2 U.S. Code § 61k - Appointment and compensation of employees by President pro tempore of Senate

Effective October 1, 1979, the President pro tempore is authorized to appoint and fix the compensation of such employees as he deems appropriate: Provided, That the gross compensation paid to such employees shall not exceed $123,000 each fiscal year.


(Pub. L. 96–38, title I, § 101,July 25, 1979, 93 Stat. 111.)

Section is from the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1979.
Prior Provisions

A prior section 61k,Pub. L. 95–26, title I, May 4, 1977, 91 Stat. 79, authorized President pro tempore of Senate to appoint and fix compensation of an Administrative Assistant, a Legislative Assistant, and an Executive Secretary. These positions were abolished effective Oct. 1, 1979, by section 101 ofPub. L. 96–38.
Increases in Compensation

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

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