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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ADMINISTRATIVE REFORM TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS ACT

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Public Law 104-186
104th Congress

                                 An Act


 
To provide for a representational allowance for Members of the House of 
  Representatives, to make technical and conforming changes to sundry 
provisions of law in consequence of administrative reforms in the House 
      of Representatives, and for other purposes. <<NOTE: Aug. 20, 
                         1996 -  [H.R. 2739]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress <<NOTE: House of Representatives 
Administrative Reform Technical Corrections Act.>>  assembled,

SECTION 1. <<NOTE: 2 USC 31 note.>>  SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

    (a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the ``House of 
Representatives Administrative Reform Technical Corrections Act''.
    (b) Table of Contents.--The table of contents for this Act is as 
follows:

Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents.

TITLE I--PROVISIONS RELATING TO ALLOWANCES AND ACCOUNTS IN THE HOUSE OF 
            REPRESENTATIVES AND OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

Sec. 101. Representational allowance for Members of House of 
           Representatives.
Sec. 102. Adjustment of House of Representatives allowances by Committee 
           on House Oversight.
Sec. 103. Limitation on allowance authority of Committee on House 
           Oversight.
Sec. 104. Clerk hire employees of Members of House of Representatives.
Sec. 105. Payments from applicable accounts of House of Representatives.
Sec. 106. Report of disbursements for House of Representatives.
Sec. 107. Annotated United States Code for Members of House of 
           Representatives to be paid for from Members' Representational 
           Allowance.
Sec. 108. Capitol Police citation release.

 TITLE II--TECHNICAL AND CONFORMING AMENDMENTS AND REPEALS RELATING TO 
         ADMINISTRATIVE REFORMS IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Sec. 201. Provisions relating to election of Representatives.
Sec. 202. Provisions relating to organization of Congress.
Sec. 203. Provisions relating to compensation and allowances of Members.
Sec. 204. Provisions relating to officers and employees of House of 
           Representatives.
Sec. 205. Provisions relating to Library of Congress.
Sec. 206. Provisions relating to congressional and committee procedure; 
           investigations.
Sec. 207. Provisions relating to Office of Law Revision Counsel.
Sec. 208. Provisions relating to Legislative Classification Office.
Sec. 209. Provisions relating to classification of employees of House of 
           Representatives.
Sec. 210. Provisions relating to payroll administration in House of 
           Representatives.
Sec. 211. Provisions relating to contested elections.
Sec. 212. Provisions relating to Joint Committee on Congressional 
           Operations.
Sec. 213. Provisions relating to Congressional Budget Office.
Sec. 214. Provisions relating to the States.
Sec. 215. Provisions relating to Government organization and employees.
Sec. 216. Provisions codified in appendices to title 5, United States 
           Code.
Sec. 217. Provisions relating to commerce and trade.
Sec. 218. Provisions relating to foreign relations and intercourse.
Sec. 219. Provisions relating to money and finance.

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Sec. 220. Provisions relating to Postal Service.
Sec. 221. Provisions relating to public buildings, property, and works.
Sec. 222. Provisions relating to the public health and welfare.
Sec. 223. Provisions relating to public printing and documents.
Sec. 224. Provisions relating to territories and insular possessions.
Sec. 225. Miscellaneous uncodified provisions relating to House of 
           Representatives.

TITLE I--PROVISIONS RELATING TO ALLOWANCES AND ACCOUNTS IN THE HOUSE OF 
            REPRESENTATIVES AND OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

SEC. 101. <<NOTE: 2 USC 57b.>>  REPRESENTATIONAL ALLOWANCE FOR MEMBERS 
            OF HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

    (a) In General.--There is established for the House of 
Representatives a single allowance, to be known as the ``Members' 
Representational Allowance'', which shall be available to support the 
conduct of the official and representational duties of a Member of the 
House of Representatives with respect to the district from which the 
Member is elected.

