H.R. 6950 (94th): Legislative Branch Appropriation Act

94th Congress, 1975–1976. Text as of Jul 25, 1975 (Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill).

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PUBLIC LAW 94-59—JULY 25, 1975                                                                    89 STAT. 269

Public Law 94-59
94th Congress
                                                    An Act
M a k i n g a p p r o p r i a t i o n s for t h e L e g i s l a t i v e B r a n c l i for t h e fiscal y e a r e n d i n g    July 2 5 , 1 9 7 5
  J u n e 30, 1976, a n d t h e p e r i o d e n d i n g S e p t e m b e r 30, 1976, a n d f o r o t h e r                      [H.R. 6950]
  purposes.

  Be it enoMed hy the Senate and House of Representatives        of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, T h a t the following                                                        Legislative
sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not other-                                                           Branch
wise appropriated, for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year end-                                                       Appropriation
                                                                                                                             Act, 1976.
ing J u n e 30, 1976, and the period ending September 30, 1976, and for
other purposes, n a m e l y :
                                                   TITLE            I

                                                   SENATE
COMI'ENSATION AND M i L E A G E OF T H E V i C E P R E S I D E N T AND SENATORS                                              2 u s e 6 0 a note.
  AND E X P E N S E ALLOWANCES or THE V I C E PRESIDENT AND LEADERS or
    THE     SENATE


   COMPENSATION AND MILEAGE OF T H E VICE PRESIDENT AND SENATORS

   F o r compensation and mileage of the Vice President and Senators
of the United States, $4,809,240.
   F o r "Compensation and Mileage of the Vice President and Senators
of the United S t a t e s " for the period J u l y 1, 1976, t h r o u g h Septem-
ber 30,1976, $1,205,000.

      EXPENSE ALLOWANCES OF T H E VICE PRESIDENT AND MAJORITY AND
                          MINORITY LEADERS

  F o r expense allowance of the Vice President, $10,000; Majority
Leader of the Senate, $3,000; and Minority Leader of the Senate,
$3,000; in all, $16,000.
  F o r "Expense allowance of the Vice President, $2,500; Majority
Leader of the Senate, $750; and Minority Leader of the Senate, $750";
in all, for the period J u l y 1, 1976, through September 30, 1976, $4,000.

                             SALARIES, OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES

  F o r compensation of officers, employees, clerks to Senators, and
others as authorized by law, including agency contributions and
longevity 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

     F o r clerical assistance to the Vice President, $584,065.
    F o r "Office of the Vice President" for the period J u l y 1, 1976,
t h r o u g h September 30,1976, $146,000.

                 OFFICES OF T H E MAJORITY AND MINORITY LEADERS

   F o r offices of the Majority and Minority Leaders, $239,000: Pro-
vided, T h a t , effective J u l y 1,1975, the Majority and Minority Leaders 2 USC 61h-3.

