(June 30, 1932, ch. 314, 47 Stat. 391; Pub. L. 88–454, Aug. 20, 1964, 78 Stat. 545; Pub. L. 96–444, § 1(a)(1), (b),Oct. 13, 1980, 94 Stat. 1889.)
Section was classified to section 185a of former Title 40, prior to the enactment of Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works, by Pub. L. 107–217
, § 1,Aug. 21, 2002, 116 Stat. 1062
1980—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 96–444
, § 1(a)(1), designated existing provision as subsec. (a) and substituted provision transferring, on October 1, 1980, employees of the Senate garage engaged by the Architect of the Capitol for the primary purpose of servicing official motor vehicles, together with the functions performed by such employees, to the jurisdiction of the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate for provision transferring, on July 1, 1932, employees engaged in the care and maintenance of the Senate garage to the jurisdiction of the Architect of the Capitol, without any reduction in compensation to these employees as the result of such transfer.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 96–444
, § 1(b), added subsec. (b).
1964—Pub. L. 88–454
redesignated the Legislative Garage as the Senate Garage, transferred the authority to promulgate rules from the Vice President and the Speaker of the House to the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, and directed that the regulations provide for the continued assignment of space and the continued furnishing of service for official motor vehicles of the House and the Senate and the Architect of the Capitol and Capitol Grounds maintenance equipment.
Availability of Appropriations for Expenses of Senate Garage
Title I of S. 2939, Ninety-seventh Congress, 2d Session, as reported Sept. 22, 1982, and incorporated by reference in Pub. L. 97–276
, § 101(e),Oct. 2, 1982, 96 Stat. 1189
, to be effective as if enacted into law, provided in part: “That appropriations under this head [senate office buildings] shall hereafter be available for maintenance, alternations [alterations], personal and other services, and for all other necessary expenses of the Senate Garage as authorized by the paragraph beginning ‘Capitol Garages’ under the general heading ‘ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOL’ in the first section of the Act entitled ‘An Act making appropriations for the Legislative Branch of the Government for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1933, and for other purposes’, approved June 30, 1933  (40
U.S.C. 185a) [now this section] and Public Law 96–444 [amending this section and enacting provisions set out as notes under this section and section 185a of former Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works].”
Appointment of Garage Attendants; Compensation; Longevity Compensation
Section 2 ofPub. L. 96–444
“(a) Effective October 1, 1980, the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate is authorized to appoint and fix the compensation of four garage attendants at not to exceed $14,100 per annum each.
“(b) If, and to the extent that, positions established by subsection (a) are first filled by individuals transferred under subsection (a)(1) of the first section [amending subsec. (a) of this section], the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate is authorized to fix, in lieu of the compensation prescribed in subsection (a), the compensation—
“(1) of not more than two of such positions so filled at not to exceed $16,560 per annum each;
“(2) of one of such positions so filled at not to exceed $15,485 per annum; and
“(3) of one of such positions so filled at not to exceed $14,390 per annum.
Compensation fixed under this subsection for a position first filled by an individual transferred under subsection (a)(1) of the first section shall cease to be applicable with respect to such position on the date that such individual first ceases to occupy such position.
“(c) During any period with respect to which subsection (b) is applicable to a position occupied by an individual described in such subsection, such individual shall be credited, for purposes of longevity compensation, as authorized by section 106(a), (b), and (d) of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1963 (2
), for service performed by such individual in the position of garage attendant, as an employee of the Architect of the Capitol, as certified to the Secretary of the Senate by the Architect of the Capitol.”