    (b) Merger.--The Clerk Hire Allowance, the Official Expenses 
Allowance, and the Official Mail Allowance, as in effect on the day 
before the effective date of this section, are merged into the Members' 
Representational Allowance.

    (c) Definition.--As used in this section, the term ``Member of the 
House of Representatives'' means a Representative in, or a Delegate or 
Resident Commissioner to, the Congress.

    (d) Regulations.--The Committee on House Oversight of the House of 
Representatives shall have authority to prescribe regulations to carry 
out this section.

    (e) Effective Date.--This section shall take effect on September 1, 
1995 and shall apply with respect to official and representational 
duties carried out on or after that date.

SEC. 102. ADJUSTMENT OF HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ALLOWANCES BY COMMITTEE 
            ON HOUSE OVERSIGHT.

    House Resolution 457, Ninety-second Congress, agreed to July 21, 
1971, as enacted into permanent law by chapter IV of the Supplemental 
Appropriations Act, 1972 (2 U.S.C. 57), is amended to read as follows:

``SECTION 1. ADJUSTMENT OF HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ALLOWANCES BY 
            COMMITTEE ON HOUSE OVERSIGHT.

    ``(a) In General.--Subject to the provision of law specified in 
subsection (b), the Committee on House Oversight of the House of 
Representatives may, by order of the Committee, fix and adjust the 
amounts, terms, and conditions of, and other matters relating to, 
allowances of the House of Representatives within the following 
categories:
            ``(1) For Members of the House of Representatives, the 
        Members' Representational Allowance, including all aspects of 
        the Official Mail Allowance within the jurisdiction of the 
        Committee under section 311 of the Legislative Branch 
        Appropriations Act, 1991.
            ``(2) For committees, the Speaker, the Majority and 
        Minority Leaders, the Clerk, the Sergeant at Arms, and the

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        Chief Administrative Officer, allowances for official mail 
        (including all aspects of the Official Mail Allowance within the 
        jurisdiction of the Committee under section 311 of the 
        Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1991), stationery, and 
        telephone and telegraph and other communications.

    ``(b) Provision Specified.--The provision of law referred to in 
subsection (a) is House Resolution 1372, Ninety-fourth Congress, agreed 
to July 1, 1976, as enacted into permanent law by section 101 of the 
Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1977 (2 U.S.C. 57a).

    ``(c) Definition.--As used in this section, the term `Member of the 
House of Representatives' means a Representative in, or a Delegate or 
Resident Commissioner to, the Congress.''.

SEC. 103. LIMITATION ON ALLOWANCE AUTHORITY OF COMMITTEE ON HOUSE 
            OVERSIGHT.

    House Resolution 1372, Ninety-fourth Congress, agreed to July 1, 
1976, as enacted into permanent law by section 101 of the Legislative 
Branch Appropriation Act, 1977 (2 U.S.C. 57a), is amended to read as 
follows:

``SECTION 1. LIMITATION ON ALLOWANCE AUTHORITY OF COMMITTEE ON HOUSE 
            OVERSIGHT.

    ``(a) In General.--An order under the provision of law specified in 
subsection (c) may fix or adjust the allowances of the House of 
Representatives only by reason of--
            ``(1) a change in the price of materials, services, or 
        office space;
            ``(2) a technological change or other improvement in office 
        equipment; or
            ``(3) an increase under section 5303 of title 5, United 
        States Code, in rates of pay under the General Schedule.

    ``(b) Resolution Requirement.--In the case of reasons other than the 
reasons specified in paragraph (1), (2), or (3) of subsection (a), the 
fixing and adjustment of the allowances of the House of Representatives 
in the categories described in the provision of law specified in 
subsection (c) may be carried out only by resolution of the House of 
Representatives.
    ``(c) Provision Specified.--The provision of law referred to in 
subsections (a) and (b) is House Resolution 457, Ninety-second Congress, 
agreed to July 21, 1971, as enacted into permanent law by chapter IV of 
the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1972 (2 U.S.C. 57).''.

