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Text of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 30, 1978. The text of the bill below is as of Sep 30, 1978 (Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill).

PUBLIC LAW 95-391—SEPT. 30, 1978                         92 STAT. 763

Public Law 95-391
95th Congress
                                        An Act
Making appropriations for the Legislative Braneti for the fiscal year ending    Sept. 30, 1978
                September 30, 1979, and for other purposes.                      [H.R. 129315]

  Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following Legislative
sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise Branch
appropriated, for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending ^PP'^^Syg**""
September 30, 1979, and lor other purposes, namely:                     *'
              TITLE I—CONGRESSIONAL OPERATIONS                                 Congressional
                                                                               Operations
'      '                               SENATE                                  Appropriation
                                                                               Act, 1979.
COMPENSATION AND MILEAGE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT AND SENATORS                    ^ ^^^ ^^* "*'**•
  AND EXPENSE ALLOWANCES OF THE VICE PRESIDENT, THE LEADERS,
  AND W H I P S OF THE SENATE

     COMPENSATION AND MILEAGE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT AND SENATORS

  For compensation and mileage of the Vice President and Senators
of the United States, $6,480,000.
EXPENSE ALLOWANCES OF T H E VICE PRESIDENT, MAJORITY AND MINORITY
           LEADERS AND MAJORITY AND MINORITY W H I P S

  For expense allowances of the Vice President, $10,000; Majority
Leader of the Senate $5,000; Minority Leader of the Senate, $5,000 ;
Majority Whip of the Senate, $2,500; and Minority Whip of the Sen-
ate, $2,500; in all, $25,000.
                          SALARIES, OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES                               .     ;

  For 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:
                            O F F I C E O F T H E VICE PRESIDENT

  For clerical assistance to the Vice President, $767,000.
  For an additional amount for "Office of the Vice President", fiscal
year 1978, $35,500.
                      OFFICE OF T H E PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE

       For Office of the President Pro Tempore, $116,000.
       For an additional amount for "Office of the President Pro Tempore",
    fiscal year 1978, $4,900.




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92 STAT. 764 PUBLIC LAW 95-391—SEPT. 30, 1978 OFFICES OF T H E MAJORITY AND M I N O R I T T LEADERS »> For Offices of the Majority and Minority Leaders, $411,000. For an additional amount for "Offices of the Majority and Minority Leaders", fiscal year 1978, $27,600. ; ,. , ; FLOOR ASSISTANTS TO T H E MAJORITY AND MINORITY LEADERS For Floor Assistants to the Majority and Minority Leaders, ,,,,, $103,000. For an additional amount for "Floor Assistants to the Majority and n Minority Leaders", fiscal year 1978, $100. " OFFICES o r T H E MAJORITY AND MINORITY W H I P S ' For Offices of the Majority and Minority Whips, $239,000. For an additional amount for "Offices of the Majority and Minority Whips", fiscal year 1978, $16,800. OFFICES OF T H E SECRETARIES OF T H E CONFERENCE OF T H E MAJORITY AND T H E CONFERENCE OF T H E MINORITY For Offices of the Secretaries of the Conference of the Majority and the Conference of the Minority, $132,000. For an additional amount for "Offices of the Secretaries of the Con- ference of the Majority and the Conference of the Minority", fiscal year 1978, $4,700. OFFICE OF T H E CHAPLAIN .4/,. For Office of the Chaplain, $40,000. For an additional amount for "Office of the Chaplain", fiscal year 1978, $3,200. OFFICE OF T H E SECRETARY For office of the Secretary, $4,116,000, including $180,253 required for the purpose specified and authorized by section 74(b) of title 2, 2 use 61b-la. United States Code: Provided, That, effective October 1, 1978, the Secretary may appoint and fix the compensation of a Staff Assistant at not to exceed $27,745 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $25,776 per annum; an Assistant Reporter of Debates at not to exceed $33,115 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $35,084 per annum; an Assistant Keeper of Stationery at not to exceed $30,072 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $27,566 per annum; a Chief Clerk, Stationery Room, at not to exceed $21,480 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $19,332 per annum; a Bookkeeper, Stationery Room, at not to exceed $19,690 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $17,542 per annum; a Senior Counter Clerk, Stationery Room, at not to exceed $15,752 per annum in lieu of a Clerk at not to exceed $14,678 per annum; a Secretary to Parliamentarian at not to exceed $20,585 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $18,258 per annum; an Assistant Journal Clerk at not to exceed $34,368 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $21,480 per annum; a Counter Clerk, Stationery Room, at not to exceed $14,678 per annum in lieu of an Information Clerk, Digest, at not to exceed $11,277 per annum; a Counter Clerk, Stationery Room, at not to exceed $14,678 per annum in lieu of a Clerk at not to exceed $13,962 per annum; an Associate Historian at not to exceed $26,671 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $23,628 per annum; a Photo Historian at not to exceed
PUBLIC LAW 95-391—SEPT. 30, 1978 92 STAT. 765 $25,955 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $28,998 per annum; a Sec- retary at not to exceed $20,585 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $21,'i80 per annum; a Journal Clerk at not to exceed $44,034 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $45,645 per annum; a Secretary at not to exceed $20,585 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $19,332 per annum; a Second Assistant Journal Clerk at not to exceed $27,566 per annum in lieu of a Clerk of Enrolled Bills at not to exceed $25,776 per annum; a Legislative Clerk at not to exceed $44,034 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $45,645 per annum; an Assistant Legislative Clerk at not to exceed $34,368 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $44,034 per annum; a Second Assistant Legislative Clerk at not to exceed $27,566 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $32,578 per annum; a Technical Advisor at not to exceed $32,041 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $35,084 per annum; a Bill Clerk at not to exceed $32,578 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $29,177 per annum; an Assistant Bill Clerk at not to exceed $25,776 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $21,480 per annum; a Terminal Operator at not to exceed $12,351 per annum in lieu of a Clerk, Public Records Office, at not to exceed $16,110 per annum; a Messenger at not to exceed $12,172 per annum in lieu of a Reference Assistant at not to exceed $14,678 per annum; a Technical Services Specialist in the Library at not to exceed $20,406 per annum; and in the Office of Classified National Security Informa- tion : a Director at not to exceed $50,478 per annum; a Professional Staff Member at not to exceed $40,096 per annum; a Classified Docu- ments Specialist at not to exceed $27,566 per annum; and two Secre- taries at not to exceed $20,585 per annum each: Provided further^ That / the provisions of the preceding proviso shall not apply to the position of Legislative Clerk or Assistant Legislative Clerk so long as the position is held by an individual who has held the position continu- ously since December 31,1977. For an. additional amount for "Office of the Secretary", fiscal year 1978, $220,800. COMMITTEE EMPLOYEES For professional and clerical assistance to standing committees and the Select Committee on Small Business, $10,528,000. For an additional amount for "committee employees", fiscal year 1978, $243,300. 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, $375,000 for each such com- mittee; in all, $750,000. For an additional amount for "conference committees", fiscal year 1978, $52,300. ADMINISTRATIVE, CLERICAL, AND LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANCE TO SENATORS For administrative, clerical, and legislative assistance to Senators, $70,881,000. For an additional amount for "administrative and clerical assistants to Senators", fiscal year 1978, $4,464,100. OFFICE o r SERGEANT AT ARMS AND DOORKEEPER For Office of the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper, $19,803,000: Provided^ That, effective October 1, 1978, the Sergeant at Arms and
