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H.R. 6691 (93rd): Legislative Branch Appropriation Act

The text of the bill below is as of Nov 1, 1973 (Passed Congress).


87 STAT. ]           PUBLIC LAW 93-145-NOV. 1, 1973                                                       527

(62 Stat. 281; 40 U.S.C. 318), but shall not be restricted to certain
Federal property as otherwise required by the proviso contained in said
section, and, as to property owned or occupied by the Postal Service,
the Postmaster General may take the same actions as the Adminis-
trator of General Services may take under the provisions of sections
2 and 3 of the Act of June 1,1948 (622 Stat. 281; 40 U.S.C. 318a, 318b)
attaching thereto penal consequences under the authority and within
the limits provided in section 4 of the Act of June 1, 1948 (62 Stat.
281; 40 U.S.C. 318c).
   This Act may be cited as the "Treasury, Postal Service, and Gen-                       ^^"""^ *'*^^-
eral Government Appropriation Act, 1974".
   Approved October 30, 1973.

Public Law 93-144
                                    AN A C T                                              November 1, 1973
To authorize the appropriation of $150,000 to assist in financing tlie arctic w i n t e r     ^^' ^^"^^
               games to be held in t h e State of Alaslca in 1974.

   Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
                                                                           Arctic winter
United /States of America in Congress assembled^ That there is author- games,    1974.
ized to be appropriated to the Secretary of Commerce the sum of "TpVropri'ation
$150,000 for the purpose of assisting the financing of the arctic winter authorization.
games to be held in Alaska in 1974. The Secretary shall provide for
the disbursement of such funds (including the making of grants
to appropriate persons or organizations) on such terms and under
such conditions as he deems appropriate, including the submission to Reports.
 him of such reports from persons or organizations to which such funds
are disbursed as the Secretary considers necessary to protect the inter-
ests of the United States and assure that such funds have been used
for the purpose for which they were disbursed.
   Approved November 1, 1973.


Public Law 93-145
                                     AN A C T                               November I, 1973
Making appropriations for the legislative branch for the fiscal year ending   [H. R. 6691]
                   J u n e 30, 1974, and for other purposes.

  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled^ That the following Legislative
sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not other- Ttton Act'.^i^il^'
wise appropriated for the legislative branch for the fiscal year ending
June 30,1974, and for other purposes, namely:
                                     SP^NATE
COMPEXSATION AXD iSllLEAGE OF THE ViCE PRESIDENT AXD S E X A T O R S
  AXD P]XPENSE AlJ.OWANCES OF THE ViCE P R E S I D E X T AXD L E A D E R S OF
   THE   SEXATE

528 PUBLIC LAW 93-145-NOV. 1, 1973 [87 STAT. C O M P E X S A T I O X AXl) M1I.EA(}K OK T H E VICE r i l E S l D E X T AXl) SENATORS For comijeiisation and mileage of the Vice President and Senators of tlie United States, $4,781,505. E X P E N S E ALLOWANCES OF T H E VICE P R E S I D E N T AND M A J O R I T Y AND M I N O R I T Y LEADERS For expense allowance of the Vice President, $1(),()(){); Majority Leader of the Senate, $3,000; and Minoi'ity l e a d e r of the Senate, $3,000; in all, $16,000. SALARIES, OFFICER-; AND EMPIX^YEES For compensation of officers, employees, clerks to Senators, and others as authorized by law, including agency contributions and lon- gevity compensation as authorized, which shall be paid from this appropriation without regard to the below limitations, as follows: OFFICE OF T H E VICE PRESIDENT For clerical assistance to the Vice President, $430,200. OFFICES OF T H E M A J O R I T Y AND M I N O R I T Y LEADERS For offices of the Majority and Minority Leadei-s, $206,165. OFFICES OF T H E MAJORITY AND M I N O R I T Y WHIPS For offices of the Majority and Minority Whips, $104,640. OFFICE OF T H E CHAPLAIN For office of the Chaplain, $23,818: Provided^ That effective July 1, 1973, the compensation of the (^haplain shall be $15,232 per annum in lieu of $10,064 per annum. OFFICE o r T H E SECRETARY For office of the Secretary, $2,374,930, including $99,974 required for the purpose specified and authorized by section 74b of title 2, 60 Stat. 839. United States Code: Provided^ That effective July 1, 1973, the Secre- tary may appoint and fix the compensation of a superintendent, public records office at not to exceed $25,568 per annum in lieu of a registra- tion clerk at not to exceed $19,312 per annum; a clerk, public records office at not to exceed $12,240 per annum in lieu of a clerk at not to exceed $10,064 per annum; a chief auditor, public records office at not to exceed $13,872 per annum; an assistant superintendent, public rec- ords office at not to exceed $18,768 per annum; a secretary, public records office at not to exceed $13,872 per annum; and three technical assistants, public records office at not to exceed $11,152 per annum
87 STAT. ] PUBLIC LAW 93-145-NOV. 1, 1973 529 each: Provided further^ That effective July 1, 1973, the allowance for clerical assistance and readjustment of salaries in the disbursing office is increased by $28,832. COMMITTEE EMrLOYEES For professional and clerical assistance to standino; committees and the Select Committee on Small Business. $7,745,665, including herein, from and after July 1, 1973, an additional clerical assistant for the Committee on Armed Services made permanent by Public Law 92-136, ^^,,^'^';^^^^ approved October 11, 1971: Provided^ That effective July 1, 1973, the ^2 "'"" u s e ^^" 72a. Committee on Rules and Administration is authorized to employ an additional assistant chief clerk: Provided further. That the Committee on Rules and Administration may authorize its chairman to designate one committee employee to approve in his behalf, all vouchers making payments from the contingent fund of the Senate, such approval to be deemed and held to be approval by the Committee on Rules and Administration for all intents and purposes. CONFERENCE COMMITTEES For clerical assistance to the Conference of the Majority, at rates of compensation to be fixed by the chairman of said committee, $153,070. For clerical assistance to the Conference of the Minority, at rates of compensation to be fixed by the chairman of said committee, $153,070. A D M I N I S T R A T I V E AND CLERICAL ASSISTANTS TO SENATORS For administrative and clerical assistants to Senators, $39,210,700. OFFICE OF SERGEANT AT ARMS AND DOORKEEPER For office of the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper, $9,577,985: