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Text of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2002

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 12, 2001. The text of the bill below is as of Jul 31, 2001 (Passed the Senate (Engrossed) with an Amendment).

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HR 2647 EAS

In the Senate of the United States,

July 31, 2001.

Resolved, That the bill from the House of Representatives (H.R. 2647) entitled ‘An Act making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2002, and for other purposes.’, do pass with the following

AMENDMENTS:

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SENATE

expense allowances

    For expense allowances of the Vice President, $10,000; the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, $10,000; Majority Leader of the Senate, $10,000; Minority Leader of the Senate, $10,000; Majority Whip of the Senate, $5,000; Minority Whip of the Senate, $5,000; and Chairmen of the Majority and Minority Conference Committees, $3,000 for each Chairman; and Chairmen of the Majority and Minority Policy Committees, $3,000 for each Chairman; in all, $62,000.

representation allowances for the majority and minority leaders

    For representation allowances of the Majority and Minority Leaders of the Senate, $15,000 for each such Leader; in all, $30,000.

Salaries, Officers and Employees

    For compensation of officers, employees, and others as authorized by law, including agency contributions, $104,039,000, which shall be paid from this appropriation without regard to the below limitations, as follows:

office of the vice president

    For the Office of the Vice President, $1,867,000.

office of the president pro tempore

    For the Office of the President Pro Tempore, $473,000.

offices of the majority and minority leaders

    For Offices of the Majority and Minority Leaders, $2,868,000.

offices of the majority and minority whips

    For Offices of the Majority and Minority Whips, $1,912,000.

committee on appropriations

    For salaries of the Committee on Appropriations, $9,875,000.

conference committees

    For the Conference of the Majority and the Conference of the Minority, at rates of compensation to be fixed by the Chairman of each such committee, $1,250,000 for each such committee; in all, $2,500,000.

offices of the secretaries of the conference of the majority and the conference of the minority

    For Offices of the Secretaries of the Conference of the Majority and the Conference of the Minority, $618,000.

policy committees

    For salaries of the Majority Policy Committee and the Minority Policy Committee, $1,275,000 for each such committee; in all, $2,550,000.

office of the chaplain

    For Office of the Chaplain, $301,000.

office of the secretary

    For Office of the Secretary, $15,424,000.

office of the sergeant at arms and doorkeeper

    For Office of the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper, $39,082,000.

offices of the secretaries for the majority and minority

    For Offices of the Secretary for the Majority and the Secretary for the Minority, $1,350,000.

agency contributions and related expenses

    For agency contributions for employee benefits, as authorized by law, and related expenses, $25,219,000.

Office of the Legislative Counsel of the Senate

    For salaries and expenses of the Office of the Legislative Counsel of the Senate, $4,306,000.

Office of Senate Legal Counsel

    For salaries and expenses of the Office of Senate Legal Counsel, $1,109,000.

Expense Allowances of the Secretary of the Senate, Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate, and Secretaries for the Majority and Minority of the Senate

    For expense allowances of the Secretary of the Senate, $3,000; Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate, $3,000; Secretary for the Majority of the Senate, $3,000; Secretary for the Minority of the Senate, $3,000; in all, $12,000.

Contingent Expenses of the Senate

inquiries and investigations

    For expenses of inquiries and investigations ordered by the Senate, or conducted pursuant to section 134(a) of Public Law 601, Seventy-ninth Congress, as amended, section 112 of Public Law 96-304 and Senate Resolution 281, agreed to March 11, 1980, $107,264,000.

EXPENSES OF THE UNITED STATES SENATE CAUCUS ON INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS CONTROL

    For expenses of the United States Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control, $370,000.

secretary of the senate

    For expenses of the Office of the Secretary of the Senate, $8,571,000, of which $7,000,000 shall remain available until expended.

sergeant at arms and doorkeeper of the senate

    For expenses of the Office of the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate, $95,904,000, of which $8,654,000 shall remain available until September 30, 2004, and of which $11,354,000 shall remain available until expended.

miscellaneous items

    For miscellaneous items, $11,274,000.

senators’ official personnel and office expense account

    For Senators’ Official Personnel and Office Expense Account, $270,494,000.

official mail costs

    For expenses necessary for official mail costs of the Senate, $300,000.

