2 U.S. Code § 273 - Compensation

The Legislative Counsel of the Senate shall be paid at an annual rate of compensation of $40,000.

Source

(Feb. 24, 1919, ch. 18, title XIII, § 1303(d), as added June 2, 1924, ch. 234, title XI, § 1101,43 Stat. 353; amended June 18, 1940, ch. 396, § 1,54 Stat. 472; Sept. 20, 1941, ch. 412, title VI, § 602,55 Stat. 726; Oct. 15, 1949, ch. 695, § 6(c),63 Stat. 881; Aug. 5, 1955, ch. 568, §§ 9, 101,69 Stat. 509, 514; Pub. L. 85–75, July 1, 1957, 71 Stat. 250; Pub. L. 88–426, title II, § 203(g),Aug. 14, 1964, 78 Stat. 415; Pub. L. 93–371, § 4,Aug. 13, 1974, 88 Stat. 429; Pub. L. 94–59, title I, § 105,July 25, 1975, 89 Stat. 275.)
Codification

Provisions setting forth authority for the allocation of the positions of legislative counsel to the appropriate grade in the compensation schedules of section 1112 of former Title 5 and the setting of rates of compensation thereunder by the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives and prescribing the annual rate of compensation of the Legislative Counsel of the House of Representatives as an amount equal to $15,000, increased by an amount which is the same percentage of $15,000 as the percentage set forth in section 4(c) of the Federal Employees Salary Increase Act of 1955 were omitted in view of nonapplicability of section to Speaker, employee, etc., of the House of Representatives pursuant to section 531 ofPub. L. 91–510, set out as a note under section 281 of this title. See section 282b of this title for provisions setting forth compensation of Legislative Counsel of House of Representatives.
Amendments

1975—Pub. L. 94–59substituted “an annual rate of compensation of $40,000” for “a gross annual compensation of $38,760 per annum” as the rate of compensation of the Legislative Counsel of the Senate, effective July 1, 1975.
1974—Pub. L. 93–371substituted provisions authorizing the Legislative Counsel of the Senate to be paid at an annual rate of compensation of $38,760, for provisions setting forth the gross annual compensation of the Legislative Counsel as $27,500 per annum, effective July 1, 1974.
1964—Pub. L. 88–426provided that the compensation of the Legislative Counsel of the Senate shall be at the rate of $27,500 per annum.
1957—Pub. L. 85–75increased the gross compensation of the Legislative Counsel of the Senate from $15,500 to $17,500 per annum, effective July 1, 1957.
1955—Act Aug. 5, 1955, increased the compensation of the Legislative Counsel of the Senate from a basic compensation of $12,000, to a gross annual compensation of $15,500, and the compensation of the Legislative Counsel of the House was increased from a basic compensation of $12,000 to an annual rate of compensation of $15,000 increased by the percentage set forth in section 4(c) of the Federal Employees Salary Increase Act of 1955.
1949—Act Oct. 15, 1949, increased the compensation of the Legislative Counsel of both House and the Senate from $10,000 to $12,000 per annum.
1941—Act Sept. 20, 1941, substituted “President pro tempore of the Senate” for “President of the Senate”.
1940—Act June 18, 1940, provided that thereafter the compensation of the Legislative Counsel of the Senate shall be at the rate of $10,000 per annum so long as the present incumbent held the position.
Effective Date of 1949 Amendment

Act Oct. 15, 1949, ch. 695, § 9,63 Stat. 882, provided that: “This Act shall take effect on the first day of the first pay period which begins after the date of enactment of this Act [Oct. 15, 1949].”
Repeals

Act Mar. 10, 1928, ch. 167, § 23(a),45 Stat. 279, formerly cited as a credit to this section, was repealed by Pub. L. 89–554, § 8(a),Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 647.
1974 Adjustment in Compensation Not To Supersede Adjustments in Compensation or Limitations by President Pro Tempore of the Senate
Adjustment in compensation by Pub. L. 93–371not to supersede order of President pro tempore of the Senate authorizing higher rate of compensation or any authority of the President pro tempore to adjust rates of compensation or limitations under section 4 of the Federal Pay Comparability Act of 1970, see section 4 ofPub. L. 93–371, set out in part as a note under section 61a of this title.
Increases in Compensation

Increases in compensation for officers and employees of the Senate under authority of the Federal Pay Comparability Act of 1970 (Pub. L. 91–656), see Salary Directives of the President pro tempore of the Senate, set out as notes under section 60a–1 of this title.

 

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