Provided^ That effective July 1, 1973, the Sergeant at Arms may appoint and fix the compensation of a chief video engineer at not to exceed $27,744 per annum in lieu of a video engineer at not to exceed $24,480 per annum; a computer center manager at not to exceed $26,656 per annum; four senior programer analysts at not to exceed $21,488 per annum each in lieu of two senior programer analysts at not to exceed such rate; two senior programer supervisors at not to exceed $25,568 per annum each; a lead analyst at not to exceed $22,032 per annum; a technical writer at not to exceed $16,048 per annum; a system supervisor at not to exceed $23,936 per annum; three systems programers at not to exceed $19,856 per annum each in lieu of one sys- tems programer at not to exceed such rate; four computer specialists at not to exceed $18,224 per annum each; three support operators at not to exceed $12,512 per annum each; a supervisor operator at not to exceed $15,232 per annum; a systems clerk at not to exceed $10,064 per annum; four printing press operators at not to exceed $12,512 per 22-150 0 - 7 5 - 3 6
530 PUBLIC LAW 93-145-NOV. 1, 1973 [87 STAT. annum each; an assistant foreman, duplicating department at not to exceed $13,328 per annum; a senior pressman at not to exceed $12,512 per annum; a cameraman, duplicating department at not to exceed $12,512 per annum; eight folding machine operators at not to exceed $9,520 per annum each; eleven inserting machine operators at not to exceed $8,976 per annum each in lieu of ten inserting machine operators at not to exceed such rate; an assistant night foreman, duplicating department at not to exceed $9,792 per annum; eleven addressograph operators at not to exceed $9,520 per annum each in lieu of eight addressograph operators at not to exceed such rate; seventeen laborers, service department at not to exceed $7,888 per annum each in lieu of eight laborers at not to exceed such rate; a night foreman at not to exceed $10,064 per annum; six automatic typewriter repairmen at not to exceed $12,512 per annum each in lieu of four automatic typewriter repairmen at not to exceed such rate; fifty-seven mail carriers at not to exceed $9,520 per annum each in lieu of fifty-two mail carriers at not to exceed such rate; two mail specialists at not to exceed $10,336 per annum each; two inspectoi-s, police force at not to exceed $22,304 per annum each, three additional captains, police force at not to exceed $19,312 per annum each, three additional lieutenants, police force at not to exceed $16,320 per annum each, fifteen additional sergeants, police force at not to exceed $13,600 per annum each, and four detec- tives, police force at not to exceed $11,968 per annum each in lieu of twenty-seven privates, police force at not to exceed $10,336 per annum each; and the Sergeant at Arms may fix the per annum compensation of the superintendent, service department at not to exceed $26,928 in lieu of $25,568, the per annum compensation of the assistant super- intendent, service department at not to exceed $17,952 in lieu of $16,864, the per annum compensation of the night supervisor, service department at not to exceed $13,056 in lieu of $11,696, the per annum compensation of the chief machine operator at not to exceed $13,328 in lieu of $12,512, the per annum compensation of the assistant chief machine operator at not to exceed $11,968 in lieu of $11,152, the per annum compensation of the supervisor, addressograph section at not to exceed $12,512 in lieu of $11,696, the per annum compensation of the foreman, duplicating department at not to exceed $15,232 in lieu of $13,872, the per annum compensation of the night foreman, duplicat- ing department at not to exceed $13,328 in lieu of $12,784, and the per annum compensation of the foreman of warehouse, service department at not to exceed $12,512 in lieu of $11,424. orriCES or THE SECRETARIES FOR THE MAJORITY AND MINORITY For offices of the Secretary for the Majority and the Secretary for the Minority, $248,120. AGENCY CONTRIBUTIONS AND LONGEVITY COMPENSATION For agency contributions for employee benefits and longevity com- l)ensation, as authorized by law, $3,000,000. OFFICE or THE LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL OF THE SENATE For salaries and expenses of the office of the Legislative Counsel of tlie Senate, $474,375.
87 STAT. ] PUBLIC LAW 93.145-NOV. 1, 1973 531 CoxTixGENT EXPENSES OF THE SENATE SENATE POLICY COMMITTEES For salaries and expenses of the Majority Policy Cojiiiiiittee and the Minority Policy Committee, $310,215 for each such committee; in all, $620,430. AUTOMOBILES AND MAINTENANCE For purchase, lease, exchange, maintenance, and operaition of vehicles, one for the Vice President, one for the President pro tem- pore, one for the Majority Leader, one for the Minority Leader, one for the Majority Whip, one for the Minority Whip, for carrying the mails, and for official use of the offices of the Secretary and Sergeant at Arms, $36,000. 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, including $513,710 for the Committee on Appropria- 2°us*c'i9^\^* tions, to be available also for the purposes mentioned in Senate Reso- lution Numbered 193, agreed to October 14, 1943, $13,443,230, of which amount not to exceed $500,000 shall be available for obliga- tions incurred in fiscal year 1973. FOLDING DOCUMENTS For the employment of personnel for folding speeches and pamphlets at a gross rate of not exceeding $3.51 per hour per person, $74,475. MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS For miscellaneous items, $8,310,850. POSTAGE STAMPS For postage stamps for the offices of the Secretaries for the Majority and Minority, $320; Chaplain, $100; and for air mail and special delivery stamps for the office of the Secretary, $610; office of the Sergeant at Arms, $240; and the President of the Senate as author- ized by law, $1,215; in all, $2,485. STATIONERY (REVOLVING FUND) For stationery for the President of the Senate, $3,600; for Sen- ators under authority of section 506(f) of Public Law 92-607, se stat. isov. approved October 31, 1972, $190; and for committees and officers of the Senate, $21,850; in all, $25,640. ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS Effective July 1, 1973, (1) the provisos contained in the paragraph Repeals. "Office of the President pro tempore" under the heading " S E N A T E " in the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1971, and the second ^^ stat. so?. proviso contained in the paragraph "Office of the Secretary" under the heading " S E N A T E " in the legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1970, insofar as it relates to the positions of Comptroller and 8 3 stat. 34o. Secretary to the Comptroller, are repealed, and (2) section 6(c) of the District of Columbia Traffic Act, 1925 (D.C. Code, sec. 40-603 ( c ) ) , ^e stat. i424; is amended by striking out "Comptroller of the Senate,". *^ ®*°'' ^'*^'
