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CERTIFICATION OF PRINTED ENROLLMENTS OF CERTAIN
PUBLIC LAWS Memorandum of the President of the United States, Jan. 10, 1991, 56 F.R. 1481, provided:
Memorandum for the Archivist of the United States
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including Section 301 of Title 3 of the United States Code, I hereby authorize you to ascertain whether the printed enrollment of H.R. 5835, the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990 (Public Law 101-508), approved on November 5, 1990, is a correct printing of the hand enrollment and if so to make on my behalf the certifi. cation specified in Section 2(c) of H.J. Res. 682 (Public Law 101-466) (set out as a note above).
Attached is the printed enrollment that was received at the White House on January 7, 1991.
This memorandum shall be published in the Federal Register.
CHAPTER 3-CODE OF LAWS OF UNITED STATES AND SUPPLEMENTS; DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CODE AND SUPPLEMENTS
8 204. Codes and Supplements as evidence of the laws
of United States and District of Columbia; citation of Codes and Supplements
"SECTION 1. WAIVER OF REQUIREMENT FOR
PARCHMENT PRINTING OF ENROLLMENT
OF CERTAIN MEASURES. “(a) WAIVER.—The provisions of sections 106 and 107 of title 1, United States Code, are waived with respect to the printing (on parchment or otherwise) of the enrollment of any reconciliation bill, appropriation bill, or continuing resolution of the One Hundred First Congress presented to the President after the enactment of this joint resolution (Oct. 27, 1990).
"(b) CERTIFICATION OF ENROLLMENT BY COMMITTEE ON HOUSE ADMINISTRATION.—The enrollment of any such bill or joint resolution shall be in such form as the Committee on House Administration of the House of Representatives certifies to be a true enrollment. "SEC. 2. SUBSEQUENT PREPARATION AND CER
TIFICATION OF PRINTED ENROLLMENT. “(a) PREPARATION.
“(1) IN GENERAL.-If a reconciliation bill, appropria. tion bill, or continuing resolution is presented to the President in the form of a hand enrollment pursuant to the authority of section 1, then upon the enactment of that bill or joint resolution the Clerk of the House of Representatives shall prepare a printed enrollment of the bill or joint resolution as in the case of a bill or joint resolution to which sections 106 and 107 of title 1, United States Code, apply.
"(2) TYPOGRAPHICAL CORRECTIONS.-A printed enrollment prepared pursuant to paragraph (1) may, in order to conform to customary style for printed laws, include corrections in indentation, type face, and type size and may include notations (in the mar. gins or as otherwise appropriate) of obvious errors in spelling or punctuation in the hand enrollment.
“(b) TRANSMITTAL TO PRESIDENT.-A printed enrollment prepared pursuant to subsection (a), after being certified by the Committee on House Administration of the House of Representatives to be a correct printing of the hand enrollment, shall be signed by the presiding officer of each House of Congress and transmitted to the President.
"(c) CERTIFICATION BY PRESIDENT; PRESERVATION IN ARCHIVES.–Upon certification by the President that a printed enrollment transmitted pursuant to subsection (b) is a correct printing of the hand enrollment, such printed enrollment shall be transmitted to the Archivist of the United States, who shall preserve it with the hand enrollment.
"(d) PUBLICATION OF LAW.--In preparing the bill or joint resolution for publication in slip form and in the United States Statutes at Large pursuant to section 112 of title 1, United States Code, the Archivist of the United States shall use the printed enrollment certified by the President under subsection (c) in lieu of the hand enrollment. "SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS. “As used in this resolution:
"(1) RECONCILIATION BILL.-The term 'reconciliation bill' means a bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 4 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 1991.
“(2) APPROPRIATION BILL.-The term 'appropriation bill' means a general appropriation bill making appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1991.
"(3) CONTINUING RESOLUTION.-The term 'continuing resolution' means a joint resolution making continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 1991.
“(4) HAND ENROLLMENT.-The term 'hand enroll. ment' means the enrollment, as authorized by section 1, of a bill or joint resolution for presentment to the President in a form other than the printed form required by sections 106 and 107 of title 1, United States Code."
UNITED STATES CODE TITLES AS POSITIVE LAW The following titles of the United States Code were enacted into positive law by the acts enumerated below:
Title 1, General Provisions-Act July 30, 1947, ch. 388, § 1, 61 Stat. 633.
Title 3, The President-Act June 25, 1948, ch. 644, $ 1,62 Stat. 672.
Title 4, Flag and Seal, Seat of Government, and the States-Act July 30, 1947, ch. 389, § 1, 61 Stat. 641.
Title 5, Government Organization and EmployeesPub. L. 89-554, § 1, Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 378.
