Effective April 1, 1977, the Majority Leader and the Minority Leader are each authorized to appoint and fix the compensation of such employees as they deem appropriate: Provided, That the gross compensation paid to such employees shall not exceed $191,700 each fiscal year for each Leader.
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2 U.S. Code § 6131 - Appointment of employees by Senate Majority and Minority Leaders; compensation
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Section was formerly classified to section 61h–4 of this title prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.
Section is from the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1977.
Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Managing Political Fund Activity
“The Majority Leader and the Minority Leader may each designate up to 2 employees of their respective leadership office staff as designees referred to in the second sentence of paragraph 1 of rule XLI of the Standing Rules of the Senate.”