[USC02] 2 USC 1802: Compensation
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2 USC 1802: Compensation Text contains those laws in effect on November 22, 2020
From Title 2-THE CONGRESSCHAPTER 28-ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOLSUBCHAPTER I-GENERAL

§1802. Compensation

The compensation of the Architect of the Capitol shall be at an annual rate which is equal to the maximum rate of pay in effect under section 4575(f) of this title.

( Pub. L. 96–146, §1, formerly §1(1), Dec. 14, 1979, 93 Stat. 1086 ; Pub. L. 107–68, title I, §129(a), Nov. 12, 2001, 115 Stat. 579 ; renumbered §1 and amended Pub. L. 116–94, div. E, title II, §212(a)(3)(D), Dec. 20, 2019, 133 Stat. 2775 .)

Codification

Section was classified to section 162a 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 .

Prior Provisions

Prior provisions prescribing the annual rate of compensation of the Architect of the Capitol were contained in the following prior sections 162a of former Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works:

Pub. L. 88–426, title II, §203(c), Aug. 14, 1964, 78 Stat. 415 ; Pub. L. 90–206, title II, §219(2), Dec. 16, 1967, 81 Stat. 639 ; Pub. L. 94–82, title II, §204(b), Aug. 9, 1975, 89 Stat. 421 , which was omitted as superseded by Pub. L. 96–146, §1(1).

Acts Oct. 15, 1949, ch. 695, §5(a), 63 Stat. 880 ; Aug. 5, 1955, ch. 568, §101, 69 Stat. 515 , which was repealed by Pub. L. 89–554, §8(a), Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 655 .

Amendments

2019-Pub. L. 116–94 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: "The compensation of the Architect of the Capitol shall be at an annual rate which is equal to the lesser of the annual salary for the Sergeant at Arms of the House of Representatives or the annual salary for the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate."

2001-Pub. L. 107–68, which directed amendment of "Section 203(c) of the Federal Legislative Salary Act of 1964 (40 U.S.C. 162a)" by striking "the annual rate of basic pay" and all that follows and inserting "the lesser of the annual salary for the Sergeant at Arms of the House of Representatives or the annual salary for the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate.", was executed by substituting the new language for "the annual rate of basic pay payable for positions at level III of the Executive Schedule under section 5314 of title 5" in this section, which is section 1(1) of Pub. L. 96–146, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.

Effective Date of 2019 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 116–94 effective on the later of the first day of the first applicable pay period beginning on or after Jan. 1, 2020, or the first day of the first applicable pay period beginning on or after Dec. 20, 2019, see section 212(c) of Pub. L. 116–94, set out as a note under section 282b of this title.

Effective Date of 2001 Amendment

Pub. L. 107–68, title I, §129(e), Nov. 12, 2001, 115 Stat. 580 , provided that: "Except as provided in subsections (c)(2) and (d) [enacting provisions set out as notes under sections 1801 and 1849 of this title], this section [amending this section and section 1849 of this title and enacting provisions set out as notes under sections 1801, 1848, and 1849 of this title] and the amendments made by this section shall apply with respect to pay periods beginning on or after October 1, 2001."

Effective Date

Pub. L. 96–146, §2, Dec. 14, 1979, 93 Stat. 1086 , provided that: "The provisions of this Act [enacting this section and section 166b of former Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works] shall take effect on the first day of the first applicable pay period commencing on or after the date of the enactment of this Act [Dec. 14, 1979]."

Salary Increases

1987-Salary of Architect increased to $82,500 per annum, on recommendation of the President of the United States, see note set out under section 358 of this title.

1977-Salary of Architect increased to $50,000 per annum, on recommendation of the President of the United States, see note set out under section 358 of this title.

1969-Salary of Architect increased to $38,000 per annum, on recommendation of the President of the United States, see note set out under section 358 of this title.