2 U.S. Code § 74c - Compensation of certain House minority employees

Effective January 3, 1977, and until otherwise provided by law, the rate of pay for each of the six positions of minority employee authorized by the Legislative Pay Act of 1929 and referred to in House Resolution 441 of the Ninety-first Congress shall be a per annum gross rate equal to the annual rate of basic pay of level IV of the Executive Schedule of section 5315 of title 5, unless a lower rate is established by the Minority Leader.

Source

(Pub. L. 95–94, title I, § 115,Aug. 5, 1977, 91 Stat. 668.)
References in Text

The Legislative Pay Act of 1929, referred to in text, is act June 20, 1929, ch. 33, 46 Stat. 32. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.
House Resolution 441, referred to in text, is set out as a Prior Provisions note below.
Codification

Section is based on section 1 of House Resolution 119, Ninety-fifth Congress, Jan. 19, 1977, which was enacted into permanent law by Pub. L. 95–94.
Prior Provisions

Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in House Resolution 441, Ninety-first Congress, June 17, 1969, as enacted into permanent law by Pub. L. 91–145, § 103,Dec. 12, 1969, 83 Stat. 359, which provided: “That, until otherwise provided by law—
“(1) The six positions of minority employee listed in House Resolution 8, Ninety-first Congress, as supplemented by House Resolution 238, Ninety-first Congress, and House Resolution 265, Ninety-first Congress, are hereby given position titles in the descending order in which those six positions are listed in House Resolution 8, as follows:
“(A) the position title of the position listed first is ‘Floor Assistant to the Minority’;
“(B) the position title of the position listed second is ‘Floor Assistant to the Minority’;
“(C) the position title of the position listed third is ‘Floor Assistant to the Minority’;
“(D) the position title of the position listed fourth is ‘Floor Assistant to the Minority’;
“(E) the position title of the position listed fifth is ‘Pair Clerk to the Minority’; and
“(F) the position title of the position listed sixth is ‘Staff Director to the Minority’.
“(2) Appointments to each position for which a position title is provided by subparagraph (1) of this section shall be made by action of the House of Representatives.
“(3) The rate of pay of each position for which a position title is provided by subparagraph (1) of this section shall be a per annum gross rate equal to the annual rate of basic pay of Level V of the Executive Schedule in section 5316 of title 5, United States Code, unless a different rate is provided for such position by action of the House of Representatives.
“Sec. 2. (a) The first section of this resolution shall not affect or change the appointments or continuity of employment of those employees who hold such positions on the date of adoption of this resolution [June 17, 1969].
“(b) In accordance with the authority of the House of Representatives under subparagraph (3) of the first section of this resolution, the respective per annum gross rates of pay of those positions for which position titles are provided by clauses (C), (D), (E), and (F) of subparagraph (1) of the first section of this resolution are as follows:
“(1) for the position subject to clause (C)—$29,160;
“(2) for the position subject to clause (D)—$25,200;
“(3) for the position subject to clause (E)—$28,440; and
“(4) for the position subject to subparagraph (F)—$28,080.
“Sec. 3. This resolution shall become effective as of the beginning of the calendar month in which this resolution is adopted [June 1969].”
Designation and Compensation of Three Further Minority Employees

House Resolution No. 7, One Hundred Fourth Congress, Jan. 4, 1995, which was enacted into permanent law by Pub. L. 104–53, title I, § 103,Nov. 19, 1995, 109 Stat. 520, provided that: “In addition, the minority leader may appoint and set the annual rate of pay for up to three further minority employees.”

 

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