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1990-Subsec. (d)(1)(A). 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. (d)(2). Figure "$1,417" increased, effective Jan. 1, 1990, to "$1,469", see section 6(c) 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. (f). Figure "$1,417" to be deemed to refer, effective 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"(b) [Repealed.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, § 3, 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 authorized 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, § 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, § 6(d); Jan. 4, 1988, 86(d); Dec. 9, 1988, § 6(d); Dec. 21, 1989, § 6(d); Dec. 20, 1990, § 6(d); Dec. 18, 1991, § 6(d).]

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CODIFICATION

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

§ 61d-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".

§ 61f-1a. 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 incurred 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 Doorkeeper 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.)

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 Sergeant 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

of the Senate, from which expenses are payable under section 61g-6 of this title.

(Pub. L. 101-520, title I, § 1, Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 2257; Pub. L. 102-90, title I, § 1(a), Aug. 14, 1991, 105 Stat. 450.)

CODIFICATION

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

AMENDMENTS

1991-Pub. L. 102-90 substituted "$275,000" for "$75,000".

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1991 AMENDMENT

Section 1(b) of Pub. L. 102-90 provided that: "Subsection (a) [amending this section] shall take effect on October 1, 1991."

SIMILAR PROVISIONS

Similar provisions were contained in the following prior appropriation acts:

Pub. L. 101-163, title I, § 1, Nov. 21, 1989, 103 Stat. 1044.

Pub. L. 100-458, title I, § 1, Oct. 1, 1988, 102 Stat. 2161.

Pub. L. 100-202, § 101(i) [title I, § 7], Dec. 22, 1987, 101 Stat. 1329-290, 1329-294.

§ 61g-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 Conference 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.

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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 of 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 may be.

(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 in 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

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).

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]."

8 614-7. Chiefs of Staff for Senate Majority and Mi.

nority Leaders; appointment; compensation (a) There is established within the Offices of the Majority and Minority Leaders the positions of Chief of Staff for the Majority Leader and Chief of Staff for the Minority Leader, respectively. Individuals appointed to such positions by the Majority Leader and Minority Leader, respectively, shall receive compensation at a rate fixed by the appropriate Leader not to exceed the maximum annual rate of gross compensation of the Assistant Secretary of the Senate.

(b) Gross compensation for employees filling positions established by subsection (a) of this section for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1987, shall be paid out of any funds available in the Senate appropriation for such year under the item “Salaries, Officers and Employees”. (Pub. L. 101-163, title I, § 9, Nov. 21, 1989, 103 Stat. 1046.)

under the headings "Salaries, Officers and Em. ployees” and “Office of the Secretary", and (2) from the Senate appropriations account, appropriated under the headings “Salaries, Officers and Employees” and “Office of the Secretary" to the appropriations account, within the con. tingent fund of the Senate, for expenses of the Office of the Secretary of the Senate, such sums as he shall specify; and any funds so transferred shall be available in like manner and for the same purposes as are other funds in the account to which the funds are transferred.

[See main edition for text of (6)] (As amended Pub. L. 101-302, title III, § 317, May 25, 1990, 104 Stat. 247.)

CODIFICATION Section is from the Congressional Operations Appropriations Act, 1989, which is title I of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1989.

CODIFICATION Section is based on Senate Resolution No. 89, One Hundredth Congress, Jan. 28, 1987, which was enacted into permanent law by Pub. L. 101-163.

AMENDMENTS 1990—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 101-302 designated existing provisions as cl. (1) and added cl. (2).

EFFECTIVE DATE Section 9 of Pub. L. 101-163 provided that this section is effective on Jan. 28, 1987, the date on which Senate Resolution No. 89, One Hundredth Congress, was agreed to.

8 65f. Funds for Secretary of Senate to assist in

proper discharge within United States of responsibilities to foreign parliamentary groups or

other foreign officials (a) On and after July 11, 1987, the Secretary of the Senate is authorized to use any available funds (but not in excess of $50,000 for any fiscal year), out of the appropriation account (within the Contingent Fund of the Senate) for the Secretary of the Senate, to assist him in the proper discharge, within the United States, of his appropriate responsibilities to members of foreign parliamentary groups or other foreign officials.

