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any new edition shall not contain the legislation of supplements published before such new edition. (May 29, 1928, c. 910, § 2, 45 Stat. 1007, as amended Mar. 2, 1929, c. 586, § 2, 45 Stat. 1541.)

54a. Codes and Supplement where printed; form and style; ancillaries.-The publications provided for in this chapter, shall be printed at the Government Printing Office, and shall be in such form and style and with such ancillaries as may be pre

For titles of Act May 29, 1928, and Res. Mar. 2, 1929, see notes scribed by the Committee on Revision of the Laws of the House to §§ 51 and 51a, respectively.

Prior to its amendment § 52 read as follows: "In addition there shall be prepared and published under the supervision of said committee a supplement containing the general and permanent laws of each session of the Seventieth and succeeding Congresses, cumulatively embracing the legislation and ancillaries of the preceding supplement or supplements."

53. District of Columbia Code; preparation and publication; cumulative supplements.-Said committee is hereby authorized to print bills to codify, revise, and reenact the general and permanent laws relating to the District of Columbia and cumulative supplements thereto, similar in style, respectively, to the Code of Laws of the United States, and supplements thereto, and to

of Representatives. The Librarian of Congress is directed to cooperate with such committee in the preparation of such ancillaries. Such publications shall be furnished with such thumb insets and other devices to distinguish parts, with such facilities for the insertion of additional matter, and with such explanatory and advertising slips, and shall be printed on such paper and bound in such material, as may be prescribed by such committee. (Mar. 2, 1929, c. 586, § 4, 45 Stat. 1542.)

so continue until final enactment thereof in both Houses of the ta
Congress of the United States. (May 29, 1928, c. 910, § 3, 45
Stat. 1007.)

For title of Act see note to § 51.

54. Codes and Supplements as establishing prima facie the Laws of United States and District of Columbia; citation of Codes and Supplements. In all courts, tribunals, and public offices of the United States, at home or abroad, of the District of Columbia, and of each State, Territory, or insular possession of the United States

(a) Code of Laws of United States; effect as prima facie

the law. The matter set forth in the edition of the Code of

Laws of the United States current at any time shall, together with the then current supplement, if any, establish prima facie the laws of the United States, general and permanent in their nature, in force on the day preceding the commencement of the session following the last session the legislation of which is included.

(b) District of Columbia Code; effect as prima facie the law. The matter set forth in the edition of the Code of the District of Columbia current at any time shall, together with the then current supplement, if any, establish prima facie the laws, general and permanent in their nature, relating to or in force in the District of Columbia on the day preceding the commencement of the session following the last session the legislation of which is included, 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 their nature. (c) District of Columbia Code; citation.-The Code of the District of Columbia may be cited as "D. C. Code."

(d) Supplements to Codes; citation.-Supplements to the Code of Laws of the United States and to the Code of the District of Columbia may be cited, respectively, as "U. S. C., Sup.

" and "D. C. Code, Sup. ," the blank in each case being filled with Roman figures denoting the number of the supplement.

(e) New edition of Codes; citation.-New editions of each of such codes may be cited, respectively, as "U. S. C., ed.," and "D. C. Code, ed.," the blank in each case being filled with figures denoting the last year the legislation of which is included in whole or in part. (May 29, 1928, c. 910, § 4, 45 Stat. 1007, as amended Mar. 2, 1929, c. 586, § 3, 45 Stat. 1541.)

For titles of Act May 29, 1928, and Res. Mar. 2, 1929, see notes to §§ 51 and 51a, respectively.

Prior to its amendment § 54 read as follows:

"In all courts, tribunals, and public offices of the United States, at home or abroad, of the District of Columbia, and of each State, Territory, or insular possession of the United States, the laws set forth in the supplements provided for by sections 51 and 52 of this title shall, together with the Code of Laws of the United States, so amended and supplemented, establish prima facie the laws of the United States, general and permanent in their nature."

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For title of Resolution see note to § 51a.

54b. Bills and resolutions of Committee on Revision of Laws of House of Representatives; form and style; ancillaries; curtailment of copies. All bills and resolutions referred to or reported by the Committee on Revision of the Laws of the House of Representatives shall be printed in such form and style, and with such ancillaries, as such committee may prescribe as being economical and suitable, to so continue until final enactment thereof in both Houses of Congress; and such committee may also curtail the number of copies of such bills to be printed in the various parliamentary stages in the House of Representatives. of Representatives. (Mar. 2, 1929, c. 586, § 5, 45 Stat. 1542.)

For title of Resolution see note to § 51a.