89 STAT. 270 PUBLIC LAW 94-59—JULY 25, 1975 may each appoint and fix the compensation of an executive secretary at not to exceed $24,160 per annum in lieu of $20,838 per annum and a clerical assistant at not to exceed $20,838 per annum in lieu of $17,818 per annum. For "Offices of the Majority and Minority Leaders" for the period July 1,1976, through September 30,1976, $60,000. OFFICES o r T H E MAJORITY AND MINORITY W H I P S 2 use 61J-1. For offices of the Majority and Minority Whips, $185,440: Provided, That, effective July 1, 1975, the Majority and Minority Whips may each appoint and fix the compensation of a legislative assistant at not to exceed $34,881 per annum. For "Offices of the Majority and Minority Whips" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30, 1976, $46,360. OFFICE OF T H E CHAPLAIN For office of the Chaplain, $30,200. For "Office of the Chaplain" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30,1976, $7,600. OFFICE o r T H E SECRETARY For office of the Secretary, $3,064,575, including $216,530 required for the purpose specified and authorized by section 74b of title 2, 2 use 61c. United States Code: Provided, That, effective July 1,1975, the Secre- tary may appoint and fix the compensation of a clerk, legislative infor- mation, at not to exceed $18,120 per annum and five clerks, stationery room, at not to exceed $12,382 per annum each in lieu of four clerks, stationery room, at not to exceed $12,382 per annum each; and the Secretary may fix the per annum compensation of the editor, digest, at not to exceed $33,522 per annum in lieu of $28,992 per annum; a clerk, digest, at not to exceed $14,194 per annum in lieu of $11,778 per ani^um; a bill clerk at not to exceed $18,120 per annum in lieu of $15,402 per annum; an assistant bill clerk at not to exceed $12,080 per annum in lieu of $10,872 per annum; an assistant journal clerk at not to exceed $18,120 per annum in lieu of $15,402 per annum; a special assistant at not to exceed $15,402 per annum in lieu of $14,194 per annum; a deputy special assistant at not to exceed $14,194 per annum in lieu of $12,080 per annum; seven clerks at not to exceed $11,778 per annum each in lieu of $10,268 per annum each; a delivery clerk (office of the printing clerk) at not to exceed $10,872 per annum in lieu of $10,268 per annum; an assistant messenger at not to exceed $10,268 per annum in lieu of $9,966 per annum; an assistant messenger at not to exceed $9,966 per annum in lieu of $8,758 per annum; an assistant messenger at not to exceed $9,966 per annum in lieu of $7,852 per annum; and a chief reporter of debates at not to exceed 2 use 126-1. $36,089 per annum in lieu of $36,000 per annum: Provided further. That the position of chief elections investigator at not to exceed $28,690 per annum is hereby abolished. For "Office of the Secretary" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30, 1976, $775,000, including $55,000 required for the pur- pose specified and authorized by section 74b of title 2, United States Code.
PUBLIC LAW 94-59—JULY 25, 1975 89 STAT. 271 COMMITTEE EMPLOYEES For professional and clerical assistance to standing committees and the Select Committee on Small Business, $8,934,592. For "Committee Employees" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30,1976, $2,235,000. CONFERENCE COMMITTEES For clerical assistance to 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, $185,425 for each such commit- tee; in all, $370,850. For "Clerical assistance to 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", $46,250 for each such com- mittee; in all, for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30, 1976, $92,500. ADMINISTRATIVE AND CLERICAL ASSISTANTS TO SENATORS For administrative and clerical assistants to Senators, $45,642,178. For "Administrative and Clerical Assistants to Senators" for the period July 1,1976, through September 30,1976, $11,450,000. LEGISLATI\T5 ASSISTANCE TO SENATORS For legislative assistance to Senators, $3,500,000. For "Legislative Assistance to Senators" for the period July 1,1976, through September 30,1976, $900,000. OFFICE o r SERGEANT AT ARMS AND DOORKEEPER For office of the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper, $13,095,160: Provided^ That, effective July 1, 1975, the Sergeant at Arms may appoint and fix the compensation of the following positions (a) in the computer center: a director, computer center, at not to exceed $32,616 per annum and three computer specialists at not to exceed $19,328 per annum each in lieu of four computer specialists at not to exceed $19,328 per annum each; (b) in the Senate post office: sixty- seven mail carriers at not to exceed $10,570 per annum each in lieu of sixty-three mail carriers at not to exceed $10,570 per annum each; (c) in the service department: twelve messengers at not to exceed $8,758 per annum each in lieu of ten messengers at not to exceed $8,758 per annum each; (d) seven detectives, police force, at not to exceed $13,288 per annum each in lieu of four detectives, police force, at not to exceed $13,288 per annum each; sixteen technicians, police force, at not to exceed $12,382 per annum each in lieu of twelve technicians, police force, at not to exceed $12,382 per annum each; and 409 privates, police force, at not to exceed $11,476 per annum each in lieu of 389 pri- vates, police force, at not to exceed $11,476 per annum each; (e) a clerk at not to exceed $16,308 per annum in lieu of a clerk at not to exceed $13,892 per annum; and (f) in the janitor's department: five laborers at not to exceed $4,530 per annum each in lieu of six laborers at not to exceed $4,530 per annum each: Provided further^ That, the two positions of special employee at not to exceed $1,510 per annum each are hereby abolished.
89 STAT. 272 PUBLIC LAW 94-59—JULY 25, 1975 For "Office of Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper" for the period July 1,1976, through September 30,1976, $3,275,000. OFFICES OF T H E SECRETARIES FOR T H E M A J C R I T T AND MINORITY For offices of the Secretary for the Majority and the Secretary for 2 use 61g-3. the Minority, $296,245: Provided, That, effective July 1, 1975, and each fiscal year thereafter, the Secretaries for the Majority and Minor- ity may each appoint and fix the compensation of an assistant during emergencies at rates of compensation not exceeding, in the aggregate at any time, $20,234 per annum, for not more than six months in each fiscal year. For "Offices of the Secretaries for the Majority and Minority" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30,1976, $74,100. AGENCY CONTRIBUTIONS AND LONGEVITY COMPENSATION For agency contributions for employee benefits and longevity com- pensation, as authorized by law, $4,750,000. For "Agency Contributions and Longevity Compensation" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30, 1976, $1,200,000. OFFICE OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL OF THE SENATE For salaries and expenses of the office of the Legislative Counsel of the Senate, $584,110. For "Office of the Legislative Counsel of the Senate" for the period July 1,1976, through September 30,1976, $147,000. CONTINGENT EXPENSES OF THE SENATE S E N A T E POLICY COMMITTEES For salaries and expenses of the Majority Policy Committee and the Minority Policy Committee, $369,055 for each such committee; in all, $738,110. For "Senate Policy Committees", $92,500 for each such committee; in all, for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30, 1976, $185,000. AUTOMOBILES AND M A I N T E N A N C E For purchase, lease, exchange, maintenance, and operation of vehi- cles, one for the Vice President, one for the President pro tempore, 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, $40,000. For "Automobiles and Maintenance", for purchase, lease, exchange, maintenance, and operation of vehicles, one for the Vice President, one for the President pro tempore, 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 for the period July 1,1976, through September 30,1976, $10,000. 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-
PUBLIC LAW 94-59—JULY 25, 1975 89 STAT. 273 ninth Congress, as amended, including $570,180 for the Committee on 2 USC 190b. Appropriations, to be available also for the purposes mentioned in Senate Resolution Numbered 193, agreed to October 14, 1943, and Senate Resolution Numbered 140, agreed to May 14,1975, $17,654,500. For "Inquiries and Investigations", including $143,000 for the Committee on Appropriations, to be available also for the purposes mentioned in Senate Resolution Numbered 193, agreed to October 14, 1943, and Senate Resolution Numbered 140, agreed to May 14, 1975, for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30, 1976, $4,415,000. FOLDING DOCUMENTS For the employment of personnel for folding speeches and pam- phlets at a gross rate of not exceeding $3.88 per hour per person, $86,575. For "Folding Documents", for the employment of personnel for folding speeches and pamphlets at a gross rate of not exceeding $3.88 per hour per person, for the period July 1,1976, through September 30, 1976, $40,000. MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS For miscellaneous items, $14,184,000. For "Miscellaneous Items" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30,1976, $3,550,000. POSTAGE STAMPS For postage stamps for the offices of the Secretaries for the Major- ity and Minority, $320; Chaplain, $100; and for air mail and special delivery stamps for the office of the Secretary, $610; office of the Ser- geant at Arms, $240; and the President of the Senate, as authorized by law, $1,215; in all, $2,485. For "Postage Stamps", for the offices of the Secretaries for the Majority and Minority, $80; Chaplain, $25; and for air mail and special delivery stamps for the office of the Secretary, $155; office of the Sergeant at Arms, $60; and the President of the Senate, as authorized by law, $305; in all, for the period July 1,1976, through September 30, 1976, $625. STATIONERY (REVOLVING F U N D ) For stationery for the President of the Senate, $4,500, and for com- mittees and officers of the Senate, $24,750; in all, $29,250. For "Stationery (Revolving Fund)", for the President of the Senate, $1,125, and for committees and officers of the Senate, $6,200; in all, for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30, 1976, $7,325. ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS SEC. 101. For the purpose of carrying out his duties, the Secretary 2 USC 61a-9a. of the Senate is authorized to incur official travel expenses but such expenditures shall not exceed $5,000 during any fiscal year. The Secre- tary of the Senate is authorized to advance, in his discretion, to any designated employee under his jurisdiction, such sums as may be neces- sary, not exceeding $1,000, to defray official travel expenses in assisting the Secretary in carrying out his duties. Any such employee shall, as soon as practicable, furnish to the Secretary a detailed voucher for such expenses incurred and make settlement with respect to any amount so advanced. Payments to carry out the provisions of this paragraph shall be made from funds included in the appropriation "Miscellaneous