532 PUBLIC LAW 93-145-NOV. 1, 1973 [87 STAT. The last full paragraph under the heading "Administrative Pro- visions" in the appropriations for the Senate in the Legislative Branch 85 Stat. 128. A p p r o p r i a t i o n A c t , 1972, is a m e n d e d b y i n s e r t i n g i m m e d i a t e l y before "captams" the following: "inspectors,". The Secretary of the Senate is hereafter authorized to designate, in writing, employees of the Disbursing Office of the Senate to administer oaths and affirmations, with respect to matters relating to that Office, authorized or required by law or rules or orders of the Senate (includ- ing the oath of office required by section 3331 of title 5, United States 80 Stat. 424. Code). Duriug any period in which he is ,§o designated, any such employee may administer such oaths and affirmations. 84 Stat. 1195. SubsBctiou (c) of sectiou 5533 of title 5, United States Code, is amended— (1) by inserting in paragraph (1), immediately after "para- graph (2)", the following "or ( 4 ) " ; and (2) by adding at the end thereof the following new paragraph: "(4) Paragraph (1) of this subsection does not apply to pay on a when-actually-employed basis received from more than one consultant or expert position if the pay is not received for the same day." Effective January 1,1973, and thereafter, section 506 of the Supple- 86 Stat. 1506. m e n t a l A p p r o p r i a t i o n s A c t , 1973, is a m e n d e d (1) b y i n s e r t i n g in sub- section ( a ) ( 7 ) , immediately after "subscriptions to", the following: "newspapers,", and (2) by inserting in subsection (h) (4), immedi- ately before the semicolon at the end thereof, a comma and the fol- lowing : "insofar as such section has application to Senators". Section 105(e)(2)(B) of the Tjegislative Branch Appropriation 81 Stat. 143. ^\ct, 1968, as amended, and as modified by the Orders of the President pro tempore of the Senate (2 U.S.C. 61-1 (e) (2) ( B ) ) , is amended by striking out "$20,400" and inserting in lieu thereof "$18,224". Effective July 1, 1973, (1) the table contained in section 105(d) (1) 8 5 Stat. 633. of the TjCgislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1968, as amended and modified, is amended to read as follows: "$352,240 if the population of his State is less than 2,000,000; "$362,848 if such population is 2,000,000 but less than 3,000,000; "$388,416 if such population is 3,000,000 but less than 4,000,000; "$421,328 if such population is 4,000,000 but less than 5,000,000; "$448,256 if such population is 5,000,000 but less than 7,000,000; "$476,544 if such population is 7,000,000 but less than 9,000,000; "$507,280 if such population is 9,000,000 but less than 10,000,000; "$530,944 if such population is 10,000,000 but less than 11,000,000; "$561,952 if such population is 11,000,000 but less than 12,000,000; "$585,616 if such population is 12,000,000 but less than 13,000,000; "$615,808 if such population is 13,000,000 but less than 15,000,000; "$646,000 if such population is 15,000,000 but less than 17,000,000; "$676,192 if such population is 17,000,000 or more." and (2) section 105(d)(2) of such Act is amended (A) by striking out clauses (i) and (ii), (B) by striking out " ( i i i ) " and "two employ- ees" in clause (iii) and inserting in lieu thereof " ( i ) " and "five employees", respectively, and (C) by striking o u t " ( i v ) " and inserting in lieu thereof " (ii)".
87 STAT. ] PUBLIC LAW 93-145-NOV. 1, 1973 533 Effective January 1, 1974, section 105(d)(1) of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1968, as amended by the preceding para- Ante, p . 532. graph, is amended to read as follows: "(1) (A) Commencing January 1,1974, the aggregate of gross com- pensation paid employees in the office of a Senator shall not exceed during each calendar year the following: "$352,240 if the population of his State is less than 2,000,000; "$362,848 if such population is 2,000,000 but less than 3,000,000; "$388,416 if such population is 3,000,000 but less than 4,000,000; "$421,328 if such population is 4,000,000 but less than 5,000,000; "$448,256 if such population is 5,000,000 but less than 7,000,000; "$476,544 if such population is 7,000,000 but less than 9,000,000; "$507,280 if such population is 9,000,000 but less than 10,000,000; "$530,944 if such population is 10,000,000 but less than 11,000,000; "$561,952 if such population is 11,000,000 but less than 12,000,000; "$585,616 if such population is 12,000,000 but less than 13,000,000; "$615,808 if such population is 13,000,000 but less than 15,000,000; "$646,000 if such population is 15,000,000 but less than 17,000,000; $676,192 if such population is 17,000,000 or more. I n any calendar year in which a Senator does not hold the office of Senator at least part of each month of that year, the aggregate amount available for gross compensation of employees in the office of that Senator shall be the applicable amount contained in the table included in this subparagraph, divided by 12, and nmltiplied by the number of months the Senator holds such office during that calendar year, counting any fraction of a month as a full month. " ( B ) The aggi'egate of payments of gross compensation made to employees in the office of a Senator during each calendar year shall not exceed at any time dui'ing such calendar year one-twelfth of the applicable amount contained in the table included in subparagraph (A) of this paragraph multiplied by the number of months (counting a fraction of a month as a month) elapsing from the fii'st month in that calendar year in which the Senator holds the office of Senator through the end of the current month for which the payment of gross compensation is to be made." Effective October 1, 1973, any rate of compensation inci'eased or established under the headings "Office of the Chaplain", "Office of the Secretary", and "Office of Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper", and any new dollar limitation contained in amendments made by the sixth and seventh full unnumbered paragraphs under this heading " A D M I N I S T R A T I V E P R O V I S I O N S " , are increased in accordance with the Order of the President pro tempore of the Senate of Octo- ber 4, 1973. Effective January 1,1974, the dollar limitations contained in the amendment made by the eighth full unnumbered paragraph under this heading " A D M I N I S T R A T I V E P R O V I S I O N S " are increased in accordance with the applicable dollar limitations con- tained in such order. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES P A Y M E N T S TO W m O W S AND H E I R S OF DECEASED M E M B E R S OF CONGRESS For payment to Norma Lea Mills, widow of William O. Mills, late a Representative from the State of Maryland, $42,500.
