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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

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

8 69a. Orientation seminars, etc., for new Senators,

Senate officials, or members of staffs of Senators or Senate officials; payment of expenses

by the Secretary of the Senate for use in connection with the operation of the Senate Office of Public Records, including supplies, equipment, and other expenses. (c) Vouchers

Disbursements from the revolving fund shall be made upon vouchers approved by the Secretary of the Senate. (d) Regulations

The Secretary of the Senate is authorized to prescribe such regulations as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this section. (e) Transfer of moneys into Fund

To provide capital for the revolving fund, the Secretary of the Senate is authorized to transfer, from moneys appropriated for fiscal year 1990 to the account "Miscellaneous Items" in the contingent fund of the Senate, to the revolving fund such sum as he may determine necessary, not to exceed $30,000. (Pub. L. 101-163, title I, § 13, Nov. 21, 1989, 103 Stat. 1047.)

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 offi. cials, 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

CODIFICATION Section is from the Congressional Operations Appropriations Act, 1990, which is title I of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1990.

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868–8. Vouchering Senate office charges (a) Senate support office charges

Charges for expenses of any office, the funds of which are disbursed by the Secretary of the Senate, may be vouchered by a Senate support office paying such expenses or to which such charges are owed for goods or services provided,

(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".

8 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.

(1) such charges are paid on behalf of the office incurring such expenses by such Senate support office; or

(2) such charges are payable to such Senate support office for goods or services provided by such office to the office incurring such ex

penses. (b) Payment charged to official funds

Payments under this section shall be charged to the official funds of the office on whose behalf the expenses were paid, or which received the goods or services for which payment is required. (c) Certification

Any voucher submitted by a Senate support office pursuant to this section shall be accompanied by a certification from such office of the amount and that such purchases were of the nature that they could be charged to the official funds of the office on whose behalf charges were paid, or to which goods or services were provided. (d) Regulations

Vouchers under this section shall be submitted and paid subject to such regulations as may be promulgated by the Committee on Rules and Administration. (Pub. L. 103-69, title I, § 1, Aug. 11, 1993, 107 Stat. 695.)

8 728-1g. 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 Spe. cial 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.)

8 72c. House committee reports on employed personnel; period covered; publication

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

"(b) In accordance with the authority of the House of Representatives under subparagraph (3) of the first section of this resolution, the respective per annum gross rates of pay of those positions for which position titles are provided by clauses (C), (D), (E), and (F) of subparagraph (1) of the first section of this resolution are as follows:

“(1) for the position subject to clause (C)-$29,160; “(2) for the position subject to clause (D)-$25,200;

“(3) for the position subject to clause (E)-$28,440; and

"(4) for the position subject to subparagraph (F)$28,080.

"SEC. 3. This resolution shall become effective as of the beginning of the calendar month in which this resolution is adopted (June 1969).”

8 74c. Compensation of certain House minority em

ployees Effective January 3, 1977, and until otherwise provided by law, the rate of pay for each of the six positions of minority employee authorized by the Legislative Pay Act of 1929 and referred to in House Resolution 441 of the Ninety-first Congress shall be a per annum gross rate equal to the annual rate of basic pay of level IV of the Executive Schedule of section 5315 of title 5, unless a lower rate is established by the Minority Leader. (Pub. L. 95-94, title I, $ 115, Aug. 5, 1977, 91 Stat. 668.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT The Legislative Pay Act of 1929, referred to in text, is act June 20, 1929, ch. 33, 46 Stat. 32. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.

House Resolution 441, referred to in text, is set out as a Prior Provisions note below.

CODIFICATION Section is based on section 1 of House Resolution 119, Ninety-fifth Congress, Jan. 19, 1977, which was enacted into permanent law by Pub. L. 95-94.

PRIOR PROVISIONS Prior similar provisions were contained in House Resolution 441, Ninety-first Congress, June 17, 1969, as enacted into permanent law by Pub. L. 91-145, $ 103, Dec. 12, 1969, 83 Stat. 359, which provided: "That, until otherwise provided by law

"(1) The six positions of minority employee listed in House Resolution 8, Ninety-first Congress, as supplemented by House Resolution 238, Ninety-first congress, and House Resolution 265, Ninety-first congress, are hereby given position titles in the descending order in which those six positions are listed in House Resolution 8, as follows:

“(A) the position title of the position listed first is 'Floor Assistant to the Minority';

"(B) the position title of the position listed second is 'Floor Assistant to the Minority';

“(C) the position title of the position listed third is Floor Assistant to the Minority';

“(D) the position title of the position listed fourth is 'Floor Assistant to the Minority':

"(E) the position title of the position listed fifth is 'Pair Clerk to the Minority'; and

“(F) the position title of the position listed sixth is 'Staff Director to the Minority'.

(2) Appointments to each position for which a position title is provided by subparagraph (1) of this section shall be made by action of the House of Representatives.

"(3) The rate of pay of each position for which a position title is provided by subparagraph (1) of this section shall be a per annum gross rate equal to the annual rate of basic pay of Level V of the Executive Schedule in section 5316 of title 5, United States Code, unless a different rate is provided for such position by action of the House of Representatives.

"SEC. 2. (a) The first section of this resolution shall not affect or change the appointments or continuity of employment of those employees who hold such positions on the date of adoption of this resolution (June 17, 1969).

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Certain functions of Sergeant at Arms 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.

