2 U.S. Code Chapter 4 - OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES OF SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

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Sec. 60. Repealed. 60–1. Authority of officers of Congress over Congressional employees. 60–2. Amendment to Senate conflict of interest rule. 60a. Omitted. 60a–1. Senate pay adjustments; action by President pro tempore of Senate. 60a–1a. Rates of compensation paid by Secretary of Senate; applicability of Senate pay adjustments by President pro tempore of Senate. 60a–1b. Senate pay adjustments; action by President pro tempore of Senate. 60a–2. House of Representatives pay adjustments; action by Chief Administrative Officer of House. 60a–2a. Rates of compensation disbursed by Chief Administrative Officer of House; adjustments by Speaker; “Member of the House of Representatives” defined. 60b, 60c. Omitted. 60c–1. Vice President, Senators, officers, and employees paid by Secretary of Senate; payment of salary; advance payment. 60c–2. Repealed. 60c–2a. Banking and financial transactions of Secretary of Senate. 60c–3. Withholding and remittance of State income tax by Secretary of Senate. 60c–4. Withholding of charitable contributions from salaries paid by Secretary of Senate and from employees of Architect of Capitol. 60c–5. Student loan repayment program for Senate employees. 60c–6. Student loan repayment program for House employees. 60d. Repealed. 60d–1. Day for paying salaries of the House of Representatives. 60e, 60e–1. Repealed. 60e–1a. Withholding of State income tax by Chief Administrative Officer of House. 60e–1b. State income tax withholding; definitions. 60e–1c. Withholding of charitable contributions by Chief Administrative Officer of House. 60e–1d. Withholding of charitable contributions; definitions. 60e–2. Omitted. 60e–2a. Exemption of officers and employees of Architect of Capitol from certain Federal pay provisions. 60e–2b. Overtime compensation for certain employees of Architect of Capitol. 60e–3 to 60g–1. Omitted or Repealed. 60g–2. Lyndon Baines Johnson congressional interns. 60h, 60i. Omitted or Repealed. 60j. Longevity compensation. 60j–1. Capitol Police longevity compensation. 60j–2. Longevity compensation for telephone operators on United States telephone exchange and members of Capitol Police paid by Chief Administrative Officer of House. 60j–3. Repealed. 60j–4. Longevity compensation not applicable to individuals paid by Secretary of Senate; savings provision. 60k. Application of rights and protections of Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to Congressional and Architect of Capitol employees. 60l. Coverage of House and agencies of legislative branch. 60m, 60n. Repealed. 60o. Lump sum payment for accrued annual leave of House employees. 60p. Payment for unaccrued leave. 60q. Voluntary separation incentive payments. 61. Limit on rate of compensation of Senate officers and employees. 61–1. Gross rate of compensation of employees paid by Secretary of Senate. 61–1a. Availability of appropriated funds for payment to an individual of pay from more than one position; conditions. 61–1b. Availability of appropriations during first three months of any fiscal year for aggregate of payments of gross compensation made to employees from Senate appropriation account for “Salaries, Officers and Employees”. 61–1c. Aggregate gross compensation of employee of Senator of State with population under 5,000,000. 61–2. Omitted. 61a. Compensation of Secretary of Senate. 61a–1, 61a–2. Omitted. 61a–3. Compensation of Assistant Secretary of Senate. 61a–4 to 61a–8. Repealed or Omitted. 61a–9. Advancement by Secretary of Senate of travel funds to employees under his jurisdiction for Federal Election Campaign Act travel expenses. 61a–9a. Travel expenses of Secretary of Senate; advancement of travel funds to designated employees. 61a–10. Omitted. 61a–11. Abolition of statutory positions in Office of Secretary of Senate; Secretary’s authority to establish and fix compensation for positions. 61b. Compensation of Parliamentarian of Senate. 61b–1 to 61b–2. Omitted. 61b–3. Professional archivist; Secretary’s authority to obtain services from General Services Administration. 61c. Omitted. 61c–1. Adjustment of rate of compensation by Secretary of Senate. 61c–2. Compensation of Assistants to Majority and Minority in Office of Secretary of Senate. 61d. Compensation of Chaplain of Senate. 61d–1. Compensation of employees of Chaplain of Senate. 61d–2. Postage allowance for Chaplain of Senate. 61d–3. Repealed. 61d–4 Payment of expenses of the Chaplain of the Senate from the contingent fund of the Senate. 61e. Compensation of Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of Senate. 