2 U.S. Code § 88c–3 - Service of page during academic year and summer term; filling of vacancies; eligibility

(a)
(1) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, a page serving during an academic year—
(A) shall be in the eleventh grade; and
(B) shall serve for one full semester or two full semesters.
(2) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, a page serving during the summer term—
(A) shall have completed the tenth grade; and
(B) shall not have begun the twelfth grade.
(b)
(1) An unforeseen vacancy occurring in a page position during an academic year may be filled, except that no appointment may be made under this paragraph for service to begin on or after October 1 with respect to the first semester or on or after March 1 with respect to the second semester.
(2) An individual who has served as a congressional page at any time during each of any three semesters or terms, as the case may be, shall not be eligible to serve as a page.

Source

(Pub. L. 98–367, title I, § 103,July 17, 1984, 98 Stat. 479; Pub. L. 104–186, title II, § 204(40)(C)–(E), Aug. 20, 1996, 110 Stat. 1736.)
Codification

Section is based on section 3 of House Resolution No. 234, Ninety-eighth Congress, June 29, 1983, which was enacted into permanent law by Pub. L. 98–367.
Amendments

1996—Subsec. (a)(1)(B). Pub. L. 104–186, § 204(40)(C), substituted “semester or two full semesters” for “term or two full terms”.
Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 104–186, § 204(40)(D), substituted “except that no appointment may be made under this paragraph for service to begin on or after October 1 with respect to the first semester or on or after March 1 with respect to the second semester” for “but no appointment to fill that vacancy shall be for a period of less than two months”.
Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 104–186, § 204(40)(E), substituted “semesters or terms, as the case may be,” for “terms”.
Effective Date

Section effective June 29, 1983, except that subsecs. (a)(1)(A) and (b)(2) applicable to terms beginning after Nov. 30, 1983, see note set out under section 88c–2 of this title.

 

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