There shall be within the United States Capitol Police the General Counsel to the Chief of Police and the United States Capitol Police (in this subsection referred to as the “General Counsel”), who shall report to and serve at the pleasure of the Chief of the United States Capitol Police.
The General Counsel shall be appointed by the Chief of the Capitol Police in accordance with section
1907(e)(1) of this title (as amended by section
2(a)(4)), after consultation with the Capitol Police Board, without regard to political affiliation and solely on the basis of fitness to perform the duties of the position.
(A) In general
Subject to subparagraph (B), the annual rate of pay for the General Counsel shall be fixed by the Chief of the Capitol Police.
The annual rate of pay for the General Counsel may not exceed an annual rate equal to $1,000 less than the annual rate of pay in effect for the Chief of the Capitol Police.
(5) No effect on current General Counsel
Nothing in this section or the amendments made by this section may be construed to affect the status of the individual serving as the General Counsel to the Chief of Police and the United States Capitol Police as of March 4, 2010.
For the amendments made by this section, referred to in par. (5), see Codification note below.
Section is comprised of subsec. (a) ofsection
3 of Pub. L. 111–145. Subsec. (a)(4) ofsection
3 of Pub. L. 111–145repealed section
84–2 of this title and provisions set out as a note under section
1901 of this title.
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