61e–1. Compensation of Deputy Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of Senate. 61e–2. Compensation of Administrative Assistant to Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of Senate. 61e–3. Deputy Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper to act on death, resignation, disability, or absence of Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of Senate. 61e–4. Designation by Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of Senate of persons to approve vouchers for payment of moneys. 61f, 61f–1. Omitted. 61f–1a. Travel expenses of Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of Senate. 61f–2 to 61f–6. Omitted. 61f–7. Abolition of statutory positions in Office of Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of Senate; authority to establish and fix compensation for positions. 61f–8. Use by Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of Senate of individual consultants or organizations, and department and agency personnel. 61f–9. Employment of personnel by Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of Senate at daily rates of compensation; authorization; limitation on amount of compensation. 61f–10. Procurement of temporary help. 61f–11. Provision of services and equipment on a reimbursable basis. 61f–12. Treatment of electronic services provided by Sergeant at Arms. 61f–13. Media support services. 61f–14. Law enforcement authority of Sergeant-at-Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate. 61g. Compensation of Secretaries for Senate Majority and Minority. 61g–1 to 61g–3. Omitted. 61g–4. Appointment and compensation of employees by Secretary of Conference of Majority of Senate and Secretary of Conference of Minority of Senate. 61g–5. Appointment and compensation of employees by Secretaries for Senate Majority and Minority; gross compensation. 61g–6. Payment of expenses of Conference of Majority and Conference of Minority from Senate contingent fund. 61g–6a. Salaries and expenses for Senate Majority and Minority Policy Committees and Senate Majority and Minority Conference Committees. 61g–6b. Offices of the Secretaries of the Conference of the Majority and the Conference of the Minority. 61g–7. Services of consultants to Majority and Minority Conference Committee of Senate. 61g–8. Utilization of funds for specialized training of professional staff for Majority and Minority Conference Committee of Senate. 61h to 61h–3. Omitted. 61h–4. Appointment of employees by Senate Majority and Minority Leaders; compensation. 61h–5. Assistants to Senate Majority and Minority Leaders for Floor Operations; establishment of positions; appointment; compensation. 61h–6. Appointment of consultants by Majority Leader, Minority Leader, Secretary of Senate, and Legislative Counsel of Senate; compensation. 61h–7. Chiefs of Staff for Senate Majority and Minority Leaders; appointment; compensation. 61i to 61j–1. Omitted. 61j–2. Compensation and appointment of employees by Senate Majority and Minority Whips. 61k. Appointment and compensation of employees by President pro tempore of Senate. 61l. Appointment and compensation of Administrative Assistant, Legislative Assistant, and Executive Secretary for Deputy President pro tempore of Senate. 62. Limitation on compensation of Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of Senate. 62a to 64. Omitted, Transferred, or Repealed. 64–1. Employees of Senate Disbursing Office; designation by Secretary of Senate to administer oaths and affirmations. 64–2. Transfers of funds by Secretary of Senate; approval of Committee on Appropriations. 64–3. Transferred. 64a. Death, resignation, or disability of Secretary and Assistant Secretary of Senate; Financial Clerk deemed successor as disbursing officer. 64a–1. Compensation of Financial Clerk of Senate. 64b. Death, resignation, or disability of Secretary of Senate; Assistant Secretary of Senate to act as Secretary; written designation of absent status. 65. Repealed. 65a. Insurance of office funds of Secretary of Senate and Sergeant at Arms; payment of premiums. 65b. Advances to Sergeant at Arms of Senate for extraordinary expenses. 65c. Expense allowance for Secretary of Senate, Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of Senate, and Secretaries for Senate Majority and Minority. 65d. Funds advanced by Secretary of Senate to Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of Senate to defray office expenses; accountability; maximum amount; vouchers. 65e. Transferred. 65f. Funds for Secretary of Senate to assist in proper discharge within United States of responsibilities to foreign parliamentary groups or other foreign officials. 66. Repealed. 66a. Restriction on payment of dual compensation by Secretary of Senate. 67. Clerks to Senators-elect. 