Title 6, Surety Bonds-Act July 30, 1947, ch. 390, $ 1, 61 Stat. 646, as amended June 6, 1972, Pub. L. 92-310, title II, $ 203(4), 86 Stat. 202, and repealed Sept. 13, 1982, Pub. L. 97-258, § 5(b), 96 Stat. 1068, 1085. See, now, Title 31, Money and Finance.
Title 9, Arbitration Act July 30, 1947, ch. 392, § 1, 61 Stat. 669.
Title 10, Armed Forces-Act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, § 1, 70A Stat. 1.
Title 11, Bankruptcy-Pub. L. 95-598, title I, § 101, Nov. 6, 1978, 92 Stat. 2549.
Title 13, Census-Act Aug. 31, 1954, ch. 1158, 68 Stat. 1012.
Title 14, Coast Guard-Act Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, § 1, 63 Stat. 495.
Title 17, Copyrights-Act July 30, 1947, ch. 391, $ 1, 61 Stat. 652, as amended Oct. 19, 1976, Pub. L. 94-553, title I, § 101, 90 Stat. 2541.
Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure-Act June 25, 1948, ch. 645, § 1, 62 Stat. 683.
Title 23, Highways-Pub. L. 85-767, 81, Aug. 27, 1958, 72 Stat. 885.
Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure-Act June 25, 1948, ch. 646, § 1, 62 Stat. 869.
Title 31, Money and Finance-Pub. L. 97-258, g 1, Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 877.
Title 32, National Guard-Act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 82, 70A Stat. 596.
Title 34, Navy-See Title 10, Armed Forces.
Title 35, Patents-Act July 19, 1952, ch. 950, § 1, 66 Stat. 792.
Title 37, Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed Seryices-Pub. L. 87-649, § 1, Sept. 7, 1962. 76 Stat. 451.
Title 38, Veterans' Benefits-Pub. L. 85-857, § 1, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1105.
Title 39, Postal Service-Pub. L. 86–682, § 1, Sept. 2, 1960, 74 Stat. 578, as revised Pub. L. 91-375, § 2, Aug. 12, 1970, 84 Stat. 719.
Title 44, Public Printing and Documents-Pub. L. 90-620, § 1, Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1238.
Title 46, Shipping-Pub. L. 98-89, § 1, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 500; Pub. L. 99-509, title V, subtitle B, $ 5101, Oct. 21, 1986, 100 Stat. 1913; Pub. L. 100-710, title I, $ 102, Nov. 23, 1988, 102 Stat. 4739.
Title 49, Transportation-Pub. L. 95-473, § 1, Oct. 17, 1978, 92 Stat. 1337; Pub. L. 97-449, § 1, Jan. 12, 1983, 96 Stat. 2413.
TITLE 2-THE CONGRESS
Clause 5(d) of rule XI of the Rules of the House of Representatives shall not apply to any investigative subcommittee. (d) Adjudicatory subcommittees
The Committee on Standards of Official Conduct shall adopt rules providing
(1) that upon the completion of an investigation, an investigative subcommittee shall report its findings and recommendations to the committee;
(2) that, if an investigative subcommittee by majority vote of its membership adopts a statement of alleged violation, the remaining members of the committee shall comprise an adjudicatory subcommittee to hold a disciplinary hearing on the violation alleged in the statement;
(3) that any statement of alleged violation and any written response thereto shall be made public at the first meeting or hearing on the matter which is open to the public after the respondent has been given full opportunity to respond to the statement in accordance with committee rules, but, if no public hearing or meeting is held on the matter, the statement of alleged violation and any written response thereto shall be included in the committee's final report to the House of Representatives as required by clause 4(e)(1)(B) of rule X of the Rules of the House of Representatives;
(4) that a quorum for an adjudicatory subcommittee for the purpose of taking testimony and conducting any business shall consist of a majority of the membership of the subcommittee plus one; and
(5) that an adjudicatory subcommittee shall determine, after receiving evidence, whether the counts in the statement have been proved
and shall report its findings to the committee. Clause 5(d) of rule XI of the Rules of the House of Representatives shall not apply to any adjudicatory subcommittee. (e) to (h) Omitted
(b) Committee composition
The respective party caucus or conference of the House of Representatives shall each nominate to the House of Representatives at the beginning of each Congress 7 members to serve on the Committee on Standards of Official Conduct. (c) Investigative subcommittees
The Committee on Standards of Official Conduct shall adopt rules providing
(1) for the establishment of a 4 or 6member investigative subcommittee (with equal representation from the majority and minority parties) whenever the committee votes to undertake any investigation;
(2) that the senior majority and minority members on an investigative subcommittee shall serve as the chairman and ranking minority member of the subcommittee; and
(3) that the chairman and ranking minority member of the full committee may only serve as non-voting, ex officio members on an investigative subcommittee.
(i) Advice and education
(1) The Committee on Standards of Official Conduct shall establish within the committee an Office on Advice and Education (hereinafter in this subsection referred to as the "Office") under the supervision of the chairman.
