2 U.S. Code § 48 - Certification of salary and mileage accounts

Salary and mileage accounts of Representatives and Delegates shall be certified by the Speaker of the House of Representatives; and such certificates shall be conclusive upon all the departments and officers of the Government.


(R.S. §§ 47, 48; July 28, 1866, ch. 296, § 17,14 Stat. 323; Jan. 20, 1874, ch. 11, 18 Stat. 4; Pub. L. 108–447, div. G, title I, § 11,Dec. 8, 2004, 118 Stat. 3171.)

R.S. § 47 derived from acts July 28, 1866, ch. 296, § 17,14 Stat. 323, and Jan. 22, 1818, ch. 5, § 3,3 Stat. 404.
R.S. § 48 derived from act Sept. 30, 1850, ch. 90, § 1,9 Stat. 523.
R.S. § 47 constitutes first clause and R.S. § 48 constitutes remainder.

2004—Pub. L. 108–447substituted “of Representatives and Delegates shall be certified” for “of Senators shall be certified by the President of the Senate, and those of Representatives and Delegates”.

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