SEC. 104. <<NOTE: 2 USC 92.>>  CLERK HIRE EMPLOYEES OF MEMBERS OF HOUSE 
            OF REPRESENTATIVES.

    (a) In General.--Under the Members' Representational Allowance, each 
Member of the House of Representatives may employ not more than 18 
permanent clerk hire employees and a total of not more than 4 additional 
clerk hire employees in the following categories:
            (1) Interns.
            (2) Part-time employees.
            (3) Shared employees.
            (4) Temporary employees.
            (5) Employees on leave without pay.

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    (b) Benefit Exclusion.--For purposes of this section, interns and 
temporary employees shall be excluded from the operation of the 
following provisions of title 5, United States Code:
            (1) Chapter 84 (relating to the Federal Employees' 
        Retirement System).
            (2) Chapter 87 (relating to life insurance).
            (3) Chapter 89 (relating to health insurance).

    (c) Definitions.--As used in this section--
            (1) the term ``Member of the House of Representatives'' 
        means a Representative in, or a Delegate or Resident 
        Commissioner to, the Congress;
            (2) the term ``intern'' means, with respect to a Member of 
        the House of Representatives, an individual who serves in the 
        office of the Member in the District of Columbia for not more 
        than 120 days in a 12-month period and whose service is 
        primarily for the educational experience of the individual;
            (3) the term ``part-time employee'' means, with respect to a 
        Member of the House of Representatives, an individual who is 
        employed by the Member and whose normally assigned work schedule 
        is not more than the equivalent of 15 full working days per 
        month;
            (4) the term ``temporary employee'' means, with respect to a 
        Member of the House of Representatives, an individual who is 
        employed for a specific purpose or task and who is employed for 
        not more than 90 days in a 12-month period, except that the term 
        of such employment may be extended with the written approval of 
        the Committee on House Oversight; and
            (5) the term ``shared employee'' means an employee who is 
        paid by more than one employing authority of the House of 
        Representatives.

    (d) Regulations.--The Committee on House Oversight shall have 
authority to prescribe regulations to carry out this section.

    (e) Conforming Amendments.--The following provisions of law are 
repealed:
            (1) The first section of the Joint Resolution entitled 
        ``Joint resolution providing for pay to clerks to Members of 
        Congress and Delegates'', approved January 25, 1923 (2 U.S.C. 
        92).
            (2) House Resolution 359, Ninety-sixth Congress, agreed to 
        July 20, 1979, as enacted into permanent law by the bill H.R. 
        7593, entitled the ``Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 
        1981'', as passed by the House of Representatives on July 21, 
        1980, and enacted into permanent law by section 101(c) of Public 
        Law 96-536 (2 U.S.C. 92 note).
            (3) The first section of House Resolution 357, Ninety-first 
        Congress, agreed to June 25, 1969, as enacted into permanent law 
        by section 103 of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1970 
        (2 U.S.C. 92 note).

SEC. 105. <<NOTE: 2 USC 95-1.>>  PAYMENTS FROM APPLICABLE ACCOUNTS OF 
            HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

    (a) In General.--No payment may be made from the applicable accounts 
of the House of Representatives (as determined by the Committee on House 
Oversight of the House of Representatives), unless sanctioned by that 
Committee. Payments on vouchers approved in the manner directed by that 
Committee shall be

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deemed, held, and taken, and are declared to be conclusive upon all the 
departments and officers of the Government.

    (b) Definitions.--As used in this section--
            (1) the term ``applicable accounts of the House of 
        Representatives'' means accounts for salaries and expenses of 
        committees (other than the Committee on Appropriations), the 
        computer support organization of the House of Representatives, 
        and allowances and expenses of Members of the House of 
        Representatives, officers of the House of Representatives, and 
        administrative and support offices of the House of 
        Representatives; and
            (2) the term ``Member of the House of Representatives'' 
        means a Representative in, or a Delegate or Resident 
        Commissioner to, the Congress.

