2 U.S. Code § 6564. Travel expenses of Secretary of Senate; advancement of travel funds to designated employees

For the purpose of carrying out his duties, the Secretary of the Senate is authorized to incur official travel expenses. The Secretary of the Senate is authorized to advance, in his discretion, to any designated employee under his jurisdiction, such sums as may be necessary, not exceeding $1,000, to defray official travel expenses in assisting the Secretary in carrying out his duties. Any such employee shall, as soon as practicable, furnish to the Secretary a detailed voucher for such expenses incurred and make settlement with respect to any amount so advanced. Payments to carry out the provisions of this section shall be made from funds included in the appropriation “Miscellaneous Items” under the heading “Contingent Expenses of the Senate” upon vouchers approved by the Secretary of the Senate.

Codification

Section was formerly classified to section 61a–9a of this title prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.

Amendments

1984—Pub. L. 98–367 struck out provision that travel expenses could not exceed $10,000 during any fiscal year.

1981—Pub. L. 97–12 substituted “$10,000” for “$7,500”.

1978—Pub. L. 95–355 substituted “$7,500” for “$5,500”.

1977—Pub. L. 95–94 substituted “$5,500” for “$5,000”.

Effective Date of 1984 Amendment

Pub. L. 98–367, title I, § 1, July 17, 1984, 98 Stat. 474, provided that the amendment made by section 1 is effective with respect to fiscal years beginning on or after Oct. 1, 1983.

Effective Date of 1981 Amendment

Pub. L. 97–12, title I, § 102, June 5, 1981, 95 Stat. 61, provided that the amendment made by section 102 is effective with respect to fiscal years beginning on or after Oct. 1, 1980.

Effective Date of 1978 Amendment

Pub. L. 95–355, title I, § 101, Sept. 8, 1978, 92 Stat. 533, provided that the amendment made by section 101 is effective with the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 1978.

Effective Date of 1977 Amendment

Pub. L. 95–94, title I, § 106, Aug. 5, 1977, 91 Stat. 661, provided that the amendment made by section 106 is effective Oct. 1, 1977.