(Aug. 26, 1954, ch. 937, ch. IV, § 502,68 Stat. 849; Sept. 3, 1954, ch. 1262, § 104,68 Stat. 1223; July 8, 1955, ch. 301, § 9(a),69 Stat. 288; July 18, 1956, ch. 627, § 9(b),70 Stat. 560; Pub. L. 85–477, ch. IV, § 401(a),June 30, 1958, 72 Stat. 268; Pub. L. 85–766, ch. X, § 1001,Aug. 27, 1958, 72 Stat. 880; Pub. L. 86–472, ch. IV, § 401(a),May 14, 1960, 74 Stat. 138; Pub. L. 86–628, title I, § 105(a),July 12, 1960, 74 Stat. 460; Pub. L. 87–195, pt. III, § 642(a)(2),Sept. 4, 1961, 75 Stat. 460; Pub. L. 88–633, pt. IV, § 402,Oct. 7, 1964, 78 Stat. 1015; Pub. L. 93–126, § 5,Oct. 18, 1973, 87 Stat. 452; Pub. L. 93–371, § 107,Aug. 13, 1974, 88 Stat. 444; Pub. L. 94–59, title XI, § 1105,July 25, 1975, 89 Stat. 299; Pub. L. 94–157, title I, ch. IV, Dec. 18, 1975, 89 Stat. 837; Pub. L. 94–350, title IV, § 402,July 12, 1976, 90 Stat. 833; Pub. L. 94–440, title I, § 109,Oct. 1, 1976, 90 Stat. 1445; Pub. L. 95–384, § 22(a),Sept. 26, 1978, 92 Stat. 742; Pub. L. 104–186, title II, § 218(2),Aug. 20, 1996, 110 Stat. 1747.)
References in Text
of this title, referred to in subsec. (a), was repealed by section 542(a)(9) of act Aug. 26, 1954, and is covered by section
of this title.
In subsecs. (a) and (b)(1)(A), “section
” substituted for “section 1415 of the Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1953 [31
U.S.C. 724]” on authority of Pub. L. 97–258
, § 4(b),Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 1067
, the first section of which enacted Title 31, Money and Finance.
1996—Subsec. (b)(2), (3)(A). Pub. L. 104–186
substituted “by the Chief Administrative Officer” for “by the Clerk”.
1978—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 95–384
, among other changes, inserted provisions requiring authorization by certain individuals of local currency expenses of members of employees of Congress and requiring each member or employee who has received an authorization for his local currency expenses to submit a report within 30 days setting forth certain specified information.
1976—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 94–440
inserted “and the Select Committee on Intelligence of the Senate” after “Joint Committee on Congressional Operations” and inserted provision authorizing chairman of the Select Committee on Intelligence of the Senate to omit information from the consolidated report that would identify the foreign countries in which members and employees of such committee traveled.
Pub. L. 94–350
required publication of each consolidated report in the Congressional Record within ten legislative days after being forwarded pursuant to subsec. (b).
1975—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 94–157
made local currencies available to Joint Committee on Congressional Operations.
Pub. L. 94–59
struck out provisions requiring each member or employee to make, to the chairman of the committee in accordance with regulations prescribed by the committee, an itemized report showing the amounts and dollar equivalent values of each foreign currency expended and the amounts of dollar expenditures made from appropriated funds in connection with travel outside the United States, together with the purposes of the expenditure, including lodging, meals, transportation, and other purposes, and, in the provision requiring a consolidated report by the chairman of each committee within the first sixty-days that Congress is in session in each calendar year, inserted requirement that such report itemize those items, struck out references to subcommittees, substituted “Committee on House Administration” for “Clerk”, and inserted provision for public inspection.
1974—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 93–371
inserted provisions requiring each member or employee of any committee to make to the chairman, in accordance with prescribed regulations, an itemized report showing the amounts of foreign currency expended and dollar expenditure made from appropriated funds in connection with travel outside the United States, and substituted provisions relating to the preparation and submission of a consolidated report by the chairman, within the first sixty days that Congress is in session in each calendar year, showing total itemized expenditures during the preceding calendar year of the committee, for provisions relating to the submission by the Department of State to the chairman of each committee, within the first ninety calendar days that Congress is in session in each calendar year, showing amounts and equivalent dollar values of foreign currency expended during the preceding calendar year for travel outside the United States.