MAILINGS FOR TOWN MEETINGS

    For mailings of postal patron postcards by Members for the purpose of providing notice of a town meeting by a Member in a county (or equivalent unit of local government) with a population of less than 50,000 that the Member will personally attend to be allotted as requested, $3,000,000, subject to authorization: Provided, That any amount allocated to a Member for such mailing under this paragraph shall not exceed 50 percent of the cost of the mailing and the remaining costs shall be paid by the Member from other funds available to the Member.

administrative provisions

    SECTION 1. (a) Section 101(a) of the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1977 (2 U.S.C. 61h-6(a)) is amended in the first sentence by striking ‘four individual consultants’ and inserting ‘six individual consultants’, and is amended in the second sentence by striking ‘one consultant’ and inserting ‘not more than two individual consultants’.

    (b) This section shall apply with respect to fiscal year 2002 and each fiscal year thereafter.

    SEC. 2. STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENTS. (a) DEFINITIONS- In this section:

      (1) EMPLOYEE OF THE SENATE- The term ‘employee of the Senate’ has the meaning given the term in section 101 of the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 (2 U.S.C. 1301).

      (2) EMPLOYING OFFICE- The term ‘employing office’ means the employing office, as defined in such section 101, of an employee of the Senate.

      (3) STUDENT LOAN- The term ‘student loan’ has the meaning given the term in section 5379 of title 5, United States Code.

    (b) STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM- The head of an employing office may, in order to recruit or retain highly qualified personnel, establish a program under which the office may agree to repay (by direct payments on behalf of an employee of the Senate) any student loan previously taken out by such employee.

    (c) ADMINISTRATION-

      (1) IN GENERAL- The head of an employing office shall carry out the program in accordance with the provisions of subsections (b) through (d) and subsection (f) of section 5379 of title 5, United States Code.

      (2) APPLICATION- For purposes of this section, references in such provisions--

        (A) to an agency shall be considered to be references to an employing office; and

        (B) to an employee shall be considered to be references to an employee of the Senate.

    (d) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS- There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section such sums as may be necessary.

    (e) EFFECTIVE DATE- This section shall apply to fiscal year 2002 and each fiscal year thereafter.

    SEC. 3. (a) Agency contributions for employees whose salaries are disbursed by the Secretary of the Senate from the appropriations account ‘Expenses of the United States Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control’ under the heading ‘Congressional Operations’ shall be paid from the Senate appropriations account for ‘Salaries, Officers and Employees’.

    (b) This section shall apply to pay periods beginning on or after October 1, 2001.

    SEC. 4. (a) Section 5(a) under the subheading ‘ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS’ under the heading ‘SENATE’ under title I of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1996 (2 U.S.C. 58a note) is amended by striking ‘invoice ends’ and inserting ‘invoice begins’.

    (b) The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect on October 1, 2001, and shall apply to base service periods beginning on or after that date.

    SEC. 5. (a) Section 120 of Public Law 97-51 (2 U.S.C. 61g-6) is amended in the first sentence by striking ‘$75,000’ and inserting ‘$100,000’.

    (b) This section shall apply with respect to fiscal year 2002 and each fiscal year thereafter.

    SEC. 6. Effective on and after October 1, 2001, each of the dollar amounts contained in the table under section 105(d)(1)(A) of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1968 (2 U.S.C. 61-1(d)(1)(A)) shall be deemed to be the dollar amounts in that table, as adjusted by law and in effect on September 30, 2001, increased by an additional $50,000 each.

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JOINT ITEMS

    For Joint Committees, as follows:

Joint Economic Committee

    For salaries and expenses of the Joint Economic Committee, $3,424,000, to be disbursed by the Secretary of the Senate.

Joint Committee on Taxation

    For salaries and expenses of the Joint Committee on Taxation, $6,733,000, to be disbursed by the Chief Administrative Officer of the House.

    For other joint items, as follows:

Office of the Attending Physician

    For medical supplies, equipment, and contingent expenses of the emergency rooms, and for the Attending Physician and his assistants, including: (1) an allowance of $1,500 per month to the Attending Physician; (2) an allowance of $500 per month each to three medical officers while on duty in the Office of the Attending Physician; (3) an allowance of $500 per month to one assistant and $400 per month each not to exceed 11 assistants on the basis heretofore provided for such assistants; and (4) $1,159,904 for reimbursement to the Department of the Navy for expenses incurred for staff and equipment assigned to the Office of the Attending Physician, which shall be advanced and credited to the applicable appropriation or appropriations from which such salaries, allowances, and other expenses are payable and shall be available for all the purposes thereof, $1,765,000, to be disbursed by the Chief Administrative Officer of the House.

