[USC10] 2 USC CHAPTER 30, SUBCHAPTER V, Part B: Senate Commission on Art
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2 USC CHAPTER 30, SUBCHAPTER V, Part B: Senate Commission on Art
From Title 2—THE CONGRESSCHAPTER 30—OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF CAPITOL COMPLEXSUBCHAPTER V—HISTORICAL PRESERVATION AND FINE ARTS

Part B—Senate Commission on Art

§2101. Senate Commission on Art

(a) Establishment

There is hereby established a Senate Commission on Art (hereinafter referred to as "the Commission") consisting of the President pro tempore of the Senate, the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate, and the majority and minority leaders of the Senate.

(b) Chairman and Vice Chairman; quorum; Executive Secretary

The Majority Leader and Minority Leader of the Senate shall be the chairman and vice chairman, respectively, of the Commission. Three members of the Commission shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, except that the Commission may fix a lesser number which shall constitute a quorum for the taking of testimony. The Secretary of the Senate shall be the Executive Secretary of the Commission 1

(c) Appointment of Senate Curator; assignment of assistants

The Secretary of the Senate shall appoint a Senate Curator approved by the Senate Commission on Art. The Senate Curator shall be an employee of the Secretary of the Senate assigned to assist the Commission. The Secretary of the Senate shall assign additional employees to assist the Commission, and provide such other assistance, as the Commission determines necessary.

(d) Hearings and meetings

The Commission shall be empowered to hold hearings, summon witnesses, administer oaths, employ reporters, request the production of papers and records, take such testimony, and adopt such rules for the conduct of its hearings and meetings, as it deems necessary.

(Pub. L. 100–696, title IX, §901(a), (b)(1), (3), Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4610, 4611; Pub. L. 108–83, title I, §3(d)(1), Sept. 30, 2003, 117 Stat. 1012.)

Codification

Section was classified to section 188b of former Title 40, prior to the enactment of Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works, by Pub. L. 107–217, §1, Aug. 21, 2002, 116 Stat. 1062.

Section is based on section 1 of Senate Resolution No. 382, Ninetieth Congress, Oct. 1, 1968, which was enacted into permanent law and amended by Pub. L. 100–696.

Amendments

2003—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 108–83, §3(d)(1)(A), substituted "The Majority Leader and Minority Leader of the Senate shall be the chairman and vice chairman, respectively, of the Commission." for "The Commission shall elect a Chairman and a Vice Chairman at the beginning of each Congress."

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 108–83, §3(d)(1)(B), added subsec. (c) and struck out former subsec. (c) which read as follows: "The Commission shall select a Curator of Art and Antiquities of the Senate who shall be appointed by and be an employee of the Secretary of the Senate. The Curator shall serve at the pleasure of the Commission, shall perform such duties as it may prescribe, and shall receive compensation at a gross rate, not to exceed $22,089 per annum to be fixed by the Commission. At the request of the Commission the Secretary of the Senate shall detail to the Commission such additional professional, clerical, and other assistants as, from time to time, it deems necessary."

1988—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 100–696, §901(b)(3), substituted "Senate Commission on Art" for "Commission on Art and Antiquities of the United States Senate".

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 100–696, §901(b)(1), inserted "The Secretary of the Senate shall be the Executive Secretary of the Commission".

Senate Rulemaking Power

Pub. L. 100–696, title IX, §901(d), Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4611, provided that: "The provisions of this section [enacting sections 2101 to 2106 of this title and amending sections 2101, 2102, and 2106 of this title] are enacted by the Congress—

"(1) as an exercise of the rulemaking power of the Senate, and as such they shall be considered as part of the rules of the Senate, and such rules shall supersede other rules only to the extent that they are inconsistent therewith; and

"(2) with full recognition of the constitutional right of the Senate to change such rules at any time, in the same manner, and to the same extent as in the case of any other rule of the Senate."

Increases in Compensation

Increases in compensation for officers and employees of the Senate under authority of the Federal Pay Comparability Act of 1970 (Pub. L. 91–656), see Salary Directives of the President pro tempore of the Senate, set out as notes under section 4571 of this title.