    (c) <<NOTE: 2 USC 68, 95.>>  Conforming Amendments.--The paragraph 
beginning ``Hereafter'' under the heading ``UNDER LEGISLATIVE.'' and the 
subheading ``house of representatives.'' in the first section of the Act 
entitled ``An Act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the 
Government for the fiscal year ending June 
thirtieth, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, and for other purposes'', 
approved October 2, 1888 (2 U.S.C. 95), is amended--
            (1) in the first sentence, by striking out ``, or from the 
        contingent fund'' and all that follows through the end of the 
        sentence and inserting in lieu thereof a period; and
            (2) in the second sentence--
                    (A) by striking out ``made upon vouchers approved by 
                the Committee on House Administration of the House of 
                Representatives, and payments''; and
                    (B) in the proviso, by striking out ``funds'' and 
                all that follows through the end of the sentence and 
                inserting in lieu thereof ``fund as additional salary or 
                compensation to any officer or employee of the 
                Senate.''.

SEC. 106. <<NOTE: 2 USC 104b.>>  REPORT OF DISBURSEMENTS FOR HOUSE OF 
            REPRESENTATIVES.

    (a) In General.--Not later than 60 days after the last day of each 
semiannual period, the Chief Administrative Officer of the House of 
Representatives shall submit to the House of Representatives, with 
respect to that period, a detailed, itemized report of the disbursements 
for the operations of the House of Representatives.

    (b) Contents.--The report required by subsection (a) shall include--
            (1) the name of each person who receives a payment from the 
        House of Representatives;
            (2) the quantity and price of any item furnished to the 
        House of Representatives;
            (3) a description of any service rendered to the House of 
        Representatives, together with a statement of the time required 
        for the service, and the name, title, and amount paid to each 
        person who renders the service;
            (4) a statement of all amounts appropriated to, or received, 
        or expended by the House of Representatives, and any unexpended 
        balances of such amounts;
            (5) the information submitted to the Comptroller General 
        under section 3523(a) of title 31, United States Code; and

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            (6) such additional information as may be required by 
        regulation of the Committee on House Oversight of the House of 
        Representatives.

    (c) Exclusion.--Notwithstanding subsection (b), if a voucher is for 
payment to an individual for attendance as a witness before a committee 
of the Congress in executive
session, the report for the semiannual period in which the appearance 
occurs shall show only the date of payment, voucher number, and amount 
paid. Any information excluded from a report under the preceding 
sentence shall be included in the report for the next period.

    (d) House Document.--Each report under this section shall be printed 
as a House document.
    (e) Conforming Provision.--The provisions of--
            (1) sections 60, 61, 62, and 63 of the Revised Statutes of 
        the United States (2 U.S.C. 102, 103, and 104); and
            (2) section 105(a) of the Legislative Branch Appropriation 
        Act, 1965 (2 U.S.C. 104a);

that require submission and printing of statements and reports are not 
applicable to the House of Representatives.
    (f) Effective Date.--This section shall apply to the semiannual 
periods of January 1 through June 30 and July 1 through December 31 of 
each year, beginning with the semiannual period in which this section is 
enacted.

SEC. 107. <<NOTE: 2 USC 54.>>  ANNOTATED UNITED STATES CODE FOR MEMBERS 
            OF HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO BE PAID FOR FROM MEMBERS' 
            REPRESENTATIONAL ALLOWANCE.

    (a) In General.--The Clerk of the House of Representatives shall, at 
the request of a Member of the House of Representatives, furnish to the 
Member, for official use only, one set of a privately published 
annotated version of the United States Code, including supplements and 
pocket parts. The furnishing of a set of the United States Code under 
this section shall be in lieu of any distribution under section 212 of 
title 1, United States Code, and shall be paid for from the Members' 
Representational Allowance.
    (b) Definition.--As used in this section, the term ``Member of the 
House of Representatives'' means a Representative in, or a Delegate or 
Resident Commissioner to, the Congress.
    (c) Regulations.--The Committee on House Oversight of the House of 
Representatives shall have authority to prescribe regulations to carry 
out this section.

