2 USC § 123b–1 - Senate Recording Studio and Senate Photographic Studio as successors to Senate Recording and Photographic Studios; rules, regulations, and fees for photographs and photographic services
(a)The entity, in the Senate, known (prior to April 1, 1991) as the “Senate Recording and Photographic Studios” is abolished, and there is established in its stead the following two entities: the “Senate Recording Studio”, and the “Senate Photographic Studio”; and there are transferred, from the entity known (prior to April 1, 1991) as the “Senate Recording and Photographic Studios” to the Senate Recording Studio all personnel, equipment, supplies, and funds which are available for, relate to, or are utilized in connection with, recording, and to the Senate Photographic Studio all personnel, equipment, supplies, and funds which are available for, relate to, or are utilized in connection with, photography.
(1)The Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate shall, subject to the approval of the majority and minority leaders, promulgate rules and regulations, and establish fees, for the provision of photographs and photographic services to be furnished by the Photographic Studio.
Words “prior to April 1, 1991”, referred to in subsec. (a), were in the original “prior to this amendment” which was translated as meaning prior to the effective date of section 7(d) ofPub. L. 101–520, which amended subsec. (a) generally, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
Subsec. (b)(2), which authorized the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate to appoint and fix the compensation of not more than 15 employees to carry out the functions of the Photographic Studio and provided that the Secretary of the Senate make payments of compensation, etc., of such personnel from certain funds appropriated for the Senate, was omitted in view of section
61f–7 of this title which abolished all statutory positions in the Office of the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate, with specified exceptions, effective Oct. 1, 1981, and authorized the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate to appoint and fix the compensation of such employees as appropriate.
1990—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 101–520amended subsec. (a) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (a) read as follows: “The Senate Recording Studio hereafter shall be known as the Senate Recording and Photographic Studios. Subject to subsection (b) of this section, all references to the Senate Recording Studio (including the revolving fund) in any law, resolution, or regulation shall be considered as referring to the Senate Recording and Photographic Studios, and any provision of any law, resolution, or regulation which is applicable to the Senate Recording Studio shall be deemed to apply to the Senate Recording and Photographic Studios.”
Effective Date of 1990 Amendment
Section 7(d) ofPub. L. 101–520provided that the amendment made by that section is effective Apr. 1, 1991.
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