67a. Employment of civilian employees of executive branch of Government by Senate Committee on Appropriations; restoration to former position. 68. Payments from Senate contingent fund. 68–1. Committee on Rules and Administration; designation of employees to approve vouchers for payments from Senate contingent fund. 68–2. Appropriations for contingent expenses of Senate; restrictions. 68–3. Separate accounts for “Secretary of the Senate” and for “Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate”; establishment within Senate contingent fund; inclusion of funds in existing accounts. 68–4. Deposit of moneys for credit to account within Senate contingent fund for “Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate”. 68–5. Purchase, lease, exchange, maintenance, and operation of vehicles out of account for Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of Senate within Senate contingent fund; authorization of appropriations. 68–6. Transfers from appropriations account for expenses of Office of Secretary of Senate and Office of Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of Senate. 68–6a. Transfers from appropriations account for expenses of Office of Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of Senate. 68–7. Senate Office of Public Records Revolving Fund. 68–8. Vouchering Senate office charges. 68a. Materials, supplies, and fuel payments from Senate contingent fund. 68b. Per diem and subsistence expenses from Senate contingent fund. 68c. Computation of compensation for stenographic assistance of committees payable from Senate contingent fund. 68d. Liquidation from appropriations of any unpaid obligations chargeable to rescinded unexpended balances of funds. 68e. Advance payments by Secretary of Senate. 68f. Payment of certain expenses. 69. Expenses of committees payable from Senate contingent fund. 69–1. Availability of funds for franked mail expenses. 69a. Orientation seminars, etc., for new Senators, Senate officials, or members of staffs of Senators or Senate officials; payment of expenses. 69b. Senate Leader’s Lecture Series. 70 to 72. Omitted. 72a. Committee staffs. 72a–1, 72a–1a. Repealed. 72a–1b. Approval of employment and compensation of committee employees by House standing committees. 72a–1c, 72a–1d. Repealed. 72a–1e. Assistance to Senators with committee memberships by employees in office of Senator. 72a–1f. Designation by Senator who is Chairman or Vice Chairman of Senate Select Committee on Ethics of employee in office of that Senator to perform part-time service for Committee; amount reimbursable; procedure applicable. 72a–1g. Referral of ethics violations by Senate Ethics Committee to Government Accountability Office for investigation. 72a–1h. Mandatory Senate ethics training for Members and staff. 72a–1i. Annual report by Select Committee on Ethics. 72a–2 to 72a–4. Omitted or Repealed. 72b. Regulations governing availability of appropriations for House committee employees. 72b–1, 72c. Omitted or Repealed. 72d. Discretionary authority of Senate Committee on Appropriations. 72d–1. Transfer of funds by Chairman of Senate Committee on Appropriations. 73, 74. Omitted. 74–1. Personal services in office of Speaker; payments. 74–2. Omitted. 74a. Employment of administrative assistants for Speaker and House Majority and Minority Leaders; compensation; appropriations. 74a–1. Omitted. 74a–2. Per annum rate of compensation of Chief of Staff of Joint Committee on Taxation. 74a–3. Additional employees in offices of House Minority Leader, Majority Whip, and Chief Deputy Majority Whip; authorization; compensation. 74a–4. Additional amounts for personnel and equipment for House Majority and Minority Leaders and Majority and Minority Whips. 74a–5. Limits on uses of funds provided under section 74a–4. 74a–6. Repealed. 74a–7. Speaker’s Office for Legislative Floor Activities. 74a–8. Training and program development activities of Republican Conference and Democratic Steering and Policy Committee. 74a–9. Appointment of consultants by Speaker, Majority Leader, and Minority Leader of House; compensation. 74a–10. Lump-sum allowances for House Minority Leader and Majority Whip. 74a–10a. Lump-sum allowances for House Majority Floor Leader, Minority Floor Leader, Majority Whip, and Minority Whip. 74a–10b. Lump-sum allowances for House Majority Whip and Minority Whip. 74a–11. Transfer of appropriations by House Leadership Offices. 74a–11a. Authority of Speaker and Minority Leader to allocate funds among certain House leadership offices. 74a–12. Lump sum allowance for Speaker. 74a–13. Republican Policy Committee. 74b. Employment of additional administrative assistants. 74c. Compensation of certain House minority employees. 74d. Corrections Calendar Office. 74d–1. Lump sum allowance for Corrections Calendar Office. 