89 STAT. 274 PUBLIC LAW 94-59—JULY 25, 1975 Items" under the heading "Contingent Expenses of the Senate*' upon vouchers approved by the Secretary of the Senate. SEC. 102. Effective July 1, 1975, the first sentence of section 105(d) (1) (A) of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1968, as 2 use 61-1. amended and modified, is amended to read as follows: "The aggregate of gross compensation paid employees in the office of a Senator shall not exceed during each calendar year the following: "$392,298 if the population of his State is less than 2,000,000 "$404,076 if such population is 2,000,000 but less than 3,000,000 "$432,464 if such population is 3,000,000 but less than 4,000,000 "$469,006 if such population is 4,000,000 but less than 5,000,000 "$498,904 if such population is 5,000,000 but less than 7,000,000 "$530,312 if such population is 7,000,000 but less than 9,000,000 "$564,438 if such population is 9,000,000 but less than 10,000,000 "$590,712 if such population is 10,000,000 but less than 11,000,000; "$625,140 if such population is 11,000,000 but less than 12,000,000; "$651,414 if such population is 12,000,000 but less than 13,000,000; "$684,936 if such population is 13,000,000 but less than 15,000,000; "$718,458 if such population is 15,000,000 but less than 17,000,000; "$751,980 if such population is 17,000,000 but less than 19,000,000; "$777,050 if such population is 19,000,000 but less than 21,000,000; "$802,120 if such population is 21,000,000 or more.". SEC. 103. Section 506 of the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1973 (2 U.S.C. 58), is amended— (1) by striking out "actual transportation expenses incurred by employees" in subsection (a) (8) and inserting in lieu thereof "travel expenses incurred by employees"; and (2) by striking out subsection (e) and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "(e) In accordance with regulations prescribed by the Committee on Rules and Administration, an employee in a Senator's office includ- ing employees authorized by Senate Resolution 60, 94th Congress, Post, p. 276. agreed to June 12,1975, and section 108 of this title shall be reimbursed under this section for per diem and actual transportation expenses incurred, or actual travel expenses incurred, only for round trips made by the employee on official business by the nearest usual route between Washington, District of Columbia, and the home State of the Senator involved, and in traveling within the State (other than transportation expenses incurred by an employee assigned to a Senator's office within that State (1) while traveling in the general vicinity of such office, (2) pursuant to a change of assignment within such State, or (3) in commuting between home and office). However, an employee shall not be reimbursed for any per diem expenses or actual travel expenses (other than actual transportation expenses) for any travel occurring during the sixty days immediately before the date of any primary or general election (whether regular, special, or runoff) in which the Senator, in whose office the employee is employed, is a candidate for public office, unless his candidacy in such election is uncontested. Reim- bursement of per diem and actual travel expenses shall not exceed the
PUBLIC LAW 94-59—JULY 25, 1975 89 STAT. 275 rates established in accordance with the seventh paragraph under the heading 'Administrative Provisions' in the Senate appropriation in the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1957 (2 U.S.C. 68b). No payment shall be made under this section to or on behalf of a newly- appointed employee to travel to his place of employment. This section Effective date, shall be effective July 1, 1975.". SEC. 104. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Commit- tee on Government Operations is authorized, during fiscal year 1976, and the transition period, July 1,1976, through September 30,1976, to employ one additional professional staff member at a per annum rate not to exceed the rate for one of the four professional staff members referred to in section 105(e) (3) (A) of the Legislative Branch Appro- priations Act, 1968, as amended and modified. 2 USC 61-1. SEC. 105. The Secretary of the Senate, the Sergeant at Arms and 2 USC 61a, 61e, Doorkeeper of the Senate, and the Legislative Counsel of the Senate 63a, 273. shall each be paid at an annual rate of compensation of $40,000. The Secretary for the Majority (other than the incumbent holding office on 2 USC 61g. July 1, i975) and the Secretary for the Minority shall each be paid at an annual rate of compensation of $39,500. The Secretary for the Majority (as long as that position is occupied by such incumbent) may be paid at a maximum annual rate of compensation not to exceed $39,500. The four Senior Counsels in the Office of the Legislative 2 USC 274 note. Counsel of the Senate shall each be paid at an annual rate of com- pensation of $39,000. The Assistant Secretary of the Senate, the Par- 2 USC 61a-3, liamentarian, and the Financial Clerk may each be paid at a maximum 61b, 64a-l. annual rate of compensation not to exceed $39,000. The Administrative 2 USC 61h-l. Assistant in the Office of the Majority Leader and the Administrative Assistant in the Office of the Minority Leader may each be paid at a maximum annual rate of compensation not to exceed $38,000. The Assistant Secretary for the Majority and the Assistant Secretary for 2 USC 61h. the Minority may each be paid at a maximum annual rate of com- pensation not to exceed $37,500. The Administrative Assistant in the 2 USC 61j. Office of the Majority Whip and the Administrative Assistant in the Office of the Minority Whip may each be paid at a maximum annual rate of compensation not to exceed $37,000. The Legislative Assistant 2 USC 61h-2. in the Office of the Majority Leader, and the Legislative Assistant in the Office of the Minority Leader, the Assistant to the Majority and 2 USC 6U-2. the Assistant to the Minority in the Office of the Secretary of the Senate may each be paid a maximum annual rate of compensation not to exceed $36,500. The two committee employees referred to in clause (A), and the three committee employees referred to in clause (B), of section 105(e) (3) of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1968, as amended and modified, whose salaries are appropriated 2 USC 61-1. under the heading "Salaries, Officers and Employees" for "Committee Employees" for the Senate during any fiscal year, may each be paid at a maximum annual rate of compensation not to exceed $38,000, except that the Committee on Commerce is authorized to pay two employees, in addition to the two employees referred to in clause (A) of such section, at such maximum annual rate of compensation during the fiscal year ending June 30,1976, and the transition period ending September 30, 1976. The two committee employees, other than joint committee employees, referred to in clause (A) of section 105(e) (3) of such Act whose salaries are not appropriated under such heading may each be paid at a maximum annual rate of compensation not to exceed $37,500, except, that the two employees of the majority policy committee and the two employees of the minority policy committee referred to in
89 STAT. 276 PUBLIC LAW 94-59—JULY 25, 1975 2 u s e 61-1. clause (A) of section 105(e) (3) of such Act may each be paid at a maximum annual rate of compensation not to exceed $38,000. The one employee in a Senator's office referred to in section 105(d) (2) (ii) of such Act may be paid at a maximum annual rate of compensation not to exceed $38,000. A n y officer or employee whose pay is subject to the maximum limitation referred to in section 105(f) of such Act m a y be paid at a maximum annual rate of compensation not to exceed $38,000. This section does not supersede (1) any provision of an order of the President pro tempore of the Senate authorizing a higher rate of compensation, and (2) any authority of the President pro tempore to adjust rates of compensation or limitations referred to in this para- 2 u s e 60a note. g r a p h under section 4 of the Federal P a y Comparability Act of 1970. Effective date. This section is effective J u l y 1,1975. SEC. 106. (a) Section 3 under the heading "Administrative P r o - visions" in the appropriation for the Senate in the Legislative B r a n c h 2 u s e 59. Appropriations Act, 1975, is amended by inserting " ( 1 ) " immediately before the text of subsection (c) and tjy a d d i n g immediately below subsection (c) the following: " ( 2 ) T h e aggregate amount t h a t may be paid for the acquisition of furniture, equipment, and other office furnishings heretofore provided by the Administrator of General Services for one or more offices secured for the Senator is $20,500 if the aggregate square feet of office space is not in excess of 4,800 square feet. Such amount is increased by $500 for each authorized additional incremental increase in office space of 200 square feet.". Effective date. (b) The amendment made by subsection (a) of this section is effec- 2 u s e 59 note. tive on and after J u l y 1,1975. SEC. 107. Section 3 under the heading "Administrative Provisions" in the appropriation for the Senate in the Legislative Branch A p p r o - 2 u s e 59. priations Act, 1975, is amended by inserting " ( 1 ) " immediately before the text of subsection (a) and by a d d i n g immediately below subsec- tion (a) the following: " ( 2 ) The Senator may lease, on behalf of the United States Senate, the office space so secured for a term not in excess of one year. A copy of each such lease shall be furnished to the Sergeant at Arms. Nothing in this p a r a g r a p h shall be construed to require the Sergeant at A r m s to enter into or execute any lease for or on behalf of a Senator.". 2 u s e 72a-lc. SEC. 108. (a) P u r s u a n t to section 2 of Senate Resolution 60, 94th Congress, agreed to J u n e 12, 1975, and subject to the requirements of this section, each Senator serving on a committee is authorized to hire staff for the purpose of assisting him in connection with his member- sliip on one or more committees on which he serves as follows: (1) A Senator serving on one or more standing committees named in p a r a g r a p h 2 of Rule X X V of the S t a n d i n g Rules of the Senate shall receive, for each such committee as he designates, up to a maximum of two such committees, an amount equal to the amount referred to in section 105(e) (1) of the Legislative Branch 2 u s e 61-1. Appropriation Act, 1968, as amended and modified. (2) A Senator serving on one or more standing committees named in p a r a g r a p h 3 of Rule X X V of t h e S t a n d i n g Rules of the Senate or, in the case of a Senator serving on more t h a n two committees named in p a r a g r a p h 2 of t h a t Rule but on none of the committees named in p a r a g r a p h 3 of t h a t R u l e ; select and special committees of the Senate; and joint committees of the Congress shall receive for one of such committees which he designates, an amount equal to the amount referred to in section 105(e) (1) of
PUBLIC LAW 94-59—JULY 25, 1975 89 STAT. 277 tlie Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1968, as amended and modified. 2 USC 61-1. (b) (1) Each of the amounts referred to in subsection (a) (1) shall be reduced, in the case of a Senator who is— (A) the chairman or ranking minority member of any of the two committees designated by the Senator under subsection (^)(^)5 _ . . . , (B) the chairman or ranking minority member of any sub- committee of either of such committees that receives funding to employ staff assistance separately from the funding authority for staff of the committee; or (C) authorized by the committee, a subcommittee thereof, or the chairman of the committee or subcommittee, as appropriate, to recommend or approve the appointment to the staff of such committee or subcommittee of one or more individuals for the purpose of assisting such Senator in his duties as a member of such committee or subcommittee, by an amount equal to the aggregate annual gross rates of compensa- tion of all staff employees of that committee or subcommittee (i) whose appointment is made, approved, or recommended and (ii) whose continued employment is not disapproved by such Senator if such employees are employed for the purpose of assisting such Senator in his duties as chairman, ranking minority member, or member of such committee or subcommittee thereof as the case may be, or to the amount referred to in section 105(e) (1) of such Act, whichever is less. (2) The amount referred to in subsection (a) (2) shall be reduced in the case of any Senator by an amount equal to the aggregate annual gross rates of compensation of all staff employees (i) whose appoint- ment to the staff of any committee referred to in suDsection (a) (2), or subcommittee thereof, is made, approved, or recommended and (ii) whose continued employment is not disapproved by such Senator if such employees are employed for the purpose of assisting such Sena- tor in his duties as chairman, ranking minority member, or member of such committee or subcommittee thereof as the case may be, or an amount equal to the amount referred to in section 105(e) (1) of such Act, whichever is less. (c) An employee appointed under this section shall be designated as such and certified by the Senator who appoints him to the chairmen and ranking minority members of the appropriate committee or com- mittees as designated by such Senator and shall be accorded all privileges of a professional staff member (whether permanent or investigatory) of such committee or committees including access to all committee sessions and files, except that any such committee may restrict access to its sessions to one staff member per Senator at a time and require, if classified material is being handled or discussed, that any staff member possess the appropriate security clearance before being allowed access to such material or to discussion of it. (d) An employee appointed under this section shall not receive compensation in excess of that provided for an employee under section 105(e)(1) of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1968, as amended and modified. 2 USC 61-1. (e) The aggregate of payments of gross compensation made to employees under this section during each fiscal year shall not exceed at any time during such fiscal year one-twelfth of the total amount to which the Senator is entitled under this section (after application of the reductions required under subsection (b)) multiplied by the num- •;7.1(U n _ 77 _ 9<>