    (d) Conforming Amendment.--House Resolution 506, 
Ninetieth Congress, agreed to August 21, 1967, as enacted into permanent 
law by chapter VIII of the Second Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1968 
(2 U.S.C. 54), is repealed.

SEC. 108. <<NOTE: 40 USC 212a-5.>>  CAPITOL POLICE CITATION RELEASE.

    (a) In General.--The Chief of the Capitol Police, with the approval 
of the Capitol Police Board, may designate a member of the Capitol 
Police to have responsibility for citation release.
    (b) Authority.--(1) In the same manner as 
provided <<NOTE: Courts.>>  for with respect to an official of the 
Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia under section 
23-1110(a) of the District of Columbia Code, the Superior Court of the 
District of Columbia shall have the authority to appoint the member of 
the Capitol Police designated under subsection (a) of this section to 
take bail or collateral from persons charged with offenses triable in 
the

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Superior Court of the District of Columbia. Pursuant to that 
authority--
            (A) the citation power described in subsection (b) of 
        section 23-1110 of the District of Columbia Code shall be 
        exercised by such member of the Capitol Police in the same 
        manner as by an official of the Metropolitan Police Department; 
        and
            (B) paragraph (4) of subsection (b) of section 23-1110 of 
        the District of Columbia Code, relating to failure to appear, 
        shall apply with respect to citations under subparagraph (A) of 
        this paragraph.

    (2) The United States District Court for the District of Columbia 
shall have the power to authorize the member of the Capitol Police 
referred to in subsection (a) of this section to take bond from persons 
arrested upon writs and process from that court in criminal cases in the 
same manner as provided for with respect to an official of the 
Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia under the 
third sentence of section 23-1110(a) of the District of Columbia Code.

       TITLE II--TECHNICAL AND CONFORMING AMENDMENTS AND REPEALS 
   RELATING TO ADMINISTRATIVE REFORMS IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

SEC. 201. PROVISIONS RELATING TO ELECTION OF REPRESENTATIVES.

    The provisions of law relating to election of Representatives, as 
codified in chapter 1 of title 2, United States Code, are amended as 
follows:
            The third sentence of section 22(b) of the Act entitled ``An 
        Act to provide for the fifteenth and subsequent decennial 
        censuses and to provide for apportionment of Representatives in 
        Congress'', approved June 28, 1929 (2 U.S.C. 2a(b)), is amended 
        by striking out the semicolon after ``Representatives'' the 
        first place it appears and all that follows through the end of 
        the sentence and inserting in lieu thereof a period.

SEC. 202. PROVISIONS RELATING TO ORGANIZATION OF CONGRESS.

    The provisions of law relating to organization of Congress, as 
codified in chapter 2 of title 2, United States Code, are amended as 
follows:
            (1) Section 204(a) of the District of Columbia Delegate Act 
        (2 U.S.C. 25b) is repealed.
            (2) Section 33 of the Revised Statutes of the United States 
        (2 U.S.C. 26, third sentence) is repealed.
            (3) Section 2(c) of Public Law 94-551 (2 U.S.C. 28c(c)) is 
        amended--
                    (A) in paragraph (2), by striking out 
                ``Representives'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
                ``Representatives''; and
                    (B) in paragraph (5), by striking out ``, to the 
                Sergeant'' and all that follows through the end of the 
                para-
                graph and inserting in lieu thereof ``and to the 
                Sergeant at Arms of the House of Representatives, each 
                two sets;''.