74d–2. Effective date. 75 to 75a. Repealed. 75a–1. Temporary appointments in case of vacancies or incapacity of House officers; compensation. 75b to 75e. Omitted. 75f. House emergency operations positions. 76 to 76b. Omitted or Repealed. 77. Sergeant at Arms of House; additional compensation. 77a. Repealed. 78. Duties of Sergeant at Arms. 79. Symbol of office of Sergeant at Arms. 80. Disbursement of compensation of House Members by Chief Administrative Officer. 80a. Deductions by Chief Administrative Officer in disbursement of gratuity appropriations. 81 to 82. Repealed. 83. Tenure of office of Sergeant at Arms. 84, 84–1. Repealed. 84–2. Compensation of Chaplain of House. 84–3, 84–4. Omitted. 84a. Reporters for House of Representatives. 84a–1 to 88a. Repealed or Omitted. 88b. Education of other minors who are Senate employees. 88b–1. Congressional pages. 88b–2. House of Representatives Page Board; establishment and purpose. 88b–3. Membership of Page Board. 88b–4. Regulations of Page Board. 88b–5. Page residence hall and page meal plan. 88b–6. Repealed. 88b–7. Daniel Webster Senate Page Residence Revolving Fund. 88c, 88c–1. Repealed. 88c–2. Academic year and summer term for page program. 88c–3. Service of page during academic year and summer term; filling of vacancies; eligibility. 88c–4. Definitions. 89. Certificates to pay rolls of employees of House. 89a. Certification of indebtedness of employees of House; withholding of amount. 90, 91. Repealed. 92. Employees of Members of House of Representatives. 92–1. Repealed. 92a. Pay of clerical assistants as affected by death of Senator or Representative. 92b. Pay of clerical assistants as affected by death or resignation of Member of House. 92b–1. Termination of service of Members of House. 92b–2. Authority to prescribe regulations. 92b–3. Vouchers. 92c. Performance of duties by clerical assistants of dead or resigned Member of House. 92d. “Member of the House” defined. 92e to 95. Repealed or Omitted. 95–1. Payments from applicable accounts of House of Representatives. 95a. Appropriations for expenses of House; restrictions. 95b. Transfers of amounts appropriated for House. 95c. Advance payments. 95d. Account in House of Representatives for Employees’ Compensation Fund. 95e. House of Representatives Revolving Fund. 96 to 100. Repealed. 101. Subletting duties of employees of Senate or House. 102. Repealed. 102a. Withdrawal of unexpended balances of appropriations. 103, 104. Omitted. 104a. Semiannual statements of expenditures by Secretary of Senate and Chief Administrative Officer of House. 104b. Report of disbursements for House of Representatives. 104c. Preservation of reports, statements, or documents filed with Clerk of House. 104d. Notification of post-employment restrictions for Members of Congress and employees. 104e. Posting of travel and financial disclosure reports on public website of Clerk of the House of Representatives. 104f. Notification of post-employment restrictions for Senators and employees. 104g. Senate privately paid travel public website. 105. Preparation and contents of statement of appropriations. 106. Stationery for Senate; advertisements for. 107. Opening bids for Senate and House stationery; awarding contracts. 108. Contracts for separate parts of Senate stationery. 109. American goods to be preferred in purchases for Senate and House. 110. Purchase of paper, envelopes, etc., for stationery rooms of Senate and House. 111. Purchase of supplies for Senate and House. 111a. Receipts from sales of items by Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of Senate, to Senators, etc., to be credited to appropriation from which purchased. 111b. Contracts to furnish property, supplies, or services to Congress; terms varying from those offered other entities of Federal Government. 112. Purchases of stationery and materials for folding. 112a to 112d. Repealed. 112e. Office equipment for House Members, officers, and committees. 112f. Incidental use of equipment and supplies. 112g. Net Expenses of Equipment Revolving Fund. 112h. Net expenses of Telecommunications Revolving Fund. 113. Detailed reports of receipts and expenditures by Secretary of Senate and Chief Administrative Officer of House. 114. Fees for copies from Senate journals. 115. Index to House daily calendar. 116. Repealed. 117. Sale of waste paper and condemned furniture. 117a. Omitted. 117b. Disposal of used or surplus furniture and equipment by Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of Senate; procedure; deposit of receipts. 117b–1. Receipts from sale of used or surplus furniture and furnishings of Senate. 117b–2. Transfer of excess or surplus educationally useful equipment to public schools. 