1973—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 93–126
substituted “$75” for “$50” and “shall be made available to Members and employees of appropriate committees” for “shall be made available to appropriate committees” and substituted a reporting procedure under which the Department of State, within the first 90 calendar days that Congress is in session in each calendar year, submits a report covering the amounts and dollar equivalent values of each foreign currency expended by each Member and employee with respect to travel outside the United States, with such report to be available for public inspection, for a reporting procedure under which both the amounts and dollar equivalent values of each foreign currency expended and the amount of dollar expenditures made from appropriated funds with respect to travel outside the United States were reported within the first 60 days that Congress was in session in each calendar year, with each such report published in the Congressional Record.
1964—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 88–633
inserted “which are in excess of the amounts reserved under section
of this title and of the requirements of the United States Government in payment of its obligations outside the United States, as such requirements may be determined from time to time by the President (and any other local currencies owned by the United States in amounts not to exceed the equivalent of $50 per day per person exclusive of the actual cost of transportation)”.
1961—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 87–195
repealed subsec. (c) which related to the preservation of cultural monuments of the Upper Nile.
1960—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 86–628
required inclusion in the reports of expenditures of each member and employee of the committees and subcommittees.
Pub. L. 86–472
, § 401(a)(1), required members and employees of committees to report the amounts of dollar expenditures made from appropriated funds in connection with travel outside the United States, and provided that the consolidated report shall show the total itemized expenditures incurred as a result of official activities of members and employees of committees or subcommittees.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 86–472
, § 401(a)(2), added subsec. (c).
1958—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 85–766
required reports to the Select Committee on Astronautics and Space Exploration of the House of Representatives and the Special Committee on Space and Astronautics of the Senate.
Pub. L. 85–477
required each member or employee of the committees to make an itemized report to the chairman of his committee, provided that the chairman shall consolidate the reports and forward the consolidated report to the appropriate Congressional committee within the first 60 days that Congress is in session in each year, and required publication of each report in the Congressional Record.
1956—Subsec. (b). Act July 18, 1956, substituted “Joint Economic Committee and the Select Committees on Small Business of the Senate and House of Representatives” for “Joint Committee on the Economic Report”.
1955—Subsec. (b). Act July 8, 1955, authorized the use of local currencies by the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy and the Joint Committee on the Economic Report.
1954—Subsec. (b). Act Sept. 3, 1954, substituted “Committee on Appropriations of the Senate” for “Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate”.
Effective Date of 1978 Amendment
Section 22(b) ofPub. L. 95–384
provided that: “Notwithstanding section 30 of this Act [set out as a note below], the amendment made by subsection (a) of this section [amending this section] shall take effect on the date of enactment of this Act [Sept. 26, 1978].”
Short Title of 1960 Amendment
Pub. L. 86–735
, Sept. 8, 1960, 74 Stat. 869
, as amended, which enacted sections
of this title and amended section
of this title, is known as the “Latin American Development Act”. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
of this title and Tables.
Section 1 of act Aug. 26, 1954, ch. 937, 68 Stat. 832
, as amended by act June 30, 1958, Pub. L. 85–477
, § 2,
Stat. 261, provided in part: “That this act [enacting this chapter, section
of this title, and section 151c of former Title 5, Executive Departments and Government Officers and Employees, amending sections
of this title, section
, Agriculture, section
, Internal Revenue Code, and section
, App., War and National Defense, and enacting provisions set out as notes under section
of this title] may be cited as the ‘Mutual Security Act of 1954’.”
Transfer of Functions
Certain functions of Clerk of House of Representatives transferred to Director of Non-legislative and Financial Services by section 7 of House Resolution No. 423, One Hundred Second Congress, Apr. 9, 1992. Director of Non-legislative and Financial Services replaced by Chief Administrative Officer of House of Representatives by House Resolution No. 6, One Hundred Fourth Congress, Jan. 4, 1995.
Delegation of Functions
For delegation of functions of President under this section, see Ex. Ord. No. 12163, Sept. 29, 1979, 44
, as amended, set out as a note under section
of this title.
International Security Assistance Act of 1978 Not To Affect Authorizations of Appropriations and Limitations of Authority Applicable to Fiscal Year 1978
Section 30 ofPub. L. 95–384
provided that: “Enactment of this Act [see Short Title of 1978 Amendment note set out under section
of this title] shall not affect the authorizations of appropriations and limitations of authority applicable to the fiscal year 1978 which are contained in provisions of law amended by this Act (other than sections 31(a), (b), and (d) of the Arms Export Control Act [section
, (b), and (d) of this title]).”