US (United States) Code. Title 2. Chapter 9A: Office of Law Revision Counsel

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2 USC CHAPTER 9A - OFFICE OF LAW REVISION COUNSEL 01/06/03

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TITLE 2 - THE CONGRESS

CHAPTER 9A - OFFICE OF LAW REVISION COUNSEL

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CHAPTER 9A - OFFICE OF LAW REVISION COUNSEL

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285. Establishment.

285a. Purpose and policy.

285b. Functions.

285c. Law Revision Counsel.

285d. Staff; Deputy Law Revision Counsel; delegation of functions.

285e. Compensation.

285f. Expenditures.

285g. Availability of applicable accounts of House.

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2 USC Sec. 285 01/06/03

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TITLE 2 - THE CONGRESS

CHAPTER 9A - OFFICE OF LAW REVISION COUNSEL

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Sec. 285. Establishment

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There is established in the House of Representatives an office to

be known as the Office of the Law Revision Counsel, referred to

hereinafter in this chapter as the ''Office''.

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(Pub. L. 93-554, title I, ch. III, Sec. 101, Dec. 27, 1974, 88

Stat. 1777.)

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CODIFICATION

Section is based on section 205(a) of House Resolution No. 988,

Ninety-third Congress, Oct. 8, 1974, which was enacted into

permanent law by Pub. L. 93-554.

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EFFECTIVE DATE

Section 101 of Pub. L. 93-554 provided that the enactment of

House Resolution No. 988, Ninety-third Congress, Oct. 8, 1974, into

permanent law is effective on Jan. 2, 1975. This chapter is derived

from enactment into permanent law of section 205 of House

Resolution No. 988.

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2 USC Sec. 285a 01/06/03

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TITLE 2 - THE CONGRESS

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Sec. 285a. Purpose and policy

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The principal purpose of the Office shall be to develop and keep

current an official and positive codification of the laws of the

United States. The Office shall maintain impartiality as to issues

of legislative policy to be determined by the House.

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(Pub. L. 93-554, title I, ch. III, Sec. 101, Dec. 27, 1974, 88

Stat. 1777.)

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CODIFICATION

Section is based on section 205(b) of House Resolution No. 988,

Ninety-third Congress, Oct. 8, 1974, which was enacted into

permanent law by Pub. L. 93-554.

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2 USC Sec. 285b 01/06/03

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Sec. 285b. Functions

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The functions of the Office shall be as follows:

(1) To prepare, and submit to the Committee on the Judiciary

one title at a time, a complete compilation, restatement, and

revision of the general and permanent laws of the United States

which conforms to the understood policy, intent, and purpose of

the Congress in the original enactments, with such amendments and

corrections as will remove ambiguities, contradictions, and other

imperfections both of substance and of form, separately stated,

with a view to the enactment of each title as positive law.

(2) To examine periodically all of the public laws enacted by

the Congress and submit to the Committee on the Judiciary

recommendations for the repeal of obsolete, superfluous, and

superseded provisions contained therein.

(3) To prepare and publish periodically a new edition of the

United States Code (including those titles which are not yet

enacted into positive law as well as those titles which have been

so enacted), with annual cumulative supplements reflecting newly

enacted laws.

(4) To classify newly enacted provisions of law to their proper

positions in the Code where the titles involved have not yet been

enacted into positive law.

(5) To prepare and submit periodically such revisions in the

titles of the Code which have been enacted into positive law as

may be necessary to keep such titles current.

(6) To prepare and publish periodically new editions of the

District of Columbia Code, with annual cumulative supplements

reflecting newly enacted laws, through publication of the fifth

annual cumulative supplement to the 1973 edition of such Code.

(7) To provide the Committee on the Judiciary with such advice

and assistance as the committee may request in carrying out its

functions with respect to the revision and codification of the

Federal statutes.

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(Pub. L. 93-554, title I, ch. III, Sec. 101, Dec. 27, 1974, 88

Stat. 1777; Pub. L. 94-386, Sec. 1, Aug. 14, 1976, 90 Stat. 1170.)

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CODIFICATION

Section is based on section 205(c) of House Resolution No. 988,

Ninety-third Congress, Oct. 8, 1974, which was enacted into

permanent law by Pub. L. 93-554.

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AMENDMENTS

1976 - Par. (6). Pub. L. 94-386 substituted ''through publication

of the fifth annual cumulative supplement to the 1973 edition of

such Code'' for ''until such time as the District of Columbia

Self-Government and Governmental Reorganization Act becomes

effective''.

PREPARATION AND PUBLICATION OF NEW EDITION OF THE DISTRICT OF

COLUMBIA CODE UNDER DIRECTION OF COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF

COLUMBIA

Section 2 of Pub. L. 94-386 provided that:

''(a) After publication by the Law Revision Counsel of the fifth

annual cumulative supplement to the 1973 edition of the District of

Columbia Code, new editions of the District of Columbia Code (and

annual cumulative supplements thereto) shall be prepared and

published under the direction of the Council of the District of

Columbia and shall set forth the general and permanent laws

relating to or in force in the District of Columbia, whether

enacted by the Congress or by the Council of the District of

Columbia, except such laws as are of application in the District of

Columbia by reason of being laws of the United States general and

permanent in nature.