92 STAT. 766 PUBLIC LAW 95-391—SEPT. 30, 1978 Doorkeeper may appoint and fix the compensation of an Auditor at not to exceed $15,752 per annum; two Teletype Operators at not to exceed $12,530 per annum each; two Assistant Cabinetmakers at not to exceed $15,573 per annum each; six Parking Attendants at not to exceed $4,475 per annum each; a Secretary at not to exceed ^ $15,036 per annum; a Layout Technician at not to exceed $13,962 per annum; a Manager, Computer Operations at not to exceed $34,368 per annum in lieu of an Operations Manager at not to exceed $31,862 per annum; a Manager, Planning, Budget and Administra- tion at not to exceed $34,368 per annum in lieu of a Systems Super- visor at not to exceed $34,368 per annum; a Manager, Data Network at not to exceed $34,368 per annum in lieu of a Network Supervisor at not to exceed $34,368 per annum; a Manager, Systems Program- ming at not to exceed $34,368 per annum in lieu of a Senior Pro- grammer Supervisor at not to exceed $34,368 per annum; a Manager, Administrative Applications Development at not to exceed $34,368 per annum in lieu of a Senior Programmer Supervisor at not to exceed $34,368 per annum; a Manager, Legislative Applications Development at not to exceed $34,368 per annum in lieu of a Systems Supervisor at not to exceed $34,368 per annum; a Manager, User Training and Liaison at not to exceed $34,368 per annum in lieu of a Systems Supervisor at not to exceed $34,368 per annum; an Office Manager at not to exceed $20,048 per annum in lieu of an Office Supervisor at not to exceed $19,332 per annum; two Senior Appli- cations Analysts at not to exceed $32,220 per annum each in lieu of two Senior Computer Specialists at not to exceed $31,146 per annum each; two Senior Applications Analysts at not to exceed $31,146 per annum each in lieu of two Senior Programmer Analysts at not to exceed $28,819 per annum each; four Senior Computer Specialists at not to exceed $31,146 per annum each in lieu of four Senior Pro- grammer Analysts at not to exceed $28,819 per annum each; a Senior Computer Specialist at not to exceed $32,220 per annum in lieu of a Lead Analyst at not to exceed $29,535 per annum; two Applications Analysts at not to exceed $28,819 per annum each in lieu of a Senior Programmer Analyst at not to exceed $28,819 per annum; four Com- puter Specialists at not to exceed $28,819 per annum each in lieu of two Programmer Analysts at not to exceed $26,492 per annum each and a Programmer Analyst at not to exceed $26,134 per annum; ten Senior Programmer Analysts at not to exceed $26,492 per annum each in lieu of two Systems Programmers at not to exceed $26,492 per annum each, a Programmer Analyst at not to exceed $26,492 per annum, a Systems Analyst at not to exceed $26,492 per annum and a Computer Specialist at not to exceed $24,344 per annum; thirteen Senior Programmer Analysts at not to exceed $24,344 per annum each in lieu of seven Programmer Analysts at not to exceed $26,492 per annum each, a Systems Analyst at not to exceed $26,492 per annum, a Systems Programmer at not to exceed $26,492 per annum, two Computer Specialists at not to exceed $24,344 per annum each, a Computer Specialist at not to exceed $23,270 per annum and a Programmer Analyst at not to exceed $21,838 per annum; six Pro- grammer Analysts at not to exceed $21,838 per annum each in lieu of a Programmer Analyst at not to exceed $26,492 per annum, a Computer Specialist at not to exceed $24,344 per annum and a Com- puter Specialist at not to exceed $23,270 per annum; four Program- mer Analysts at not to exceed $18,974 per annum each in lieu of a Programmer Analyst at not to exceed $26,492 per annum and two Program Analysts at not to exceed $21,838 per annum each; a Text
PUBLIC LAW 95-391—SEPT. 30, 1978 92 STAT. 767 Processing Specialist at not to exceed $19,332 per annum in lieu of an Office Systems Specialist at not to exceed $17,542 per annum; two Text Processing Specialists at not to exceed $17,542 per annum each in lieu of an Office Systems Specialist at not to exceed $17,542 per annum and a Liaison and Documentation Specialist at not to exceed $17,542 per annum; three Senior Systems Programmers at not to exceed $28,819 per annum each in lieu of three Senior Programmer Analysts at not to exceed $28,819 per annum each; a Junior Systems Programmer at not to exceed $23,270 per annum in lieu of a Com- puter Specialist at not to exceed $23,270 per annum; a Data Base Systems Programmer at not to exceed $26,492 per annum in lieu of a Systems Ajnalyst at not to exceed $26,492 per annum; a Network Technical Control Supervisor at not to exceed $32,220 per annum in lieu of a Senior Computer Specialist at not to exceed $31,146 per annum; a Communications Software Specialist at not to exceed $32,220 per annum in lieu of a Senior Computer Specialist at not to exceed $31,146 per annum; a Communications System Specialist at not to exceed $29,535 per annum in lieu of a Programmer Analyst at not to exceed $26,492 per annum; a Communications Software Programmer Analyst at not to exceed $26,492 per annum in lieu of a Systems Programmer at not to exceed $26,492 per annum; a Network Equipment Supervisor at not to exceed $26,492 per annum in lieu of a Systems Analyst at not to exceed $26,492 per annum; two Net- work Technicians at not to exceed $19,153 per annum each in lieu of not to exceed $23,270 per annum each; two Junior Netwoi-k Tech- nicians at not to exceed $15,215 per annum each in lieu of two Com- puter Terminal Installers at not to exceed $10,382 per annum each; three Computer Terminal Installers at not to exceed $12,888 per annum each in lieu of a Keypunch Operator at not to exceed $12,351 per annum, a Data Conversion Operator at not to exceed $11,277 per annum and a Computer Terminal Installer at not to exceed $10,382 per annum; an Office Systems Supervisor at not to exceed $28,819 per annum in lieu of a Training Specialist at not to exceed $26,492 per annum; a Technical Training Specialist at not to exceed $26,492 per annum in lieu of a Systems Programmer at not to exceed $26,492 per annum; an Office Systems Training Supervisor at not to exceed $26,492 per annum in lieu of a Training Specialist at not to exceed $26,492 per annum; seven Senior Office Systems Specialists at not to exceed $22,912 per annum each in lieu of two Training Specialists at not to exceed $22,912 per annum each and three Office Systems Specialists at not to exceed $17,542 per annum each; eight Office Systems Specialists at not to exceed $18,258 per annum each in lieu of a Training Specialist at not to exceed $22,912 per annum, four Office Systems Specialists at not to exceed $17,542 per annum each and a Printing Operator at not to exceed $16,826 per annum; nine Office Systems Specialists at not to exceed $16,647 per annum each in lieu of five Office Systems Specialists at not to exceed $17,542 per annum each, two Printing Operators at not to exceed $16,826 per annum each and a Quality Controller at not to exceed $16,826 per annum; two Office Systems Specialists at not to exceed $15,036 per annum each in lieu of an Office Systems Specialist at not to exceed $17,542 per annum; a Senior Training Specialist at not to exceed $22,912 per annum in lieu of a Training Specialist at not to exceed $22,912 per annum; three Training Specialists at not to exceed $18,258 per annum each in lieu of three Office Systems Specialists at not to exceed $17,542 per annum each; four Training Specialists at not to exceed $16,647 per annum each in lieu of an Office Systems