534 PUBLIC LAW 93-145-NOV. 1, 1973 [87 STAT. SALARIES, MILEAGK FOR THE MEM^BERS, AND EXPENSE ALLOWANCE OF THE SPEAKER COMPENSATION OF MEMBERS For compensation of Members, as authorized by law (wherever used herein the term "Member" shall include Members of the House of Representatives, the Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico, the Delegate from the District of Columbia, the Delegate from Guam, and the Delegate from the Virgin Islands), $20,365,720. MILEAGE o r M E M B E R S AND E X P E N S E ALLOWANCE OF T H E SPEAKER For mileage of Members and expense allowance of the Speaker, as authorized by law, $220,000. SALARIES, OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES For compensation of officers and employees, as authorized by law, as follows: O F F I C E OF THE S P E A K E R . For the Office of the Speaker, $243,145. OFFICE OF T H E PARLIAMENTARIAN For the Office of the Parliamentarian, $182,020, including the Parli- amentarian and $2,000 for preparing the Digest of the Rules, as authorized by law. COMPILATION OF PRECEDENTS OF H O U S E OF REPRESENTATIVES For compiling the precedents of the House of Representatives, $25,000. OITIGE OF T H E CHAPLAIN For the Office of the Chaplain, $19,770. O F F I C E O F T H E CLERK F o r the Office of the Clerk, including not to exceed $265,572 for the House Recording Studio, $3,264,730. O F F I C E OF T H E SERGEANT A T ARMS For the Office of the Sergeant at Arms, $6,166,935. OFFICE OF T H E DOORKEEPER For the Office of the Doorkeeper, $2,793,565. OFFICE O F T H E POSTMASTER F o r the Office of the Postmaster, including $14,490 for employment of substitute messengers and extra services of regular employees when required at the salary rate of not to exceed $7,919 per annum each, $857,535. COMMITTEE EMPLOYEES F o r committee employees, including the Committee on Appropria- tions, $8,125,000.
87 STAT. ] PUBLIC LAW 93-145-NOV. 1, 1973 535 SPECIAL A N D M I N O R I T Y EMPLOYEES For six minority employees, $205,725. For the House Democratic Steering Committee, $66,440. For the House Republican Conference, $66,440. For the office of the majority floor leader, inckiding $3,000 for official expenses of the majority leader, $149,805. For the office of the minority floor leader, including $3,000 for official expenses of the minority leader, $133,190. For the office of the majority whip, $107,810. For the office of the minority whip, $107,810. For two printing clerks, one for the majority caucus room and one for the minority caucus room, to be appointed by the majority and minority leaders, respectively, $24,455, to be equally divided. For a technical assistant in the office of the attending physician, to be appointed by the attending physician, subject to the ap[)roval of the Speaker, $21,975. O F F I C I A L REPORTERS OF DEBATES For official reporters of debates, $415,455. O F F I C I A L REPORTERS TO COMMITTEES For official reporters to committees, $502,425. C O M M I T T E E ON APPROPRIATIONS For salaries and expenses, studies and examinations of executive agencies, by the Committee on Appropriations, and temporary per- sonal services for such committee, to be expended in accordance with section 202(b) of the Legislative Reorganization Act, 1946, and to be 2°us'c*72^a^ available for reimbursement to agencies for services performed, $1,612,000. OFFICE o r T H E LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL For salaries and expenses of the Office of the Legislative Counsel of the House, $958,000. MEMBERS' CLERK HIRE For staff employed by each Member in the discharge of his official and representative duties, $63,262,000. CONTINGENT EXPENSES OF THE HOUSE FURNITURE For purchase and repair of furniture, carpets and draperies, including supplies, tools and equipment for repair shops; and for purchase of packing boxes, $733,000. MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS F o r miscellaneous items, exclusive of salaries unless specifically ordered by the House of Representatives, including such amounts for transfer to the House of Representatives Restaurant Fund as may be necessary for the purposes authorized by section 2 of House Resolu- tion 317, Ninety-second Congress; purchase, exchange, operation, maintenance, and repair of the Clerk's motor vehicles, the publications
536 PUBLIC LAW 93-145-NOV. 1, 1973 [87 STAT. and distribution service motor truck, and the post office motor vehicles for carrying the mails; the sum of $850 for hire of automobile for the Serjeant at Arms; not to exceed $5,000 for the purposes authorized by section 1 of House Eesolution 348, approved June 29,1961; purposes authorized by House Eesolution 416, Eighty-ninth Congress; materials for folding; and for stationery for the use of committees, departments, and officers of the House; $8,500,000. GOVERNMENT CONTRIBUTIONS For contributions to employees life insurance fund, retirement fund, and health benefits fund, as authorized by law, $5,770,000, and in addition, such amount as may be necessary may be transferred from the preceding appropriation for "miscellaneous items". REPORTING HEARINGS For stenographic reports of hearings of committees other than spe- cial and select committees, $422,500. SPECIAL A N D SELECT COMMITTEES For salaries and expenses of special and select committees author- ized by the House, $12,675,000. TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE For telegraph and telephone service, exclusive of personal services, $4,500,000. STATIONERY (REVOLVING FUND) For a stationery allowance for each Member for the second session of the Ninety-third Congress, as authorized by law, $1,865,750, to remain available until expended. POSTAGE S T A M P ALLOWANCES Postage stamp allowances for the second session of the Ninety-third Congress, as follows: Clerk, $1,460; Sergeant at Arms, $1,090; Door- keeper, $910; Postmaster, $730; each Member, the Speaker, the majority and minority leaders, the majority and minority whips, and each standing committee, as authorized by law; $419,330. REVISION OF LAWS For preparation and editing of the laws as authorized by 1 U.S.C. 61 Stat. 637. 202, 203, 213, $39,980, to be expended under the direction of the Com- mittee on the Judiciary. LEADERSHIP AUTOMOBILES F o r purchase, exchange, hire, driving, maintenance, repair, and operation of an automobile for the Speaker, $18,780. For purchase, exchange, hire, driving, maintenance, repair, and operation of an automobile for the majority leader of the House, $18,780. For purchase, exchange, hire, driving, maintenance, repair, and operation of an automobile for the minority leader of the House, $18,780.
87 STAT. ] PUBLIC LAW 93-145-NOV. 1, 1973 537 XEW EDITION o r THE UNITED STATES CODE For preparation of a new edition of the United States Code, $100,000 to remain available until expended, and to be expended under the direction of the Committee on the Judiciary. ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS The provisions of House Resolution 13, Ninety-third Congress, relating to compensation for the employment of one additional official reporter of debates, House of Representatives, shall be the permanent law with respect thereto. The provisions of House Resolution 92, Ninety-third Congress, relating to the appointment, compensation and expenses of special counsel to represent the Clerk and the interests of the House, shall be the permanent law with respect thereto. JOINT ITEMS For joint committees, as follows: J O I N T COMMITTEE ON REDUCTION OF FEDERAL EXPENDITURES For an amount to enable the Joint Committee on Reduction of Federal Expenditures to carry out the duties imposed upon it by section 601 of the Revenue Act of 1941 (55 Stat. 726), to remain avail- ^9 stat. 1026. able during the existence of the Committee, $72,760, to be disbursed by the Secretary of the Senate. CONTINGENT EXPENSES or THE SENATE JOINT ECONOMIC COMMITTEE For salaries and expenses of the Joint Economic Committee, $768,415. For an amount (to be disbursed by the Secretary of the Senate on vouchers signed by the chairman or vice chairman and the chair- man of the subcommittee) additional to amounts heretofore appro- priated to enable the Subcommittee on Fiscal Policy, under authority of the Employment Act of 1946 (60 Stat. 23, sec. 5), to undertake a ^J l'^^- ^^^^^ study to develop reliable, comprehensive, and factual information concerning welfare programs and needs in the United States, $50,000; and in addition not to exceed $135,000 of the unobligated balance of the appropriation for this purpose for the fiscal year 1971, continued available until June 30, 1973, is hereby continued available until June 30, 1974. JOINT COMMITTEE ON ATOMIC ENERGY For salaries and expenses of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, $499,410. JOINT COMMITTEE ON PRINTING For salaries and expenses of the Joint Committee on Printing, $300,620. JOINT COMMITTEE ON INAUGURAL CEREMONIES, 19 7 3 For expenses of the Joint Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies, 1973, $10,000, to remain available through September 30, 1973.