117c. Disposal of used or surplus automobiles and trucks by Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of Senate; procedure; deposit of receipts. 117d. Reimbursements to Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of Senate for equipment provided to Senators, etc., which has been lost, stolen, damaged, or otherwise unaccounted for; deposit of receipts. 117d–1. Compensation for lost or damaged property. 117e. Disposal of used or surplus furniture and equipment by Chief Administrative Officer of House; procedure; deposit of receipts. 117f. Commissions and charges for public telephone or telecommunications services; deposit of receipts. 117g. Monies received by Attending Physician from sale of prescription drugs or other sources; deposit of receipts. 117h. Deposit of fees for services by Office of Attending Physician; availability of amounts deposited. 117i. Revolving fund for House gymnasium; deposit of receipts; availability for expenditure. 117j. Fees for internal delivery in House of Representatives of nonpostage mail from outside sources. 117j–1. Regulations for safe handling of mail matter. 117k. Rebates under Government Travel Charge Card Program. 117l. Deposit of House Information Resources reimbursements for services. 117m. House Services Revolving Fund. 118. Actions against officers for official acts. 118a. Officers of Senate. 119. Stationery rooms of House and Senate; specification of classes of articles purchasable. 119a, 120. Repealed or Omitted. 121. Senate restaurant deficit fund; deposit of proceeds from surcharge on orders. 121a. Repealed. 121b. Senate Beauty Shop. 121b–1. Senate Hair Care Services. 121c. Office of Senate Health Promotion. 121d. Senate Gift Shop. 121e. Payment of fees for services of Attending Physician and for use of Senate health and fitness facilities. 121f. Senate Staff Health and Fitness Facility Revolving Fund. 121g. Authority of Attending Physician in response to medical contingencies or public health emergencies at Capitol. 122 to 123a. Repealed or Omitted. 123b. House Recording Studio; Senate Recording Studio and Senate Photographic Studio. 123b–1. Senate Recording Studio and Senate Photographic Studio as successors to Senate Recording and Photographic Studios; rules, regulations, and fees for photographs and photographic services. 123c. Data processing equipment, software, and services. 123c–1. Advance payments for computer programing services. 123d. Senate Computer Center. 123e. Senate legislative information system. 124. Arrangements for attendance at funeral of deceased House Members; payment of funeral expenses and expenses of attending funeral rites. 125. Gratuities for survivors of deceased House employees; computation. 125a. Death gratuity payments as gifts. 126, 126–1. Repealed or Omitted. 126–2. Designation of reporters. 126a. Omitted. 126b. Substitute reporters of debates and expert transcribers; temporary reporters of debates and expert transcribers; payments from Senate contingent fund. 127. Repealed. 127a. Reimbursement of transportation expenses for employees in office of House Member. 127b. Reimbursement of residential telecommunications expenses for House Members, officers, and employees. 128 to 130. Repealed. 130–1. Participation by House in interparliamentary institutions; reception of members of foreign legislative bodies and foreign officials; meetings with Government officials. 130–2. Office of Interparliamentary Affairs. 130a. Nonpay status for Congressional employees studying under Congressional staff fellowships. 130b. Jury and witness service by Senate and House employees. 130c. Waiver by Secretary of Senate of claims of United States arising out of erroneous payments to Vice President, Senator, or Senate employee paid by Secretary of Senate. 130d. Waiver by Speaker of House of claims of United States arising out of erroneous payments to officers or employees paid by Chief Administrative Officer of House. 130e. Office of Congressional Accessibility Services. 130f. Office of General Counsel of House; administrative provisions. 130g. Support services for Senate during emergency; memorandum of understanding with an executive agency. 130h. Support services for House during emergency; memorandum of understanding with an executive agency. 130i. Repealed. 130j. Program to increase employment opportunities in House of Representatives for individuals with disabilities. 130k. Emergency expenditures for meals, refreshments, and other support and maintenance. 130l. Media support services.

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2 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 60ant [tbl]2014113-76 [Sec.] 128 Stat. 417
§ 104ent new2012112-105 [Sec.] 19(b)(2)126 Stat. 305
§ 104e2012112-105 [Sec.] 19(b)(1)126 Stat. 304

 

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