89 STAT. 278 PUBLIC LAW 94-59—JULY 25, 1975 ber of months (counting a fraction of a month as a month) elapsing from the first month in that fiscal 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. In any fiscal 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 under this section shall be the total amount to which the Senator is entitled under this section (after application of the reductions required under subsection (b)) divided by 12, and multiplied by the number of months the Senator holds such office dur- ing that fiscal year, counting any fraction of a month as a full month. Effective date. (f) This section is effective on and after July 1,1975. TITLE II HOUSE O F K E P R E S E N T A T I V E S PAYMENTS TO WIDOWS AND HEIRS OF DECEASED MEMBERS or CONGRESS For payment to Stephanie Estelle Kluczynski, widow of John C. Kluczynski, late a Representative from the State of Illinois, $42,500. For payment to Shirley Neal Pettis, widow of Jerry L. Pettis, late a Representative from the State of California, $42,500. COMPENSATION AND MILEAGE FOR THE MEMBERS 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), $20,494,120. For "Compensation of Members" for the period July 1,1976, through September 30,1976, $5,123,530. MILEAGE OF MEMBERS For mileage of Members, as authorized by law, $210,000. For "Mileage of Members" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30,1976, $52,500. HOUSE LEADERSHIP OFFICES For salaries and expenses, as authorized by law, $1,155,335, includ- ing: Office of the Speaker, $333,000, including $10,000 for official expenses of the Speaker; Office of the Majority Floor Leader, $240,965, including $3,000 for official expenses of the Majority Leader; Minority Floor Leader, $183,650, including $3,000 for official expenses of the Minority Leader; Majority Whip, $198,860, including not to exceed $44,225 for the Chief Deputy Majority Whip; Minority Whip, $198,860, including not to exceed $44,225 for the Chief Deputy Minority Whip. For "House leadership offices" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30,1976, $288,840, including: Office of the Speaker, $83,250, including $2,500 for official expenses of the Speaker; Office of the Majority Floor Leader, $60,245, including $750 for official expenses of the Majority Leader; Minority Floor Leader, $45,915, including
PUBLIC LAW 94^59—JULY 25, 1975 89 STAT. 279 $750 for official expenses of the Minority Leader; Majority Whip, $49,715, including not to exceed $11,060 for the Chief Deputy Majority Whip; Minority Whip, $49,715, including not to exceed $11,060 for the Chief Deputy Minority Whip. SALARIES, OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES For compensation and expenses of officers and employees, as author- ized by law, $19,453,315, including: Office of the Clerk, $4,151,245; Office of the Sergeant at Arms, $8,557,145; Office of the Doorkeeper, $3,330,860; Office of the Postmaster, $1,056,695; including $17,772 for employment of substitute messengers and extra services of regular employees when required at the salary rate of not to exceed $9,561 per annum each; Office of the Chaplain, $19,770; Office of the Parliamen- tarian, including the Parliamentarian and $2,000 for preparing the Digest of the Rules, $220,000; for compiling the precedents of the House of Representatives, $235,000; Official Reporters of Debates, $478,060; Official Reporters to Committees, $549,540; two printing clerks, one for the majority appointed by the majority leader and one for the minority appointed by the minority leader, $28,420 to be equally divided; a technical assistant in the Office of the Attending Physician, to be appointed by the Attending Physician subject to the approval of the Speaker, $25,540; the House Democratic Steering Committee, $292,520; the House Republican Conference, $292,520; and six minority employees, $216,000. Such amounts as deemed necessary for the payment of salaries of officers and employees within this appropriation may be transferred among offices upon the approval of the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives. For "Salaries, officejs and employees" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30,1976, $4,863,365, including: Office of the Clerk, $1,037,815; Office of the Sergeant at Arms, $2,139,290; Office of the Doorkeeper, $832,715; Office of the Postmaster, $264,175, including $4,443 for employment of substitute messengers and extra services of regular employees when required at the salary rate of not to exceed $9,561 per annum each; Office of the Chaplain, $4,950; Office of the Parliamentarian, including the Parliamentarian and $500 for prepar- ing the Digest of the Rules, $55,000; for compiling the precedents of the House of Representatives, $58,750; Official Reporters of Debates, $119,520; Official Reporters to Committees, $137,390; two printing clerks, one for the majority appointed by the majority leader and one for the minority appointed by the minority leaders, $7,110 to be equally divided; a technical assistant in the Office of the Attending Physician, to be appointed by the Attending Physician subject to the approval of the Speaker, $6,390; the House Democratic Steering Com- mittee, $73,130; the House Republican Conference, $73,130; and six minority em.ployees, $54,000. Such amounts as deemed necessary for the payment of salaries of officers and employees within this appropriation for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30, 1976, may be transferred among offices upon the approval of the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives. COMMITTEE EMPLOYEES For professional and clerical employees of standing committees, including the Committee on Appropriations and the Committee on the Budget, $20,766,000.
89 STAT. 280 PUBLIC LAW 94-59—JULY 25, 1975 For "Committee employees" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30,1976, $5,191,500. COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS (STUDIES AND INVESTIGATIONS) 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 2 use 72a. section 202(b) of the Legislative Keorganization Act, 1946, and to be available for reimbursement to agencies for services performed, $2,274,000. For "Committee on Appropriations (studies and investigations)" for the period July 1,1976, through September 30,1976, $571,000. COMMITTEE ON T H E BUDGET (STUDIES) For salaries, expenses, and studies by the Committee on the Budget, and temporary personal services for such committee to be expended in accordance with sections 101(c), 606, 703 and 901(e), of the Con- 88 Stat. 300. gressional Budget Act of 1974, and to be available for reimbursement 31 use lib, to agencies for services performed, $354,000. 1303. For "Committee on the Budget (studies)" for the period July 1, 88 Stat. 330. ^97^^ through September 30, 1976, $88,500. OFFICE OF T H E LAW REVISION COUNSEL For salaries and expenses of the Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the House, $340,000. For "Office of the Law Revision Counsel" for the period July 1,1976, through September 30,1976, $85,000. OFFICE OF T H E LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL For salaries and expenses of the Office of the Legislative Counsel of the House, $1,165,000. For "Office of the Legislative Counsel" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30,1976, $291,250. MEMBERS' CLERK HIRE For staff employed by each Member in the discharge of his official and representative duties, $85,000,000. For "Members' clerk hire" for the period July 1,1976, through Sep- tember 30,1976, $21,250,000. CONTINGENT EXPENSES OF THE HOUSE MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS For miscellaneous items, exclusive of salaries unless specifically ordered by the House of Representatives, for purchase, exchange, operation, maintenance, and repair of House motor vehicles (the Clerk's automobile and motor trucks, the Sergeant at Arms' automo- bile, the Post Office motor vehicle, and the Publications Distribution Service motor truck); and not to exceed $5,000 for the purposes authorized by section 1 of House Resolution 348, approved June 29, 1961, $15,265,600. For "Miscellaneous items" for the period July 1,1976, through Sep- tember 30,1976, $3,816,400.
PUBLIC LAW 94-59—JULY 25, 1975 89 STAT. 281 TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE For telegraph and telephone service, exclusive of personal services, $6,500,000. For "Telegraph and telephone" for the period July 1,1976, through September 30,1976, $1,700,000. STATIONERY (REVOLVING FUND) For a stationery allowance for each Member for the second session of the Ninety-fourth Congress, as authorized by law, $2,853,500, to remain available until expended. POSTAGE STAMP ALLOWANCES Postage stamp allowances for the second session of the Ninety- fourth Congress, as authorized by law, $525,155. GOVERNMENT CONTRIBUTIONS For contributions to employees life insurance fund, retirement fund, and health benefits fund, as authorized by law, $8,000,000, and in addition, such amounts as may be necessary may be transferred from the appropriation "Miscellaneous items". For "Government contributions" for the period July 1,1976, through September 30, 1976, $2,000,000, and in addition, such amounts as may be necessary may be transferred from the appropriation "Miscel- laneous items". SPECIAL AND SELECT COMMITTEES For salaries and expenses of special and select committees author- ized by the House, $20,000,000. For "Special and select committees" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30, 1976, $5,000,000. REPORTING HEARINGS For stenographic reports of hearings of committees, including special and select committees, $775,000. For "Reporting hearings" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30, 1976, $193,750. FURNITURE For purchase and repair of furniture, carpets and draperies, includ- ing supplies, tools and equipment for repair shops; and for purchase of packing boxes, $1,123,000. For "Furniture" for the period July 1,1976, through September 30, 1976, $158,000. LEADERSHIP AUTOMOBILES For purchase, exchange, hire, driving, maintenance, repair, and operation of automobiles for the leadership of the House of Repre- sentatives, including one each for the Speaker, the Majority Leader, and the Minority Leader, $68,460. For "Leadership automobiles" for the period July 1,1976, through September 30, 1976, $17,115, for purchase, exchange, hire, driving, maintenance, repair, and operation of automobiles for the leader- ship of the House of Representatives, including one each for the Speaker, the Majority Leader, and the Minority Leader.