538 PUBLIC LAW 93-145-NOV. 1, 1973 [87 STAT. (\)XTiXGEXT E X P E N S E S O F T H E H o r s E JOINT COMMITTEE ON INTERNAL KEVENUE TAXATION" For salaries and expenses of the Joint Committee on Internal Rev- enue Taxation, $937,720. JOINT COMMITTEE ON DEFENSE PRODUCTION For salaries and expenses of the Joint Committee on Defense Pro- 64 Stat. 7 9 8 . 50 u s e a p p . duction as authorized by the Defense Production Act of 1950, as 2061. amended, $139,980. JOINT COMMITTEE O N CONGRESSIONAL OPERATIONS For salaries and expenses of the Joint Committee on Congressional Operations, including the Office of Placement and Office ^Management. $530,000. 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 one thousand dollars per month to the attending physician; (2) an allowance of six hundred dollars per month to one senior medical officer while on duty in the attending physician's office; (3) an allowance of two hundred dollars per month each to two medical officers while on duty in the attending physician's office; (4) an allowance of two hundred dollars per month each to not exceed eight assistants on the basis heretofore provided for such assist- ants; and (5) an allowance of $12,000 to be available for a medical consultant, $97,700. CAPITOL POLICE GENERAL EXPENSES For purchasing and supplying uniforms; the purchase, maintenance, and repair of police motor vehicles, including two-way police radio equipment; contingent expenses, including $25 per month for extra services performed for the Capitol Police Board by such member of the staff of the Sergeant at Arms of the Senate or the House as may be designated by the Chairman of the Board; $304,295. CAPITOL POLICE BOARD To enable the Capitol Police Board to provide additional protec- tion for the Capitol Buildings and Grounds, including the Senate and House Office Buildings and the Capitol Power Plant, $1,214,255. Detailed per- Such sum shall be expended only for payment of salaries and other ionnel. expenses of personnel detailed from the Metropolitan Police of the District of Columbia, and the Commissioner of the District of Colum- bia is authorized and directed to make such details upon the request of the Board. Personnel so detailed shall, during the period of such detail, serve under the direction and instructions of the Board and are authorized to exercise the same authority as members of such Metro- politan Police and members of the Capitol Police and to perform Reimbursement. such other duties as may be assigned by the Board. Reimbursement for salaries and other expenses of such detail personnel shall be made
87 STAT. ] PUBLIC LAW 93-145-NOV. 1, 1973 539 to the government of the District of Cohimbia, and any sums so reim- bursed shall be credited to the appropriation or appropriations from which such salaries and expenses are payable and shall be available for all the purposes thereof: Provided^ That any person detailed under the authority of this paragraph or under similar authority in the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1942, and the Second Defi- 55 Stat. 456. ciency Appropriation Act, 1940, from the Metropolitan Police of the 54 Stat. 629. District of Columbia shall be deemed a member of such Metropolitan Police during the period or periods of any such detail for all purposes of rank, pay, allowances, privileges, and benefits to the same extent as though such detail had not been made, and at the termination thereof any such person shall have a status with respect to rank, pay, allow- ances, privileges, and benefits which is not less than the status of such person in such police at the end of such detail: Provided further^ That the Commissioner of the District of Columbia is directed (1) to elevate and pay the deputy chief detailed under the authority of this paragraph and serving as Chief of the Capitol Police, to the rank and salary of assistant chief plus $2,000 and such increases in basic compensation as may be subsequently provided by law so long as this position is held by the present incumbent, (2) to elevate and pay the two acting inspectors detailed under the authority of this para- graph and serving as assistants to the Chief of the Capitol Police to the rank and salary of deputy chief and such increases in basic com- pensation as may be subsequently provided by law so long as these positions are held by the present incumbents, (3) to elevate and pay the captain detailed under the authority of this paragraph to the rank and salary of inspector plus $1,625 and such increases in basic compensation as may be subsequently provided by law so long as this position is held by the present incumbent, (4) to elevate and pay the lieutenant detailed under the authority of this Act and supervising the plainclothes officers, the rank and salary of captain plus $1,625 per annum and such increases in basic compensation as may be subse- quently provided by law so long as this position is held by the present incumbent, (5) to pay the lieutenant detailed under the authority of this Act the salary of lieutenant plus $1,625 and such increases in basic compensation as may be subsequently provided by laAv so long as this position is held by the present incumbent, (6) to pay the four detective sergeants serving under the authority of this Act the salary of the rank of detective sergeant and such increases in basic com- pensation as may be provided by law so long as these positions are held by the present incumbents, (7) to pay the two sergeants of the uniform force serving under the authority of this Act, the salary of sergeants and such increases in basic compensation as may be sub- sequently provided by law so long as these two positions are held by the present incumbents, and (8) to elevate and pay the acting desk sergeant permanently detailed under the authority of this Act, the salary of the ranlc of sergeant and such increases in basic compensa- tion as may be subsequently provided by law so long as this position is held by the present incumbent. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall be paid as compensation to any person appointed after June 30, 1935, as an officer or member of the Capitol Police who does not meet the standards to be prescribed for such appointees by the Capitol Police Board: Provided, That the Capitol Police Board is herebv authorized to detail police from the House Office, Senate Office, and Capitol buildings for police duty on the Capitol Grounds and on the Library of Congress Grounds.