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            (4) Section 202 of House Resolution 988, Ninety-third 
        Congress, agreed to October 8, 1974, as enacted into permanent 
        law by chapter III of title I of the Supplemental Appropriations 
        Act, 1975 (2 U.S.C. 29a), is amended--
                    (A) in subsection (b)(2), by striking out ``House 
                Administration'' each place it appears and inserting in 
                lieu thereof ``House Oversight''; and
                    (B) in subsection (c), by striking out ``contingent 
                fund of the House is'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
                ``applicable accounts of the House of Representatives 
                are''.

SEC. 203. PROVISIONS RELATING TO COMPENSATION AND ALLOWANCES OF MEMBERS.

    The provisions of law relating to compensation and allowances of 
Members, as codified in chapter 3 of title 2, United States Code, are 
amended as follows:
            (1) Subsection (e) of the first section of the Act entitled 
        ``An Act to increase rates of compensation of the President, 
        Vice President, and the Speaker of the House of 
        Representatives'', approved January 19, 1949 (2 U.S.C. 31b), is 
        amended by striking out ``(which shall be in lieu of the 
        allowance 
        provided by section 601(b) of the Legislative Reorganization Act 
        of 1946, as amended)''.
            (2) Section 2 of House Resolution 1238, Ninety-first 
        Congress, agreed to December 23, 1970, as enacted into permanent 
        law by chapter VIII of the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1971 
        (2 U.S.C. 31b-2), is amended--
                    (A) by striking out ``contingent fund of the House'' 
                and inserting in lieu thereof ``applicable accounts of 
                the House of Representatives''; and
                    (B) by striking out ``base allowance'' and all that 
                follows through ``Member of the House'' and inserting in 
                lieu thereof ``Members' Representational Allowance''.
            (3) The first sentence of section 5 of House Resolution 
        1238, Ninety-first Congress, agreed to December 22, 1970 (as 
        enacted into permanent law by chapter VIII of the Supplemental 
        Appropriations Act, 1971, and supplemented by the Act entitled 
        ``An Act relating to former Speakers of the House of 
        Representatives'' (88 Stat. 1723)) (2 U.S.C. 31b-5), is 
        amended by striking out ``to enable the Clerk of the House to 
        pay'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``for payment of''.
            (4) Sections 49 and 50 of the Revised Statutes of the United 
        States (2 U.S.C. 38) are repealed.
            (5) Section 105 of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 
        1955 (2 U.S.C. 38a) is amended--
                    (A) in the first undesignated paragraph, by striking 
                out ``(including amounts held in the trust fund account 
                in the office of the Sergeant at Arms)''; and
                    (B) in the second undesignated paragraph, by 
                striking out ``Sergeant at Arms, and received by the 
                Sergeant at Arms'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief 
                Administrative Officer of the House of Representatives 
                and received by the Chief Administrative Officer''.
            (6) The proviso in the first paragraph under the heading 
        ``LEGISLATIVE BRANCH'' and the subheading ``House of 
        Representatives'' in chapter I of the Third Supplemental 
        Appropriation Act, 1952 (2 U.S.C. 38b; 2 U.S.C. 125a) is 