89 STAT. 282 PUBLIC LAW 94-59—JULY 25, 1975 ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS 2 use 43b-2, SKC. 201. The provisions of House Resolution 10, Ninety-fourth ^^•^- Congress, relating to staff travel for early organization caucuses or 40use 175note, conferences; House Resolution 208, Ninety-fourth Congress, pro- viding for additional parking facilities for the House of Representa- 40 use 206a-l, tives; House Resolution 360, Ninety-fourth Congress, establishing 206a-2, 206a-3. seventy-three additional positions on the Capitol Police Force for duty under the House of Representatives; and House Resolution 413, Ninety-fourth Congress, providing for additional staff assistance for the leadership of the House of Representatives, shall be the permanent law with respect thereto. TITLE I I I J O I N T ITEMS For joint committees, as follows: CONTINGENT EXPENSES OF THE SENATE JOINT ECONOMIC COMMITTEE For salaries and expenses of the Joint Economic Committee, $1,168,000. For "Joint Economic Committee" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30,1976, $292,000. JOINT COMMITTEE ON ATOMIC ENERGY For salaries and expenses of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, $632,000. For "Joint Committee on Atomic Energy" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30,1976, $158,000. JOINT COMMITTEE ON PRINTING For salaries and expenses of the Joint Committee on Printing, $447,650. For "Joint Committee on Printing" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30,1976, $111,910. AMERICAN INDIAN POLICY REVIEW COMMISSION For salaries and expenses of the American Indian Policy Review Commission necessary to carry out the provisions of Public Law 93-580, $1,500,000. For "American Indian Policy Review Commission" for the period July 1,1976, through September 30,1976, $300,000. CONTINGENT EXPENSES OF THE HOUSE JOINT COMMITTEE ON INTERNAL, REVENUE TAXATION For salaries and expenses of the Joint Committee on Internal Revenue Taxation, $1,324,380. For "Joint Committee on Internal Revenue Taxation" for the period July 1,1976, through September 30,1976, $331,095.
PUBLIC LAW 94-59—JULY 25, 1975 89 STAT. 283 J O I N T COMMITTEE ON DEFENSE PRODUCTION For salaries and expenses of the Joint Committee on Defense Pro- duction, $160,465: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available only upon the enactment into law of authorizing legislation. For "Joint (Committee on Defense Production" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30, 1976, $40,120: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available only upon the enactment into law of authorizing legislation. J O I N T COMMITTEE ON CONGRESSIONAL OPERATIONS For salaries and expenses of the Joint Committee on Congressional Operations, including the Office of Placement and Office Management, $635,000. For "Joint Committee on Congressional Operations" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30, 1976, $158,750. 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 assist- ants, including (1) an allowance of $1,000 per month to the Attend- ing Physician; (2) an allowance of $600 per month to one senior medical officer while on duty in the Attending Physician's office; (3) an allowance of $200 per month each to two medical officers while on duty in the Attending Physician's office; (4) an allowance of $200 per month each to not exceed eight assistants on the basis heretofore provided for such assistance; and (5) $175,285, for reimbursement to the Department of the Navy for expenses incurred for staff and equipment assigned to the Office of the Attending Physician, such amount 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, $288,485. For "Office of the Attending Physician" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30,1976, $72,125, including $43,821 for reimburse- ment to the Department of the Navy for expenses incurred for staff and equipment assigned to the Office of the Attending Physician, such amount shall be advanced and credited to the applicable appro- priation or appropriations from which such salaries, allowances, and other expenses are payable and shall be available for all the purposes thereof. OFFICE OF T H E ATTENDING P H Y S I C I A N REVOLVING FUND Effective the first of the month following approval of this Act, there is established in the Treasury of the United States a revolving fund for the Office of the Attending Physician. The amount on deposit in the suspense fund maintained by the Clerk of the House for the Attending Physician's receipts on the effective date of this Act shall constitute the capital of the fund. All moneys thereafter received by the Office of the Attending Physician from the sale of drugs or from any other source shall be deposited in such fund; and moneys in such
89 STAT. 284 PUBLIC LAW 94-59—JULY 25, 1975 fund shall be available without fiscal year limitation for the purchase of d r u g s for resale by the Office of t h e A t t e n d i n g Physician. A n ade- quate system of accounts for the revolving fund shall be maintained and financial reports prepared on the basis of such accounts by the Office of the A t t e n d i n g Physician. T h e activities of the office shall be subject to audit by t h e General Accounting Office and reports of such audits shall be furnished to the Speaker of t h e House, to t h e President of t h e Senate, to the appropriate committees of Congress, and to the Clerk of the House. T h e Comptroller General, or any of his duly authorized representatives, shall have access for the purpose of audit and examination to such documents, papers and records of t h e Office of the A t t e n d i n g Physician as he may deem necessary. T h e net profit established by the General Accounting Office audit, after restoring any impairment of capital, shall be transferred to the general fund of t h e Treasury. CAPITOL POLICE GENERAL EXPENSES F o r purchasing and supplying uniforms; the purchase, mainte- nance, and repair of police motor vehicles, including two-way police radio equipment; contingent expenses, including advance payment for travel for t r a i n i n g purposes as approved by t h e Chairman of t h e Capitol Police Board, and including $40 p e r month for extra services performed for t h e Capitol Police Board by such member of the staff of t h e Sergeant at A r m s of the Senate or t h e House as may be designated by the Chairman of the Board, $564,820. F o r "Capitol police—general expenses" for t h e period J u l y 1, 1976, t h r o u g h September 30, 1976, $92,305, including $40 per m o n t h for extra services performed for the Capitol Police Board by such member of t h e staff of t h e Sergeant at A r m s of the Senate or the House as may be designated by the Chairman of t h e Board. CAPITOL POLICE BOARD To enable the Capitol Police B o a r d to provide additional protec- tion for the Capitol Buildings and Grounds, including the Senate and Detailed House Office Buildings and the Capitol Power Plant, $1,400,345. Such personnel. sum shall be expended only for payment of salaries and other expenses of personnel detailed from the Metropolitan Police of the District of D.C. Code 9- Columbia, and the Mayor of the District of Columbia is authorized 126a. and directed to make such details upon the request of the Board. Personnel so detailed shall, d u r i n g 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 Metropolitan Police and members of the Capitol Police and to perform such other duties as may be assigned by t h e Board. Reimbursement for salaries and other expenses of such detail personnel shall be made to the Govern- ment of tlie District of Columbia, and any sums so reimbursed shall be credited to t h e appropriation or appropriations from which such salaries and expenses are payable and shall be available for all the purposes thereof: Provided^ T h a t any person detailed under the authority of this p a r a g r a p h or under similar authority in the I^egisla- 55 Stat. 456. tive Branch A p p r o p r i a t i o n Act, 1942, and the Second Deficiency 54 Stat. 629. A p p r o p r i a t i o n Act, 1940, from the Metropolitan Police of the District of Columbia shall be deemed a member of such Metropolitan Police
PUBLIC LAW 94-59—JULY 25, 1975 89 STAT. 285 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, allowances, 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 Mayor of the District of Columbia is directed (1) to pay the assistant chief detailed under the authority of this para- graph and serving as Chief of the Capitol Police, the 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 pay the two deputy chiefs detailed under the authority of this paragraph and serving as assistants to the Chief of the Capitol Police the salary of deputy chief and such increases in basic compensation 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 the rank and salary of inspector 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 paragraph the rank and salary of captain and such increases in basic compensation as may be subsequently provided by law so long as this position is held by the present incumbent, (5) to pay the captain detailed under the authority of this paragraph the salary of captain 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, (6) to pay the lieutenant detailed under the authority of this paragraph the salary of lieutenant and such increases in basic compensation as may be subsequently provided by law so long as this position is held by the present incumbent, (7) to elevate and pay the acting lieutenant detailed under the authority of this paragraph the rank and salary of lieutenant and such increases m basic compensation as may be subsequently provided by law so long as this position is held by the present incumbent, (8) to elevate and pay the two detectives, grade 2, detailed under the authority of this paragraph the rank and salary of detective sergeant and such increases in basic compensation as may be subsequently provided by law so long as these positions are held by the present incumbents, (9) to pay the two detective sergeants detailed under the authority of this paragraph the salary of detective sergeant and such increases in basic compensation as may be subsequently provided by law so long as these positions are held by the present incumbents, (10) to pay the four sergeants of the uniform force detailed under the authority of this paragraph the salary of sergeant and such increases in basic compensation as may be subsequently provided by law so long as these positions are held by the present incumbents. 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: Pro- vided, That the Capitol Police Board is hereby 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. For "Capitol Police Board" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30,1976, $350,090.
89 STAT. 286 PUBLIC LAW 94-59—JULY 25, 1975 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 Keorganiza- 2 use 88b-l and tion Act, 1970, and section 243 of the Legislative Reorganization Act, note. 1946, $186,615, which amount shall be advanced and credited to the ^ ^P^ ^^^' applicable appropriation of the District of Columbia, and the Board r>r D.C. r^^^^in Code 31- ^^ Education of the District of Columbia is hereby authorized to 121 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. For "Education of pages" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30,1976, $46,660. OFFICIAL MAIL COSTS For expenses necessary for official mail costs pursuant to title 39, U.S.C, section 3216, $46,101,000, to be available immediately on enact- ment of this Act. For "Official mail costs" for the period July 1, 1976, through Sep- tember 30, 1976, $11,525,000. 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 Capitol Guide Service, $374,350, 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. For "Capitol Guide Service" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30, 1976, $93,600, 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-fourth Congress, showing appropriations made, indefinite appropriations, and contracts author- ized, together with a chronological history of the regular appropria- tion bills as required by law, $13,000, to be paid to the persons desig- nated by the chairman of such committees to supervise the work. For "Statements of appropriations" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30, 1976, $3,250. TITLE IV O F F I C E OF TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT SALARIES AND EXPENSES For salaries and expenses necessarv to carry out the provisions of 2 use 471 note, the Technology Assessment Act oi 1972 (Public Law 92-484), $6,050,000: Provided, That not to exceed $435,000 of the funds remain-
