[USC02] 2 USC 6153: Salaries and expenses for Senate Majority and Minority Policy Committees and Senate Majority and Minority Conference Committees
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2 USC 6153: Salaries and expenses for Senate Majority and Minority Policy Committees and Senate Majority and Minority Conference Committees Text contains those laws in effect on November 15, 2019
From Title 2-THE CONGRESSCHAPTER 61-SENATE LEADERSHIPSUBCHAPTER IV-MAJORITY AND MINORITY SECRETARIES, CONFERENCES, AND POLICY COMMITTEES

§6153. Salaries and expenses for Senate Majority and Minority Policy Committees and Senate Majority and Minority Conference Committees

(a) Transfer of funds for Policy Committees

(1) The Chairman of the Majority or Minority Policy Committee of the Senate may, during any fiscal year, at his or her election transfer funds from the appropriation account for salaries for the Majority and Minority Policy Committees of the Senate, to the account, within the contingent fund of the Senate, from which expenses are payable for such committees.

(2) The Chairman of the Majority or Minority Policy Committee of the Senate may, during any fiscal year, at his or her election transfer funds from the appropriation account for expenses, within the contingent fund of the Senate, for the Majority and Minority Policy Committees of the Senate, to the account from which salaries are payable for such committees.

(b) Transfer of funds for Conference Committees

(1) The Chairman of the Majority or Minority Conference Committee of the Senate may, during any fiscal year, at his or her election transfer funds from the appropriation account for salaries for the Majority and Minority Conference Committees of the Senate, to the account, within the contingent fund of the Senate, from which expenses are payable for such committees.

(2) The Chairman of the Majority or Minority Conference Committee of the Senate may, during any fiscal year, at his or her election transfer funds from the appropriation account for expenses, within the contingent fund of the Senate, for the Majority and Minority Conference Committees of the Senate, to the account from which salaries are payable for such committees.

(c) Transfer of funds by Chaplain of the Senate

(1) The Chaplain of the Senate may, during any fiscal year, at the election of the Chaplain of the Senate, transfer funds from the appropriation account for salaries for the Office of the Chaplain of the Senate to the account, within the contingent fund of the Senate, from which expenses are payable for the Office of the Chaplain.

(2) The Chaplain of the Senate may, during any fiscal year, at the election of the Chaplain of the Senate, transfer funds from the appropriation account for expenses, within the contingent fund of the Senate, for the Office of the Chaplain to the account from which salaries are payable for the Office of the Chaplain of the Senate.

(d) Availability of transferred funds

Any funds transferred under this section shall be-

(1) available for expenditure by such committee or the Office of the Chaplain of the Senate, as the case may be, in like manner and for the same purposes as are other moneys which are available for expenditure by such committee or the Office of the Chaplain of the Senate, as the case may be, from the account to which the funds were transferred; and

(2) made at such time or times as the Chairman or the Chaplain of the Senate, as the case may be, shall specify in writing to the Senate Disbursing Office.

(e) Notification to Committee on Appropriations

The Chairman of a committee or the Chaplain of the Senate, as the case may be, transferring funds under this section shall notify the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate of the transfer.

( Pub. L. 101–520, title I, §1, Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 2257 ; Pub. L. 102–90, title I, §1(a), Aug. 14, 1991, 105 Stat. 450 ; Pub. L. 104–53, title I, §7[(a)], Nov. 19, 1995, 109 Stat. 518 ; Pub. L. 114–113, div. I, title I, §2, Dec. 18, 2015, 129 Stat. 2657 .)

Codification

Section was formerly classified to section 61g–6a of this title prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section. Some section numbers of this title referenced in amendment notes below reflect the classification of such sections prior to their editorial reclassification.

Section is from the Congressional Operations Appropriations Act, 1991, which is title I of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1991.

Amendments

2015-Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 114–113, §2(2), added subsec. (c). Former subsec. (c) redesignated (d).

Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 114–113, §2(1), redesignated subsec. (c) as (d). Former subsec. (d) redesignated (e).

Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 114–113, §2(3)(A), inserted "or the Office of the Chaplain of the Senate, as the case may be," after "such committee" in two places.

Subsec. (d)(2). Pub. L. 114–113, §2(3)(B), inserted "or the Chaplain of the Senate, as the case may be," after "the Chairman".

Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 114–113, §2(1), (4), redesignated subsec. (d) as (e) and inserted "or the Chaplain of the Senate, as the case may be," after "The Chairman of a committee".

1995-Pub. L. 104–53 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section read as follows: "The Chairman of the Majority or Minority Conference Committee of the Senate may, during any fiscal year (commencing with the fiscal year ending September 30, 1991), at his election transfer not more than $275,000 from the appropriation account for salaries for the Conference of the Majority and the Conference of the Minority of the Senate, to the account, within the contingent fund of the Senate, from which expenses are payable under section 61g–6 of this title. Any transfer of funds under authority of the preceding sentence shall be made at such time or times as such chairman shall specify in writing to the Senate Disbursing Office. Any funds so transferred by the Chairman of the Majority or Minority Conference Committee shall be available for expenditure by such committee in like manner and for the same purposes as are other moneys which are available for expenditure by such committee from the account, within the contingent fund of the Senate, from which expenses are payable under section 61g–6 of this title."

1991-Pub. L. 102–90 substituted "$275,000" for "$75,000".

Effective Date of 1995 Amendment

Pub. L. 104–53, title I, §7(b), Nov. 19, 1995, 109 Stat. 518 , provided that: "The amendment made by this section [amending this section] shall take effect on October 1, 1995, and shall be effective with respect to fiscal years beginning on or after that date."

Effective Date of 1991 Amendment

Pub. L. 102–90, title I, §1(b), Aug. 14, 1991, 105 Stat. 450 , provided that: "Subsection (a) [amending this section] shall take effect on October 1, 1991."

Prior Provisions

Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in the following prior appropriation acts:

Pub. L. 101–163, title I, §1, Nov. 21, 1989, 103 Stat. 1044 .

Pub. L. 100–458, title I, §1, Oct. 1, 1988, 102 Stat. 2161 .

Pub. L. 100–202, §101(i) [title I, §7], Dec. 22, 1987, 101 Stat. 1329–290 , 1329-294.