2 U.S. Code § 61b - Compensation of Parliamentarian of Senate

The Parliamentarian of the Senate may be paid at a maximum annual rate of compensation not to exceed $39,000.


(Aug. 5, 1955, ch. 568, 69 Stat. 499; June 27, 1956, ch. 453, 70 Stat. 356; Pub. L. 93–371, § 4,Aug. 13, 1974, 88 Stat. 429; Pub. L. 94–59, title I, § 105,July 25, 1975, 89 Stat. 275.)

1975—Pub. L. 94–59substituted “$39,000” for “$37,620”, effective July 1, 1975.
1974—Pub. L. 93–371substituted provisions authorizing a maximum annual rate of compensation not to exceed $37,620 for Parliamentarian, for provisions authorizing a gross annual compensation of $15,500 for Parliamentarian and $7,620 for Assistant Parliamentarian, effective July 1, 1974.
1956—Act June 27, 1956, increased compensation of Parliamentarian of Senate from $8,820 basic annual compensation to $15,500 gross annual compensation, and basic annual compensation of Assistant Parliamentarian of Senate from $7,260 to $7,620, effective July 1, 1956.
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 Senate officers and employees under authority of Federal Salary Act of 1967 (Pub. L. 90–206) and Federal Pay Comparability Act of 1970 (Pub. L. 91– 656), see section 60a–1 of this title, and Salary Directives of President pro tempore of the Senate set out as notes under that section.
Secretary of Senate To Fix Compensation of Assistant Parliamentarian

Pub. L. 86–213, Sept. 1, 1959, 73 Stat. 443, authorized Secretary of Senate to fix compensation of Assistant Parliamentarian, on and after Sept. 1, 1959, at not to exceed $7,620 basic per annum. See section 61a–11 of this title.

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