1 So in original. Probably should be followed by a period.

§2102. Duties of Commission

(a) In general

The Commission is hereby authorized and directed to supervise, hold, place, protect, and make known all works of art, historical objects, and exhibits within the Senate wing of the United States Capitol, any Senate Office Buildings, and in all rooms, spaces, and corridors thereof, which are the property of the United States, and in its judgment to accept any works of art, historical objects, or exhibits which may hereafter be offered, given, or devised to the Senate, its committees, and its officers for placement and exhibition in the Senate wing of the Capitol, the Senate Office Buildings, or in rooms, spaces, or corridors thereof.

(b) Issuance and publication of regulations

The Commission shall prescribe such regulations as it deems necessary for the care, protection, and placement of such works of art, exhibits, and historical objects in the Senate wing of the Capitol and the Senate Office Buildings, and for their acceptance on behalf of the Senate, its committees, and officers. Such regulations shall be published in the Congressional Record at such time or times as the Commission may deem necessary for the information of the Members of the Senate and the public.

(c) Consistency of regulations

Regulations authorized by the provisions of section 2183 of this title to be issued by the Sergeant at Arms of the Senate for the protection of the Capitol, and any regulations issued, or activities undertaken, by the Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate, or the Architect of the Capitol, in carrying out duties relating to the care, preservation, and protection of the Senate wing of the Capitol and the Senate Office Buildings, shall be consistent with such rules and regulations as the Commission may issue pursuant to subsection (b) of this section.

(d) Responsibilities of Committee on Rules and Administration of Senate

The Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate in consultation with the Architect of the Capitol and consistent with regulations prescribed by the Commission under subsection (b) of this section, shall have responsibility for the supervision, protection, and placement of all works of art, historical objects, and exhibits which shall have been accepted on behalf of the Senate by the Commission or acknowledged as United States property by inventory of the Commission, and which may be lodged in the Senate wing of the Capitol or the Senate Office Buildings by the Commission.

(Pub. L. 100–696, title IX, §901(a), (b)(2), Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4610, 4611.)

Codification

Section was classified to section 188b–1 of former Title 40, prior to the enactment of Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works, by Pub. L. 107–217, §1, Aug. 21, 2002, 116 Stat. 1062.

Section is based on section 2 of Senate Resolution No. 382, Ninetieth Congress, Oct. 1, 1968, which was enacted into permanent law and amended by Pub. L. 100–696.

Amendments

1988—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 100–696, §901(b)(2), substituted "protect, and make known" for "and protect" and "Senate wing of the United States Capitol, any Senate Office Buildings" for "Senate wing of the Capitol".

§2103. Supervision and maintenance of Old Senate Chamber

The Commission shall have responsibility for the supervision and maintenance of the Old Senate Chamber on the principal floor of the Senate wing of the Capitol and of the Old Supreme Court Chamber insofar as each is to be preserved as a patriotic shrine in the Capitol for the benefit of the people of the United States.

(Pub. L. 100–696, title IX, §901(a), Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4610; Pub. L. 107–68, title I, §108(a), Nov. 12, 2001, 115 Stat. 569.)

Codification

Section was classified to section 188b–2 of former Title 40, prior to the enactment of Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works, by Pub. L. 107–217, §1, Aug. 21, 2002, 116 Stat. 1062.

Section is based on section 3 of Senate Resolution No. 382, Ninetieth Congress, Oct. 1, 1968, which was enacted into permanent law by Pub. L. 100–696.

Amendments

2001Pub. L. 107–68 substituted "and of the Old Supreme Court Chamber insofar as each" for "insofar as it".

Effective Date of 2001 Amendment

Pub. L. 107–68, title I, §108(c), Nov. 12, 2001, 115 Stat. 569, provided that: "The amendments made by this section [amending this section and section 2105 of this title] shall apply to fiscal year 2002 and all succeeding fiscal years."

§2104. Publication of list of works of art, historical objects, and exhibits

The Commission shall, from time to time, but at least once every ten years, publish as a Senate document a list of all works of art, historical objects, and exhibits currently within the Senate wing of the Capitol and the Senate Office Buildings, together with their description, location, and with such notes as may be pertinent to their history.

(Pub. L. 100–696, title IX, §901(a), Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4610.)