Capitol Police Board

Capitol Police

salaries

    For the Capitol Police Board for salaries of officers, members, and employees of the Capitol Police, including overtime, hazardous duty pay differential, clothing allowance of not more than $600 each for members required to wear civilian attire, and Government contributions for health, retirement, Social Security, and other applicable employee benefits, $112,922,000, of which $55,296,000 is provided to the Sergeant at Arms of the House of Representatives, to be disbursed by the Chief Administrative Officer of the House, and $57,626,000 is provided to the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate, to be disbursed by the Secretary of the Senate: Provided, That, of the amounts appropriated under this heading, such amounts as may be necessary may be transferred between the Sergeant at Arms of the House of Representatives and the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate, upon approval of the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate.

general expenses

    For the Capitol Police Board for necessary expenses of the Capitol Police, including motor vehicles, communications and other equipment, security equipment and installation, uniforms, weapons, supplies, materials, training, medical services, forensic services, stenographic services, personal and professional services, the employee assistance program, not more than $2,000 for the awards program, postage, telephone service, travel advances, relocation of instructor and liaison personnel for the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, and $85 per month for extra services performed for the Capitol Police Board by an employee of the Sergeant at Arms of the Senate or the House of Representatives designated by the Chairman of the Board, $12,394,000, to be disbursed by the Capitol Police Board or their delegee: Provided, That, notwithstanding any other provision of law, the cost of basic training for the Capitol Police at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center for fiscal year 2002 shall be paid by the Secretary of the Treasury from funds available to the Department of the Treasury.

Administrative Provision

    SEC. 101. Amounts appropriated for fiscal year 2002 for the Capitol Police Board for the Capitol Police may be transferred between the headings ‘SALARIES’ and ‘GENERAL EXPENSES’ upon the approval of--

      (1) the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives, in the case of amounts transferred from the appropriation provided to the Sergeant at Arms of the House of Representatives under the heading ‘SALARIES’;

      (2) the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate, in the case of amounts transferred from the appropriation provided to the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate under the heading ‘SALARIES’; and

      (3) the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives, in the case of other transfers.

Capitol Guide Service and Special Services Office

    For salaries and expenses of the Capitol Guide Service and Special Services Office, $2,512,000, to be disbursed by the Secretary of the Senate: Provided, That no part of such amount may be used to employ more than 43 individuals: Provided further, That the Capitol Guide Board is authorized, during emergencies, to employ not more than two additional individuals for not more than 120 days each, and not more than 10 additional individuals for not more than 6 months each, for the Capitol Guide Service.

Statements of Appropriations

    For the preparation, under the direction of the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives, of the statements for the first session of the One Hundred Seventh Congress, showing appropriations made, indefinite appropriations, and contracts authorized, together with a chronological history of the regular appropriations bills as required by law, $30,000, to be paid to the persons designated by the chairmen of such committees to supervise the work.

OFFICE OF COMPLIANCE

Salaries and Expenses

    For salaries and expenses of the Office of Compliance, as authorized by section 305 of the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 (2 U.S.C. 1385), $2,059,000.

CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE

Salaries and Expenses

    For salaries and expenses necessary to carry out the provisions of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (Public Law 93-344), including not more than $3,000 to be expended on the certification of the Director of the Congressional Budget Office in connection with official representation and reception expenses, $30,680,000: Provided, That no part of such amount may be used for the purchase or hire of a passenger motor vehicle.

Administrative Provisions

    SEC. 102. (a) The Director of the Congressional Budget Office may, by regulation, make applicable such provisions of chapter 41 of title 5, United States Code, as the Director determines necessary to provide hereafter for training of individuals employed by the Congressional Budget Office.

    (b) The implementing regulations shall provide for training that, in the determination of the Director, is consistent with the training provided by agencies subject to chapter 41 of title 5, United States Code.

    (c) Any recovery of debt owed to the Congressional Budget Office under this section and its implementing regulations shall be credited to the appropriations account available for training employees of the Office at the time of recovery.

    (d) This section shall apply to fiscal year 2002 and each fiscal year thereafter.

    SEC. 103. Section 105(a) of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1996 (2 U.S.C. Sec. 606(a)), is amended by striking ‘or discarding.’ and inserting ‘sale, trade-in, or discarding.’, and by adding at the end the following: ‘Amounts received for the sale or trade-in of personal property shall be credited to funds available for the operations of the Congressional Budget Office and be available for the costs of acquiring the same or similar property. Such funds shall be available for such purposes during the fiscal year in which received and the following fiscal year.’.

    SEC. 104. (a) The Director of the Congressional Budget Office may, in order to recruit or retain qualified personnel, establish and maintain hereafter a program under which the Office may agree to repay (by direct payments on behalf of the employee) all or a portion of any student loan previously taken out by such employee.