8 68-6a. Transfers from appropriations account for

expenses of Office of Sergeant at Arms and

Doorkeeper of Senate The Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate is authorized, with the approval of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, to transfer, during any fiscal year, from the appropriations account, appropriated under the headings "Salaries, Officers and Employees” and “Office of the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper", such sums as he shall specify to the appropriations account, within the contingent fund of the Senate, for expenses of the Office of the Ser. geant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate; and any funds so transferred shall be available in like manner and for the same purposes as are other funds in the account to which the funds are transferred. (Pub. L. 101-520, title I, § 5, Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 2258.)

[See main edition for text of (6)] (As amended Pub. L. 102-90, title I, § 4, Aug. 14, 1991, 105 Stat. 450.)

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

8 68–7. Senate Office of Public Records Revolving

Fund

AMENDMENTS 1991-Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 102-90 substituted “On and after July 11, 1987, the Secretary of the Senate is authorized” for “The Secretary of the Senate is authorized" and "$50,000" for "$25,000”.

8 68-6. Transfers from appropriations account for ex

penses of Office of Secretary of Senate and Office of Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of

Senate (a) The Secretary of the Senate is authorized, with the approval of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, to transfer, during any fiscal year (1) from the appropriations account, within the contingent fund of the Senate, for expenses of the Office of the Secretary of the Senate, such sums as he shall specify to the Senate appropriations account, appropriated

(a) Establishment

There is established in the Treasury of the United States a revolving fund within the contingent fund of the Senate to be known as the "Senate Office of Public Records Revolving Fund” (hereafter in this section referred to as the “revolving fund”). (b) Source of moneys for deposit in Fund; availability

of moneys in Fund All moneys received on and after October 1, 1989, by the Senate Office of Public Records from fees and other charges for services shall be deposited to the credit of the revolving fund. Moneys in the revolving fund shall be available without fiscal year limitation for disbursement

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CODIFICATION

Section is from the Congressional Operations Appropriations Act, 1994, which is title I of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1994.

§ 69a. Orientation seminars, etc., for new Senators, Senate officials, or members of staffs of Senators or Senate officials; payment of expenses

Effective July 1, 1979, there is authorized an expense allowance for the Office of the Secretary of the Senate and the Office of Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate which shall not exceed $10,000 each fiscal year for each such office. Payments made under this section shall be reimbursements only for actual expenses (including meals and food-related expenses) incurred in the course of conducting orientation seminars for Senators, Senate officials, or members of the staffs of Senators or Senate officials and other similar meetings, in the Capitol Building or the Senate Office Buildings. Such payments shall be made upon certification and documentation of such expenses by the Secretary and Sergeant at Arms, respectively, and shall be made out of the contingent fund of the Senate upon vouchers signed by the Secretary and the Sergeant at Arms, respectively. Amounts received as reimbursement of such expenses shall not be reported as income, and the expenses so reimbursed shall not be allowed as a deduction, under title 26.

(As amended Pub. L. 102-392, title I, § 3, Oct. 6, 1992, 106 Stat. 1706.)

AMENDMENTS

1992-Pub. L. 102-392 substituted "$10,000" for "$4,000".

§ 72a. Committee staffs

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.

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in sections 288, 442, 1203 of this title.

8 72a-1g. Referral of ethics violations by Senate Ethics Committee to General Accounting Office for investigation

If the Committee on Ethics of the Senate determines that there is a reasonable basis to believe that a Member, officer, or employee of the Senate may have committed an ethics violation, the committee may request the Office of Special Investigations of the General Accounting Office to conduct factfinding and an investigation into the matter. The Office of Special Investigations shall promptly investigate the matter as directed by the committee.

(Pub. L. 101-194, title V, § 501, Nov. 30, 1989, 103 Stat. 1753.)

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