2 U.S. Code § 74a–8 - Training and program development activities of Republican Conference and Democratic Steering and Policy Committee

(a) In general
There is hereby established an account in the House of Representatives for purposes of carrying out training and program development activities of the Republican Conference and the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee.
(b) Amounts, times, terms, and conditions of payment
Funds in the account established under subsection (a) of this section shall be paid—
(1) for activities of the Republican Conference in such amounts, at such times, and under such terms and conditions as the Speaker of the House of Representatives may direct (or, if the Speaker is not a member of the Republican Party, under such terms and conditions as the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives may direct); and
(2) for activities of the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee in such amounts, at such times, and under such terms and conditions as the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives may direct (or, if the Speaker is a member of the Democratic Party, under such terms and conditions as the Speaker may direct).
(c) Authorization of appropriations
There are authorized to be appropriated to the account under this section for fiscal year 1999 and each succeeding fiscal year such sums as may be necessary for training and program development activities of the Republican Conference and the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee during the fiscal year.

Source

(Pub. L. 105–275, title I, § 103,Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2438; Pub. L. 112–74, div. G, title I, § 104(a), (b),Dec. 23, 2011, 125 Stat. 1122.)
Codification

Section is from the Congressional Operations Appropriations Act, 1999, which is title I of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1999.
Amendments

2011—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 112–74, § 104(a)(1), substituted “Funds” for “Subject to the allocation described in subsection (c) of this section, funds” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 112–74, § 104(a)(2), substituted “direct (or, if the Speaker is not a member of the Republican Party, under such terms and conditions as the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives may direct);” for “direct;”.
Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 112–74, § 104(a)(3), substituted “direct (or, if the Speaker is a member of the Democratic Party, under such terms and conditions as the Speaker may direct).” for “direct.”
Subsecs. (c), (d). Pub. L. 112–74, § 104(b), redesignatedsubsec. (d) as (c) and struck out former subsec. (c). Prior to amendment, text of subsec. (c) read as follows: “Of the total amount in the account established under subsection (a) of this section—
“(1) 50 percent shall be allocated to the Speaker for payments for activities of the Republican Conference; and
“(2) 50 percent shall be allocated to the Minority Leader for payments for activities of the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee.”
Effective Date of 2011 Amendment

Pub. L. 112–74, div. G, title I, § 104(c),Dec. 23, 2011, 125 Stat. 1123, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section] shall take effect as if included in the enactment of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1999 [Pub. L. 105–275].”

 

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