PUBLIC LAW 94-59—JULY 25, 1975 89 STAT. 287 ing unobligated as of June 30, 1975, shall be merged with and also be available for the general purposes of this appropriation. For "Salaries and expenses" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30, 1976, $1,512,000. TITLE V ARCHITECT O F T H E CAPITOL OFFICE or 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, $1,578,100. For "Salaries, Office of the Architect of the Capitol" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30, 1976, $425,000. Appropriations under the control of the Architect of the Capitol 40 USC 166a. shall be available for expenses of travel on official business not to exceed in the aggregate under all funds the sum of $20,000. Appropriations under the control of the Architect of the Capitol for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30, 1976, shall be available for expenses of travel on official business not to exceed in the aggregate under all funds the sum of $5,000. CONTINGENT EXPENSES To enable the Architect of the Capitol to make surveys and studies, to incur expenses authorized by the Act of December 13, 1973 (87 Stat. 704), and to meet unforeseen expenses in connection with activi- 40 USC 166d, ties under his care, $120,000. 166e. Not to exceed $100,000 of the unobligated balance of the appropria- tion under this head for the fiscal year 1975, provided in the Further Urgent Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1975 (89 Stat. 11), is hereby continued available until June 30,1976. For "Contingent expenses" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30,1976, $30,000. CAPITOL BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS CAPITOL BUILDINGS For necessary expenditures for the Capitol Building and electrical substations of the Senate and House Office Buildings, under the juris- diction of the Architect of the Capitol, including improvements, main- tenance, repair, equipment, supplies, material, fuel, oil, waste, and appurtenances; furnishings and office equipment; special and protec- tive clothing for workmen; uniforms or allowances therefor as author- ized by law (5 U.S.C. 5901-5902); personal and other services; clean- ing and repairing works of art and prevention and eradication of insect and other pests without regard to section 3709 of the Revised Statutes, as amended; transporting statuary, now stored on the 41 USC 5. grounds of the Capitol Power Plant, to the Smithsonian Institution; purchase or exchange, maintenance and operation of a passenger motor vehicle; purchase of necessary reference books and periodicals; for
89 STAT. 288 PUBLIC LAW 94-59—JULY 25, 1975 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, $4,144,500, of which $77,000 shall remain available until expended. Not to exceed $496,500 of the unobligated balance of the appropria- tion under this head for the fiscal year 1975 is hereby continued avail- able until June 30,1976. Not to exceed $60,000 of the unobligated balance of that part of the appropriation under this head for the fiscal year 1974, continued avail- able until June 30, 1975, is hereby continued available until June 30, 1976. Not to exceed $400,000 of the unobligated balance of that part of the appropriation under this head for the fiscal year 1973, made available until June 30, 1974 and continued available until June 30, 1975, for restoration of the Old Senate and Supreme Court Chambers, is hereby continued available until June 30, 1976. For "Capitol buildings" for the period July 1, 1976, through Sep- tember 30,1976, $1,391,000. CAPITOL GROUNDS For care and improvement of grounds surrounding the Capitol, the Senate and House Office Buildings, and the Capitol Power Plant; personal and other services; care of trees; planting; fertilizer; repairs to pavements, walks, and roadways; waterproof wearing apparel; maintenance of signal lights; and for snow removal by hire of men and equipment or under contract without regard to section 3709 of 41 use 5. the Revised Statutes, as amended, $1,685,000, of which $200,000 shall remain available until expended. For "Capitol grounds" for the period July 1, 1976, through Sep- tember 30,1976, $405,000. MASTER PLAN FOR FUTURE DEVELOPMENT OF T H E CAPITOL GROUNDS AND RELATED AREAS Notwithstanding any other provision of law, to enable the Archi- tect of the Capitol to prepare studies and develop a Master Plan for future developments within the United States Capitol Grounds, for the future enlargement of such grounds through the acquisition and development of areas in the vicinity thereof, and for the future acqui- sition and development of other ai-eas deemed appropriate by him to include in and mcorporate as a part of such Plan, in order to pro- vide within such areas for future expansion, growth, and require- ments of the legislative branch and such parts of the judiciary branch as deemed appropriate to include in such Plan, after consultation with the leaders of the House and the Senate, and the Legislative Branch Appropriations Subcommittees of the House and Senate, and the Chief Justice of the United States, and in order to project other anticipated growth in and adjacent to such areas, $350,000, to be expended without regard to section 3709 of the Revised Statutes of the United States, as amended, and to remain available until expended: Provided, That the Architect of the Capitol is authorized to enter into personal service and other contracts, employ personnel, confer with and accept services and assistance from the National Capital Planning Commission and other Government agencies and other interested parties to insure coordinated planning, and incur obligations and make expenditures for these and other items deemed necessary to carry out
PUBLIC LAW 94-59—JULY 25, 1975 89 STAT. 289 the purposes of this paragraph: Prodded further^ That upon com- Report, pletion of such Plan, the Architect of the Capitol shall transmit to transmittal to the Congress a report describing such Plan, with illustrated drawings Congress, and other pertinent material. SEXATE OFFICE BUILDIXGS 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 transportation systems connecting the Senate Office Buildings 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 Eevised Statutes as amended; to be expended under the control and supervision of the 41 USC 5. Architect of the Capitol in all $8,000,000, of which not to exceed $783,600 shall be available for expenditure without regard to Section 3709 of the Revised Statutes, as amended, and shall remain available until expended for consulting services, design, testing, evaluation, and procurement of office furniture, furnishings, and equipment under a pilot program devised to provide guidelines and criteria for future procurements for such items for the Senate Office Buildings Complex: Provided. That the second proviso under the head "Senate Office 40 USC 174j-8. Buildings" contained in the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1972 (85 Stat. 138) is amended by adding at the end thereof, before the colon, the words "and, in fixing the compensation of such personnel, the compensation of four positions hereafter to be designated as Direc- tor of Food Service, Assistant Director of Food Service, Manager (special functions), and Administrative Officer shall be fixed by the Architect of the Capitol without regard to Chapter 51 and Subchapter I I I and IV of Chapter 53 of title 5, United States Code, and shall 5 USC 5101, thereafter be adjusted in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 5307", 5331, 5341. Not to exceed $225,000 of the unobligated balance of the appropria- tion under this head for the fiscal year 1975 is hereby continued avail- able until June 30,1976. For "Senate office buildings" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30,1976, $2,050,000. CONSTRUCTION" OF A N EXTENSION TO T H E N E W SENATE OFFICE BUILDING No part of the funds appropriated for "Construction of an Exten- sion to the New Senate Office Building" shall be obligated or expended for construction, either on, above, or below street level, of any addi- tional pedestrian entrances to the Dirksen Senate Office Building on the side of such building that faces First Street Northeast, or for construction of additional underground pedestrian walkways extend- ing from the Dirksen Building through the Russell Building, or for construction of any restaurants or shops on the first floor of the Dirk- sen Building. SENATE GARAGE For maintenance, repairs, alterations, personal and other services, and all other necessary expenses, $127,300. For "Senate garage" for the period July 1, 1976, through Sep- tember 30,1976, $34,000.
89 STAT. 290 PUBLIC LAW 94-59—JULY 25, 1975 HOUSE OFFICE BUILDINGS For maintenance, including equipment; waterproof wearing apparel; 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 41 use 5. amended; miscellaneous items; and for all necessary services, including the position of Superintendent of Garages as authorized by law, $9,814,700. For "House office buildings" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30,1976, $2,596,000. 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 me grounds about the same. Botanic Garden, Senate garage, and for air- conditioning refrigeration not supplied from plants m 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 operation of the plant, $9,063,000. For "Capitol power plant" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30,1976, $2,442,000. ALTERATIONS AND IMPROVEMENTS, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS, TO PROVIDE FACILITIES FOR THE PHYSICALLY HANDICAPP!© For alternations and improvements to provide facilities for the phys- ically handicapped, in the Capitol, Senate, and House Office Build- ings, Capitol Grounds, Library of Congress Buildings, and Botanic Garden, including personal and other services and all other necessary items, $2,700,000, to be expended by the Architect of the Capitol and to remain available until expended. 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, $1,821,000, of which $78,000 shall remain available until expended. Not to exceed $70,000 of the unobligated balance of the appropria- tion under this head for the fiscal year 1975 is hereby continued avail- able until June 30,1976. For "Library buildings and grounds, structural and mechanical care" for the period July 1,1976, through September 30,1976, $485,000. ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISION State income tax, SEC. 501. (a) Whenever— withholding and (1) the law of any State provides for the collection of an remittance. income tax by imposing upon employers generally the duty of 40 use 166b-5.