    (b) The Director may, by regulation, make applicable such provisions of section 5379 of title 5, United States Code as the Director determines necessary to provide for such program.

    (c) The regulations shall provide the amount paid by the Office may not exceed--

      (1) $6,000 for any employee in any calendar year; or

      (2) a total of $40,000 in the case of any employee.

    (d) The Office may not reimburse an employee for any repayments made by such employee prior to the Office entering into an agreement under this section with such employee.

    (e) Any amount repaid by, or recovered from, an individual under this section and its implementing regulations shall be credited to the appropriation account available for salaries and expenses of the Office at the time of repayment or recovery.

    (f) This section shall apply to fiscal year 2002 and each fiscal year thereafter.

ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOL

Capitol Buildings and Grounds

capitol buildings

salaries and expenses

    For salaries for the Architect of the Capitol, the Assistant Architect of the Capitol, and other personal services, at rates of pay provided by law; for surveys and studies in connection with activities under the care of the Architect of the Capitol; for all necessary expenses for the maintenance, care and operation of the Capitol and electrical substations of the Senate and House office buildings under the jurisdiction of the Architect of the Capitol, including furnishings and office equipment, including not more than $1,000 for official reception and representation expenses, to be expended as the Architect of the Capitol may approve; for purchase or exchange, maintenance and operation of a passenger motor vehicle; and not to exceed $20,000 for attendance, when specifically authorized by the Architect of the Capitol, at meetings or conventions in connection with subjects related to work under the Architect of the Capitol, $54,000,000, of which $5,000,000 shall remain available until expended: Provided, That the Architect of the Capitol, in consultation with the Comptroller General or his designee, shall appoint a Chief Financial Officer within 90 days after the date of enactment of this Act: Provided further, That notwithstanding any other provision of law and subject to the availability of appropriations, the Architect of the Capitol is authorized to secure, through multi-year rental, lease, or other appropriate agreement, the property located at 67 K Street, S.W., Washington, D.C., for use of Legislative Branch agencies, and to incur any necessary incidental expenses including maintenance, alterations, and repairs in connection therewith: Provided further, That in connection with the property referred to under the preceding proviso, the Architect of the Capitol is authorized to expend funds appropriated to the Architect of the Capitol for the purpose of the operations and support of Legislative Branch agencies, including the United States Capitol Police, as may be required for that purpose.

capitol grounds

    For all necessary expenses for care and improvement of grounds surrounding the Capitol, the Senate and House office buildings, and the Capitol Power Plant, $6,000,000.

senate office buildings

    For all necessary expenses for the maintenance, care and operation of Senate office buildings; and furniture and furnishings to be expended under the control and supervision of the Architect of the Capitol, $47,500,000, of which $3,400,000 shall remain available until expended.

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capitol power plant

    For all necessary expenses for the maintenance, care and operation of the Capitol Power Plant; lighting, heating, power (including the purchase of electrical energy) and water and sewer services for the Capitol, Senate and House office buildings, Library of Congress buildings, and the grounds about the same, Botanic Garden, Senate garage, and air conditioning refrigeration not supplied from plants in any of such buildings; heating the Government Printing Office and Washington City Post Office, and heating and chilled water for air conditioning for the Supreme Court Building, the Union Station complex, the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building and the Folger Shakespeare Library, expenses for which shall be advanced or reimbursed upon request of the Architect of the Capitol and amounts so received shall be deposited into the Treasury to the credit of this appropriation, $47,403,000, of which $3,300,000 shall remain available until expended: Provided, That not more than $4,400,000 of the funds credited or to be reimbursed to this appropriation as herein provided shall be available for obligation during fiscal year 2002.

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Congressional Research Service

salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of section 203 of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 (2 U.S.C. 166) and to revise and extend the Annotated Constitution of the United States of America, $81,139,000: Provided, That no part of such amount may be used to pay any salary or expense in connection with any publication, or preparation of material therefor (except the Digest of Public General Bills), to be issued by the Library of Congress unless such publication has obtained prior approval of either the Committee on House Administration of the House of Representatives or the Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate.

GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

Congressional Printing and Binding

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

    For authorized printing and binding for the Congress and the distribution of Congressional information in any format; printing and binding for the Architect of the Capitol; expenses necessary for preparing the semimonthly and session index to the Congressional Record, as authorized by law (44 U.S.C. 902); printing and binding of Government publications authorized by law to be distributed to Members of Congress; and printing, binding, and distribution of Government publications authorized by law to be distributed without charge to the recipient, $81,000,000: Provided, That this appropriation shall not be available for paper copies of the permanent edition of the Congressional Record for individual Representatives, Resident Commissioners or Delegates authorized under 44 U.S.C. 906: Provided further, That this appropriation shall be available for the payment of obligations incurred under the appropriations for similar purposes for preceding fiscal years: Provided further, That notwithstanding the 2-year limitation under section 718 of title 44, United States Code, none of the funds appropriated or made available under this Act or any other Act for printing and binding and related services provided to Congress under chapter 7 of title 44, United States Code, may be expended to print a document, report, or publication after the 27-month period beginning on the date that such document, report, or publication is authorized by Congress to be printed, unless Congress reauthorizes such printing in accordance with section 718 of title 44, United States Code: Provided further, That any unobligated or unexpended balances in this account or accounts for similar purposes for preceding fiscal years may be transferred to the Government Printing Office revolving fund for carrying out the purposes of this heading, subject to the approval of the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and Senate.

    This title may be cited as the ‘Congressional Operations Appropriations Act, 2002’.

TITLE II--OTHER AGENCIES

BOTANIC GARDEN

Salaries and Expenses

    For all necessary expenses for the maintenance, care and operation of the Botanic Garden and the nurseries, buildings, grounds, and collections; and purchase and exchange, maintenance, repair, and operation of a passenger motor vehicle; all under the direction of the Joint Committee on the Library, $5,829,000.

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Salaries and Expenses

    For necessary expenses of the Library of Congress not otherwise provided for, including development and maintenance of the Union Catalogs; custody and custodial care of the Library buildings; special clothing; cleaning, laundering and repair of uniforms; preservation of motion pictures in the custody of the Library; operation and maintenance of the American Folklife Center in the Library; preparation and distribution of catalog records and other publications of the Library; hire or purchase of one passenger motor vehicle; and expenses of the Library of Congress Trust Fund Board not properly chargeable to the income of any trust fund held by the Board, $297,775,000, of which not more than $6,500,000 shall be derived from collections credited to this appropriation during fiscal year 2002, and shall remain available until expended, under the Act of June 28, 1902 (chapter 1301; 32 Stat. 480; 2 U.S.C. 150) and not more than $350,000 shall be derived from collections during fiscal year 2002 and shall remain available until expended for the development and maintenance of an international legal information database and activities related thereto: Provided, That the Library of Congress may not obligate or expend any funds derived from collections under the Act of June 28, 1902, in excess of the amount authorized for obligation or expenditure in appropriations Acts: Provided further, That the total amount available for obligation shall be reduced by the amount by which collections are less than the $6,850,000: Provided further, That of the total amount appropriated, $10,824,474 is to remain available until expended for acquisition of books, periodicals, newspapers, and all other materials including subscriptions for bibliographic services for the Library, including $40,000 to be available solely for the purchase, when specifically approved by the Librarian, of special and unique materials for additions to the collections: Provided further, That of the total amount appropriated, $1,517,903 is to remain available until expended for the acquisition and partial support for implementation of an Integrated Library System (ILS): Provided further, That of the amount appropriated, $500,000 shall remain available until expended for the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission, of which amount $3,000 may be used for official representation and reception expenses of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission.

Copyright Office

salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses of the Copyright Office, $40,701,000, of which not more than $21,880,000, to remain available until expended, shall be derived from collections credited to this appropriation during fiscal year 2002 under 17 U.S.C. 708(d): Provided, That the Copyright Office may not obligate or expend any funds derived from collections under 17 U.S.C. 708(d), in excess of the amount authorized for obligation or expenditure in appropriations Acts: Provided further, That not more than $5,984,000 shall be derived from collections during fiscal year 2002 under 17 U.S.C. 111(d)(2), 119(b)(2), 802(h), and 1005: Provided further, That the total amount available for obligation shall be reduced by the amount by which collections are less than $27,864,000: Provided further, That not more than $100,000 of the amount appropriated is available for the maintenance of an ‘International Copyright Institute’ in the Copyright Office of the Library of Congress for the purpose of training nationals of developing countries in intellectual property laws and policies: Provided further, That not more than $4,250 may be expended, on the certification of the Librarian of Congress, in connection with official representation and reception expenses for activities of the International Copyright Institute and for copyright delegations, visitors, and seminars.

Books for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

SALARIES AND EXPENSES

    For salaries and expenses to carry out the Act of March 3, 1931 (chapter 400; 46 Stat. 1487; 2 U.S.C. 135a), $49,765,000, of which $14,437,000 shall remain available until expended.

Furniture and Furnishings

    For necessary expenses for the purchase, installation, maintenance, and repair of furniture, furnishings, office and library equipment, $8,532,000.