Codification

Section was classified to section 188b–3 of former Title 40, prior to the enactment of Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works, by Pub. L. 107–217, §1, Aug. 21, 2002, 116 Stat. 1062.

Section is based on section 4 of Senate Resolution No. 382, Ninetieth Congress, Oct. 1, 1968, which was enacted into permanent law by Pub. L. 100–696.

§2105. Authorization of appropriations

There is hereby authorized to be appropriated out of the contingent fund of the Senate for the expenses of the Commission such amount as may be necessary each fiscal year, to be disbursed by the Secretary of the Senate on vouchers signed by the Executive Secretary of the Commission and approved by the Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate: Provided, That no payment shall be made from such appropriation as salary.

(Pub. L. 100–696, title IX, §901(a), Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4610; Pub. L. 107–68, title I, §108(b), Nov. 12, 2001, 115 Stat. 569.)

Codification

Section was classified to section 188b–4 of former Title 40, prior to the enactment of Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works, by Pub. L. 107–217, §1, Aug. 21, 2002, 116 Stat. 1062.

Section is based on section 5 of Senate Resolution No. 382, Ninetieth Congress, Oct. 1, 1968, which was enacted into permanent law by Pub. L. 100–696.

Amendments

2001Pub. L. 107–68 substituted "such amount as may be necessary each fiscal year," for "the sum of $15,000 each fiscal year," and "the Executive Secretary of the Commission and approved by the Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate" for "the Chairman or Vice Chairman of the Commission".

Effective Date of 2001 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 107–68 applicable to fiscal year 2002 and all succeeding fiscal years, see section 108(c) of Pub. L. 107–68, set out as a note under section 2103 of this title.

§2106. Repealed. Pub. L. 108–83, title I, §3(a)(3), Sept. 30, 2003, 117 Stat. 1010

Section, based on S. Res. No. 95, Ninety-second Congress, Apr. 1, 1971, enacted into permanent law and amended by Pub. L. 100–696, title IX, §901(a), (c), Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4610, 4611, related to additional authority of the Senate Commission on Art to acquire works of art, historical objects, documents, or exhibits.

Section was classified to section 188b–5 of former Title 40, prior to the enactment of Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works, by Pub. L. 107–217, §1, Aug. 21, 2002, 116 Stat. 1062.

§2107. Conservation, restoration, replication, or replacement of items in United States Senate Collection

(a) Use of moneys in Senate contingent fund

Effective with the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, and each fiscal year thereafter, subject to the approval of the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate, any unexpended and unobligated funds in the appropriation account for the "Secretary of the Senate" within the contingent fund of the Senate which have not been withdrawn in accordance with section 4107 of this title, shall be available for the expenses incurred, without regard to the fiscal year in which incurred, for the purchase of art and historical objects for the United States Senate Collection, for exhibits and public education relating to the United States Senate Collection, for administrative and transitional expenses of the Senate Commission on Art, and for the conservation, restoration, and replication or replacement, in whole or in part, of works of art, historical objects, documents, or material relating to historical matters for placement or exhibition within the Senate wing of the United States Capitol, any Senate Office Building, or any room, corridor, or other space therein. In the case of replication or replacement of such works, objects, documents, or material, the funds available under this subsection shall be available for any such works, objects, documents, or material previously contained within the Senate wing of the Capitol, or a work, object, document, or material historically accurate.

(b) United States Senate Collection

All such works, objects, documents, or materials referred to in subsection (a) may be known as the "United States Senate Collection".

(c) Approval of disbursements by Chairman or Executive Secretary of Senate Commission on Art

Disbursements for expenses incurred for the purposes in subsection (a) shall be made upon vouchers approved by the Chairman of the Senate Commission on Art or the Executive Secretary of the Senate Commission on Art.

