2 U.S. Code Chapter 3 - COMPENSATION AND ALLOWANCES OF MEMBERS

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Sec. 31. Compensation of Members of Congress. 31–1. Repealed. 31–2. Gifts and travel. 31–3. Guidelines relating to restrictions on registered lobbyist participation in travel and disclosure. 31a. Repealed. 31a–1. Expense allowance of Majority and Minority Leaders of Senate; expense allowance of Majority and Minority Whips; methods of payment; taxability. 31a–2. Representation Allowance Account for Majority and Minority Leaders of Senate. 31a–2a. Transfer of funds from representation allowance of Majority and Minority Leaders of Senate to expense allowance; availability; definitions. 31a–2b. Transfer of funds from appropriations account of Majority and Minority Leaders of Senate to appropriations account, Miscellaneous Items, within Senate contingent fund. 31a–2c. Transfer of funds from appropriations account of Majority and Minority Whips of Senate to appropriations account, Miscellaneous Items, within Senate contingent fund. 31a–2d. Transfer of funds from appropriations account of the Office of the Vice President and the Offices of the Secretaries for the Majority and Minority to the Senate contingent fund. 31a–3. Expense allowance for Chairmen of Majority and Minority Conference Committees of Senate; method of payment; taxability. 31a–4. Expense allowance for Chairmen of Majority and Minority Policy Committees of Senate; method of payment; taxability. 31b. Expense allowance of Speaker of House of Representatives. 31b–1. Former Speakers of House of Representatives; retention of office, furniture, etc., in Congressional district following expiration of term as Representative; exceptions. 31b–2. Allowance available to former Speaker for payment of office and other expenses for administration, etc., of matters pertaining to incumbency in office as Representative and Speaker. 31b–3. Repealed. 31b–4. Franked mail and printing privileges of former Speaker. 31b–5. Staff assistance to former Speaker for administration, etc., of matters pertaining to incumbency in office as Representative and Speaker; compensation and status of staff. 31b–6. Repealed. 31b–7. Availability of entitlements of former Speaker for 5 years. 31c. Repealed. 32. Compensation of President pro tempore of Senate. 32a. Compensation of Deputy President pro tempore of Senate. 32b. Expense allowance of President pro tempore of Senate; methods of payment; taxability. 33. Senators’ salaries. 34. Representatives’ and Delegates’ salaries payable monthly. 35. Salaries payable monthly after taking oath. 35a. End-of-the-month salary payment schedule inapplicable to Senators. 36. Salaries of Senators. 36a. Payment of sums due deceased Senators and Senate personnel. 37. Salaries of Representatives, Delegates, and Resident Commissioners elected for unexpired terms. 38. Repealed. 38a. Disposition of unpaid salary and other sums on death of Representative or Resident Commissioner. 38b. Death gratuity payments as gifts. 39. Deductions for absence. 40. Deductions for withdrawal. 40a. Deductions for delinquent indebtedness. 41, 42. Repealed. 42a. Special delivery postage allowance for President of Senate. 42a–1 to 43b–1. Repealed or Omitted. 43b–2. Staff expenses for House Members attending organizational caucus or conference. 43b–3. Payments and reimbursements for certain House staff expenses. 43c. Repealed. 43d. Organizational expenses of Senator-elect. 44 to 46. Omitted. 46a. Stationery allowance for President of Senate. 46a–1. Senate revolving fund for stationery allowances; availability of unexpended balances; withdrawals. 46a–2 to 46b. Omitted or Repealed. 46b–1. House revolving fund for stationery allowances; disposition of moneys from stationery sales; availability of unexpended balances. 46b–2 to 46d. Repealed. 46d–1. Long-distance telephone calls for Vice President. 46d–2 to 46i. Repealed. 47. Mode of payment. 48. Certification of salary and mileage accounts. 49. Certificate of salary during recess. 50. Substitute to sign certificates for salary and accounts. 51. Monuments to deceased Senators or House Members. 52, 53. Repealed. 54. Annotated United States Code for Members of House of Representatives to be paid for from Members’ Representational Allowance. 55. United States Code Annotated or United States Code Service; procurement for Senators. 56. Repealed. 57. Adjustment of House of Representatives allowances by Committee on House Oversight. 57a. Limitation on allowance authority of Committee on House Oversight. 57b. Representational allowance for Members of House of Representatives. 58. Mail, telegraph, telephone, stationery, office supplies, and home State office and travel expenses for Senators. 58a. Telecommunications services for Senators; payment of costs out of contingent fund. 58a–1. Payment for telecommunications equipment and services; definitions. 58a–2. Certification of telecommunications equipment and services as official. 58a–3. Report on telecommunications to Committee on Rules and Administration. 58a–4. Metered charges on copiers; “Sergeant at Arms” and “user” defined; certification of services and equipment as official; deposit of payments; availability for expenditure. 58b. Repealed. 58c. Senators’ Official Personnel and Office Expense Account. 58c–1. Repealed. 59. Home State office space for Senators; lease of office space. 59–1. Additional home State office space for Senators; declaration of disaster or emergency. 59a. Repealed. 59b. Purchase of office equipment or furnishings by Senators. 59c. Transferred. 59d. Transportation of official records and papers to House Members’ district. 59d–1. Transportation of official records and papers to a Senator’s State. 59e. Official mail of persons entitled to use congressional frank. 59f. Mass mailings by Senate offices; quarterly statements; publication of summary tabulations. 59g. Mass mailing of information by Senators under frank; quarterly registration with Secretary of Senate. 59h. Mass mailing sent by House Members.

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The most recent Classification Table update that we have noticed was Tuesday, August 13, 2013

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2 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 31nt new2013113-46 [Sec.] 146127 Stat. 565
§ 31nt new2013113-3 [Sec.] 1127 Stat. 51
§ 31nt new2013113-3 [Sec.] 3127 Stat. 51
§ 31nt new2012112-240 [Sec.] 802126 Stat. 2369

 

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