540 PUBLIC LAW 93-145-NOV. 1, 1973 [87 STAT. EDUCATION OF PAGES For education of congressional pages and pages of the Supreme Court, pursuant to part 9 of title I V of the Legislative Keorganization 84 Stat. 1198. ^ c t , 1970, and section 243 of the Legislative Keorganization Act, 1946, no^teT^4o usc"^ ^""^ $161,100, which amount shall be advanced and credited to the appli- 184a'. cable appropriation of the District of Columbia, and the Board of 2°us*c*88\^.^* Education of the District of Columbia is hereby authorized to employ such personnel for the education of pages as may be required and to pay compensation for such services in accordance with such rates of compensation as the Board of Education may prescribe. OFFICIAL M A I L COSTS For expenses necessary for official mail costs pursuant to title 39, 84 Stat. 754; U.S.C., section 3216, $30,500,000, to be available immediately. !5 Stat. 132. The foregoing amounts under "other joint items" shall be disbursed by the Clerk of the House. CAPITOL GUIDE SERVICE For salaries and expenses of the Capital Guide Service $320,225, to be disbursed by the Secretary of the Senate: Provided^ That none of these funds shall be used to employ more than twenty-eight individuals. STATEMENTS OF APPROPRIATIONS For the preparation, under the direction of the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and House of Representatives, of the statements for the first session of the Ninety-third Congress, showing appropriations made, indefinite appropriations, and contracts author- ized, together with a chronological history of the regular appropriation bills as required by law, $13,000, to be paid to the persons designated by the chairman of such committees to supervise the work. OFFICE OF TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT SALARIES AND EXPENSES For salaries and expenses necessary to carry out the provisions 86 Stat. 797. of the Technology Assessment Act of 1972 (Public Law 92-484), 2 u s e 471 note. (^2,000,000. ARCHITECT OF T H E CAPITOL OFFICE OF THE ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOL SALARIES For the Architect of the Capitol; the Assistant Architect of the Capitol; the Executive Assistant; and other personal services; at rates of pay provided by law, $1,250,000. Appropriations under the control of the Architect of the Capitol shall be available for expenses of travel on official business not to exceed in the aggregate under all funds the sum of $20,000. CONTINGENT EXPENSES To enable the Architect of the Capitol to make surveys and studies and to meet unforeseen expenses in connection with activities under his care, $75,000.
87 STAT. J PUBLIC LAW 93.145^NOV. 1, 1973 541 C A P I T O L B U I L D I N G S AND G R O U N D S CAPITOL BUILDINGS For necessary expenditures for the Capitol Building and electrical substations of the Senate and House Office I^uiklinos, under the juris- diction of the Architect of the Capitol, including improvements, maintenance, repair, equipment, supplies, material, fuel, oil, waste, and appurtenances; furnishings and office equipment; special and protective clothing for workmen; uniforms or allowances therefor as authorized by law (5 U.S.C. 5901-5902) ; personal and other services; so stat. sos; cleaning and repairing works of art without regard to section 3709 of the Revised Statutes, as amended; purchase or exchange, mainte- 4i use s. nance and operation of a passenger motor vehicle; purchase of neces- sary reference books and periodicals; for expenses of 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, $4,535,000. Not to exceed $10,000 of the unobligated balance of the appropriation under this head for the fiscal year 1973 is hereby continued available until June 30,1974. Not to exceed $105,000 of the unobligated balance of that part ol ^ the appropriation under this head for the fiscal year 1971, contiilued available until June 30, 1973, is hereby continued available until June 30,1974. CAPITOL GROUNDS For care and improvement of grounds surrounding the Capitol, the Senate and House Office Buildings, and the Capitol Power Plant; per- sonal and other services; care of trees; planting; fertilizer; repairs to pavements, walks, and roadways; waterproof w^earing apparel; maintenance of signal lights; and for snow removal by hire of men and equipment or under contract without regard to section 3709 of the Eeyised Statutes, as amended; $1,337,000 of which $250,000 shall be available for modifications to and replacement of existing traffic signals and installation of additional traffic signals and all items appurtenant thereto in the Capitol Grounds and also at street inter- sections in the vicinity of such grounds and buildings under the juris- diction of the Architect of the Capitol deemed necessary for proper coordination of traffic control, conforming to similar installations planned by the District government for other areas of the District of Columbia designed in accordance with the 1971 edition of the Manual on Uniform Control Devices for Streets and Highways approved by the Federal Highway Administrator under title 23, United States Code. 72 Stat. 885. 23 u s e lOl et seq. SENATE OFFICE BUILDINGS For maintenance, miscellaneous items and supplies, including furni- ture, furnishings, and equipment, and for labor and material incident thereto, and repairs thereof; for purchase of waterproof wearing apparel, and for personal and other services; for the care and operation of the Senate Office Buildings; including the subway and subway trans- portation systems connecting the Senate Office JBuildings with the Capitol; uniforms or allowances therefor as authorized by law (5 U.S.C. 5901-5902), prevention and eradication of insect and other pests without regard to section 3709 of the Revised Statutes as amended; to be expended under the control and supervision of the Architect of the Capitol in all, $6,460,200.
542 PUBLIC LAW 93-145-NOV. 1, 1973 [87 STAT. E X T E N S I O N O F ADDITIONAL. S E N A T E O F F I C E B U I L D I N G SITE The unobligated balance of $174,000 on June 30,1973, of the appro- priation under this head in the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 83 Stat. 352. 1970, Unavailable for obligation beyond such date under the provisions 86 Stat. 432. of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1973, is hereby con- tinued available until expended. S E N A T E GARAGE For maintenance, repairs, alterations, personal and other sei-vices, and all other necessary expenses, $97,000. H O U S E OFFICE B U I I J ) I N G S For maintenance, including equipment; waterproof wearing apparel; uniforms or allowances therefor as authorized by law (5 80 Stat. 508; U.S.C. 5901-5902); prevention and eradication of insect and other ^^rusc 5^' pests without regard to section 3709 of the Kevised Statutes, as amended; miscellaneous items; and for all necessary services, includ- ing the position of Superintendent of Garages as authorized by law, $8,828,700. From and after April 1, 1973, the compensation of the Superin- tendent of Garages shall be at the gross annual rate of $25,000 subject 84 Stat. 1950. ^Q ^lic further increases authorized under 5 U.S.C. 5307(a)(1)(B) relating to the implementation of salary comparability policy. Not to exceed $100,000 of the unobligated balance of the appropria- tion under this head for the fiscal year 1972, continued available until June 30, 1973, is hereby continued available until June 30, 1974. CAPITOL POWER P L A N T For lighting, heating, and power (including the purchase of elec- trical energy) for the Capitol, Senate and House Office Buildings, Supreme Court Building, Congressional Library Buildings, and the grounds about the same. Botanic Garden, Senate garage, and for air- conditioning refrigeration not supplied from plants in any of such buildings; for heating the Government Printing Office, Washington City Post Office, and Folger Shakespeare Library, reimbursement for which shall be made and covered into the Treasury; personal and other services, fuel, oil, materials, waterproof wearing apparel, and all other necessary expenses in connection with the maintenance and opera- tion of the plant; $5,206,700. Not to exceed $80,000 of the unobligated balance of the appropria- tion under this head for the fiscal year 1972, continued available until June 30, 1973, is hereby continued available until June 30,1974. LIBRARY BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS STRUCTURAL AND MECHANICAL CARE For necessary expenditures for mechanical and structural mainte- nance, including improvements, equipment, supplies, waterproof wear- ing apparel, and personal and other services, $1,593,800. Not to exceed $196,000 of the unobligated balance of the appropri- ation under this head for the fiscal year 1973 is hereby continued available until June 30, 1974.