PUBLIC LAW 94-59—JULY 25, 1975 89 STAT. 291 withholding sums from the compensation of employees and remitting such sums to the authorities of such State; and (2) such duty to withhold is imposed generally with respect to the compensation of employees who are residents of such State; then the Architect of the Capitol is authorized, in accordance with the provisions of this section, to enter into an agreement with the appropriate official of that State to provide for the withholding and remittance of sums for individuals— (A) employed by the Office of the Architect of the Capitol, the United States Botanic Garden, or the Senate Restaurant; and (B) who request the Architect to make such withholdings for remittance to that State. (b) Any agreement entered into under subsection (a) of this sec- tion shall not require the Architect to remit such sums more often than once each, calendar quarter. (c) (1) An individual employed by the Office of the Architect of the Capitol, the L^nited States Botanic Garden, or the Senate Restau- rant may request the Architect to withhold sums from his pay for remittance to the appropriate authorities of the State that he desig- nates. Amounts of withholdings shall be made in accordance with those provisions of the law of that State which apply generally to with- holding by employers. (2) An individual may have in effect at any time only one request for withholdings, and he may not have more than two such requests in effect with respect to different States during any one calendar year. The request for withholdings is effective on the first day of the first pay period commencing on or after the day on which the request is received in the Office of the Architect, the Botanic Garden Office, or the Senate Restaurant Accounting Office except that— (A) when the Architect first enters into an agreement with a State, a request for withholdings shall be effective on such date as the Architect may determine; and (B) when an individual first receives an appointment, the request shall be effective on the day of appointment, if the indi- vidual makes the request at the time of appointment. (3) An individual may change the State designated by him for the purposes of having withholdings made and request that the with- holdings be remitted in accordance with such change, and he may also revoke his request for withholdings. Any change in the State designated or revocation is effective on the first day of the first pay period commencing on or after the day on which the request for change or the revocation is received in the appropriate office. (4) The Architect is authorized to issue rules and regulations he Rules and considers appropriate in carrying out this subsection. regulations. (d) The Architect may enter into agreements under subsection (a) of this section at such time or times as he considers appropriate. (e) This section imposes no duty, burden, or requirement upon the United States, or any officer or employee of the United States, except as specifically provided in this section. Nothing in this section shall be deemed to consent to the application of any provision of law which has the effect of subjecting the United States, or any officer or employee of the United States to any penalty or liability by reason of the provisions of this section. (f) For the purposes of this section, "State" means any of the "State.' States of the United States.
89 STAT. 292 PUBLIC LAW 94-59--JULY 25, 1975 TITLE VI BOTANIC GARDEN SALARIES AND EXPENSES 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 Com- mittee on the Library, $1,205,000, of which $50,000 shall remain a vailable until expended. For "Salaries and expenses" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30,1976, $297,000. TITLE VII 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, 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 prop- erly chargeable to the income of any trust fund held by the Board, $57,285,000. For "Salaries and expenses"' for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30,1976, $14,895,000. COPYRIGHT OFFICE SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the Copyright Office, including publi- cation of the decisions of the United States courts involving copy- rights, $6,753,500. For "Salaries and expenses" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30, 1976, $1,768,000. NATIONAL COMMISSION ON NEW TECHNOLOGICAL USES OF COPYRIGHTED WORKS SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the National Commission on New Tech- nological Uses of Copyrighted Works, $337,000.
PUBLIC LAW 94-59—JULY 25, 1975 89 STAT. 293 For "Salaries and Expenses" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30, 1976, $114,000. CONGRESSIONAL KESEARCH SERVICE SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of section 203 of the Legislative Eeorganization Act of 1946, as amended by sec- tion 321 of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1970 (2 U.S.C. 166), $16,606,000: Provided, That no part of this appropriation may be used to pay any salary or expense in connection with any publica- tion, 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 or the Senate Committee on Eules and Administration. For "Salaries and expenses" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30, 1976, $4,433,000. DISTRIBUTION or CATALOG CARDS SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses for the preparation and distribution of catalog cards and other publications of the Library, $11,285,000. For "Salaries and expenses" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30, 1976, $2,971,500. BOOKS FOR THE GENERAL COLLECTIONS For necessary expenses (except personal services) for acquisition of books, periodicals, and nevespapers, and all other material for the increase of the Library, $1,695,000, to remain available until expended, including $40,000 to be available solely for the purchase, when specifi- cally approved by the Librarian, of special and unique materials for additions to the collections. For "Books for the general collection" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30, 1976, $456,000, to remain available until expended, including $10,000 to be available solely for the purchase, when specifically 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, $251,000, to remain available until expended. For "Books for the law library" for the period July 1,1976, through September 30, 1976, $75,000, 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 approved March 3, 1931 (2 U.S.C. 135a), as amended, $15,872,000. For "Salaries and expenses" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30,1976, $3,742,000. 57-194 O - 77
89 STAT. 294 PUBLIC LAW 94-59—JULY 25, 1975 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 Act of 1954, as amended (7 U.S.C. 1704), to remain available until expended, $2,014,100, of which $1,718,500 shall be available only for payments in any foreign currencies owed to or owned by the United States which the Treasury Department shall determine to be excess to the normal requirements of the United States. For "Collection and distribution of library materials (special for- eign currency program)" for the period July 1,1976, through Septem- ber 30, 1976, to remain available until expended, $498,000, of which $126,000 shall be available only for payments in any foreign currencies owed to or owned by the United States which the Treasury Depart- ment 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, $4,078,000, of which $3,136,000 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. Not to exceed $20,000 of the unobligated balance of the appropria- tion under this head for the fiscal year 1975, which would have other- wise lapsed, is hereby continued available until June 30, 1976. For "Furniture and furnishings" for the period July 1,1976, through September 30,1976, $145,300, of which $58,000 shall be available until expended only for the purchase and supply of furniture, book stacks, shelving, furnishings, and related costs necessary for the initial out- fitting of the James Madison Memorial Library Building. REVISION or 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, $34,000, to remain available until expended. For "Salaries and expenses" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30, 1976, $9,000, to remain available until expended. ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS SEC. 701.- Appropriations in this Act available to the Library of Congress for salaries shall be available for expenses of investigating the loyalty 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. Aliens, SEC. 702. Not to exceed fifteen positions in the Library of Congress employment. may be exempt from the provisions of appropriation acts concerning 2 use 169. the employment of aliens during the current fiscal year, but the Librar- ian 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
PUBLIC LAW 94-59—JULY 25, 1975 89 STAT. 295 meets the general requirements for employment in the Library of Congress. SEC. 703. Funds available to the Library of Congress may be 2 u s e 143a. expended to reimburse the Department of State for medical services rendered to employees of the Library of Congress stationed abroad and for contracting 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 payment of travel, storage and transportation of house- hold 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); and travel benefits comparable 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)); subject to such rules and regulations as may be issued by the Librarian of Congress. SEC. 704. Payments in advance for subscriptions or other charges Advance for bibliographical data, publications, materials in any other form, and payments. 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. SEC. 705. Appropriations in this Act available to the Library of Congress shall be available, in an amount not to exceed $75,000, when specifically authorized by the Librarian, for expenses of attendance at meetings concerned with the function or activity for which the appropriation is made. SEC. 706. Appropriations in this Act available to the Library of Congress for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30, 1976, shall be available, in an amount not to exceed $18,750, when specifically authorized by the Librarian, for expenses of attendance at meetings concerned with the function or activity for which the appropriation is made. SEC. 707. Funds available to the Library of Congress may be expended to provide additional parking facilities for Library of Con- gress employees in an area or areas in the District of Columbia outside the limits of the Library of Congress grounds, and to provide for transportation of such employees to and from such area or areas and the Library of Congress grounds without regard to the limitations imposed by 31 U.S.C. 638a(c) (2). SEC. 708. Funds available to the Library of Congress may be expended to purchase, lease, maintain, and otherwise acquire automatic data processing equipment without regard to the provisions of 40 U.S.C. 759. TITLE VIII GOVERNMENT PRINTING O F F I C E P R I N T I N G AND B I N D I N G For 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
89 STAT. 296 PUBLIC LAW 94-59—JULY 25, 1975 Record, as authorized by law (44 U.S.C. 902) ; printing, binding, and distribution of the Federal Register (including the Code of Federal Regulations) 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 recipient, $108,500,000: Provided^ That this appropriation shall not be available for printing and bind- ing pait 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. 44 u s e 735 note. Hereafter, notwithstanding any other provisions of law appropria- tions for the binding of copies of public documents by Committees for distribution to Senators and Representatives (including Delegates to Congress and the Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico) shall not be available for a Senator or Representative unless such Senator or Representative specifically, in writing, requests that he receive bound copies of any such documents. 44 u s e 723 note. Hereafter, appropriations for authorized printing and binding for Congress shall not be available under the authority of section 723 of title 44 of the United States Code for the printing, publication, and distribution of more than fifty bound eulogies to be delivered to the family of the deceased, and in the case of a deceased Senator or deceased Representative (including Delegates to Congress and the Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico), there shall be furnished to his successor in office two hundred and fifty copies. 44 u s e 1317 Hereafter, notwithstanding any other provisions of law, appropria- note. tions for the automatic distribution to Senators and Representatives (including Delegates to Congress and the Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico) of copies of the Foreign Relations of the United States, the United States Treaties and Other International Agreements, the District of Columbia Code and Supplements, and more than one bound set of the United States Code and Supplements shall not be available with respect to any Senator or Representative unless such Senator or Representative specifically, in writing, requests that he receive copies of such documents. For "Printing and binding" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30,1976, $27,125,000. OFFICE OF SUPERINTENDENT OF DOCUMENTS SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the Office of Suj)erintendent of Docu- ments, including compensation of all employees in accordance with the provisions of 44 U.S.C. 305; travel expenses (not to exceed $88,300) : Provided, That expenditures in connection with travel expenses of the Depository Library Council to the Public Printer shall be deemed necessary to carry out the provisions of chapter 19 of title 44, United 44 use 1901. States Code; price lists and bibliographies; repairs to buildings, eleva- tors, and machinery; and supplying books to depository libraries; $36,765,700: Provided, That $300,000 of this appropriation shall be apportioned for use pursuant to section 3679 of the Revised Statutes, as amended (31 U.S.C. 665), with the approval of the Public Printer, only to the extent necessary to provide for expenses (excluding per- manent personal services) for workload increases not anticipated in
