US (United States) Code. Title 2. Chapter 9C: Oficce of Parliamentarian of House of Representatives

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2 USC CHAPTER 9C - OFFICE OF PARLIAMENTARIAN OF HOUSE OF

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TITLE 2 - THE CONGRESS

CHAPTER 9C - OFFICE OF PARLIAMENTARIAN OF HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

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CHAPTER 9C - OFFICE OF PARLIAMENTARIAN OF HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

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287. Establishment.

287a. Parliamentarian.

287b. Staff; Deputy Parliamentarian; delegation of functions.

287c. Compensation.

287d. Expenditures.

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2 USC Sec. 287 01/06/03

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TITLE 2 - THE CONGRESS

CHAPTER 9C - OFFICE OF PARLIAMENTARIAN OF HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

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Sec. 287. Establishment

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There is hereby established in the House of Representatives an

office to be known as the Office of the Parliamentarian,

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

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(Pub. L. 95-94, title I, Sec. 115, Aug. 5, 1977, 91 Stat. 668.)

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CODIFICATION

Section is based on section 1 of House Resolution No. 502,

Ninety-fifth Congress, Apr. 20, 1977, which was enacted into

permanent law by Pub. L. 95-94.

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EFFECTIVE DATE

Section 6 of House Resolution No. 502, Apr. 20, 1977, as enacted

into permanent law by section 115 of Pub. L. 95-94, provided that:

''This resolution (this chapter) shall take effect as of March 1,

1977, and shall continue in effect until otherwise provided by

law.''

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2 USC Sec. 287a 01/06/03

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Sec. 287a. Parliamentarian

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The management, supervision, and administration of the Office

shall be vested in the Parliamentarian, who shall be appointed by

the Speaker of the House of Representatives 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. 95-94, title I, Sec. 115, Aug. 5, 1977, 91 Stat. 668.)

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CODIFICATION

Section is based on section 2 of House Resolution No. 502,

Ninety-fifth Congress, Apr. 20, 1977, which was enacted into

permanent law by Pub. L. 95-94.

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2 USC Sec. 287b 01/06/03

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Sec. 287b. Staff; Deputy Parliamentarian; delegation of functions

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

policies and procedures approved by the Speaker, the

Parliamentarian shall appoint such attorneys and other 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 Parliamentarian with the approval of the Speaker,

or in accordance with policies and procedures approved by the

Speaker.

(b)(1) One of the attorneys appointed under subsection (a) of

this section shall be designated by the Parliamentarian as Deputy

Parliamentarian. During the absence or disability of the

Parliamentarian, or when the office is vacant, the Deputy

Parliamentarian shall perform the functions of the Parliamentarian.

(2) The Parliamentarian may delegate to the Deputy

Parliamentarian and to other employees appointed under subsection

(a) of this section such of the functions of the Parliamentarian as

the Parliamentarian considers necessary or appropriate.

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(Pub. L. 95-94, title I, Sec. 115, Aug. 5, 1977, 91 Stat. 668.)

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CODIFICATION

Section is based on section 3 of House Resolution No. 502,

Ninety-fifth Congress, Apr. 20, 1977, which was enacted into

permanent law by Pub. L. 95-94.

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2 USC Sec. 287c 01/06/03

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Sec. 287c. Compensation

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(a) The Parliamentarian shall be paid at a per annum gross rate

established by the Speaker but not in excess of the rate of basic

pay determined from time to time under subsection (b) of section 3

of the Speaker's salary directive of June 11, 1968.

(b) Members of the staff of the Office other than the

Parliamentarian shall be paid at per annum gross rates fixed by the

Parliamentarian with the approval of the Speaker or in accordance

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

rate of basic pay set forth in subsection (a) of this section.

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(Pub. L. 95-94, title I, Sec. 115, Aug. 5, 1977, 91 Stat. 668.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

Subsection (b) of section 3 of the Speaker's salary directive of

June 11, 1968, referred to in subsec. (a), is set out as a note

under section 60a-2 of this title.

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CODIFICATION

Section is based on section 4 of House Resolution No. 502,

Ninety-fifth Congress, Apr. 20, 1977, which was enacted into

permanent law by Pub. L. 95-94.

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PRIOR PROVISIONS

House Resolution No. 904, Eighty-eighth Congress, Oct. 3, 1964,

provided: ''That effective January 1, 1965, the salary of the

Parliamentarian of the House of Representatives shall be at the

gross rate of $28,500. The additional sums necessary to carry out

this resolution shall be paid out of the contingent fund of the

House until otherwise provided by law.''

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. 287d 01/06/03

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Sec. 287d. Expenditures

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In accordance with policies and procedures approved by the

Speaker, the Parliamentarian may make such expenditures as may be

necessary or appropriate for the functioning of the Office.

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(Pub. L. 95-94, title I, Sec. 115, Aug. 5, 1977, 91 Stat. 668.)

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CODIFICATION

Section is based on section 5 of House Resolution No. 502,

Ninety-fifth Congress, Apr. 20, 1977, which was enacted into

permanent law by Pub. L. 95-94.

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