92 STAT. 768 PUBLIC LAW 95-391—SEPT. 30, 1978 Specialist at not to exceed $17,542 per annvim and two P r i n t i n g Operators at not to exceed $16,826 per annum each; a Production Manager at not to exceed $25,060 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $23,986 per a n n u m ; a H a r d w a r e Manager at not to exceed $25,060 per annum in lieu of an Operations Supervisor at not to exceed $23,986 per a n n u m ; two Computer Resource and Performance Ana- lysts at not to exceed $22,912 per annum each in lieu of two Data S t a n d a r d s Specialists at not to exceed $22,912 per annum each; a Documentation Specialist at not to exceed $22,017 per annum in lieu of a Computer Performance Analyst at not to exceed $22,017 per a n n u m ; six J o b Controllers at not to exceed $16,826 per annum each in lieu of six Lead Operators at not to exceed $16,468 per annum each; six Lead Operators at not to exceed $16,110 per annum each in lieu of not to exceed $16,468 per annum each; a D a t a Conversion Operator at not to exceed $11,277 j)er annum in lieu of a Computer Terminal Installer at not to exceed $10,382 per a n n u m ; a Secretary at not to exceed $21,122 per annum in lieu of a Technical W r i t e r at not to exceed $21,122 per a n n u m ; a Secretary at not to exceed $14,857 per annum in lieu of a Secretary Typist at not to exceed $13,962 per a n n u m ; a Secretary at not to exceed $14,141 per annum in lieu of a J u n i o r Operator at not to exceed $14,678 per a n n u m ; three Secre- taries at not to exceed $13,962 per annum each in lieu of a Secretary Receptionist at not to exceed $13,962 per annum, a Secretary T y p i s t at not to exceed $13,962 per annum and a Secretary at not to exceed $12,888 per a n n u m ; a Secretary/Receptionist at not to exceed $13,604 per annum in lieu of a Quality Controller at not to exceed $16,826 per a n n u m ; a Secretary Typist at not to exceed $13,067 per annum in lieu of a Quality Controller at not to exceed $16,826 per a n n u m ; a Receptionist at not to exceed $12,172 per annum in lieu of an Oper- ations Clerk at not to exceed $13,246 per a n n u m ; an Office Systems Supervisor at not to exceed $26,492 per a n n u m ; a T e x t Processing Specialist at not to exceed $14,678 per a n n u m ; two Senior Systems , Programmers at not to exceed $31,146 per annum each; a D a t a Resources Manager at not to exceed $25,060 per a n n u m ; a Secretary at not to exceed $14,320 per a n n u m ; two Senior Network Technicians at not to exceed $26,492 per annum each; a Technical User Liaison at not to exceed $16,468 per a n n u m ; a Special Projects Officer at not to exceed $32,220 per a n n u m ; a Receptionist at not to exceed $13,246 per a n n u m ; two Captains, Police Force at not to exceed $25,776 per annum each; two Sergeants, Police Force at not to exceed $17,900 per annum each; three Detectives, Police Force at not to exceed $16,826 per annum each; two Plainclothes Officers, Police Force at not to exceed $15,752 per annum each; a Clerk at not to exceed $13,962 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $12,888 per a n n u m ; a Clerk at not to exceed $12,888 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $11,814 per a n n u m ; an Auditor at not to exceed $12,888 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $11,814 per a n n u m ; a P u r c h a s i n g Clerk at not to exceed $15,036 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $13,962 per a n n u m ; a Clerk at not to exceed $12,530 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $11,456 per a n n u m ; a Supervisor of Door A t t e n d a n t s at not to exceed $19,153 per annum in lieu of a Messenger Acting as Assistant Doorkeeper at not to exceed $15,752 per a n n u m ; an Assistant Super- visor of Door Attendants at not to exceed $17,184 per annum in lieu of a Messenger Acting as Assistant Doorkeeper at not to exceed $15,036 per a n n u m ; a Director, Service D e p a r t m e n t at not to exceed $41,170 per annum in lieu of a Superintendent, Service Department at not to exceed $41,170 per a n n u m ; an Assistant Director, Service
PUBLIC LAW 95-391—SEPT. 30, 1978 92 STAT. 769 Department at not to exceed $28,640 per annum in lieu of an Assistant Superintendent, Service Department at not to exceed $25,776 per annum; a Technical Clerk at not to exceed $13,962 per annum in lieu of a Photostat Operator at not to exceed $13,962 per annum; a Secre- tary to the Director, Service Department at not to exceed $16,468 per annum in lieu of a Secretary to Superintendent, Service Depart- ment at not to exceed $16,468 per annum; ten Inserting Machine Operators at not to exceed $12,888 per annum each, in lieu of not to exceed $11,814 per annum each; three Senior Press Operators at not to exceed $17,542 per annum each, in lieu of three Printing Press Operators at not to exceed $16,468 per annum each; eleven Printing Press Operators at not to exceed $16,468 per annum each, in lieu of eleven Offset Press Operators at not to exceed $15,394 per annum each; a Senior Pressman/Repairman at not to exceed $17,900 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $17,363 per annum; an Assistant Night Supervisor, Duplicating Section at not to exceed $18,079 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $17,363 per annum; eleven Addressograph Operators at not to exceed $13,425 per annum each, in lieu of not to exceed $12,530 per annum each; a Secretary at not to exceed $13,425 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $12,530 per annum; a Secretary- Receptionist at not to exceed $14,857 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $13,962 per annum; a Supervisor, Supply Section at not to exceed $16,289 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $15,394 per annum; a Technical Clerk at not to exceed $13,425 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $12,530 per annum; six Automatic Typewriter Repairmen at not to exceed $17,542 per annum each, in lieu of not to exceed $16,468 per annum each; three Repairmen at not to exceed $16,110 per annum each, in lieu of not to exceed $15,036 per annum each; a Film and Video Cameraman at not to exceed $25,597 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $23,270 per annum; a Laboratory Supervisor at not to exceed $25,597 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $23,270 per annum; an Audio Engineer at not to exceed $21,122 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $19,332 per annum; an Audio Engineer at ^ not to exceed $16,468 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $15,036 per annum; a Skilled Laborer at not to exceed $12,888 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $11,814 per annum; a Skilled Laborer at not to exceed $12,530 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $11,456 per annum; a Laborer at not to exceed $12,888 per annum in lieu of not to exceed $11,814 per annum; two Senior Door Attendants at not to exceed $15,036 per annum each, in lieu of two Messengers Acting as Assistant Doorkeeper at not to exceed $15,036 per annum each; twenty-five Door Attendants at not to exceed $12,530 per annum each, in lieu of twenty-five Messengers at not to exceed $12,530 per annum each; six Door Attendants at not to exceed $11,814 per annum each, in lieu of six Messengers at not to exceed $11,814 per annum each; a Door Attendant at not to exceed $10,740 per annum in lieu of a Messenger at not to exceed $10,740 per annum; a Door attendant at not to exceed $10,382 per annum in lieu of a Messenger at not to .",• ?, exceed $10,382 per annum; a Chief Door Attendant for the Minority at not to exceed $13,962 per annum in lieu of a Chief Messenger for the Minority at not to exceed $13,962 per annum; three Door Attend- ants for the Minority at not to exceed $12,530 per annum each, in lieu of three Messengers for the Minority at not to exceed $12,530 per annum each; a Secretary/Receptionist at not to exceed $15,394 per annum in lieu of a Receptionist at not to exceed $13,067 per annum: Provided further^ That, effective April 1, 1978, the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper may appoint and fix the compensation of
92 STAT. 770 PUBLIC LAW 95-391—SEPT. 30, 1978 an Executive Assistant at not to exceed $42,065 per annum in lieu of a Special Assistant at not to exceed $30,788 per annum. For an additional amount for "Office of Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper", fiscal year 1978, $1,219,000. OFFICES OF T H E SECRETARIES FOR T H E MAJORITY AND MINORITY For offices of the Secretary for the Majority and the Secretary for the INIinority, $411,000. For an additional amount for "Offices of the Secretaries for the Majority and Minority", fiscal year 1978, $20,700. AGENCY CONTRIBUTIONS AND LONGEVITY COMPENSATION For agency contributions for employee benefits and longevity com- pensation, as authorized by law, $7,785,000. For an additional amount for "agency contributions and longevity compensation", fiscal year 1978, $785,000. OFFICE OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL or THE SENATE For salaries and expenses of the Office of the Legislative Counsel of the Senate, $815,000. For an additional amount for "Office of the Legislative Counsel of the Senate", fiscal year 1978, $33,300. CONTINGENT EXPENSES OF THE SENATE SENATE POLICY COMMITTEES For salaries and expenses of the Majority Policy Committee and the Minority Policy Committee, $694,000 for each such committee; in all $1,388,000. For an additional amount for "Senate Policy Committees", fiscal year 1978, $93,500. 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 the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper, $58,000. 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- 2 use 190b. ninth Congress, as amended, including $740,881 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, $30,625,000. For an additional amount for "Inquiries and Investigations", fiscal year 1978, $1,553,800.
