensation for personnel in such Office for any fiscal year shall not exceed $147,000. (As amended Pub. L. 101-163, title I, § 10, Nov. 21, 1989, 103 Stat. 1046.)

AMENDMENTS 1989—Pub. L. 101-163 substituted "such employees as he deems appropriate, except that the amount which may be paid for any fiscal year as gross compensation for personnel in such Office for any fiscal year shall not exceed $147,000" for "a secretary".

1990-Subsec. (dX1XA). The table was revised upward, effective Jan. 1, 1990, by section 6(b) of Salary Directive of President pro tempore of the Senate, Dec. 21, 1989, formerly set out as a note under section 60a-1 of this title.

Subsec. (dX2). Figure “$1,417" increased, effective Jan. 1, 1990, to "$1,469", see section 6(c) of Salary Di. rective of President pro tempore of the Senate, Dec. 21, 1989, formerly set out as a note under section 60a-1 of this title.

Subsec. (f). Figure "$1,417” to be deemed to refer, ef. fective Jan. 1, 1990, to figure "$1,469", see section 7(a) of Salary Directive of President pro tempore of the Senate, Dec. 21, 1989, formerly set out as a note under section 60a-1 of this title.

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Certain functions of Clerk of House of Representatives transferred to Director of Non-legislative and Financial Services by section 7 of House Resolution No. 423, One Hundred Second Congress, Apr. 9, 1992. AGGREGATE OF GROSS COMPENSATION FOR EMPLOYEES

IN OFFICE OF SENATOR FOR EACH FISCAL YEAR; INCREASE IN AMOUNT; REDUCTION IN AMOUNTS FOR COMMITTEE CHAIRMEN, RANKING MINORITY MEMBERS, ETC. Section 111(a), (b) of Pub. L. 95-94, as amended by Pub. L. 95-240, title II, $ 206, Mar. 7, 1978, 92 Stat. 117, eff. Oct. 1, 1977; Pub. L. 100-137, § 3, Oct. 21, 1987, 101 Stat. 819; Pub. L. 102-392, title I, § 1, Oct. 6, 1992, 106 Stat. 1706, eff. Oct. 1, 1992, provided that:

"(a) Except as provided in subsection (b), the aggregate of the gross compensation which may be paid to employees in the office of a Senator during each fiscal year under section 105(d) of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1968, as amended and modified (2 U.S.C. 61-1(d)), is increased by an amount equal to 3 times the maximum annual gross rate of compensation that may be paid to an employee of the office of a Senator.

"(b) (Repealed. Pub. L. 100-137, 83, Oct. 21, 1987, 101 Stat. 819)."

[The amount of the increase referred to in section 111(a) of Pub. L. 95-94, set out above, was set at $387,177 by $ 6(d) of the Salary Directive of President pro tempore of the Senate, Dec. 17, 1992, set out as a note under section 60a-1 of this title.)

(Prior increases in the amount of increase author. ized by section 111(a) of Pub. L. 95-94, set out above, were contained in the following Salary Directives of President pro tempore of the Senate, formerly set out as notes under section 60a-1 of this title: Oct. 9, 1978, $ 6(d); Oct. 13, 1979, 8 6(d); Oct. 1, 1980, $ 6(d); Oct. 5, 1981, as amended Dec. 15, 1981, § 6(d); Oct. 1, 1982, $ 6(d); Dec. 20, 1983, as amended May 2, 1984, $ 6(d); Jan. 4, 1985, $ 6(d); Dec. 19, 1986, 8 6(d); Jan. 4, 1988, $ 6(d); Dec. 9, 1988, 8 6(d); Dec. 21, 1989, 8 6(d); Dec. 20, 1990, $ 6(d); Dec. 18, 1991, $ 6(d).)

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS This section is referred to in sections 43d, 58, 61-1a, 61-1c of this title.

8 61f-la. Travel expenses of Sergeant at Arms and

Doorkeeper of Senate For the purpose of carrying out his duties, the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate is authorized to incur official travel expenses during each fiscal year not to exceed the sums made available for such purpose under appropriations Acts. With the approval of the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate and in accordance with such regulations as may be promulgated by the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, the Secretary of the Senate is authorized to advance to the Sergeant at Arms or to any designated employee under the jurisdiction of the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper, such sums as may be necessary to defray official travel expenses in. curred in carrying out the duties of the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper. The receipt of any such sum so advanced to the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper or to any designated employee shall be taken and passed by the accounting officers of the Government as a full and sufficient voucher; but it shall be the duty of the traveler, as soon as practicable, to furnish to the Secretary of the Senate a detailed voucher of the expenses incurred for the travel with respect to which the sum was so advanced, and make settlement with respect to such sum, Payments under this section shall be made from funds included in the appropriations account, within the contingent fund of the Senate, for the Sergeant at Arms and Door. keeper of the Senate, upon vouchers approved by the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper. (As amended Pub. L. 101-520, title I, § 6, Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 2258.)