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        amended by striking out ``contingent fund of the House of 
        Representatives or'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``applicable 
        accounts of the House of Representatives or the contingent 
        fund''.
            (7) Section 40 of the Revised Statutes of the United States 
        (2 U.S.C. 39) is amended by striking out ``Sergeant-at-Arms of 
        the House'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``the Chief 
        Administrative Officer of the House of Representatives (upon 
        certification by the Clerk of the House of Representatives)''.
            (8) The proviso in the last undesignated paragraph under the 
        center heading ``LEGISLATIVE ESTABLISHMENT'' and the center 
        subheading ``house of representatives'' in the Deficiency 
        Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1934 (2 U.S.C. 40a) is amended--
                    (A) by striking out ``Sergeant at Arms of the 
                House'' the first place it appears and inserting in lieu 
                thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer of the House of 
                Representatives''; and
                    (B) by striking out ``Sergeant at Arms of the House 
                shall be paid to the Clerk of the House and'' inserting 
                in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer of the 
                House of Representatives shall be''.
            (9)(A) Section 43 of the Revised Statutes of the United 
        States (2 U.S.C. 41) is repealed.
            (B) Section 302(c) of House Resolution 287, Ninety-fifth 
        Congress, agreed to March 2, 1977, as enacted into permanent law 
        by section 115 of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1978 
        (2 U.S.C. 41 note), is repealed.
            (10) The first section of House Resolution 420, Ninety-
        second Congress, agreed to May 18, 1971, as enacted into 
        permanent law by chapter IV of the Supplemental Appropriations 
        Act, 1972 (2 U.S.C. 42), is repealed.
            (11) Section 44 of the Revised Statutes of the United States 
        (2 U.S.C. 42 note) is repealed.
            (12)(A) The provisions of law specified in subparagraph (B), 
        codified as sections 42c, 42c note, and 42d of title 2, United 
        States Code, are repealed.
            (B) The provisions of law referred to in subparagraph 
        (A) are--
                    (i) the Act entitled ``An Act to provide airmail and 
                special delivery postage stamps for Members of the House 
                of Representatives on the basis of regular sessions of 
                Congress, and for other purposes'', approved August 27, 
                1958;
                    (ii) House Resolution 532, Eighty-eighth Congress, 
                agreed to October 2, 1963, as enacted into permanent law 
                by section 103 of the Legislative Branch Appropriation 
                Act, 1965; and
                    (iii) House Resolution 1003, Ninetieth Congress, 
                agreed to December 14, 1967, as enacted into permanent 
                law by chapter VIII of title I of the Second 
                Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1968.
            (13) The last paragraph under the heading ``SENATE'' and the 
        subheading ``Administrative Provisions'' in the first 
        section of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1959 (2 
        U.S.C. 43b) is repealed.
            (14) Section 2 of Public Law 89-147 (2 U.S.C. 43b-1) is 
        repealed.

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            (15) Section 2 of House Resolution 10, Ninety-fourth 
        Congress, agreed to January 14, 1975, as enacted into permanent 
        law by section 201 of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 
        1976 (2 U.S.C. 43b-3), is amended by striking out ``House 
        Administration'' each place it appears and inserting in lieu 
        thereof ``House Oversight''.
            (16)(A) The provisions of law specified in subparagraph (B), 
        codified as section 46b of title 2, United States Code, are 
        amended, repealed, or affected as provided in that subparagraph.
            (B) The amendments, repeals, and effects referred to in 
        subparagraph (A) are as follows:
                    (i) The paragraph beginning ``Stationery'' under the 
                heading ``HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES'' and the 
                subheading ``Contingent Expenses of the House'' in the 
                Legislative Appropriation Act, 1955, is amended by 
                striking out ``(which hereafter shall be $1,200 per 
                regular session)''.
                    (ii) That portion of the paragraph under the heading 
                ``HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES'' and the subheading 
                ``stationery (revolving fund)'' in the first section of 
                the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1961, that has 
                been interpreted as increasing the stationery allowance 
                from $1,200 to $1,800 shall have no further force or 
                effect.
                    (iii) House Resolution 533, Eighty-eighth Congress, 
                agreed to October 2, 1963, as enacted into permanent law 
                by section 103 of the Legislative Branch Appropriation 
                Act, 1965, is repealed.
                    (iv) House Resolution 1029, Eighty-ninth Congress, 
                agreed to October 5, 1966, as continued by House 
                Resolution 112, Ninetieth Congress, agreed to March 8, 
                1967, as enacted into permanent law by chapter VIII of 
                the Second Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1967, is 
                repealed.
            (17) The Act entitled ``An Act to provide for a prorated 
        stationery allowance in the case of a Member of the House of 
        Representatives elected for a portion of a term'', approved 
        February 27, 1956 (2 U.S.C. 46b-2), is repealed.
            (18)(A) The first section of the Act entitled ``An Act 
        relating to telephone and telegraph service and clerk hire for 
        Members of the House of Representatives'', approved June 23, 
        1949 (2 U.S.C. 46f) is repealed.
            (B)(i) The provisions of law specified in clause (ii), 
        codified as section 46g of title 2, United States Code, are 
        repealed.
            (ii) The provisions of law referred to in clause (i) are--
                    (I) section 2 of the Act entitled ``An Act relating 
                to telephone and telegraph service and clerk hire for 
                Members of the House of Representatives'', approved June 
                23, 1949;
                    (II) House Resolution 735, Eighty-seventh Congress, 
                agreed to July 25, 1962, as enacted into permanent law 
                by section 103 of the Legislative Branch Appropriation 
                Act, 1964;
                    (III) House Resolution 531, Eighty-eighth Congress 
                agreed to October 2, 1963, as enacted into permanent law 
                by section 103 of the Legislative Branch Appropriation 
                Act, 1965; and
                    (IV) House Resolution 901, Eighty-ninth Congress, 
                agreed to June 29, 1966, as enacted into permanent law 
                by chapter VI of the Supplemental Appropriation Act, 
                1967.