Administrative Provisions

    SEC. 201. Appropriations in this Act available to the Library of Congress shall be available, in an amount of not more than $407,560, of which $86,486 is for the Congressional Research Service, when specifically authorized by the Librarian of Congress, for attendance at meetings concerned with the function or activity for which the appropriation is made.

    SEC. 202. (a) No part of the funds appropriated in this Act shall be used by the Library of Congress to administer any flexible or compressed work schedule which--

      (1) applies to any manager or supervisor in a position the grade or level of which is equal to or higher than GS-15; and

      (2) grants such manager or supervisor the right to not be at work for all or a portion of a workday because of time worked by the manager or supervisor on another workday.

    (b) For purposes of this section, the term ‘manager or supervisor’ means any management official or supervisor, as such terms are defined in section 7103(a)(10) and (11) of title 5, United States Code.

    SEC. 203. Appropriated funds received by the Library of Congress from other Federal agencies to cover general and administrative overhead costs generated by performing reimbursable work for other agencies under the authority of sections 1535 and 1536 of title 31, United States Code, shall not be used to employ more than 65 employees and may be expended or obligated--

      (1) in the case of a reimbursement, only to such extent or in such amounts as are provided in appropriations Acts; or

      (2) in the case of an advance payment, only--

        (A) to pay for such general or administrative overhead costs as are attributable to the work performed for such agency; or

        (B) to such extent or in such amounts as are provided in appropriations Acts, with respect to any purpose not allowable under subparagraph (A).

    SEC. 204. Of the amounts appropriated to the Library of Congress in this Act, not more than $5,000 may be expended, on the certification of the Librarian of Congress, in connection with official representation and reception expenses for the incentive awards program.

    SEC. 205. Of the amount appropriated to the Library of Congress in this Act, not more than $12,000 may be expended, on the certification of the Librarian of Congress, in connection with official representation and reception expenses for the Overseas Field Offices.

    SEC. 206. (a) For fiscal year 2002, the obligational authority of the Library of Congress for the activities described in subsection (b) may not exceed $114,473,000.

    (b) The activities referred to in subsection (a) are reimbursable and revolving fund activities that are funded from sources other than appropriations to the Library in appropriations Acts for the legislative branch.

    (c) For fiscal year 2002, the Librarian of Congress may temporarily transfer funds appropriated in this Act under the heading ‘Library of Congress Salaries and Expenses’ to the revolving fund for the FEDLINK Program and the Federal Research Program established under section 103 of title I of the Library of Congress Fiscal Operations Improvement Act of 2000, Public Law 106-481: Provided, That the total amount of such transfers may not exceed $1,900,000: Provided further, That the appropriate revolving fund account shall reimburse the Library for any amounts transferred to it before the period of availability of the Library appropriation expires.

    SEC. 207. The Library of Congress Fiscal Operations Improvement Act of 2000 (Public Law 106-481) is hereby amended by striking the words ‘audio and video’ in the heading for section 101 and in subsection 101(a).

    SEC. 208. The Library of Congress Fiscal Operations Improvement Act of 2000 (Public Law 106-481) is hereby amended in section 102 by adding the following new paragraph to subsection (a):

      ‘(4) Special events and programs.’.

ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOL

Capitol Visitor Center

    For necessary expenses for the planning, engineering, design, and construction of a new facility to provide greater security for all persons working in or visiting the United States Capitol and to enhance the educational experience of those who have come to learn about the Capitol building and Congress, $1,000,000, to remain available until expended.

Congressional Cemetery

    For a grant for the care and maintenance of the historic Congressional Cemetery, $2,500,000, to remain available until expended.

Library Buildings and Grounds

structural and mechanical care

    For all necessary expenses for the mechanical and structural maintenance, care and operation of the Library buildings and grounds, $18,753,000, of which $6,878,000 shall remain available until expended.

GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

Office of Superintendent of Documents

salaries and expenses

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

    For expenses of the Office of Superintendent of Documents necessary to provide for the cataloging and indexing of Government publications and their distribution to the public, Members of Congress, other Government agencies, and designated depository and international exchange libraries as authorized by law, $28,728,000: Provided, That travel expenses, including travel expenses of the Depository Library Council to the Public Printer, shall not exceed $175,000: Provided further, That amounts of not more than $2,000,000 from current year appropriations are authorized for producing and disseminating Congressional serial sets and other related publications for 2000 and 2001 to depository and other designated libraries: Provided further, That any unobligated or unexpended balances in this account or accounts for similar purposes for preceding fiscal years may be transferred to the Government Printing Office revolving fund for carrying out the purposes of this heading, subject to the approval of the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and Senate.