(Pub. L. 101–302, title III, §316, May 25, 1990, 104 Stat. 246; Pub. L. 101–520, title III, §323, Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 2285; Pub. L. 102–90, title III, §310, Aug. 14, 1991, 105 Stat. 467; Pub. L. 102–392, title III, §312, Oct. 6, 1992, 106 Stat. 1723; Pub. L. 103–69, title III, §314, Aug. 11, 1993, 107 Stat. 713; Pub. L. 103–283, title III, §309, July 22, 1994, 108 Stat. 1442; Pub. L. 104–53, title III, §311, Nov. 19, 1995, 109 Stat. 538; Pub. L. 104–197, title III, §313, Sept. 16, 1996, 110 Stat. 2415; Pub. L. 105–55, title III, §309, Oct. 7, 1997, 111 Stat. 1198; Pub. L. 105–275, title III, §311, Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2457; Pub. L. 106–57, title III, §309, Sept. 29, 1999, 113 Stat. 427; Pub. L. 106–554, §1(a)(2) [title I, §8, title III, §309], Dec. 21, 2000, 114 Stat. 2763, 2763A-98, 2763A-119; Pub. L. 107–68, title III, §308, Nov. 12, 2001, 115 Stat. 592; Pub. L. 108–7, div. H, title II, §207, Feb. 20, 2003, 117 Stat. 383; Pub. L. 108–83, title I, §§3(d)(2), 7, Sept. 30, 2003, 117 Stat. 1013; Pub. L. 108–447, div. G, title I, §3, Dec. 8, 2004, 118 Stat. 3169; Pub. L. 109–55, title I, §3, Aug. 2, 2005, 119 Stat. 568.)

Codification

Section was classified to section 188b–6 of former Title 40, prior to the enactment of Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works, by Pub. L. 107–217, §1, Aug. 21, 2002, 116 Stat. 1062.

Amendments

2005—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 109–55 substituted "2006" for "2005" in first sentence.

2004—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 108–447 substituted "2005" for "2004" in first sentence.

2003—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 108–83, in first sentence, substituted "2004" for "2003" and inserted "for the purchase of art and historical objects for the United States Senate Collection, for exhibits and public education relating to the United States Senate Collection, for administrative and transitional expenses of the Senate Commission on Art, and" after "in which incurred,".

Pub. L. 108–7 substituted "2003" for "2002" in first sentence.

2001—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 107–68 substituted "2002" for "2001" in first sentence.

2000—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 106–554, §1(a)(2) [title III, §309], substituted "2001" for "2000" in first sentence.

Pub. L. 106–554, §1(a)(2) [title I, §8(1), (2)], in first sentence, substituted "works of art, historical objects, documents, or material relating to historical matters for placement or exhibition" for "items of art, fine art, and historical items" and, in second sentence, substituted "such works, objects, documents, or material" for "such items" in two places and "a work, object, document, or material" for "an item".

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 106–554, §1(a)(2) [title I, §8(3)], substituted "such works, objects, documents, or materials" for "such items of art" and "may" for "shall".

1999—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 106–57 substituted "2000" for "1999".

1998—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 105–275 substituted "1999" for "1998".

1997—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 105–55 substituted "1998" for "1997".

1996—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 104–197 substituted "1997" for "1996".

1995—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 104–53 substituted "1996" for "1995".

1994—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 103–283 substituted "1995" for "1994".

1993—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 103–69 substituted "1994" for "1993".

1992—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 102–392 substituted "1993" for "1992".

1991—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 102–90 substituted "1992" for "1991".

1990—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 101–520 substituted "1991" for "1990".

§2108. Provisions relating to Senate Commission on Art

(a) Authority to acquire and dispose

(1) In general

The Senate Commission on Art (referred to in this section as the "Commission") may—

(A) accept gifts of money; and

(B) acquire (by gift, purchase, or otherwise) any work of art, historical object, document, or material relating to historical matters, or exhibit, for placement or exhibition in the Senate Wing of the Capitol, the Senate Office Buildings, or in rooms, spaces, or corridors thereof.

(2) Accession or disposal

All works of art, historical objects, documents, or material related to historical matters, or exhibits, acquired by the Commission may, as determined by the Commission and after consultation with the Curatorial Advisory Board, be—

(A) retained for accession to the United States Senate Collection or other use; or

(B) disposed of by sale or other transaction.

(3) Omitted

(b) Advisory boards

(1) Curatorial Advisory Board

There is established a Board which shall be chaired by the Senate Curator. The Curatorial Advisory Board shall provide advice and assistance to the Commission on the acquisition, care, and disposition of items for or within the United States Senate Collection, and on such other matters as the Commission determines appropriate.