54c. Copies of Acts and Resolutions in slip form; additional number printed for Committee on Revision of Laws of House addition to the number provided by existing law, and, as soon of Representatives.-The Public Printer is directed to print, in as printed, to distribute in such manner as the Committee on Revision of the Laws of the House of Representatives shall determine, twenty copies in slip form of each public Act and joint resolution, beginning with the second session of the Seventieth Congress. (Mar. 2, 1929, c. 586, § 6, 45 Stat. 1542.)

For title of Resolution see note to § 51a.

54d. Delegation of function of Committee on Revision of the Laws to other agencies; printing, etc., under direction of Joint Committee on Printing.-The functions vested by sections 51a, 52, 54a, 54b, and 54c of this title in the Committee on Revision of the Laws of the House of Representatives may from time to time be vested in such other agency as the Congress may by concurrent resolution provide: Provided, That the printing, binding, and distribution of the volumes and publications enumerated in this chapter shall be done under the direction of the Joint Committee on Printing. (Mar. 2, 1929, c. 586, § 7, 45 Stat. 1542.)

For title of Resolution see note to § 51a.

55. Copies of supplements to Code of Laws of United States and of District of Columbia Code and supplements; conclusive evidence of original.-Copies of the Code of Laws relating to the District of Columbia, when and if completed, and copies of the supplements provided for by this chapter, printed at the Government Printing Office and bearing its imprint, shall be conclusive evidence of the original of such code and supplements in the custody of the Secretary of State. (May 29, 1928, c. 910, § 5, 45 Stat. 1007.)

For title of Act see note to § 51.

56. Distribution of supplements to Code of Laws of United States and of District of Columbia Code and supplements; slip and pamphlet copies.-Copies of the Code of Laws relating to the District of Columbia, when and if completed, and of the supplements provided for by this chapter shall be distributed by the Superintendent of Documents in the same manner as bound volumes of the Statutes at Large: Provided, That no slip or pamphlet copies of the Code of Laws relating to the

District of Columbia, when and if completed, and of the supplements provided for by this chapter need be printed or distributed: And provided further, That the Code of Laws relating to the District of Columbia, when and if completed, and the supplements provided for by this chapter shall, upon enactment, be published as separate parts of the Statutes at Large. (May 29, 1928, c. 910, § 6, 45 Stat. 1007.)

For title of Act see note to § 51.

The section is affected by § 51a of this title.

57. Same; additional quotas to Congress. In addition to quotas provided for by section 56 of this title there shall be printed, published, and distributed of the Code of Laws relating to the District of Columbia, when and if completed, with tables, index, and other ancillaries, suitably bound and with thumb inserts and other convenient devices to distinguish the parts, and of the supplements to both codes as provided for by this chapter, ten copies of each for each Member of the Senate and House of Representatives of the Congress in which the original authorized publication is made, for his use and distribution, and in addition for the Committee on Revision of the Laws of the House of Representatives and the Committee on the Judiciary of the Senate a number of bound copies of each equal to ten times the number of members of such committees, and one bound copy of each for the use of each committee of the Senate and House of Representatives. (May 29, 1928, c. 910, § 7, 45 Stat. 1008.)

For title of Act see note to § 51.

58. Same; further quotas to Congress for personal use; distribution of Code of Laws of United States to new Members of Congress.-In addition the Superintendent of Documents shall, at the beginning of the first session of each Congress, supply to each Senator and Representative in such Congress, who may in writing apply for the same, one copy each of the Code of Laws of the United States, the Code of Laws relating to the District of Columbia, when and if completed, and the latest supplement to each code: Provided, That such applicant shall certify in his written application for the same that the volume or volumes for which he applies is intended for his personal use exclusively: And provided further, That no Senator or Representative during his term of service shall receive under this section more than one copy each of the volumes enumerated herein. (May 29, 1928, c. 910, § 8, 45 Stat. 1008.)

For title of Act see note to § 51.

Act June 30, 1926, c. 713, 44 Stat. 778, provided for the publication and original distribution of the Code of Laws of the United States and is set forth as a note under $194 of Title 44, PUBLIC PRINTING AND DOCUMENTS.

59. Appropriation for preparing and editing supplements.— For preparation and editing an annual appropriation of $6,500, in addition to appropriations for the Code of Laws relating to the District of Columbia, is hereby authorized to carry out the purposes of this chapter. purposes of this chapter. (May 29, 1928, c. 910, § 10, 45 Stat. 1008.)

For title of Act see note to § 51.

TITLE 2.-THE CONGRESS

Chapter 1.-ELECTION OF SENATORS AND REPRE- 38. Pay of Member dying after commencement of Con

SENTATIVES.