PUBLIC LAW 95-391—SEPT. 30, 1978 92 STAT. 771 FOLDING DOCUMENTS For the employment of personnel for folding speeches and pam- phlets at a gross rate of not exceeding $4.57 per hour per person, $103,000. For an additional amount for "Folding Documents", fiscal year 1978, $7,600. MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS For miscellaneous items, $29,443,000. For an additional amount for "Miscellaneous Items", fiscal year 1978, $4,015,500. POSTAGE STAMPS For postage stamps for the offices of the Secretaries for the Major- ity and Minority, $420; Chaplain, $200; and for air mail and special delivery postage for the office of the Secretary, $3,925; office of the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper, $240; and the President of the Senate, as authorized by law, $1,215; in all, $6,000. 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, $34,500; in all, $39,000. ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS SEC. 101. Any funds appropriated under the heading "Senate" in any appropriation Act for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1978, and any funds made available for obligation through September 30, 1978, by section 109 of the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1977, 91 Stat. 85. shall remain available for obligation through September 30, 1979, for the same purposes for which appropriated or made available. SEC. 102. Effective October 1, 1978, the number of employees in the Effective date. Office of the Legislative Counsel of the Senate who may be designated 2 u s e 274 note. as, and receive the compensation of, a Senior Counsel is increased to five. SEC. 103. Effective on the first day of the first month following the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of the Senate may appoint andfixthe compensation of two Senior Assistants, Document Room at not to exceed $14,678 per annum each in lieu of two Assist- ants in Document Room at not to exceed $14,678 per annum each; a Senior Assistant, Document Room at not to exceed $14,678 per annum in lieu of an Assistant at not to exceed $13,246 per annum; a Senior Assistant, Document Room at not to exceed $14,678 per annum in lieu of an Assistant at not to exceed $12,530 per annum; two Senior Assist- ants, Document Room at not to exceed $14,678 per annum each in lieu of two Assistants at not to exceed $12,172 per annum each; an Assist- ant, Document Room at not to exceed $12,530 per annum in lieu of a Reference Assistant at not to exceed $14,678 per annum; three Assist- ants, Document Room at not to exceed $12,530 per annum each in lieu of three Assistants in Document Room at not to exceed $14,678 per annum each; a Chief Messenger, Library at not to exceed $13,962 per annum in lieu of a Chief Messenger in Library at not to exceed $13,246 per annum; a ISIessenger, Library at not to exceed $13,246 per annum in lieu of a Messenger at not to exceed $13,962 per annum; and three Counter Clerks, Stationery Room at not to exceed $14,678 per annum each in lieu of three Clerks at not to exceed $14,678 per annum each:
92 STAT. 772 PUBLIC LAW 95-391—SEPT. 30, 1978 Provided^ That an employee serving as an Assistant in Document Room at not to exceed $14,678 per annum on the last day of the month in which this Act is enacted and who continues to serve as an Assist- ant, Document Room, after such last day may be paid compensation at not to exceed $14,678 per annum so long as such employee continu- ously serves in such position. Clerk-hire SEC. 104, (a) Effective April 1, 1978, the clerk-hire allowance of allowance of each Senator from the State of Georgia is increased to that allowed Georgia Senators. Senators from States having a population of five million but less than 2 u s e 61-1 note. seven million, the population of said State having exceeded five million inhabitants. (b) Effective April 1,1978, the table contained in section 105(d) (1) of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1968, as amended and modified (2 U.S.C. 61-1 (d) (1)), is amended by striking out "$644,937 if such population is 7,000,000 but less than 9,000,000;" and inserting in lieu thereof "$644,937 if such population is 7,000,000 but less than 8,000,000; "$664,627 if such population is 8,000,000 but less than 9,000,000;". Office of SEC. 105 (a) For the period beginning on October 1, 1978, and Classified ending on December 31, 1980, there is established within the Office of National Security the Secretary of the Senate an office to be known as the "Office of Information. Classified National Security Information" (hereafter in this section Establishment. 2 u s e 72a note. referred to as the "Office"). The Office shall be under the policy direc- tion of the Majority Leader, the Minority Leader, and the chairman of the committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate, and shall be under the administrative direction and supervision of the Secretary of the Senate. The Office shall have the responsibility for safeguarding such restricted data and such other classified information as any committee of the Senate may from time to time assign to it. (b) The Office shall have authority— rrt^vH (1) upon application of any committee of the Senate, to per- form the administrative functions necessary to classify and declas- sify information relating to the national security considerations of nuclear technology in accordance with guidelines developed for restricted data by the responsible executive agencies; (2) to provide appropriate facilities for hearings of commit- tees of the Senate at which restricted data or other classified information is to be presented or discussed; and (3) to establish and operate a central repository in the United States Capitol for the safeguarding of restricted data and other classified information for which such Office is responsible. Transfer of (c) All records, documents, and data in the custody of the Office of records. Classified National Security Information established by section 2 of Senate Resolution Numbered 252, Ninetj^-fifth Congress, are trans- ferred to the Office established by subsection (a). Repeal. (d) As an exercise of the rulemaking power of the Senate, section 2 of Senate Resolution Numbered 252, Ninety-fifth Congress, is repealed effective October 1,1978. Travel expenses SEC. 106. Section 117 of the Second Supplemental Appropriations of Sergeant of Act, 1976 (2 U.S.C. 61f-la), is amended by striking out "$10,000" Arms and and inserting in lieu thereof "$25,000". Doorkeeper of the Senate. SEC. 107. During the fiscal year ending September 30,1979, amounts required to be deposited in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund under section 8344 of title 5, United States Code, with respect to any officer or employee of the Senate (including an employee in the office of a
PUBLIC LAW 95-391—SEPT. 30, 1978 92 STAT. 773 Senator) shall be paid from the contingent fund of the Senate. Effective October 1, 1979, amounts required to be so deposited with respect to any individual who is an officer or employee of the Senate (including an employee in the office of a Senator) on September 30, 1979, shall be paid from the contingent fund of the Senate so long as the individual serves continuously as an officer or employee of the Senate. SEC. 108. (a) Section 506 of the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1973 (2 U.S.C. 58), is amended by redesignating subsections (h) through (j) as subsections (i) through (k), respectively, and by inserting after subsection (g) the following new subsection: "(h)(1) For purposes of subsections (a) and (e), an individual Travel and who is selected by a Senator to serve on a panel or other body to make official expenses, recommendations for nominees to one or more Federal judgeships reimbursement. or to one or more service academies shall be considered to be an employee in the office of that Senator with respect to travel and official expenses incurred in performing duties as a member of such panel or other body, and shall be reimbursed (A) for actual transportation expenses and per diem expenses (but not exceeding actual travel expenses) incurred while traveling in performing such duties within the Senator's home State or between that State and Washington, District of Columbia, and each of the service academies, (B) for official expenses incurred in performing such duties. For purposes "Official of this subsection and subsection (a), 'official expenses' means expenses expenses. of the type for which reimbursement may be made under subsection (a) (9) when such expenses are incurred by or on behalf of a Senator, and, for accounting purposes, such expenses shall be treated as expenses for which reimbursement may be made under subsection (a)(6). _ " (2) The amount of official expenses incurred by individuals selected by a Senator for which reimbursement may be made under this sub- section shall not exceed $500 each calendar year, and the total amount of expenses incurred by such individuals for which reimbursement may be made under this subsection shall not exceed $3,000 each calendar year.". (b) The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect on Effective date. January 1,1978. 2 u s e 58 note,. SEC. 109. (a) Effective with the fiscal year beginning October 1, Merit 1978, and each fiscal year thereafter, the appropriations for "OFFICE compensation. OF THE SECRETARY" and "OFFICE OF SERGEANT AT ARMS AND DOORKEEPER" 2 u s e 60J-3. under the heading "SALARIES, OFFICERS, and EMPLOYEES" shall be avail- able for the payment of additional annual compensation (hereinafter referred to as "merit compensation") to employees rated as outstand- ing and exceptional by the Secretary of the Senate and Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper, respectively. (b) Subject to the provisions of subsections (c) and (d), each fiscal (^1%'.yc\:lVih year, the Secretary of the Senate may authorize merit compensation for not to exceed 8 employees of his Office and the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper may authorize merit compensation for not to exceed 18 employees of his Office. Each such authorization shall continue in effect until it is terminated or changed by the Secretary of the Senate or the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper, as the case may be. (c) No employee shall be eligible to receive merit compensation unless such employee has occupied the same position for at least two years and is being compensated at the maximum annual salary for the position so occupied, except that, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Senate or the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper, as the case
92 STAT. 774 PUBLIC LAW 95-391—SEPT. 30, 1978 may be, an employee who is receiving merit compensation and is trans- ferred to another position in which he is compensated at the maxi- mum annual salary shall be eligible to receive merit compensation while occupying such other position. (d) (1) The amount of merit compensation which may be paid to an employee (as authorized by the Secretary of the Senate or the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper, as the case may be) shall not exceed an amount equal to ten percent of the maximum annual rate of compensation of the position occupied by such employee rounded to the next highest multiple contained in section 1(a) of the applicable Order of the President pro tempore of the Senate issued under author- 2 use 60a-l. ity of Section 4 of the Federal Pay Comparability Act of 1970. (2) The amount of merit compensation which may be paid to an employee, when added to his regular annual compensation and his longevity compensation, shall not exceed the maximum annual com- pensation which may be paid to Senate employees generally as pre- scribed by law or orders of the President pro tempore issued under authority of section 4 of the Federal Pay Comparability Act of 1970. Reports to Senate (e) Within thirty days following the end of each fiscal year, the Committee on Secretary of the Senate and the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper Appropriations. shall file reports with the Senate Committee on Appropriations detail- ing the use and implementation of the authority contained in this ^ section. Such reports shall include the names of all employees receiv- • ^' ing merit compensation under authority of this section at the end of the fiscal year, the positions occupied by them, and the date when each such employee first began to receive merit compensation. Longevity SEC. 110. (a) Subsection (a) and (b) of section 106 of the Legis- compensation. lative Branch Appropriations Act, 1963 (2 U.S.C. 60]), are amended to read as follows: "SEC. 106. (a) This section shall apply to— "(1) each employee of the Senate whose compensa,tion is paid from the appropriation for Salaries, Officers and Employees under the following headings: "(A) Office of the Secretary, including individuals employed under authority of section 244 of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 (2 U.S.C. 74b); "(B) Office of the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper, except employees designated as 'special employees'; and "(C) Offices of the Secretaries for the Majority and the Minority; "(2) each employee of the Senate authorized by Senate resolu- tion to be appointed by the Secretary of the Senate or the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper, except employees designated as 'special employees'; and ''(3) each employee of the Capitol Guide Service established 40 use 851. under section 441 of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1970. " (b) (1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), an employee to whom this section applies shall be paid, during any period of continuous creditable service, additional annual compensation (hereinafter referred to as 'longevity compensation') at the rate of two times the multiple contained in section 1(a) of the applicable Order of the President pro tempore of the Senate issued under authority of section 4 2 use 60a-l. of the Federal Pay Comparability Act of 1970 for (A) "each year of creditable service performed for the first five years and (B) each two years of creditable service performed during the twenty-year period following the first five years.