(2) Additional advisory boards

(A) In general

The Commission, or the chairman and vice chairman acting jointly on behalf of the Commission and after giving notice to the Commission, may establish 1 or more additional advisory boards.

(B) Term

The term of existence for an additional advisory board—

(i) shall be specified by the Commission but no longer than 4 years; and

(ii) shall be renewable.

(C) Purpose

The purpose of an additional advisory board shall be to provide advice and assistance to the Commission and to further the purposes of the Commission.

(3) Appointments

(A) In general

Subject to subparagraph (B), the Curatorial Advisory Board and other advisory boards established by the Commission under paragraph (2) shall be composed of members appointed by the Commission, or the chairman and vice chairman acting jointly on behalf of the Commission and after giving notice to the Commission.

(B) Applicable rules

Members appointed under subparagraph (A)—

(i) shall be appointed from public and private life and shall serve at the pleasure of the Commission; and

(ii) in the case of individuals appointed to the Curatorial Advisory Board, shall be experts or have significant experience in the field of arts, historic preservation, or other appropriate fields.


Each member of the Commission may have appointed to an advisory board created by the Commission at least 1 individual requested by that member.

(4) Members

A member of a board under this subsection—

(A) may, at the discretion of the Commission, be reimbursed for actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of the official duties of the board from any funds available to the Commission in accordance with applicable Senate regulations for such expenses; and

(B) shall not, by virtue of such member's service on the board, be deemed to be an officer, employee, or agent of the Senate and may not bind the Senate in any contract or obligation.

(5) Terms for additional advisory board members

Members appointed to the other advisory boards created under paragraph (2) shall serve for terms as stated in their appointment, but no longer than a term of 4 years, except that any member may be reappointed upon the expiration of their term.

(6) Regulations

The Commission, or the chairman and vice chairman acting jointly on behalf of the Commission and after giving notice to the Commission, in consultation with the Committee on Rules and Administration, may promulgate such regulations governing advisory boards established under this subsection as are necessary to carry out the purposes of this subsection.

(7) Assistance

The Executive Secretary of the Commission shall provide assistance to an advisory board as authorized by the Commission.

(c) Establishment of Senate Preservation Fund

(1) Establishment

There is established in the Treasury a fund, to be known as the "Senate Preservation Fund" (in this section referred to as the "fund"), which shall consist of amounts deposited and credited under paragraph (3).

(2) Payment of costs

The fund shall be available to the Commission for the payment of acquisition and transaction costs incurred for acquisitions under subsection (a), for official activities of any advisory board established under subsection (b), for any purposes for which funds from the contingent fund of the Senate may be used under section 2107(a) of this title, and for expenditures, not to exceed $10,000 in any fiscal year, for meals and refreshments in Capitol facilities in connection with official activities of the Commission or other authorized programs or activities.

(3) Deposits, credits, disbursements, and transfers

(A) Deposits

The Commission shall deposit in the fund amounts appropriated for use of the fund, gifts of money, and proceeds of transactions under subsection (a).

(B) Credits

The Secretary of the Treasury shall credit to the fund the interest on, and the proceeds from sale or redemption of, obligations held in the fund.

(C) Disbursements

Disbursements from the fund shall be made on vouchers approved by the Commission and signed by the Executive Secretary of the Commission.

(D) Transfers

(i) In general

The Commission may, for individual conservation or restoration projects estimated to cost greater than $100,000, transfer amounts in the fund to the Architect of the Capitol for the cost of conservation or restoration, in whole or in part, by the Architect of the Capitol of works of art, historical objects, documents, or material relating to historical matters placed or exhibited, or to be placed or exhibited, within the Senate wing of the United States Capitol or any Senate Office Building.

(ii) Availability

Amounts transferred to the Architect of the Capitol under clause (i) and not subject to return under clause (v) shall remain available until expended.

(iii) Approval and oversight of conservation or restoration

Before authorizing transfers under clause (i), in whole or in part, the Commission, or the chairman and vice chairman acting jointly on behalf of the Commission and after giving notice to the Commission, shall review and approve a conservation or restoration project for which such amounts are intended (referred to in this section as the "Project"). The Commission may require updated reports on the Project before any additional amounts are transferred for the Project. No disbursements may be made from funds transferred under clause (i) that are inconsistent with the Project approved by the Commission upon which the relevant transfer is based.