8 61-1c. Aggregate gross compensation of employee of

Senator of State with population under 5,000,000 (a) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 61-1(d)(1) of this title, and except as otherwise provided in subparagraph (C) of such subsection (d)(1), the aggregate of gross compensation paid employees in the office of a Senator shall not exceed during each fiscal year $1,012,083 if the population of his State is less than 5,000,000.

(b) Subsection (a) of this section shall take effect October 1, 1991. (Pub. L. 102-90, title I, § 5, Aug. 14, 1991, 105 Stat. 450.)

AMENDMENTS 1990—Pub. L. 101-520 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section read as follows: "For the purpose of carrying out his duties, the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate is authorized to incur official travel expenses not to exceed $250,000 during any fiscal year. With the approval of the Ser. geant at Arms and Doorkeeper, the Secretary of the Senate is authorized to advance to any designated em.

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ployee under the jurisdiction of the Sergeant at Arms other arrangement with the Architect of the Capitol and Doorkeeper such sums as may be necessary, not regarding the supervision of such employees." exceeding $1,000, to defray official travel expenses in assisting the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper in car- 8 618-6. Payment of expenses of Conference of Marying out his duties. Any such employee shall, as soon jority and Conference of Minority from Senate as practicable, furnish to the Sergeant at Arms and

contingent fund Doorkeeper a detailed voucher for such expenses incurred and make settlement with respect to any For each fiscal year (beginning with the fiscal amount so advanced. For purposes of this section, offi. year which ends September 30, 1982) there is cial travel expenses includes travel expenses incurred

authorized to be expended from the contingent in connection with training of employees only if the

fund of the Senate an amount, not in excess of training has been approved by the Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate. Payments

$75,000, for the Conference of the Majority and under this section shall be made from funds included

an equal amount for the Conference of the Miin the appropriation ‘Miscellaneous Items' under the nority. Payments under this section shall be heading 'Contingent Expenses of the Senate' upon made only for expenses actually incurred by vouchers approved by the Sergeant at Arms and Door- such a Conference in carrying out its functions, keeper."

and shall be made upon certification and docu. EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1990 AMENDMENT

mentation of the expenses involved, by the

Chairman of the Conference claiming payment Section 6 of Pub. L. 101-520 provided that the amendment made by that section is effective in the

hereunder and upon vouchers approved by such case of fiscal years which begin after Sept. 30, 1990.

Chairman and by the Committee on Rules and

Administration, except that vouchers shall not 8 611-7. Abolition of statutory positions in Office of be required for payment of long-distance tele

Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of Senate; au- phone calls. thority to establish and fix compensation for po- (As amended Pub. L. 101-163, title I, Nov. 21, sitions

1989, 103 Stat. 1043; Pub. L. 101-520, title I, TRANSFER JURISDICTION OF SENATE CHAMBER Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 2256.)

PUBLIC ADDRESS SYSTEM FROM ARCHITECT OP CAP-
ITOL TO SERGEANT AT ARMS AND DOORKEEPER OF

AMENDMENTS
SENATE

1990—Pub. L. 101-520 substituted “$75,000" for Pub. L. 102-90, title I, § 8, Aug. 14, 1991, 105 Stat.

"$50,000". 451, provided that:

1989—Pub. L. 101-163 substituted "$50,000" for "(a) Effective October 1, 1991, the jurisdiction and

"$40,000". control of the Senate chamber public address system is transferred from the Architect of the Capitol to the

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1990 AMENDMENT Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate. In Title I of Pub. L. 101-520 provided that the amendthe case of any employee of the Architect of the Cap- ment made by Pub. L. 101-520 is effective in the case itol transferred during fiscal year 1992 to the Sergeant of fiscal years beginning after Sept. 30, 1990. at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate as an audio operator

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1989 AMENDMENT (1) in the case of days of annual leave to the

Title I of Pub. L. 101-163 provided that the amendcredit of any such employee as of the date such em

ment made by Pub. L. 101-163 is effective in the case ployee is transferred, the Architect of the Capitol is

of fiscal years beginning after Sept. 30, 1989. authorized to make payment to each such employee for that annual leave, and no such payment shall be

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS considered a payment or compensation within the

This section is referred to in sections 618-6a, 615-7 meaning of any law relating to dual compensation;

of this title. and

(2) for purposes of section 8339(m) of title 5, United States Code, the days of unused sick leave to

8 618-6a. Salaries for Conference of Majority and the credit of any such employee as of the date such

Conference of Minority of Senate; transfer of employee is transferred shall be included in the total

funds from appropriation account service of such employee in connection with the computation of any annuity under subsections (a)

The Chairman of the Majority or Minority through (e), (n), and (q) of such section.