CROSS REFERENCE

Uniform date for retirement of Federal personnel, see § 47a of Title 5.

gress.

The citation "Mar. 4, 1925, c. 549, § 4, 43 Stat. 1301" should be added to this section.

46. Mileage allowance to Resident Commissioner from Porto Rico.

Section 2a. Reappointment of Representatives; time and manner; existing decennial census figures as basis; statement by President; duty of clerk.-(a) On the first day, or within one week thereafter, of the second regular session of the Sev-49. Certificate of salary during recess.— enty-first Congress and of each fifth Congress thereafter, the President shall transmit to the Congress a statement showing the whole number of persons in each State, excluding Indians not taxed, as ascertained under the fifteenth and each subsequent decennial census of the population, and the number of Representatives to which each State would be entitled under

For other sections specifically relating to Resident Commissioners of Porto Rico, see §§ 891 to 894 of Title 48.

This section is probably superseded by § 50 of this title. Chapter 4.-OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES OF SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

Uniform date for retirement of Federal personnel, see § 47a of Title 5.

an apportionment of the then existing number of Representa-Section 60. Positions and rates of compensation.—[Retives made in each of the following manners:

(1) By apportioning the then existing number of Representatives among the several States according to the respective numbers of the several States as ascertained under such census, by the method used in the last preceding apportionment, no State to receive less than one Member;

(2) By apportioning the then existing number of Representatives among the several States according to the respective numbers of the several States as ascertained under such census, by the method known as the method of major fractions, no State to receive less than one Member; and

(3) By apportioning the then existing number of Representatives among the several States according to the respective numbers of the several States as ascertained under such cen

pealed.]

This section, which was omitted from the Code, constituted a part of § 1 of Act May 24, 1924, c. 183, 43 Stat. 146, entitled "An Act to fix the compensation of officers and employees of the Legislative Branch of the Government."

It was repealed by § 6 of Act June 20, 1929, c. 33, 46 Stat. 39, which provided in part as follows: "The Act entitled 'An Act to fix the compensation of officers and employees of the legislative branch of the Government,' approved May 24, 1924, is hereby repealed after June 30, 1929."

The section prior to its repeal was amended by Act May 29, 1928, c. 853, § 1, 45 Stat. 885.

See §§ 60a and 60b for present positions and rates of compensation.

60a. Positions and rates of compensation under Legislative

sus, by the method known as the method of equal proportions, Pay Act of 1929. The following positions and annual (except where specified otherwise) rates of compensation are hereby established:

no State to receive less than one Member.

(b) If the Congress to which the statement required by subdivision (a) of this section is transmitted, fails to enact a law apportioning Representatives among the several States, then each State shall be entitled, in the second succeeding Congress and in each Congress thereafter until the taking effect of a reapportionment under this section or subsequent statute, to the number of Representatives shown in the statement based upon the method used in the last preceding apportionment. It shall be the duty of the Clerk of the last House of Representatives forthwith to send to the executive of each State a certificate of the number of Representatives to which such State is entitled under this section. In case of a vacancy in the office of Clerk, or of his absence or inability to discharge this duty, then such duty shall devolve upon the officer who, under section 26 of this title, is charged with the preparation of the roll of Representatives-elect.

(c) This section shall have no force and effect in respect of the apportionment to be made under any decennial census unless the statement required by subdivision (a) of this section in respect of such census is transmitted to the Congress within the time prescribed in subdivision (a). (June 18, 1929, c. 28, $22, 46 Stat. 26.)

★5. Nominations for Representatives at large.—

The citation to this section should be "37 Stat. 14" instead of 66 37 Stat. 15."

Chapter 3.-COMPENSATION OF MEMBERS.

SENATE

OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT

Secretary to the Vice President, $4,620; clerk, $2,400; assistant clerks-one $2,280, one $2,160.

CHAPLAIN

Chaplain of the Senate, $1,680.

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY

Secretary of the Senate, including compensation as disbursing officer of salaries of Senators and of contingent fund of the Senate, $8,000; assistant secretary, Henry M. Rose, $4,500; chief clerk, who shall perform the duties of reading clerk $5,500 and [$11,000 additional so long as the position is held by the present incumbent; financial clerk, $5,000 and $1,000 additional so long as the position is held by the present incumbent; assistant financial clerk, $4,200 and $600 additional so long as the position is held by the present incumbent; minute and journal clerk, $4,500 and $1,000 additional so long as the position is held by the present incumbent; principal clerk, $3,840; legislative clerk, enrolling clerk, and printing clerk at $3,540 each; chief bookkeeper, $3,600; librarian, $3,360; executive clerk, file clerk, and assistant journal clerk at $3,180 each; first assistant librarian, and keeper of stationery at $3,120 each; assistant librarian, $2,460; skilled laborer, $1,740; clerks-three at $3,180 each, one