PUBLIC LAW 95-391—SEPT. 30, 1978 92 STAT. 775 "(2) The amount of longevity compensation which may be paid to an employee, when added to his regular annual compensation, shall not exceed the maximum annual compensation which may be paid to Senate employees generally as prescribed by law or orders of the President pro tempore issued under authority of section 4 of the Federal Pay Comparability Act of 1970. ' 2 USC 60a-l. " (3) For purposes of this section— "(A) creditable service includes (i) service performed as an employee described in subsection (a), (ii) service performed as a member of the Capitol Police or as an employee of the United States Capitol Telephone Exchange while compensation therefor is disbursed by the Clerk of the House of Representatives, and (iii) service which is creditable for purposes of this section as in effect on the last day of the month in which the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1979, is enacted; "(B) in computing length of continuous creditable service, only creditable service performed subsequent to August 31, 1957, shall be taken into account, except that, in the case of service as an employee employed undei" authority of section 244 of the Legisla- tive Reorganization Act of 1946, only creditable service performed 2 USC 74b. subsequent to January 2,1971, shall be taken into account; and "(C) continuity of creditable service shall not be deemed to be broken by separations from service of not more than thirty days, by the performance of service as an employee (other than an employee subject to the provisions of this section) whose compen- sation is disbursed by the Secretary of the Senate or the Clerk of the House of Representatives, or by the performance of active military service in the armed forces of the United States, but periods of such separations and service shall not be creditable service. "(4) Longevity compensation shall be payable on and after the first day of the first month following completion of each period of credita- ble service upon which such compensation is based.". (b) The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect on the Effective date, first day of the first month which begins after the date of the enactment 2 USC 60j note, of this Act. The gross compensation of employees entitled to longevity compensation on such first day under section 106 of the legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1963, shall be adjusted in accordance with Ante, p. 774. the provisions of such section as amended by subsection (a). No increase in compensation by reason of such amendment sliall take effect for any pay period beginning before such first day, and .no monetary benefit by reason of such amendment shall accrue for any period before such first day. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES :- ' COMPENSATION AND MILEAGE FOR T H E MEMBERS COMPENSATION OF MEMBERS For compensation of Members, as authorized by law (wherever used "Member, 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), $27,699,300.
92 STAT. 776 PUBLIC LAW 95-391—SEPT. 30, 1978 MILEAGE OF MEMBERS " ' For mileage of Members, as authorized by law, $210,000. '' HOUSE LEADERSHIP OFFICES For salaries and expenses, as authorized by law, $2,147,100, includ- ing: Office of the Speaker, $545,300, including $10,000 for official expenses of the Speaker; Office of the Majority Floor Leader, $384,100, including $5,000 for official expenses of the Majority Leader; Office of the Minority Floor Leader, $479,100, including $5,000 for official expenses of the Minority Leader; Office of the Majority Whip, $416,800, including not to exceed $100,655 for the Chief Deputy Major- ity Whip; Office of the Minority Whip, $321,800, including not to exceed $53,155 for the Chief Deputy Minority Whip. SALARIES, OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES For compensation and expenses of officers and employees, as author- ;.. ... ized by law, $26,407,700, including: Office of the Clerk, $7,541,600; Office of the Sergeant at Arms, including overtime, as authorized by law, $10,889,900; Office of the Doorkeeper, including overtime, as authorized by law, $4,343,000; Office of the Postmaster, $1,177,100, including $20,954 for employment of substitute messengers and extra , services of regular employees when required at the salary rate of not to exceed $11,266 per annum each; Office of the Chaplain, $23,700; Office of the Parliamentarian, including the Parliamentarian and $2,000 for preparing the Digest of the Rules, $250,000; for compiling the precedents of the House of Representatives, $295,000; a technical assistant in the Office of the Attending Physician, to be appointed by the Attending Physician subject to the approval of the Speaker, $30,700; the House Democratic Steering Committee, $308,900; the House Democratic Caucus, $83,600; the House Republican Confer- ence, $542,500; six minority employees, $272,500; and L.B.J. Interns ^, . and Former Speakers' staff, $649,200. Such amounts as are deemed necessary for the payment of salaries of officers and employees under this head may be transferred between ., . the various offices and activities within this appropriation, "Salaries, officers and employees", 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, $24,705,000. ^ - ,, ... ^ -.. COMMITTEE ON AUPPROPRIATIONS (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 Reorganization Act, 1946, and to be available for reimbursement to agencies for services performed, $2,895,000.
PUBLIC LAW 9 5 - 3 9 1 — S E P T . 30, 1978 92 STAT. 777 COMMITTEE ON T H E BUDGET ( S T U D I E S ) F o r salaries, expenses, and studies by the Committee on the Budget, a n d temporary personal services for such committee to be expended in accordance with sections 101(c), 606, 703, and 901(e), of the Congres- sional Budget Act of 1974, and to be available for reimbursement to 88 Stet. 300. agencies for services performed, $261,000. 31 u s e lib. 31 u s e 1303. 88 Stat. 330. O F F I C E OF T H E L A W KEVISION COUNSEL F o r salaries and expenses of the Office of t h e L a w Revision Counsel of t h e House, $435,000. O F F I C E OF T H E LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL F o r salaries and expenses of the Office of the Legislative Counsel of the House, $1,879,000. MEMBERS' CLERK HIRE F o r staff employed by each Member in t h e discharge of his official a n d representative duties, $112,648,300. CONTINGENT E X P E N S E S OF T H E H O U S E ALLOWANCES AND EXPENSES F o r allowances and expenses as authorized by House resolution or law, $59,967,000, including: Official Expenses of Members, $38,367,989; supplies, materials and administrative costs, $2,578,511; furniture and furnishings, $1,085,000; reporting hearings for stenographic reports of hearings of committees, including special and select committees, $1,501,000; reemployed annuitants reimbursement, $2,099,700; Govern- ment contributions to employees' life insurance fund, retirement fund, and health benefits fund, $14,000,000; and miscellaneous items includ- ing, but not limited to, purchase, exchange, hire, driving, maintenance, repair and operation of House motor vehicles, a n d not to exceed $56,000 for the purposes authorized by section 1 of House Resolution 348, approved J u n e 29, 1961, as amended by House Resolutions 434 and 1047, Ninety-fifth Congress, $334,800. Such amounts as are deemed necessary for the payment of allowances and expenses under this head m a j be transferred between the various categories within this appropriation, "Allowances and expenses", upon the approval of t h e Committee on A p p r o p r i a t i o n s of t h e House of Representatives. SPECIAL AND SELECT COMMITTEES F o r salaries and expenses of special and select committees authorized by t h e House, $46,762,000. ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS SEC. 111. T h e provisions of House Resolution 12, approved 2 u s e 60e-lc, A u g u s t 5,1977, relating to employees contributions to certain charita- 60e-ld. ble organizations; the first section and section 4 of House Resolution 315, approved JSTovember 1, 1977, relating to House Beauty Shop employees compensation classification system; House Resolution 661, 40 u s e 206a-4, approved J u l y 29, 1977, providing two additional positions for the 206a-5.