PUBLIC LAW 94-59—JULY 25, 1975 89 STAT. 297 the budget estimates and which cannot be provided for by normal budgetary adjustments. For "Salaries and expenses" for the period July 1, 1976, through September 30,1976, $9,191,400: Provided, That $75,000 of this appro- priation shall be apportioned for use pursuant to section 3679 of the Revised Statutes, as amended (31 U.S.C. 665), with the approval of the Public Printer, only to the extent necessary to provide for expenses (excluding permanent personal services) for workload increases not anticipated in the budget estimates and which cannot be provided for by normal budgetary adjustments. 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 104 of the Govern- ment Corporation Control Act, as amended, as may be necessary in 31 USC 849. 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 procedures: Provided further, That during the current fiscal year the revolving fund shall be available for the hire of two passenger motor vehicles and the purchase of one passenger motor vehicle. 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- ment Corporation Control Act, as amended, as may be necessary in carrying out the programs and purposes set forth in the budget for the period July 1,1976, through September 30,1976, for the "Govern- ment Printing Office revolving fund": Provided^ That not to exceed $875 may be expended on the certification of the Public Printer in connection with special studies of governmental printing, binding, and distribution practices and procedures: Provided further. That during the period July 1, 1976, through September 30, 1976, the revolving fund shall be available for the hire of two passenger motor vehicles and the purchase of one passenger motor vehicle. TITLE I X GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the General Accounting Office, including not to exceed $5,000 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 the per diem rate equivalent to the rate for grade GS-18; hire of one 5 USC 5332 note, passenger motor vehicle; advance payments in foreign countries notwithstanding 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
8 9 STAT. 298 PUBLIC LAW 94-59—JULY 2 5 , 1975 (22 U.S.C. 1136(9), 1136(11), and 1157(a), respectively); and under regulations prescribed by t h e Comptroller General of t h e United States, rental of living quarters in foreign countries and travel bene- fits comparable with those which are now or hereafter m a y be granted single emj)loyees of the Agency for International Development, including single Foreign Service personnel assigned to A . I . D . projects, by t h e 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 L a w 87-195, 22 U.S.C. 2 3 9 6 ( b ) ) , $135,930,000: Provided^ T h a t this appropriation and appropriations for administrative expenses of any other department or agency which is a member of the J o i n t Financial Management Improvement P r o - g r a m ( J F M I P ) shall be available to ifinance an a p p r o p r i a t e share of J F M I P costs as determined by t h e J F M I P , including but not limited to the salary of the Executive Secretary and secretarial sup- port : Provided further^ T h a t this appropriation and appropriations for administrative expenses of any other department or agency which is a member of t h e National Intergovernmental A u d i t F o r u m or a Regional Intergovernmental A u d i t F o r u m shall be available to finance an appropriate share of F o r u m costs as determined by the F o r u m , including necessary travel expenses of non-Federal partici- pants. P a y m e n t s hereunder to either the F o r u m or t h e J F M I P may be credited as reimbursements to any appropriation from which costs involved are initially financed. F o r "Salaries and expenses" for t h e period J u l y 1, 1976, t h r o u g h September 30, 1976, $35,800,000, including not to exceed $1,250 to be expended on t h e certification of t h e Comptroller General of t h e U n i t e d States in connection with special studies of governmental financial practices and procedures. TITLE X COST-ACCOUNTING STANDARDS BOARD SALARIES AND E X P E N S E S F o r expenses of t h e Cost-Accounting S t a n d a r d s B o a r d necessary to carry out t h e provisions of section 719 of t h e Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended (Public L a w 91-379, approved August 15, 50 u s e app. 1970), $1,635,000. 2168. F o r "Salaries and expenses" for t h e period J u l y 1, 1976, t h r o u g h September 30, 1976, $410,000. TITLE XI GENERAL PROVISIONS SEC. 1101. No p a r t of t h e funds appropriated in this A c t shall be used for the maintenance or care of private vehicles, except for emergency assistance and cleaning as may be provided under regula- tions relating t o p a r k i n g facilities for t h e House of Representatives issued by t h e Committee on House Administration. SEC. 1102. Whenever any office or position not specifically esta;b- 46 Stat. 32. lished by t h e l e g i s l a t i v e P a y Act of 1929 is appropriated for herein or whenever the r a t e of compensation or designation of a n y position appropriated for herein is different from t h a t specifically established for such position by such Act, t h e rate of compensation and t h e designation of t h e position, or either, appropriated for or provided
PUBLIC LAW 94-59—JULY 25, 1975 89 STAT. 299 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. SEC. 1103. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall Standard level be available for paying to the Administrator of the General Services user charge, Administration in excess of 90 per centum of the standard level user limitation. charge established pursuant to section 210(j) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended, for space and 40 use 490. services. SEC. 1104. Section 105(b) of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1961 (22 U.S.C. 276c-l), as amended, relating to reporting of expenditures by members of groups or delegations to interparliame^ tary groups, is amended by striking out the entire section and insert- ing in lieu thereof the following: "Each chairman or senior member of the House of Representatives and Senate group or delegation of the United States group or delega- tion to the Interparliamentary Union, the North Atlantic Assembly, the Canada-United States Interparliamentary Group, the Mexico- United States Interparliamentary Group, or any similar interparlia- mentary group of which the United States is a member or participates, by whom or on whose behalf local currencies owned by the United States are made available and expended and/or expenditures are made from funds appropriated for the expenses of such group or delegation, shall file with the chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate in the case of the group or delegation of the Senate, or with the chairman of the Committee on International Rela- tions of the House of Representatives in the case of the group or dele- gation of the House, an itemized report showing all such expenditures made by or on behalf of each Member or employee of the group or delegation together with the purposes of the expenditure, including per diem (lodging and meals), transportation, and other purposes. Within sixty days after the beginning of each regular session of Reports, public Congress, the chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations and inspection. the chairman of the Committee on International Relations shall pre- pare consolidated reports showing with respect to each such group or delegation the total amount expended, the purposes of the expendi- tures, the amount expended for each such purpose, the names of the Members or employees by or on behalf of whom the expenditures were made and the amount expended by or on behalf of each Member or employee for each such purpose. The consolidated reports prepared by the chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate shall be filed with the Secretary of the Senate, and the consolidated reports prepared by the chairman of the Committee on International Relations of the House shall be filed with the Committee on House Administration of the House and shall be open to public inspection.". SEC. 1105. Section 502(b) of the Mutual Security Act of 1954 (22 Report, public U.S.C. 1764(b)), relating to the use of foreign currency, is amended inspection. by striking out the last two sentences and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "Within the first sixty days that Congress is in session in each calendar year, the chairman of such committee shall prepare a cwi- solidated report itemizing the amounts and dollar equivalent values of each such foreign currency expended and the amounts of dollar expenditures from appropriated funds in connection with travel out- side the United States, together with the purposes of the expenditure.
89 STAT. 300 PUBLIC LAW 94-59—JULY 25, 1975 including per diem (lodging and meals), transportation and other purposes, and showing the total itemized expenditures during the preceding calendar year of the committee, and of each member or employee of such committee, and shall forward such consolidated report to the Committee on House Administration of the House of Representatives (if the committee be a committee of the House of Representatives or a joint committee whose funds are disbursed by the Clerk of the House) or to the Secretary of the Senate (if the com- mittee be a Senate committee or joint committee whose funds are disbursed by the Secretary of the Senate), and shall be open to public inspection.'. Repeal. SEC. 1106. Section 106 of the Legislative Branch Appropriation 88 Stat. 444. Act, 1975 is repealed. Motor vehicles. SEC. 1108. Section 638a of title 31 of the United States Code shall 31 u s e 638a-l. hereafter not be construed as applying to the purchase, maintenance, and repair of passenger motor vehicles by the United States Capitol Police. Fiscal year SEC. 1109. 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, except as provided in section 204 of the 88 Stat. 1784. Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1975 (Public Law 93-554). SEC. 1110. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, none of the funds in this Act shall be used to pay Pages of the Senate and House of Representatives at a gross annual maximum rate of compensation in excess of that in effect on June 30,1975. Elevator SEC. 1111. The Architect of the Capitol shall study and submit his operators. recommendations to the Congress within 3 months, a plan to reduce by at least 50 percent the number of persons operating automatic elevators within the Capitol complex. Short title. This Act may be cited as the "Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1976". Approved July 25, 1975. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: HOUSE REPORTS: No. 94-208 (Comm. on Appropriations) and No. 94-370 (Coram, of Conference). SENATE REPORT No. 94-262 (Comm. on Appropriations). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 121 (1975): May 21, considered and passed House. July 9, considered and passed Senate, amended. July 22, House and Senate agreed to conference report.