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§ 58a. —  Telecommunications services for Senators; payment of costs out of contingent fund.

[Laws in effect as of January 24, 2002]
[Document not affected by Public Laws enacted between
  January 24, 2002 and December 19, 2002]
[CITE: 2USC58a-4]

                          TITLE 2--THE CONGRESS
Sec. 58a-4. Metered charges on copiers; ``Sergeant at Arms'' and 
        ``user'' defined; certification of services and equipment as 
        official; deposit of payments; availability for expenditure
    (a) As used in this section, the term--
        (1) ``Sergeant at Arms'' means the Sergeant at Arms and 
    Doorkeeper of the United States Senate; and
        (2) ``user'' means any Senator, Officer of the Senate, 
    Committee, office, or entity provided copiers by the Sergeant at 

    (b)(1) Subject to such regulations as may on and after November 5, 
1990, be issued by the Committee on Rules and Administration of the 
Senate, the Sergeant at Arms shall have the authority, with respect to 
metered charges on copying equipment provided by the Sergeant at Arms, 
solely for the purposes of this section, to make such certification as 
may be necessary to establish such services and equipment as official, 
issue invoices in conjunction therewith, and receive payment for such 
services and equipment by certification, voucher, or otherwise.
    (2) All moneys, derived from the payment of metered charges on 
copying equipment provided from funds from the Appropriation Account 
within the contingent fund of the Senate for ``Contingent Expenses, 
Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate'' under the line item for 
the Service Department, shall be deposited in and made a part of such 
Appropriation Account and under such line item, and shall be available 
for expenditure or obligation, or both, in like manner and subject to 
the same limitations as any other moneys in such account and under such 
line item.

(Pub. L. 101-520, title I, Sec. 4(a), (b), Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 

                       References in Text

    This section, referred to in text, means section 4 of Pub. L. 101-
520, which enacted this section, amended section 58 of this title, and 
enacted provisions set out as a note under section 58 of this title.


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

                             Effective Date

    Section effective Oct. 1, 1990, see section 4(d) of Pub. L. 101-520, 
set out as an Effective Date of 1990 Amendment note under section 58 of 
this title.

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