Government Printing Office Revolving Fund

    The Government Printing Office is hereby authorized to make such expenditures, within the limits of funds available and in accord with the law, and to make such contracts and commitments without regard to fiscal year limitations as provided by section 9104 of title 31, United States Code, as may be necessary in carrying out the programs and purposes set forth in the budget for the current fiscal year for the Government Printing Office revolving fund: Provided, That not more than $2,500 may be expended on the certification of the Public Printer in connection with official representation and reception expenses: Provided further, That the revolving fund shall be available for the hire or purchase of not more than 12 passenger motor vehicles: Provided further, That expenditures in connection with travel expenses of the advisory councils to the Public Printer shall be deemed necessary to carry out the provisions of title 44, United States Code: Provided further, That the revolving fund shall be available for temporary or intermittent services under section 3109(b) of title 5, United States Code, but at rates for individuals not more than the daily equivalent of the annual rate of basic pay for level V of the Executive Schedule under section 5316 of such title: Provided further, That the revolving fund and the funds provided under the headings ‘OFFICE OF SUPERINTENDENT OF DOCUMENTS’ and ‘SALARIES AND EXPENSES’ together may not be available for the full-time equivalent employment of more than 3,260 workyears (or such other number of workyears as the Public Printer may request, subject to the approval of the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives): Provided further, That activities financed through the revolving fund may provide information in any format: Provided further, That the revolving fund shall not be used to administer any flexible or compressed work schedule which applies to any manager or supervisor in a position the grade or level of which is equal to or higher than GS-15: Provided further, That expenses for attendance at meetings shall not exceed $75,000.

Administrative Provision

    SEC. 209. EXTENSION OF EARLY RETIREMENT AND VOLUNTARY SEPARATION INCENTIVE PAYMENT AUTHORITIES. (a) EARLY RETIREMENT- Section 309(b)(A) of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1999 (44 U.S.C. 305 note), is amended by striking ‘October 1, 2001’ and inserting in lieu thereof ‘October 1, 2004’.

    (b) VOLUNTARY SEPARATION INCENTIVE PAYMENTS- Section 309(c)(2) of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1999 (44 U.S.C. 305 note), is amended by striking ‘September 30, 2001’ and inserting in lieu thereof ‘October 1, 2004’.

GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE

Salaries and Expenses

    For necessary expenses of the General Accounting Office, including not more than $12,000 to be expended on the certification of the Comptroller General of the United States in connection with official representation and reception expenses; temporary or intermittent services under section 3109(b) of title 5, United States Code, but at rates for individuals not more than the daily equivalent of the annual rate of basic pay for level IV of the Executive Schedule under section 5315 of such title; hire of one passenger motor vehicle; advance payments in foreign countries in accordance with section 3324 of title 31, United States Code; benefits comparable to those payable under sections 901(5), 901(6), and 901(8) of the Foreign Service Act of 1980 (22 U.S.C. 4081(5), 4081(6), and 4081(8)); and under regulations prescribed by the Comptroller General of the United States, rental of living quarters in foreign countries, $417,843,000: Provided, That not more than $1,751,000 of payments received under 31 U.S.C. 782 shall be available for use in fiscal year 2002: Provided further, That not more than $750,000 of reimbursements received under 31 U.S.C. 9105 shall be available for use in fiscal year 2002: Provided further, That this appropriation and appropriations for administrative expenses of any other department or agency which is a member of the National Intergovernmental Audit Forum or a Regional Intergovernmental Audit Forum shall be available to finance an appropriate share of either Forum’s costs as determined by the respective Forum, including necessary travel expenses of non-Federal participants: Provided further, That payments hereunder to the Forum may be credited as reimbursements to any appropriation from which costs involved are initially financed: Provided further, That this appropriation and appropriations for administrative expenses of any other department or agency which is a member of the American Consortium on International Public Administration (ACIPA) shall be available to finance an appropriate share of ACIPA costs as determined by the ACIPA, including any expenses attributable to membership of ACIPA in the International Institute of Administrative Sciences: Provided further, That $1,000,000 from funds made available under this heading shall be available for a pilot program in technology assessment: Provided further, That not later than June 15, 2002, a report on the pilot program referred to under the preceding proviso shall be submitted to Congress.

PAYMENT TO THE RUSSIAN LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT CENTER TRUST FUND

    For a payment to the Russian Leadership Development Center Trust Fund for financing activities of the Center for Russian Leadership Development, $10,000,000.

