For each fiscal year (beginning with the fiscal year which ends September 30, 1982) there is authorized to be expended from the contingent fund of the Senate such amount as necessary for the Conference of the Majority and an equal amount for the Conference of the Minority. Payments under this section shall be made only for expenses actually incurred by such a Conference in carrying out its functions, and shall be made upon certification and documentation of the expenses involved, by the Chairman of the Conference claiming payment hereunder and upon vouchers approved by such Chairman and by the Committee on Rules and Administration, except that vouchers shall not be required for payment of long-distance telephone calls.
2 U.S. Code § 6155 - Payment of expenses of Conference of Majority and Conference of Minority from Senate contingent fund
Section was formerly classified to section 61g–6 of this title prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.
The 1982 amendment by Pub. L. 97–276 is based on section 105 of S. 2939, Ninety-seventh Congress, 2d Session, as reported Sept. 22, 1982, and incorporated by reference in section 101(e) of Pub. L. 97–276, to be effective as if enacted into law.
2003—Pub. L. 108–83 substituted “such amount as necessary” for “an amount, not in excess of $100,000,” in first sentence.
2001—Pub. L. 107–68 substituted “$100,000” for “$75,000”.
1990—Pub. L. 101–520 substituted “$75,000” for “$50,000”.
1989—Pub. L. 101–163 substituted “$50,000” for “$40,000”.
1985—Pub. L. 99–151 inserted “, except that vouchers shall not be required for payment of long-distance telephone calls”.
1982—Pub. L. 97–276 substituted “$40,000” for “$30,000”. See Codification note above.
Section 105 of S. 2939, Ninety-seventh Congress, 2d Session, as reported Sept. 22, 1982, and incorporated by reference in section 101(e) of Pub. L. 97–276, to be effective as if enacted into law, provided that the amendment made by that section is effective for fiscal years beginning after Sept. 30, 1981.