92 STAT. 778 PUBLIC LAW 95-391—SEPT. 30, 1978 2 use 84-2. Capitol Police Force and section 3 relating to the compensation of the 2 use 122, 122 Chaplain of the House of Eepresentatives; House Resolution 687, note, 122b-122g. approved September 20,1977, relating to district office space for Mem- 2 use 130, 130 bers; and House Resolution 1047, approved April 4, 1978, which note, 130-1. increases available funds for interparliamentary receptions, shall be the permanent law with respect thereto. SEC. 112. None of the funds appropriated on pages 2 through 6 of the House passed version of this Act shall be made available for obli- gation unless such funds are subject to audit by the Comptroller Gen- eral of the United States in accordance with the provisions of title 31, section 67 of the U.S.C.A. J O I N T ITEMS For joint committees, as follows: CONTINGENT EXPENSES OF THE SENATE JOINT E C O N O M I C COMMITTEE For salaries and expenses of the Joint Economic Committee, $1,800,000. To enable the Joint Economic Committee to carry out the investiga- tion of past and prospective changes in the United States and world economies and the impact of such changes on the economies of the United States and other nations, pursuant to House Concurrent Resolution 248, Ninety-fifth Congress, $553,000, such sum to become available for obligation on January 1, 1979, and to remain available for obligation through December 31,1980. JOINT C O M M I T T E E ON PRINTING For salaries and expenses of the Joint Committee on Printing, $656,000. CONTINGENT EXPENSES OF THE HOUSE JOINT COMMITTEE ON TAXATION For salaries and expenses of the Joint Committee on Taxation, $2,375,200, to be disbursed by the Clerk of the House. For other joint items, as follows: OFFICE OF THE ATTENDING PHYSICIAN For medical supplies, equipment, and contingent expenses of the emergency rooms, and for the Attending Physician and his assistants, including (1) an allowance of $1,000 per month to the Attending Physician; (2) an allowance of $200 per month each to two medical officers while on duty in the Attending Physician's office; (3) an allow- ance of $200 per month each to not to exceed eight assistants on the basis heretofore provided for such assistance; and (4) $253,475 for reimbursement to the Department of the Navy for expenses incurred for staff and equipment assigned to the Office of the Attending Phy- sician, 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 pur- poses thereof, $465,000, to be disbursed by the Clerk of the House. Vr-?tdO''
PUBLIC LAW 95-391—SEPT. 30, 1978 92 STAT. 779 : . . CAPITOL POLICE GENERAL EXPENSES For purchasing and supplying uniforms; tlie purchase, maintenance, and repair of police motor vehicles, including two-way police radio equipment; contingent expenses, including advance payment for travel for training or other purposes, and expenses associated with the relo- cation of instructor personnel to and from the Federal Law Enforce- ment Training Center as approved by the Chairman of the Capitol Police Board, and including $40 per month for extra services per- formed for the Capitol Police Board by such member of the staff of the Sergeant at Arms of the Senate or the House as may be designated by the Chairman of the Board, $750,100, to be disbursed by the Clerk of the House. CAPITOL POLICE BOARD To enable the Capitol Police Board to provide additional protec- tion for the Capitol Buildings and Grounds, including the Senate and House Office Buildings and the Capitol Power Plant, $1,421,000, to be disbursed by the Clerk of the House. Such sum shall be Detailed expended only for payment of salaries and other expenses of personnel personnel, detailed from the Metropolitan Police of the District of Columbia, D-C. Code and the Mayor of the District of Columbia is authorized and directed 9-126a. to make such details upon the request of the Board. Personnel so detailed shall, during the period of such detail, serve under the direc- tion 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 the Board. Reimbursement for salaries and other expenses of such detail personnel shall be made to the Government of the Dis- trict of Columbia, and any sums so reimbursed shall be credited to the appropriation or appropriations from which such salaries and expenses are payable and shall be available for all the purposes thereof: Provided^ That any person detailed under the authority of this paragraph or under similar authority in the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1942, and the Second Deficiency Appropriation 55 Stat. 456. Act, 1940, from the Metropolitan Police of the District of Columbia ^4 Stat. 629. shall be deemed a member of such Metropolitan Police during the period or periods of any such detail for all purposes of rank, pay, allowances, privileges, and benefits to the same extent as though such detail had not been made, and at the termination thereof any such person shall have a status with respect to rank, pay, 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 assist- ant chief detailed under the authority of this paragraph 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 pro- vided by law so long as this position is held by the present incumbent, (2) to pay the inspector detailed under the authority of this para- graph the 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, (3) to pay the two lieutenants 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 these positions are held by the present incumbents, (4) to pay the two detective sergeants detailed under the authority of 39-194 O—80—pt. 1 53 : QL3
92 STAT. 780 PUBLIC LAW 9 5 - 3 9 1 — S E P T . 30, 1978 this p a r a g r a p h 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, and (5) to pay the three sergeants of the uniform force detailed under the authority of this p a r a g r a p h 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 p a r t of any appropriation contained in this Act shall be paid as compensation to any person appointed after J u n e 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 B o a r d : Provided, T h a t the Capitol Police Board is hereby authorized to detail police from the House Office, Senate Office, and Capitol Buildings for police duty on the Capital Grounds and on the Library of Congress Grounds. EDUCATION OF PAGES F o r education of congressional pages and pages of the Supreme Court, pursuant to p a r t 9 of title I V of the Legislative Reorganization 2 u s e 88b-l and Act, 1970, and section 243 of the Legislative Reorganization Act, 1946, note, 40 USC $205,800, to be disbursed by the Clerk of the House, which amount shall 184a, 2 USC 88a. be advanced and credited to the applicable appropriation of the Dis- D.C. Code trict of Columbia, and the Board of Education of the District of 31-121. Columbia is hereby authorized to employ such personnel for the edu- cation of pages as may be required and to pay compensation for such services in accordance with such rates of compensation as the Board of Education may prescribe. OFFICIAL M A I L COSTS ' _ ' F o r expenses necessary for official mail costs pursuant to title 39, U . S . C , section 3216, $64,944,000, to be disbursed by the Clerk of the House, to be available immediately on enactment of this Act. CAPITOL GTJIDE SERVICE N F o r salaries and expenses of the Capitol Guide Service, $544,000, Limitation. to be disbursed by the Secretary of the Senate: Provided, T h a t none of these funds shall be used to employ more t h a n twenty-eight individ- uals : Provided further, T h a t the Capitol Guide Board is authorized, during emergencies, to employ not more than two additional individ- uals for not more t h a n one h u n d r e d twenty days each, and not more t h a n ten additional individuals for not more than six months each, for the Capitol Guide Service. STATEMENTS OF APPROPRIATIONS Contracts. F o r the preparation, under the direction of the Committees on Appropriations of t h e Senate and House of Representatives, of the statements for t h e second session of the Ninetj^-fifth Congress, show- ing appropriations made, indefinite appropriations, and contracts authorized, together with a chronological history of the regular appropriation bills as required by law, $13,000, to be paid to the per- sons designated by the chairman of such committees to supervise t h e work.
PUBLIC LAW 95-391—SEPT. 30, 1978 92 STAT. 781 O F F I C E OF TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT SALARIES AND EXPENSES For salaries and expenses necessary to carry out the provisions of the Technology Assessment Act of 1972 (Public Law 92-484), includ- 2 USC 471 note, ing rental of space in the District of Columbia, $9,700,000: Provided, That none of the funds in this Act shall be available for salaries or expenses of any employee of the Office of Technology Assessment in excess of 130 staff employees, except that any reduction in total employment necessary to meet this limitation on emploj^ment is to be accomplished by attrition: Provided further, That this limitation shall not prevent staff appointments necessary to maintain an operating balance between professional staff skills and support staff or prevent the position of Director or Deputy Director from being filled should it become vacant. CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE SALARIES AND EXPENSES For salaries and expenses necessary to carry out the provisions of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (Public Law 93-344), 31 USC 1301 $11,368,000: Provided, That none of these funds shall be available for note, the purchase or hire of a passenger motor vehicle: Provided fwr-ther. That none of the funds in this Act shall be available for salaries or expenses of any employee of the Congressional Budget Office in excess of 218 staff employees. ARCHITECT O F T H E CAPITOL OFFICE OF THE ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOL SALARIES For the Architect of the Capitol; the Assistant Architect of the Capitol; the Executive Assistant; and other personal services; at rates of pay provided by law, $2,382,000. 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. CONTINGENT EXPENSES To enable the Architect of the Capitol to make surveys and studies. Studies, to incur expenses authorized by the Act of December 13, 1973 (87 Stat. 704), and to meet unforeseen expenses in connection with activ- 40 USC 166d. ities under his care, $210,000, which shall remain available until expended. 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 pro-