Section 37. Salaries of Representatives, Delegates, and Res- $2,880, one $2,760, two at $2,400 each, two at $2,040 each; two

ident Commissioners elected for unexpired terms.—

The first citation to this section should be omitted as superfluous. For sections specifically relating to Resident Commissioners of Porto Rico, see § 46 of this title and § § 891 to 894 of Title 48.

assistant keepers of stationery at $2,040 each; assistant in stationery room, $1,740; messenger in library, $1,560; special officer, $2,460; assistant in library, $2,040; laborers-two at $1,620 each, three at $1,380 each, one in stationery room. $1,680.

DOCUMENT ROOM

Superintendent, $3,960; first assistant, $3,360; second assistant, $2,700; assistant $2,040 in lieu of position authorized by Senate resolution 342 of the Seventieth Congress; two clerks at $2,040 each; skilled laborer, $1,740.

COMMITTEE EMPLOYEES

clerks at $2,220 each. Post Offices and Post Roads-clerk

$3,900; assistant clerk, $2,880; three assistant clerks at $2,220 each; additional clerk, $1,800. Printing-clerk, $3,900; assistant clerk, $2,580; assistant clerk, $2,220; additional clerk, $1,800. Privileges and Elections-clerk, $3,900; assistant clerk, $2,400; assistant clerk, $2,220; additional clerk, $1,800. Public Buildings and Grounds-clerk, $3,900; assistant clerk, $2,400; assistant clerk, $2,220; additional clerk, $1,800. Public Lands and Surveys-clerk, $3,900; assistant clerk, $2,880; assistant clerk, $2,580; two assistant clerks, at $2,220; each. Revision of Laws-clerk, $3,900; assistant clerk, $2,400; assistant clerk, $2,220; additional clerk, $1,800. Rules clerk, $3,900, to include full compensation for the preparation biennially of the

Senate Manual under the direction of the Committee on Rules; assistant clerk, $2,880; assistant clerk, $2,580; assistant clerk, $2,220; additional clerk, $1,800. Territories and Insular Possessions-clerk, $3,900; assistant clerk, $2,580; assistant clerk, $2,220; additional clerk, $1,800.

CLERICAL ASSISTANCE TO SENATORS

Clerical assistance to Senators who are not chairmen of the committees specifically provided for herein, as follows: Seventy clerks at $3,900 each; seventy assistant clerks at $2,400 each, and seventy assistant clerks at $2,220 each. Such clerks and assistant clerks shall be ex officio clerks and assistant clerks

of any committee of which their Senator is chairman.

Seventy additional clerks at $1,800 each, one for each Senator having no more than one clerk and two assistant clerks for himself or for the committee of which he is chairman; messenger, $1,800.

OFFICE OF SERGEANT AT ARMS AND DOORKEEPER

Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper, $8,000; two secretaries (one for the majority and one for the minority) at $5,400 each; two assistant secretaries (one for the majority and one for the minority at $4,320 each; messengers—five (acting as assistant doorkeepers, including one for minority) at $2,400 each, thirty-seven including one for minority) at $2,040 each, one at $1,560, one at card door, $2,880; clerk on journal work for Con