87 STAT. ] PUBLIC LAW 93-145~NOV. 1, 1973 543 B O T A N I C GARDEJ^ SALARIES AND E X P E N S E S For all necessary expenses incident to maintaining, operating, repairing, and improving the Botanic Garden and the nurseries, build- ings, grounds, collections, and equipment pertaining thereto, including personal services; waterproof wearing apparel; not to exceed $25 for emergency medical supplies; traveling expenses, including bus fares, not to exceed $275; the prevention and eradication of insect and other pests and plant diseases by purchase of materials and procurement of personal services by contract without regard to the provisions of any other Act; purchase and exchange of motor trucks; purchase and exchange, maintenance, repair, and operation of a passenger motor vehicle; purchase of botanical books, periodicals, and books of refer- ence, not to exceed $100; all under the direction of the Joint Committee on the Library; $860,200. L I B R A R Y O F CONGRESS SALARIES AND E X P E N S E S For necessary expenses of the Library of Congress, not otherwise provided for, including development and maintenance of the Union Catalogs; custody, care, and maintenance of the Library Buildings; special clothing; cleaning, laundering, and repair of uniforms; preser- vation of motion pictures in the custody of the Library; for the National Program for acquisition and cataloging of Library material; and expenses of the Library of Congress Trust Fund Board not properly chargeable to the income of any trust fund held by the Board, $39,458,000, including $397,000 to be available for reimburse- ment to the General Services Administration for rental of suitable space in the District of Columbia or its immediate environs for the Library of Congress. COPYRIGHT OFFICB SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the Copyright Office, including publica- tion of the decisions of the United States courts involving copyrights, $5,139,000. CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE SALARIES A N D E X P E N S E S For necessai'y expenses to carry out the provisions of section 203 of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946, as amended by section 321 of the Legislative Reorganization Act ot 1970, (2 U.S.C. 166), 84 stat. iisi,, $10,927,000: Provided^ That no part of this appropriation may be used to pay any salary or expense in connection with any publication, or preparation of material therefor (excejpt 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 Admin- istration or the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration.
544 PUBLIC LAW 93-145-NOV. 1, 1973 [87 STAT. DISTRIBUTION OF CATALOG CARDS SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses for the preparation and distribution of cata- log cards and other publications of the Library, $10,343,000: Provided^ That $200,000 of this appropriation shall be apportioned for use pur- suant to section 3679 of the Revised Statutes, as amended (31 U.S.C. 665), only to the extent necessary to provide for expenses (excluding permanent personal services) for workload increases not anticipated m the budget estimates and which cannot be provided for by normal budgetary adjustments. BOOKS FOR THE GENERAL COLLECTIONS For necessary expenses (except personal services) for acc^^uisition of books, periodicals, and newspapers, and all other material for the increase of the Library, $1,194,650, to remain available until expended, including $25,000 to be available solely for the purchase, when spe- cifically approved by the Librarian, of special and unique materials for additions to the collections. BOOKS FOR THE LAW LIBRARY For necessary expenses (except personal services) for acquisition of books, legal periodicals, and all other material for the increase of the law library, $208,500, to remain available until expended. BOOKS FOR THE BLIND AND PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED SALARIES AND EXPENSES For salaries and expenses to carry out the provisions of the Act 80 Stat. 330. ftpproved March 3, 1931 (2 U.S.C. 135a), as amended, $9,805,000. COLLECTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF LIBRARY MATERIALS (SPECIAL FOREIGN CURRENCY PROGRAM) For necessary expenses for carrying out the provisions of section 104(b)(5) of the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance 80 Stat. 1528. Act of 1954, as amended (7 U.S.C. 1704), to remain available'until expended, $2,267,000, of which $1,971,400 shall be available only for payments in foreign currencies which the Treasury Department shall determine to be excess to the normal requirements of the United States. FURNITURE AND FURNISHINGS For necessary expenses for the purchase and repair of furniture, furnishings, office and library equipment, $2,868,000, of which $2,325,000 shall be available until expended only for the purchase and supply of furniture, book stacks, shelving, furnishings, and related costs necessary for the initial outfitting of the James Madison Memo- rial Library Building. REVISION OF ANNOTATED CONSTITUTION SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses to enable the Librarian to revise and extend the Annotated Constitution of the United States of America, $29,000, to remain available until expended.