Conference Committee of the Senate may, "(b) The Architect of the Capitol shall provide the during any fiscal year (commencing with the maintenance of the Senate chamber public address fiscal year ending September 30, 1991), at his system until such system is replaced by a combined election transfer not more than $275,000 from public address and audio broadcast system."

the appropriation account for salaries for the TRANSFER OF JURISDICTION OF ELEVATORS IN CAPITOL

Conference of the Majority and the Conference BUILDING UNDER CONTROL OF SENATE FROM ARCHI- of the Minority of the Senate, to the account, TECT OF CAPITOL TO SERGEANT AT ARMS AND DOOR- within the contingent fund of the Senate, from KEEPER OF SENATE

which expenses are payable under section 618-6 Pub. L. 102-90, title I, § 9, Aug. 14, 1991, 105 Stat.

of this title. Any transfer of funds under au452, provided that:

thority of the preceding sentence shall be made "(a) Subject to subsection (b), those employees of at such time or times as such chairman shall the Architect of the Capitol engaged in operating ele- specify in writing to the Senate Disbursing vators in that part of the United States Capitol Build- Office. Any funds so transferred by the Chairing under the control and jurisdiction of the United

man of the Majority or Minority Conference States Senate, together with the elevator operating

Committee shall be available for expenditure functions performed by such employees, effective Oc

by such committee in like manner and for the tober 1, 1991, shall be transferred to the jurisdiction of the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate. same purposes as are other moneys which are

"(b) The Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the available for expenditure by such committee Senate is authorized to enter into an agreement or from the account, within the contingent fund

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the Senate are each authorized to appoint and fix the compensation of not more than two individual consultants, on a temporary or intermittent basis, at a daily rate of compensation not in excess of the per diem equivalent of the highest gross rate of annual compensation which may be paid to employees of a standing committee of the Senate. The Minority Leader of the Senate is authorized to appoint and fix the compensation of not more than four individual consultants, on a temporary or intermittent basis at a daily rate of compensation not in excess f that specified in the preceding sentence. The Legislative Counsel of the Senate (subject to the approval of the President pro tempore) is authorized to appoint and fix the compensation of not more than 2 consultants, on a temporary or intermittent basis, at a daily rate of compensation not in excess of that specified in the first sentence of this section. The provisions of section 8344 of title 5 shall not apply to any individual serving in a position under this authority. Expenditures under this authority shall be paid from the contingent fund of the Senate upon vouchers approved by the President Pro Tempore, Majority Leader, Minority Leader,,' Secretary of the Senate, or Legislative Counsel of the Senate, as the case

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8 618-8. Utilization of funds for specialized training

of professional staff for Majority and Minority

Conference Committee of Senate Funds appropriated to the Conference of the Majority and funds appropriated to the Conference of the Minority for any fiscal year (commencing with the fiscal year ending September 30, 1991), may be utilized in such amounts as the Chairman of each onference deems appropriate for the specialized training of professional staff, subject to such limitations, insofar as they are applicable, as are imposed by the Committee on Rules and Administration with respect to such training when provided to professional staff of standing committees of the Senate. (Pub. L. 101-520, title I, 82, Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 2257.)

(b) The Majority Leader, the Minority Leader, and the President pro tempore of the Senate, in appointing individuals to consultant positions under authority of this section, may appoint one such individual to such position at an annual rate of compensation rather than at a daily rate of compensation, but such annual rate shall not be excess of the highest gross rate of annual compensation which may be paid to employees of a standing committee of the Senate. (As amended Pub. L. 101-302, title III, § 314(a), May 25, 1990, 104 Stat. 245; Pub. L. 102-90, title I, § 3, Aug. 14, 1991, 105 Stat. 450.)

AMENDMENTS

CODIFICATION Section is from the Congressional Operations Appropriations Act, 1991, which is title I of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1991.

SIMILAR PROVISIONS Provisions relating to utilization of funds for specific fiscal year for specialized training of professional staff for Majority and Minority Conference Committee of Senate were contained in the following appropriation

1991-Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 102-90 which directed the insertion of "The Legislative Counsel of the Senate (subject to the approval of the President pro tempore) is authorized to appoint and fix the compensation of not more than 2 consultants, on a temporary or intermittent basis, at a daily rate of compensation not in excess of that specified in the first sentence of this section." immediately after the second sentence of this section and which directed the substitution of ", Secretary of the Senate, or Legislative Counsel of the Senate, as the case may be" for "and the Secretary of the Senate, respectively" in the last sentence of this section, was executed by making the insertion and the substitution for “and Secretary of the Senate, respectively”, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.

1990–Pub. L. 101-302 designated existing provisions as subsec. (a) and added subsec. (b).

acts:

Pub. L. 101-163, title 1, $ 2, Nov. 21, 1989, 103 Stat. 1044.

8 61h-6. Appointment of consultants by President pro

tempore, Majority Leader, Minority Leader, Secretary of Senate, and Legislative Counsel of

Senate; compensation (a) Effective April 1, 1977, the President Pro Tempore, Majority Leader,,i and Secretary of

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1990 AMENDMENT Section 314(b) of Pub. L. 101-302 provided that: "The amendments made by this section (amending this section) shall be effective in the case of appointments made after the date of enactment of this Act (May 25, 1990)."

So in original.

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