Clerks and messengers to the following committees: Agriculture and Forestry-clerk, $3,900; assistant clerk, $2,880; assistant clerk, $2,580; assistant clerk, $2,400; assistant clerk, $2,220; additional clerk, $1,800. Appropriations-clerk, $7,000 and $1,000 additional so long as the position is held by the present incumbent; two assistant clerks at $4,200 each; three assistant clerks at $3,000 each; two assistant clerks at $2,220 each; messenger, $1,800. To Audit and Control the Contingent Expenses of the Senate clerk, $3,900; assistant clerk, $2,580; assistant clerk, $2,400; assistant clerk, $2,220; additional clerk, $1,800. Banking and Currency-clerk, $3,900; assistant clerk, $2,880; assistant clerk, $2,400; assistant clerk, $2,220. Civil Serviceclerk, $3,900; assistant clerk, $2,400; assistant clerk, $2,220; additional clerk, $1,800. Claims-clerk, $3,900; assistant clerk, $2,880; assistant clerk $2,580; two assistant clerks at $2,220 each. Commerce clerk, $3,900; assistant clerk, $2,880; assistant clerk, $2,580; assistant clerk, $2,400; assistant clerk, $2,220. Conference Majority of the Senate (in lieu of positions authorized by Senate Resolution Numbered 50 of the Seventy-first Congress)-clerk, $3,900; assistant clerk, $2,880; two assistant clerks at $2,580 each; assistant clerk, $2,220. Conference Conference Minority of the Senate clerk, $3,900; assistant clerk, $2,880; two assistant clerks at $2,580 each; assistant clerk, $2,220. District of Columbia-clerk, $3,900; two assistant clerks at $2,880 each; assistant clerk, $2,220; additional clerk, $1,800. Education and Labor-clerk, $3,900; assistant clerk, $2,580; assistant clerk, $2,220; additional clerk, $1,800. Enrolled Bills-clerk, $3,900; assistant clerk, $2,400; assistant clerk, $2,220; additional clerk, $1,800. Expenditures in the Executive Departments-clerk, $3,900; assistant clerk, $2,580; assistant clerk, $2,220; additional clerk, $1,800. Finance clerk, $4,200; special assistant to the committee, $3,600; assistant clerk, $2,880; assistant clerk, $2,700; assistant clerk, $2,400; two as-gressional Record, to be selected by the official reporters, $3,360; sistant clerks at $2,220 each; two experts (one for the majority and one for the minority) at $3,600 each; messenger, $1,800. Foreign Relations-clerk, $3,900; assistant clerk, $2,880; assistant clerk, $2,580; assistant clerk, $2,220; additional clerk, $1,800; messenger, $1,800. Immigration-clerk, $3,900; assistant clerk, $2,580; assistant clerk, $2,220; additional clerk, $1,800. Indian Affairs-clerk, $3,900; assistant clerk, $2,880; assistant clerk, $2,400; assistant clerk, $2,220; additional clerk, $1,800. Interoceanic Canals-clerk, $3,900; assistant clerk, $2,580; assistant clerk, $2,220; additional clerk, $1,800. Interstate Commerce-clerk, $3,900; assistant clerk, $2,880; two assistant clerks at $2,580 each; assistant clerk, $2,220. Irrigation and Reclamation-clerk, $3,900; assistant clerk, $2,580; assistant clerk, $2,220; additional clerk, $1,800. Judiciary—clerk, $3,900; assistant clerk, $2,880; two assistant clerks at $2,580 each; assistant clerk, $2,220. Library-clerk, $3,900; assistant clerk, $2,400; assistant clerk, $2,220; additional clerk, $1,800. Manufactures clerk, $3,900; assistant clerk, $2,400; assistant clerk, $2,220; additional clerk, $1,800. Military Affairs - clerk, $3,900; assistant clerk, $2,880; assistant clerk, $2,580; assistant clerk, $2,400; two assistant clerks at $2,220 each. Mines and Mining—clerk, $3,900; assistant clerk, $2,400; assistant clerk, $2,220; additional clerk, $1,800. Naval Affairs-clerk, $3,900; assistant clerk, $2,880; assistant clerk, $2,400; two assistant clerks at $2,220 each. Patents-clerk, $3,900; assistant clerk, $2,400; assistant clerk, $2,220; additional clerk, $1,800. Pensions-clerk, $3,900; assistant clerk, $2,580; four assistant

Deputy Sergeant at Arms and storekeeper, $4,440; clerk, $2,460; stenographer in charge of furniture accounts and records, $1,740; upholsterer and locksmith, $2,400; cabinetmaker, $2,040 ; three carpenters at $2,040 each; janitor, $2,040; skilled laborers-four at $1,680 each, one at $1,560; laborer in charge of private passage, $1,680; three female attendants in charge of ladies' retiring rooms at $1,500 each; three attendants to women's toilet rooms, Senate Office Building, at $1,500 each; telephone operators-chief, $2,460, seven at $1,560 each; night operator, $1,380; telephone page, $1,260; laborer in charge of Senate toilet rooms in old library space, $1,200; press gallerysuperintendent, $3,660, assistant superintendent, $2,520, messenger for service to press correspondents, $1,740; laborersthree at $1,320 each, thirty-four at $1,260 each; twenty-one pages for the Senate Chamber, at the rate of $4 per day each, during the session.

Police force for Senate Office Building under the Sergeant at Arms: Special officer, $1,740; sixteen privates at $1,620 each.

POST OFFICE

Postmaster, $3,060; chief clerk, $2,460; wagon master, $2,040 ; seven mail carriers at $1,740 each; two riding pages at $1,440 each.

FOLDING ROOM

Foreman, $2,460; assistant, $2,160; clerk, $1,740; folderschief, $2,040, seven at $1,560 each, seven at $1,380 each.

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