8 80a. Deductions by Sergeant at Arms in disburse

ment of gratuity appropriations

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Certain functions of Sergeant at Arms 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.

8 81a. Audits and reports of fiscal records of Sergeant

at Arms

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Certain functions of Sergeant at Arms 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.

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

8 88b. Education of other minors who are Congres

sional employees

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.

8 848-1. Official Reporter of Debates or Official Re

porter to Committees; adjustment of compensation Until otherwise provided by law, effective January 1, 1976, the gross salary of an Official Reporter of Debates or an Official Reporter to Committees, whose pay is disbursed by the Clerk of the House and is fixed at a specific rate by House resolution, is increased by an amount equal to 5 per centum of his per annum gross rate of pay. Effective as of the effective date of each comparability adjustment, which becomes effective on or after January 1, 1976, in the rates of pay of the Federal statutory pay systems under section 5303 of title 5, or under such section 5303 as modified or otherwise changed by any other provision of law, the per annum gross rate of pay of an Official Reporter of Debates or an Official Reporter to Committees is increased by an amount equal to that per centum of his per annum gross rate of pay which is equal to the average per centum increase made in the pay rates of such statutory pay systems to achieve such pay comparability adjustment in the pay rates of such pay systems. No rate of pay shall be increased by reason of the enactment of this section to an amount in excess of the annual rate of basic pay of level V of the Executive Schedule contained in section 5316 of title 5. The contingent fund of the House is made available to carry out the purposes of this section.

8 88b-5. Page residence hall and page meal plan

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

Certain functions of Clerk of House of Representatives transferred to Director of Non-legislative and Fi. nancial Services by section 7 of House Resolution No. 423, One Hundred Second Congress, Apr. 9, 1992.

8 88b-6. Charges for lodging, meals, and related serv.

ices furnished Senate pages in page residence hall; withholding from salary

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.

nancial Services by section 7 of House Resolution No. 423, One Hundred Second Congress, Apr. 9, 1992.

8 89. Certificates to pay rolls of employees of House

ABOLITION OF OFFICE OF POSTMASTER Office of Postmaster of House of Representatives abolished by section 2 of House Resolution No. 423, One Hundred Second Congress, Apr. 9, 1992.

8 89a. Certification of indebtedness of employees of House; withholding of amount

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Certain functions of Sergeant at Arms and 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 Con. gress, Apr. 9, 1992.

8 96a. Transfer of responsibility for legislative service

organization financial activity to Clerk of House The Committee on House Administration of the House of Representatives is authorized and directed to take such action, whether by regulation or otherwise, to transfer to the Clerk of the House of Representatives responsibility for all financial activities of legislative service organizations, including the establishment and maintenance of revolving accounts to receive their dues and assessments and to make disbursements of their ordinary and necessary business expenses in support of Members' official and representational duties. The transfer referred to in the preceding sentence shall take effect not later than January 1, 1994. (Pub. L. 103-69, title III, § 311, Aug. 11, 1993, 107 Stat. 712.)

8 92. Payment of appropriations for clerk hire for Members, Delegates, and Resident Commissioners

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.

CODIFICATION Section is from the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1994.

8 100. Contracts for packing boxes for House

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

8 102a. Withdrawal of unexpended balances of appropriations

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 title 40 section 188b-6.

8 95b. Transfers of amounts appropriated for House (a) Transfers among categories of allowances and ex

penses Amounts appropriated for any fiscal year for the House of Representatives under the heading “ALLOWANCES AND EXPENSES" may be transferred among the various categories of allowances and expenses under such heading, upon approval of the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives. (b) Transfers among offices and activities

Amounts appropriated for any fiscal year for the House of Representatives under the heading “SALARIES, OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES" may be transferred among the various offices and activities under such heading, upon approval of the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives. (c) Transfers among various appropriations headings

(1) Amounts appropriated for any fiscal year for the House of Representatives under the headings specified in paragraph (2) may be transferred among such headings, upon approval of the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives.

(2) The headings referred to in paragraph (1) are "HOUSE LEADERSHIP OFFICES”, “MEMBERS' CLERK HIRE", "COMMITTEE EMPLOYEES", "STANDING COMMITTEES, SPECIAL AND SELECT", "HOUSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS”, ALLOWANCES AND EXPENSES”, “OFFICIAL MAIL COSTS", and "SALARIES, OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES''. (Pub. L. 102-392, title I, § 101, Oct. 6, 1992, 106 Stat. 1709.)

CODIFICATION Section is from the Congressional Operations Appropriations Act, 1993, which is title I of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1993.

8 104a. Semiannual statements of expenditures by

Secretary of Senate and Clerk of House

[See main edition for text of (1) and (2)] (3) The report requirement relating to quantity, as contained in subparagraph (2) of paragraph (1), does not apply with respect to the Senate. (As amended Pub. L. 102-392, title I, § 6, Oct. 6, 1992, 106 Stat. 1707.)

AMENDMENTS 1992—Pub. L. 102-392 added par. (3).

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Certain functions of Clerk of House of Representatives transferred to Director of Non-legislative and F1nancial Services by section 7 of House Resolution No. 423, One Hundred Second Congress, Apr. 9, 1992. 8 106. Stationery for Senate and House; advertisements for

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Certain functions of Clerk of House of Representatives transferred to Director of Non-legislative and F4.

8 96. Payment of certain bills from moneys of House

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Certain functions of Clerk of House of Representatives transferred to Director of Non-legislative and Fi

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