(2) The Office shall be headed by a director who shall be appointed by the chairman, in consultation with the ranking minority member, and shall be comprised of such staff as
the chairman determines is necessary to carry
leased by a campaign committee of a Member of the out the responsibilities of the Office.
House of Representatives." (3) The primary responsibilities of the Office shall include:
RESTRICTIONS ON REIMBURSABLE TRAVEL EXPENSES (A) Providing information and guidance to Section 805 of Pub. L. 101-194 provided that: Members, officers and employees of the "(a) RESTRICTIONS.—The Committee on Standards of House regarding any laws, rules, regulations, Official Conduct of the House of Representatives shall and other standards of conduct applicable to amend its advisory opinions relating to the acceptance such individuals in their official capacities, of necessary travel expenses incurred on or after Januand any interpretations and advisory opinions
ary 1, 1990, in connection with speaking engagements of the committee.
and similar events to(B) Submitting to the chairman and rank
"(1) prohibit the acceptance of such expenses for
more than 4 consecutive days in the case of domestic ing minority member of the committee any
travel and 7 consecutive days (excluding travel days) written request from any such Member, offi
in the case of foreign travel; and cer or employee for an interpretation of ap
“(2) permit the acceptance of travel expenses for plicable laws, rules, regulations, or other
the spouse or other family member in connection standards of conduct, together with any rec- with any substantial participation event or fact-findommendations thereon.
ing activity. (C) Recommending to the committee for its “(b) EXEMPTION AUTHORITY.-The Committee on consideration formal advisory opinions of Standards of Official Conduct of the House of Repregeneral applicability.
sentatives is authorized to grant prior written exemp(D) Developing and carrying out, subject to tions from the limitations contained in subsection the approval of the chairman, periodic educa
(a)(1) in exceptional circumstances." tional briefings for Members, officers and employees of the House on those laws, rules, reg.
8 30a. Jury duty exemption of elected officials of leg.
islative branch ulations, or other standards of conduct applicable to them.
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of (4) No information provided to the Commit- Federal, State or local law, no elected official of tee on Standards of Official Conduct by a the legislative branch of the United States GovMember, officer or employee of the House of
ernment shall be required to serve on a grand Representatives when seeking advice regarding or petit jury, convened by any Federal, State or prospective conduct of such Member, officer or
local court, whether such service is requested employee may be used as the basis for initiating by judicial summons or by some other means of an investigation under clause 4(e)(1)(B) of rule
compulsion. X of the Rules of the House of Representa- (b) “Elected official of the legislative branch" tives, if such Member, officer or employee acts shall mean each Member of the United States in accordance with the written advice of the House of Representatives, the Delegates from committee.
the District of Columbia, Guam, the American (j) Effective date
Virgin Islands, and American Samoa, and the
Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico, and This section shall take effect immediately
each United States Senator. before noon January 3, 1991, except that subsections (g), (h), and (i) shall take effect on (Pub. L. 101-520, title III, $ 310, Nov. 5, 1990, January 1, 1990.
104 Stat. 2278.) (Pub. L. 101-194, title VIII, § 803, Nov. 30, 1989,
CODIFICATION 103 Stat. 1774.)
Section is from the Legislative Branch Appropria-
tions Act, 1991.
CHAPTER 3~COMPENSATION AND amended the Rules of the House of Representatives
ALLOWANCES OF MEMBERS which are not classified to the Code.
Sec. ACCEPTANCE OF GIFTS; AMENDMENTS TO ADVISORY
31-2. Gifts and travel. Section 801(e) of Pub. L. . 101-194 provided that:
(a) Gifts. "The Committee on Standards of Official Conduct of
(b) Limits on domestic and foreign travel the House of Representatives shall amend its advisory
by Members and staff of Senate. opinions relating to the acceptance of gifts (1) to prohibit lodging received as personal hospitality in excess
31a-2b. Transfer of funds from appropriations acof 30 days in any calendar year from any individual
count of Majority and Minority Leaders of unless a written waiver is granted by the committee
Senate to appropriations account for "Misand (2) to exempt gifts of food and beverages con
cellaneous Items” within Senate continsumed not in connection with gifts of lodging from
gent fund. coverage under clause 4 of rule XLIII of the Rules of
(a) Requests for transfers. the House of Representatives."
(b) Authority to incur expenses.
(c) Authority to advance sums. NONCAMPAIGN USE OF CAMPAIGN VEHICLES
31b-7. Availability of entitlements of former SpeakSection 802(e) of Pub. L. 101-194 provided that:
er for 5 years. "The Committee on Standards of Official Conduct of 58a-4. Metered charges on copiers; “Sergeant at the House of Representatives shall issue an advisory
Arms" and "user" defined; certification of opinion to provide for appropriate conditions for the
services and equipment as official; deposit dental noncampaign use of vehicles owned or
of payments; availability for expenditure.