87 STAT. ] PUBLIC LAW 93-145-NOV. 1, 1973 545 R?:vjsi()x OF HixDs' AND CAXXOX'S PRECEDEXTS SALARIES A N D E X P E N S E S For necessary expenses to enable the Librarian to assist the Parlia- mentarian of the House of Representatives to revise and update Hinds' and Cannon's Precedents, $132,000, ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS Appropriations in this Act available to the Library of Congress for salaries shall be available for expenses of investigating the loyality of Library employees; special and temporary services (including employees engaged by day or hour or in piecework); and services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109. sostat. 4i6. Not to exceed fifteen positions in the Library of Congress may be ,^^^"^; ^'"" ployment. exempt from the provisions of appropriation Acts concerning the employment of aliens during the current fiscal year, but the Librarian shall not make any appointment to any such position until he has ascertained that he cannot secure for such appointments a person in any of the categories specified in such provisions who possesses the special qualifications for the particular position and also otherwise meets the general requirements for employment in the Library of Congress. Funds available to the Library of Congress may be expended to reimburse the Department of State for medical services rendered to employees of the Library of Congress stationed abroad and for con- tracting on behalf of and hiring alien employees for the Library of Congress under compensation plans comparable to those authorized by section 444 of the Foreign Service Act of 1946, as amended (22 U.S.C. 889(a)) ; for purchase or hire of passenger motor vehicles; for pay- 74 Stat. 831, ment of travel, storage and transportation of household goods, and transportation and per diem expenses for families en route (not to exceed twenty-four) ; for benefits comparable to those payable under sections 911(9), 911(11), and 941 of the Foreign Service Act of 1946, as amended (22 U.S.C. 1136(9), 1136(11), and 1156, respectively); g/stat^e?!^^' and travel benefits comparable with those which are now or hereafter 70 stat. 706.' may be granted single employees of the Agency for International Development, including single Foreign Service personnel assigned to A.I.D. projects, by the Administrator of the Agency for International Development—or his designee—under the authority of section 636(b) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (Public Law 87-195, 22 U.S.C. 2396(b)); subject to such rules and regulations as may be issued by ^^ ^*®'' *^^' the Librarian of Congress. Payments in advance for subscriptions or other charges for biblio- ^^'Is^"'^^ ^"^ graphical data, publications, materials in any other form, and services may be made by the Librarian of Congress whenever he determines it to be more prompt, efficient, or economical to do so in the interest of carrying out required Library programs. Appropriations in this Act available to the Library of Congress shall be available, in an amount not to exceed $50,000, when specifically authorized by the Librarian, for expenses of attendance at meetings concerned with the function or activity for which the appropriation is made. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE PRINTING AND BINDING F o r authorized printing and binding for the Congress; for printing and binding for the Architect of the Capitol; expenses necessary for preparing the semimonthly and session index to the Congressional
546 PUBLIC LAW 93-145-NOV. 1, 1973 [87 STAT. 82 Stat. 1256. Kecord, as authorized by law (44 U.S.C. 902) ; printing, binding, and distribution of the Federal Register (including the Code of Federal 82 Stat. 1277. Kcgulatious) as authorized by law (44 U.S.C. 1509, 1510) ; and print- ing and binding of Government publications authorized by law to be distributed without charge to the recipients; $64,000,000: Provided, That this appropriation shall not be available for printing and bind- ing part 2 of the annual report of the Secretary of Agriculture (known as the Yearbook of Agriculture) : Provided further, That this appro- priation shall be available for the payment of obligations incurred under the appropriations for similar purposes for preceding fiscal years. Hereafter, appropriations for authorized printing and binding for (Congress shall not be available under the authority of the Act of 82 Stat. 1256; Qctober 22, 1968 (44 IT.S.C. 906) for the printing, publication, and 84 Stat. 303. distribution of more than one copy of the bound permanent editions of the Congressional Record for the Vice President and each Member of the Senate and House of Representatives. OFFICE OF SUPKRINTENDENT OF DOCUMENTS SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the OiSce of Superintendent of Docu- ments, including compensation of all employees in accordance with 82 Stat. 1240; the provisious of 44 U.S.C. 305; travel expenses (not to exceed 84 Stat. 693. $88,300); price lists and bibliographies; repairs to buildings, ele- vatoi"s, and machinerv; and supplying books to depository libraries; $36,471,000: Provided, That $200,000 of this appropriation shall be apportioned for use pursuant to section 3679 of the Revised Statutes, as amended (31 U.S.C. 665), Avith the approval of the Public Printer, only to the extent necessary to provide for expenses (excluding perma- nent personal services) for workload increases not anticipated in the budget estimates and which cannot be provided for by normal budgetary adjustments. ACQUISITION OF SITE For necessary expenses for acquisition of site for the Government Printing Office, $4,600,000, to remain available until expended. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE REVOLVING F U N D For payment to the ''Government Printing Office revolving fund"; $7,400,000, to remain available until expended, for improving electri- cal and air-conditioning systems, and building structures. 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 104 of the Govern- 31 u*sc*8^49* nient Corporation Control Act, as amended, 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 to exceed $3,500 may be expended on the certification of the Public Printer in connection with special studies of governmental printing, binding, and distribution practices and pro- cedures: Provided further, That during the current fiscal year the revolving fund shall be available for the hire of two passenger motor A'ehicles and the purchase of one passenger motor vehicle.
87 STAT. ] PUBLIC LAW 93-145-NOV. 1, 1973 547 GENERAL ACCOUNTING O F F I C E SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the General Accounting Office, including not to exceed $3,500 to be expended on the certification of the Comp- troller General of the United States in connection with special studies of governmental financial practices and procedures; services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109 but at rates for individuals not to exceed 80 Stat. 416. the per diem rate equivalent to the rate for grade GS-18; hire of one 5 u s e 5332 note. passenger motor vehicle; advance payments in foreign countries not- withstanding section 3648, Revised Statutes, as amended (31 U.S.C. 529); benefits comparable to those payable under section 911(9), 911 (11) and 942(a) of the Foreign Service Act of 1946, as amended (22 75 Stat. 4 6 4 ; U.S.C. 1136(9), 1136(11) and 1157(a), respectively); and under reg- !1 Stat. 6 7 1 . ulations prescribed by the Comptroller General of the United States, rental of living quarters in foreign countries and travel benefits com- parable with those which are now or hereafter may be granted single employees of the Agency for International Development, including single Foreign Service personnel assigned to A.I.D. projects, by the Administrator of the Agency for International Development-—or his designee—under the authority of section 636(b) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (Public Law 87-195, 22 U.S.C. 2396(b)), 75 Stat. 4 5 7 . $103,850,000. COST-ACCOUNTING STANDARDS BOARD SALARIES AND EXPENSES F o r expenses of the Cost-Accounting Standards Board necessary to carry out the provisions of section 719 of the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended (Public Law 91-379, approved August 15, 1970), $1,500,000. 84 Stat. 796. 50 u s e a p p . 2168. GENERAL PROVISIONS SEC. 102. No part of the funds appropriated in this Act shall be used for the maintenance or care of private vehicles, except for emer- gency assistance and cleaning as may be provided under regulations issued by the House of Representatives Select Committee To Regu- late Parking on the House Side of the Capitol. SEC. 103. Whenever any office or position not specifically estab- lished by the Legislative P a y Act of 1929 is appropriated for herein 46 Stat. 3 2 . or whenever the rate of compensation or designation of any position 2 u s e 60a n o t e . appropriated for herein is different from that specifically established for such position by such Act, the rate of compensation and the designation of the position, or either, appropriated for or provided herein, shall be the permanent law with respect thereto: Provided^ That the provisions herein for the various items of official expenses of Members, officers, and committees of the Senate and House, and clerk hire for Senators and Members shall be the permanent law with respect thereto. F i s c a l year SEC. 104. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall limitation. remain available for obligation beyond the current fiscal year unless expressly so provided herein. This Act may be cited as the "Legislative Branch Appropriation Short t i t l e . Act, 1974". Approved November 1, 1973.