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§ 287c. —  Compensation.

[Laws in effect as of January 24, 2002]
[Document not affected by Public Laws enacted between
  January 24, 2002 and December 19, 2002]
[CITE: 2USC287c]

                          TITLE 2--THE CONGRESS
Sec. 287c. Compensation

    (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.

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

                       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.


    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.

                            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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