TITLE III--GENERAL PROVISIONS

    SEC. 301. No part of the funds appropriated in this Act shall be used for the maintenance or care of private vehicles, except for emergency assistance and cleaning as may be provided under regulations relating to parking facilities for the House of Representatives issued by the Committee on House Administration and for the Senate issued by the Committee on Rules and Administration.

    SEC. 302. No part of the funds appropriated in this Act shall remain available for obligation beyond fiscal year 2002 unless expressly so provided in this Act.

    SEC. 303. Whenever in this Act any office or position not specifically established by the Legislative Pay Act of 1929 is appropriated for or the rate of compensation or designation of any office or position appropriated for is different from that specifically established by such Act, the rate of compensation and the designation in this Act shall be the permanent law with respect thereto: Provided, That the provisions in this Act for the various items of official expenses of Members, officers, and committees of the Senate and House of Representatives, and clerk hire for Senators and Members of the House of Representatives shall be the permanent law with respect thereto.

    SEC. 304. The expenditure of any appropriation under this Act for any consulting service through procurement contract, pursuant to section 3109 of title 5, United States Code, shall be limited to those contracts where such expenditures are a matter of public record and available for public inspection, except where otherwise provided under existing law, or under existing Executive order issued pursuant to existing law.

    SEC. 305. (a) It is the sense of the Congress that, to the greatest extent practicable, all equipment and products purchased with funds made available in this Act should be American-made.

    (b) In providing financial assistance to, or entering into any contract with, any entity using funds made available in this Act, the head of each Federal agency, to the greatest extent practicable, shall provide to such entity a notice describing the statement made in subsection (a) by the Congress.

    (c) If it has been finally determined by a court or Federal agency that any person intentionally affixed a label bearing a ‘Made in America’ inscription, or any inscription with the same meaning, to any product sold in or shipped to the United States that is not made in the United States, such person shall be ineligible to receive any contract or subcontract made with funds provided pursuant to this Act, pursuant to the debarment, suspension, and ineligibility procedures described in section 9.400 through 9.409 of title 48, Code of Federal Regulations.

    SEC. 306. Such sums as may be necessary are appropriated to the account described in subsection (a) of section 415 of Public Law 104-1 to pay awards and settlements as authorized under such subsection.

    SEC. 307. Amounts available for administrative expenses of any legislative branch entity which participates in the Legislative Branch Financial Managers Council (LBFMC) established by charter on March 26, 1996, shall be available to finance an appropriate share of LBFMC costs as determined by the LBFMC, except that the total LBFMC costs to be shared among all participating legislative branch entities (in such allocations among the entities as the entities may determine) may not exceed $252,000.

    SEC. 308. Section 316 of Public Law 101-302 is amended in the first sentence of subsection (a) by striking ‘2001’ and inserting ‘2002’.

    SEC. 309. Section 5596(a) of title 5, U.S.C., is amended by deleting ‘and’ at the end of paragraph (4); by deleting the period at the end of paragraph (5) and inserting a semicolon, and by adding the following new paragraphs, which shall be effective for all personnel actions taken on or after the date of enactment of this Act:

      ‘(6) the Architect of the Capitol, including employees of the United States Senate Restaurants; and

      ‘(7) the United States Botanic Garden.’.

    SEC. 310. The Architect of the Capitol shall develop and maintain an accounting and financial management system, including financial reporting and internal controls, which--

      (1) complies with applicable federal accounting principles, standards, and requirements, and internal control standards;

      (2) complies with any other requirements applicable to such systems; and

      (3) provides for--

        (A) complete, reliable, consistent, and timely information which is prepared on a uniform basis and which is responsive to financial information needs of the Architect of the Capitol;

        (B) the development and reporting of cost information;

        (C) the integration of accounting and budgeting information; and

        (D) the systematic measurement of performance.

    SEC. 311. (a) AUTHORITY OF ARCHITECT TO SET PAY FOR CERTAIN POSITIONS- Section 108 of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1991 (40 U.S.C. 166b-3b) is amended as follows:

      (1) Subsections (a) and (b) are deleted in their entirety and a new subsection (a) is added to read as follows:

    ‘(a) The Architect of the Capitol may fix the rate of basic pay for not more than 12 positions, at a rate not less than the minimum rate nor more than the maximum rate for the Senior Executive Service under chapter 53 of title 5, for the locality involved.’.

      (2) Subsection (c) is redesignated as subsection (b).

    (b) EFFECTIVE DATE- The amendments made by this section shall apply with respect to any pay periods beginning on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.

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Attest:

Secretary.

107th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2647

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