Summary: S.1877 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (11/21/1989)

Amends the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Act to entitle members of the Board and the President, Executive Secretary, and other personnel of the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation to reimbursement for expenses at rates applicable to Federal judges.

Authorizes the Board to appoint a President of the Foundation to serve for such time and to carry out such duties as the Board may determine. Provides that the Executive Secretary shall be the chief operating officer (rather than the chief executive officer) of the Foundation.

Revises administrative provisions. Authorizes the Foundation to rent office space only in the District of Columbia or its environs. Authorizes the Foundation to expend not more than five percent of its annual operating budget to pay the costs of fundraising activities, including private and public gatherings. Authorizes Federal agency heads, on request of the Foundation Chair, to detail personnel to the Foundation without reimbursement.