92 STAT. 782 PUBLIC LAW 95-391—SEPT. 30, 1978 tective clothing for workmen; uniforms or allowances therefor as authorized by law (5 U.S.C. 5901-5902); personal and other services; cleaning and repairing works of art and prevention and eradication of insect and other pests without regard to section 3709 of the Revised 41 use 5. Statutes, as amended; preservation of historic drawings through use of document conservation laboratory facilities of the Library of Con- gress on a reimbursable basis; purchase or exchange, maintenance and operation of a passenger motor vehicle; purchase of necessary refer- ence books and periodicals; for expenses of attendance, when specifi- cally authorized by the Architect of the Capitol, at meetings or conventions in connection with subjects related to work under the Architect of the Capitol, $6,157,000, of which $125,000 shall remain available until expended. >' • 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 ' ^ ' the Revised Statutes, as amended, $2,565,000. SENATE OFFICE BUILDINGS For maintenance, miscellaneous items and supplies, including fur- niture, furnishings, and equipment, and for labor and material inci- dent thereto, and repairs thereof; for purchase of waterproof wearing apparel, and for personal and other services; for the care and opera- tion 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 Revised Statutes as amended; to be expended under the control and supervision of the Architect of the Capitol in all $10,328,600, of which $210,000 shall remain available until expended. '^ SENATE GARAGE For maintenance, repairs, alterations, personal and other services, and all other necessary expenses, $164,000. ''^**^ HOUSE OFFICE BUILMNGS .H icll ftfi 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 amended; miscellaneous items; and for all necessary services, includ- ing the position of Superintendent of Garages as authorized by law, $21,065,000, of which $6,813,000 shall remain available until expended, CAPITOL POWER PLANT For lighting, heating, and power (including the purchase of elec- trical energy) for the Capitol, Senate and House Office Buildings, Congressional Library Buildings, and the grounds about the same,
PUBLIC LAW 9 5 - 3 9 1 — S E P T . 30, 1978 92 STAT. 783 Botanic Garden, Senate garage, and for air conditioning refrigeration not supplied from plants in any of such buildings; for heating the Government P r i n t i n g Office and Washington City Post Office and heating and chilled water for air conditioning for the Supreme Court Building and the Folger Shakespeare Library, expenses for which shall be advanced or reimbursed upon request of the Architect of the Capitol and amounts so received shall be deposited into the Treasury to the credit of this a p p r o p r i a t i o n ; 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, $13,635,000, of which $730,000 shall remain available until expended: Provided^ T h a t not to exceed $1,750,000 of the funds cred- ited or to be reimbursed to this appropriation as herein provided shall be available for obligation during fiscal year 1979. MODIFICATIONS AND ENLARGEMENT, CAPITOL POWER PLANT T h e appropriation "Modifications and Enlargement, Capitol Power P l a n t " shall be available for necessary furniture and furnish- ings in addition to the purposes heretofore authorized for such project under Public Law 93-50 (87 Stat. 109-110). LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE SALARIES AND EXPENSES F o r necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of section 203 of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946, as amended by section 321 of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1970 (2 U.S.C. 166) and to revise and extend the Annotated Constitution of the United States of America, $25,553,000: Provided, T h a t no p a r t of this appropriation may be used to pay any salary or expense in connection with any publication, or preparation of material therefor (except the Digest of Public General B i l l s ) , 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 Rules and Administration. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE CONGRESSIONAL P R I N T I N G AND B I N D I N G F o r authorized p r i n t i n g and binding for the Congress; for p r i n t i n g and binding for the Architect of the Capitol; expenses necessary for preparing the semimonthly and session index to the Congressional Record, as authorized by law (44 U.S.C. 9 0 2 ) ; and p r i n t i n g and bind- ing of Government publications authorized by law to be distributed to Members of Congress, $73,961,000: Provided, T h a t this appropriation shall not be available for printing and binding p a r t 2 of the annual report of the Secretary of Agriculture (known as the Yearbook of Agriculture) : Provided further, T h a t this appropriation shall be avail- able for the payment of obligations incurred under the appropriations for similar purposes for preceding fiscal years. Hereafter, notwithstanding any other provision of law, appropria- tions for the automatic distribution to Senators and Representatives (including Delegates to Congress and the Resident Commissioner
92 STAT. 784 PUBLIC LAW 95-391—SEPT. 30, 1978 from Puerto Rico) of the bound and biweekly Congressional Records shall not be available with respect to any Senator or Representative unless such Senator or Representative specifically, in writing, requests that he or she receive copies of such Records. Citation of title. This title may be cited as the "Congressional Operations Appropri- ation Act, 1979". TITLE II—RELATED AGENCIES . BOTANIC GARDEN • '' SALARIES AND E X P E N S E S For all necessary expenses incident to maintaining, operating, repairing, and improving the Botanic Garden and the nurseries, buildings, grounds, collections, and equipment pertaining thereto, including personal services; waterproof wearing apparel; 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 per- sonal 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 ; all under the direction of the Joint Committee on the Library, $1,392,000. LIBRARY OF CONGRESS '-'•'•"'• ' " ' • • ' '"•'''•:-•''• SALARIES A N D EXPENSES r /'•••'"^' 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; pres- ervation of motion pictures in the custody of the Library; for the National Program for Acquisition and Cataloging of library mate- rial; operation and maintenance of the American Folklife Center and the American Television and Radio Archives in the Library; preparation and distribution of catalog cards and other publications of the Library; and expenses of the Library of Congress Trust Fund Board not properly chargeable to the income of any trust fund held by the Board, $92,249,000, of which $4,474,000, including $346,275 for the law library, is to remain available until expended for acquisi- tion of books, periodicals, and newspapers, and all other material including subscriptions for bibliographic services for the Library and the law library, including $40,000 to be available solely for the pur- chase, when specifically approved by the Librarian, of special and unique materials for additions to the collections: Provided, That not to exceed $6,500,000 of the funds credited to this appropriation during fiscal year 1979 under the Act of June 28, 1902 (2 U.S.C. 150) shall be available for obligation during such fiscal year.
PUBLIC LAW 9 5 - 3 9 1 — S E P T . 30, 1978 92 STAT. 7 8 5 COPYRIGHT O F F I C E SALARIES AND EXPENSES F o r necessary expenses of the Copyright Office, including publica- tion of the decisions of the United States courts involving copyrights, $8,560,500: Provided, T h a t not to exceed $4,600,000 of t h e funds credited to this appropriation during fiscal year 1979 under section 708(c) of Title 17, United States Code, shall be available for obliga- 17 USCapp. 708. tion d u r i n g such fiscal year. BOOKS FOR T H E B L I N D AND PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED , >. SALARIES AND EXPENSES F o r salaries and expenses to carry out the provisions of t h e Act approved March 3, 1931 (2 U.S.C. 135a), as amended, $36,729,700. COLLECTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF LIBRARY MATERIALS (SPECIAL FOREIGN CURRENCY PROGRAM) F o r necessary expenses for carrying out the provisions of section 104(b) (5) of the Agricultural T r a d e Development and Assistance Act of 1954, as amended (7 U.S.C. 1704), to remain available until expended, $3,860,100, of which $3,603,500 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. F U R N I T U R E AND F U R N I S H I N G S F o r necessary expenses for the purchase and repair of furniture, furnishings, office and library equipment, $7,694,000, of which $6,354,000 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 t h e J a m e s Madison Memo- rial L i b r a r y Building, ill {>>;:; •; ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS SEC. 201. Appropriations in this Act available to the Library of Library of Congress for salaries shall be available for expenses of personnel Congress, security and suitability investigations of L i b r a r y 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. SEC. 202. Not to exceed fifteen positions in the L i b r a r y of Congress Aliens, may be exempt from t h e provisions of appropriation acts concerning employment, the employment of aliens d u r i n g the current fiscal year, b u t the ^ ^SC 169. Librarian shall not make any appointment to any such position until he has ascertained t h a t he cannot secure for such appointments a person in any of t h e categories specified in such provisions who possesses the special qualifications for the particular position and also otherwise meets the general requirements for employment in the Library of Congress. SEC. 203. F u n d s available to the Library of Congress may be 2 USC 143a. expended for contracting on behalf of and h i r i n g alien employees for the L i b r a r y of Congress under compensation plans comparable to those authorized by section 444 of the Foreign Service Act of 1946,
92 STAT. 786 PUBLIC LAW 95-391—SEPT. 30, 1978 as amended (22 U.S.C. 889(a)); 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 per- sonnel 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, Advance SEC. 204. Payments in advance for subscriptions or other charges payments. for bibliographical data, publications, materials in any other form, and services may be made by the Librarian of Congress whenever he determines it to be more prompt, efficient, or economical to do so in the interest of carrying out required Library programs. Congressional SEC. 205. Appropriations in this Act available to the Library of Research Service. Congress shall be available, in an amount not to exceed $126,500, of which $47,000 is for the Congressional Research Service, when specif- ically authorized by the Librarian, for expenses of attendance at meetings concerned with the function or activity for which the appropriation is made. SEC. 206. 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 out- side 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). 2 u s e 142e. SEC. 207. The Library of Congress is authorized to compute and disburse the basic pay of all personnel of the Congressional Budget Office pursuant to the provisions of section 5504 of Title 5 of the United States Code, except the Director, who as head of an agency, shall have pay computed and disbursed pursuant to the provisions of section 5505 of Title 5 of the United States Code. 17 u s e 805 note. SEC. 208. The Library of Congress is authorized to compute and dis- burse basic pay of all personnel of the Copyright Royalty Tribunal pursuant to the provisions of section 5504 of title 5 of the United States Code. ARCHITECT OF T H E CAPITOL L I B R A R Y BuiiJiiNGS AND G R O U N D S STRUCTURAL AND MECHANICAL CARE For necessary expenditures for mechanical and structural main- tenance, including improvements, equipment, supplies, waterproof wearing apparel, and personal and other services, $2,776,000, of which $200,000 shall remain available until expended. COPYRIGHT ROYALTY TRIBUNAL SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the Copyright Royalty Tribunal, $805,000.