(iv) Acceptance of donations

The Commission retains the discretion whether or not to approve the acceptance of any donation to the fund regardless of whether the donation is intended for a conservation or restoration Project under clause (i).

(v) Issuance of guidelines

The Commission may prescribe such guidelines as it deems necessary for the approval and transfer of any amounts under clause (i) and the return of any undisbursed amounts.

(vi) Return of unused funds

The Commission may require the return of amounts transferred to the Architect of the Capitol under clause (i) and not disbursed pursuant to an approved Project within five years of the transfer. Such amounts will be returned to the fund for use or disposition as the Commission shall determine appropriate. For purposes of this subsection, the Commission may, at any time, specify a date of return greater than five years from the transfer.

(vii) Disbursement and audit responsibility

Once amounts are transferred pursuant to clause (i), disbursements from transferred funds shall be made by the Architect of the Capitol upon review of vouchers by the Architect of the Capitol and not subject to the audit provisions of clause 1 (c)(6) of this section. Such disbursements shall be limited to purposes for which funds may be disbursed pursuant to this section.

(viii) Termination

The authority to transfer amounts to the Architect of the Capitol under clause (i) shall expire ten years after the date of its initial enactment. Any amounts transferred prior to the termination of authority to transfer may continue to be expended in accordance with this section.

(4) Investments

(A) In general

The Secretary of the Treasury shall invest any portion of the fund that, as determined by the Commission, is not required to meet current withdrawals.

(B) Type of obligation

Each investment required by this paragraph shall be made in an interest bearing obligation of the United States or an obligation guaranteed as to the principal and interest by the United States that, as determined by the Commission, has a maturity suitable for the fund.

(C) Commission approval

In carrying out this subsection, the Secretary of the Treasury may make such purchases, sales, and redemption of obligations as may be approved by the Commission.

(5) Services and support

The Library of Congress shall provide financial management and disbursing services and support to the Commission as may be required and mutually agreed to by the Librarian of Congress and the Executive Secretary of the Commission.

(6) Audits

The Comptroller General of the United States shall conduct periodic audits of the Senate Preservation Fund, which shall be conducted at least once every 3 years, unless the Chairman or the Ranking Member of the Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate or the Secretary of the Senate requests that an audit be conducted at an earlier date, and shall report the results of each audit to the Commission.

(Pub. L. 108–83, title I, §3, Sept. 30, 2003, 117 Stat. 1010; Pub. L. 109–55, title I, §4, Aug. 2, 2005, 119 Stat. 568; Pub. L. 112–234, §2(h), Dec. 28, 2012, 126 Stat. 1625; Pub. L. 115–31, div. I, title I, §2, May 5, 2017, 131 Stat. 571.)

Codification

Section is comprised of section 3 of Pub. L. 108–83. Subsec. (a)(3) of section 3 of Pub. L. 108–83 repealed section 2106 of this title. Subsec. (d) of section 3 of Pub. L. 108–83 amended sections 2101 and 2107 of this title.

Section is from the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2004.

Amendments

2017—Subsec. (c)(3). Pub. L. 115–31, §2(1), substituted "disbursements, and transfers" for "and disbursements" in heading.

Subsec. (c)(3)(D). Pub. L. 115–31, §2(2), added subpar. (D).

2012—Subsec. (c)(6). Pub. L. 112–234 substituted "periodic audits of the Senate Preservation Fund, which shall be conducted at least once every 3 years, unless the Chairman or the Ranking Member of the Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate or the Secretary of the Senate requests that an audit be conducted at an earlier date," for "annual audits of the Senate Preservation Fund".

2005—Subsec. (c)(2). Pub. L. 109–55 substituted "for any purposes for which funds from the contingent fund of the Senate may be used under section 2107(a) of this title, and for expenditures, not to exceed $10,000 in any fiscal year, for meals and refreshments in Capitol facilities in connection with official activities of the Commission or other authorized programs or activities" for "and for any purposes for which funds from the contingent fund of the Senate may be used under section 2107(a) of this title".

1 So in original. Probably should be "subsection".