''(b) After completion of the printing of the fifth annual

cumulative supplement to the 1973 edition of the District of

Columbia Code, the Public Printer shall, as the Council of the

District of Columbia may request, either -

''(1) furnish to the Council of the District of Columbia, on

such terms as the Public Printer (in consultation with the Joint

Committee on Printing) deems appropriate, the type used in

preparing the 1973 edition of the District of Columbia Code and

the fifth annual cumulative supplement to such edition; or

''(2) make such arrangements with the Council of the District

of Columbia as the Public Printer (in consultation with the Joint

Committee on Printing) deems appropriate for the printing by the

Government Printing Office of future editions of the District of

Columbia Code, and annual cumulative supplements thereto,

prepared under the direction of the Council of the District of

Columbia.''

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2 USC Sec. 285c 01/06/03

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Sec. 285c. Law Revision Counsel

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The management, supervision, and administration of the Office are

vested in the Law Revision Counsel, who shall be appointed by the

Speaker without regard to political affiliation and solely on the

basis of fitness to perform the duties of the position. Any person

so appointed shall serve at the pleasure of the Speaker.

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(Pub. L. 93-554, title I, ch. III, Sec. 101, Dec. 27, 1974, 88

Stat. 1777.)

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CODIFICATION

Section is based on section 205(d) of House Resolution No. 988,

Ninety-third Congress, Oct. 8, 1974, which was enacted into

permanent law by Pub. L. 93-554.

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2 USC Sec. 285d 01/06/03

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Sec. 285d. Staff; Deputy Law Revision Counsel; delegation of

functions

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(1) With the approval of the Speaker, or in accordance with

policies and procedures approved by the Speaker, the Law Revision

Counsel shall appoint such employees as may be necessary for the

prompt and efficient performance of the functions of the Office.

Any such appointment shall be made without regard to political

affiliation and solely on the basis of fitness to perform the

duties of the position. Any person so appointed may be removed by

the Law Revision Counsel with the approval of the Speaker, or in

accordance with policies and procedures approved by the Speaker.

(2)(A) One of the employees appointed under paragraph (1) shall

be designated by the Law Revision Counsel as Deputy Law Revision

Counsel. During the absence or disability of the Law Revision

Counsel, or when the office is vacant, the Deputy Law Revision

Counsel shall perform the functions of the Law Revision Counsel.

(B) The Law Revision Counsel may delegate to the Deputy Law

Revision Counsel and to other employees appointed under paragraph

(1) such of his or her functions as he or she considers necessary

or appropriate.

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(Pub. L. 93-554, title I, ch. III, Sec. 101, Dec. 27, 1974, 88

Stat. 1777.)

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CODIFICATION

Section is based on section 205(e) of House Resolution No. 988,

Ninety-third Congress, Oct. 8, 1974, which was enacted into

permanent law by Pub. L. 93-554.

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2 USC Sec. 285e 01/06/03

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Sec. 285e. Compensation

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The Law Revision Counsel shall be paid at a per annum gross rate

not to exceed level IV of the Executive Schedule of section 5315 of

title 5; and members of the staff of the Office other than the Law

Revision Counsel shall be paid at per annum gross rates fixed by

the Law Revision Counsel with the approval of the Speaker or in

accordance with policies approved by the Speaker, but not in excess

of a per annum gross rate equal to level V of such schedule.

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(Pub. L. 93-554, title I, ch. III, Sec. 101, Dec. 27, 1974, 88

Stat. 1777.)

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CODIFICATION

Section is based on section 205(f) of House Resolution No. 988,

Ninety-third Congress, Oct. 8, 1974, which was enacted into

permanent law by Pub. L. 93-554.

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INCREASES IN COMPENSATION

Increases in compensation for House officers and employees under

authority of Federal Salary Act of 1967 (Pub. L. 90-206), Federal

Pay Comparability Act of 1970 (Pub. L. 91-656), and Legislative

Branch Appropriations Act, 1988 (Pub. L. 100-202), see sections

60a-2 and 60a-2a of this title, and Salary Directives of Speaker of

the House, set out as notes under those sections.

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2 USC Sec. 285f 01/06/03

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Sec. 285f. Expenditures

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In accordance with policies and procedures approved by the

Speaker, the Law Revision Counsel is authorized to make such

expenditures as may be necessary or appropriate for the functioning

of the Office.

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(Pub. L. 93-554, title I, ch. III, Sec. 101, Dec. 27, 1974, 88

Stat. 1777.)

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CODIFICATION

Section is based on section 205(g) of House Resolution No. 988,

Ninety-third Congress, Oct. 8, 1974, which was enacted into

permanent law by Pub. L. 93-554.

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2 USC Sec. 285g 01/06/03

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Sec. 285g. Availability of applicable accounts of House

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Until such time as funds are appropriated by law to carry out the

purpose of this chapter, the applicable accounts of the House of

Representatives shall be available for such purpose.

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(Pub. L. 93-554, title I, ch. III, Sec. 101, Dec. 27, 1974, 88

Stat. 1777; Pub. L. 104-186, title II, Sec. 207, Aug. 20, 1996, 110

Stat. 1742.)

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CODIFICATION

Section is based on section 205(h) of House Resolution No. 988,

Ninety-third Congress, Oct. 8, 1974, which was enacted into

permanent law by Pub. L. 93-554.

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AMENDMENTS

1996 - Pub. L. 104-186 substituted ''applicable accounts of the

House of Representatives'' for ''contingent fund of the House''.

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