PUBLIC LAW 95-391—SEPT. 30, 1978 92 STAT. 787 - r - GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE P R I N T I N G AND B I N D I N G F o r authorized 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 p r i n t i n g and binding of Govern- ment publications authorized by law to be distributed without charge to the recipient, $11,476,000: Provided^ T h a t this appropriation shall not be available for p r i n t i n g and binding p a r t 2 of the annual report of the Secretary of Agriculture (known as the Yearbook of Agricul- ture) : Provided further^ T h a t this appropriation shall be available for the payment of obligations incurred under the appropriations for similar purposes for preceding fiscal years. O F F I C E OF SUPERINTENDENT OF DOCUMENTS SALARIES A N D EXPENSES F o r necessary expenses of the Office of Superintendent 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, T h a t expenditures in connection with travel expenses of the Depository L i b r a r y Council to the Public P r i n t e r shall be deemed necessary to carry out the provisions of chapter 19 of title 44, United States Code; price lists and bibliographies; repairs to buildings, 44 USC 1901 et elevators, and machinery; and supplying books to depository libraries; *^9- $23,200,000: Provided further. T h a t $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 P r i n t e r , only t o 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 P R I N T I N G O F F I C E REVOLVING FUND The Government P r i n t i n g 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 Government Corporation Control Act, as amended, as may be necessary in carrying 31 USC 849. out the programs and purposes set forth in the budget for the current fiscal year for the "Government P r i n t i n g Office revolving f u n d " : Provided, T h a t not to exceed $5,000 may be expended on the certifi- cation of the Public P r i n t e r in connection with special studies of ^ governmental iprinting, binding, and distribution practices and proce- d u r e s : Pro-y^oec? further. T h a t 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. .; GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE SALARIES AND E X P E N S E S F o r 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
92 STAT. 788 PUBLIC LAW 95-391—SEPT. 30, 1978 of governmental jfinancial practices and procedures; services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109 but at rates for individuals not to 5 use 5332 note, exceed the per diem rate equivalent to the rate for grade GS-18; hire of one passenger motor vehicle; advance payments in foreign countries notwithstanding section 3648, Kevised Statutes, as amended (31 U.S.C. 529); benefits comparable to those payable under sections 911(9), 911(11) and 942(a) of the Foreign Service Act of 1946, as amended (22 U.S.C. 1136(9), 1136(11), and 1157(a), respectively); and under regulations prescribed by the Comptroller General of the United States, rental of living quarters in foreign countries 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)), $185,756,000: Provided^ That this appropriation and appropriations for administrative expenses of any other department or agency which is a member of the Joint Financial Management Improvement Pro- gram ( J F M I P ) shall be available to finance an appropriate share of J F M I P costs as determined by the J F M I P , including but not limited to the salary of the Executive Director and secretarial support: PTO- vided further, That this appropriation and appropriations for admin- istrative expenses of any other department or agency which is a .. ;; member of the National Intergovernmental Audit Forum or a Regional Intergovernmental Audit Forum shall be available to finance an appropriate share of Forum costs as determined by the Forum, including necessary travel expenses of non-Federal participants. Pay- ments hereunder to either the Forum or the J F M I P may be credited as reimbursements to any appropriation from which costs involved are initially financed. COST-ACCOUNTING STANDARDS BOARD SALARIES AND EXPENSES For expenses of the Cost-Accounting Standards Board necessary to carry out the provisions of section 719 of the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended (Public Law 91-379, approved August 15, 50 u s e app. 1970), $1,850,000. 2168. T I T L E III—GENERAL PROVISIONS Regulations. SEC. 301. No part of the funds appropriated in this Act shall be used for the maintenance or care of private vehicles, except for emergency assistance and cleaning as may be provided under regulations relating to parking facilities for the House of Representatives issued by the Committee on House Administration. Fiscal year SEC. 302. 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. D.C. Code SEC. 303. Hereafter, each Senator, Member of the House of Repre- 40-603C. sentatives, and other individual who is authorized by law to be issued a congressional tag for his automobile shall, upon application therefor, be entitled to be issued a duplicate tag bearing the same number. Salary or pay for SEC. 304. (a) No part of the funds appropriated for the fiscal year government ending September 30, 1979, by this Act or any other Act may be used positions. to pay the salary or pay of any individual in any office or position in 5 u s e 5318 note.
PUBLIC LAW 95-391—SEPT. 30, 1978 92 STAT. 789 the legislative, executive, or judicial branch, or in the government of the District of Columbia, at a rate which exceeds the rate (or maxi- mum rate, if higher) of salary or basic pay payable for such office or position for September 30, 1978, if the rate of salary or basic pay for for such office or position is— (1) fixed at a rate which is equal to or greater than the rate of basic pay for level V of the Executive Schedule under section 5316 of title 6, United States Code, or (2) limited to a maximum rate which is equal to or greater than the rate of basic pay for such level V (or to a percentage of such a maximum rate) by reason of section 5308 of title 5, United States Code, or any other provision of law or congressional resolution. (b) For purposes of subsection (a), the rate or maximum rate (as the Regulations. case may be) of salary or basic pay payable for September 30, 1978, for any office or position which was not in existence on such date shall be deemed to be the rate or maximum rate (as the case may be) of salary or basic pay payable to individuals in comparable offices or positions for such date, as determined under regulations prescribed— (1) by the President, in the case of any office or position within the executive branch or in the government of the District of Columbia; (2) jointly by the Speaker of the House and the President pro tempore of the Senate, in the case of any office or position within the legislative branch; or (3) by the Chief Justice of the United States, in the case of any office or position within the judicial branch. (c) For purposes of administering any provision of law, rule, or regulation which provides retirement, life insurance, or other employee benefit, which requires any deduction or contribution, or which imposes any requirement or limitation, on the basis of a rate of salary or basic pay, the rate of salary or basic pay payable after the application of this section shall be treated as the rate of salary or basic pay. SEC. 305. The provisions of sections 491 (c) and 49l'(d) of the Legis- Congressional lative Keorganization Act of 1970, as amended (2 U.S.C. 88b-l), shall pages, pay. not apply to the pay of pages of the Senate and House of Representa- 2 use 88b-l note. tives during the period between the recess or adjournment of the second session of the Ninety-fifth Congress and the convening of the first ses- sion of the Ninety-sixth Congress. The pay of Senate and House pages shall continue during such period of recess or adjournment. SEC. 306. No funds in this bill may be used to implement a system Televising and for televising and broadcasting the proceedings of the House pursuant broadcasting to House Resolution 866, Ninety-fifth Congress, under which the TV proceedings. cameras in the Chamber purchased by the House are controlled and operated by persons not in the employ of the House. SEC. 307. Effective December 1, 1978, none of the funds appropri- Utility or ated by this Act may be used to provide or maintain any utility or custodial service. custodial service for any office premises of the House of Representa- tives if such premises is occupied by any organization which was, during 1977, requested by the Speaker of the House of Representatives to vacate such premises. SEC. 308. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made avail- Legal able in this Act for the House of Representatives or for any other representation for agency shall be used to provide legal representation for any employee employees. without the specific authorization of the Congress. SEC. 309. None of the funds contained in this Act shall be used to provide House "Wall Calendars, U.S. Historical Society Calendars, Agriculture Yearbooks, plants from the U.S. Botanic Garden, and
92 STAT. 790 PUBLIC LAW 95-391—SEPT. 30, 1978 shipping trunks, to Members of the House of Representatives, without reimbursement for such items from Member's official Office Expenses Allowances. Longevity SEC. 310. (a) The provisions of subsections (a) and (b) of section compensation. 106 of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1963 (as amended 2 u s e 60J-2. by section 110 of this Act), shall apply to telephone operators (includ- 2 u s e 60j. ing the chief operator and assistant chief operators) on the United States Capitol telephone exchange and members of the Capitol Police whose compensation is disbursed by the Clerk of the House of Repre- sentatives in the same manner and to the same extent as such provisions apply to individuals whose compensation is disbursed by the Secretary of the Senate. For purposes of so applying such subsections, creditable service shall include service performed as an employee of the United States Capitol telephone exchange or a member of the Capitol Police whether compensation therefor is disbursed by the Clerk of the House of Representatives or the Secretary of the Senate. SEC. 311. Of the total budget authority provided in this Act, for pay- ments not required by law, five per centum shall be withheld from obligation and expenditure. Short title. This Act may be cited as the "Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1979". Approved September 30, 1978. vmi 1 o LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: HOUSE REPORTS: No. 95-1254 (Comm. on Appropriations) and No. 95-1457 (Comm. of Conference). SENATE REPORT No. 95-1024 (Comm. on Appropriations). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, VoL 124 (1978): June 15, considered and passed House. Aug. 4, 7, considered and passed Senate, amended. Aug. 17, House agreed to conference report; concurred in Senate amendments. Aug. 19, Senate agreed to conference report. ;..A