2 U.S. Code § 5128 - Staff assistance to former Speaker for administration, etc., of matters pertaining to incumbency in office as Representative and Speaker; compensation and status of staff
Section was formerly classified to section 31b–5 of this title prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.
As originally enacted into permanent law, section applied to Speaker of House of Representatives in 91st Congress and has been extended to apply to each former Speaker of House of Representatives. See section 1(a) of Pub. L. 93–532, set out as a note under section 5125 of this title.
2007—Pub. L. 110–161 substituted “step 7 of level 11” for “step 1 of level 6”.
2004—Pub. L. 108–447 substituted “step 11 of level 13” for “step 5 of level 11” and “step 8 of level 12” for “step 9 of level 8”.
1996—Pub. L. 104–186 substituted “for payment of” for “to enable the Clerk of the House to pay”.
1985—Pub. L. 99–151 substituted “not to exceed the then current rate for step 5 of level 11 of the House Employees Schedule” for “not to exceed $3,000” the first place it appeared, “not to exceed the then current rate for step 9 of level 8 of such Schedule” for “not to exceed $3,000” the second place it appeared, and “not to exceed the then current rate for step 1 of level 6 of such Schedule” for “not to exceed $9,000”.
1977—Pub. L. 95–94 inserted reference to an additional Secretary paid at a gross per annum of not to exceed $9,000 as determined by the Speaker and struck out “as Administrative Assistant or Secretary” after “Each person so designated and appointed”.
Section 2 of H. Res. 1576 provided that amendment is effective on the date of enactment of such section 2 into permanent law, Aug. 5, 1977, the date of approval of Pub. L. 95–94. See Codification note above.
Section effective Jan. 8, 1971, see Effective Date note set out under section 5125 of this title.
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