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            (C) Section 6 of the Act entitled ``An Act relating to 
        telephone and telegraph service and clerk hire for Members of 
        the House of Representatives'', approved June 23, 1949 (2 U.S.C. 
        46i) is repealed.
            (19) The first section of House Resolution 418, Ninety-
        second Congress, agreed to May 18, 1971, as enacted into 
        permanent law by chapter IV of the Supplemental Appropriations 
        Act, 1972 (2 U.S.C. 46g-1), is repealed.
            (20)(A) Section 2 of House Resolution 418, Ninety-second 
        Congress, agreed to May 18, 1971, as enacted into permanent law 
        by chapter IV of the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1972 (2 
        U.S.C. 56), is repealed.
            (B) The section designation and subsections (a), (b), and 
        (d) of section 302 of House Resolution 287, Ninety-fifth 
        Congress, agreed to March 2, 1977, as enacted into permanent law 
        by section 115 of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1978 
        (2 U.S.C. 56 note, 2 U.S.C. 122a note), are repealed.
            (21)(A) The second undesignated paragraph of the first 
        section of House Resolution 1297, Ninety-fifth Congress, agreed 
        to August 16, 1978, as enacted into permanent law by section 
        111(1) of the Congressional Operations Appropriation Act, 1984 
        (2 U.S.C. 59d(a)), is amended by striking out ``Clerk of the 
        House of Representatives'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief 
        Administrative Officer of the House of Representatives''.
            (B) The first undesignated paragraph of the first section of 
        House Resolution 1297, Ninety-fifth Congress, agreed to August 
        16, 1978, as enacted into permanent law by section 111(1) of the 
        Congressional Operations Appropriation Act, 1984 (2 U.S.C. 
        59d(a)), is amended by striking out ``contingent fund'' and 
        inserting in lieu thereof ``applicable accounts''.
            (C) The second undesignated paragraph of the first section 
        of House Resolution 1297, Ninety-fifth Congress, agreed to 
        August 16, 1978, as enacted into permanent law by section 111(1) 
        of the Congressional Operations Appropriation Act, 1984 (2 
        U.S.C. 59d(a)), as amended by subparagraph (A), is further 
        amended by striking out ``House Administration'' and inserting 
        in lieu thereof ``House Oversight''.
            (D) Section 2(1) of House Resolution 1297, Ninety-fifth 
        Congress, agreed to August 16, 1978, as enacted into permanent 
        law by section 111(1) of the Congressional Operations 
        Appropriation Act, 1984 (2 U.S.C. 59d(b)(1)), is amended to read 
        as follows:
            ``(1) the term `Member of the House of Representatives' 
        means a Representative in, or a Delegate or Resident 
        Commissioner to, the Congress; and''.
            (22)(A) Section 311(a)(3) of the Legislative Branch 
        Appropriations Act, 1991 (2 U.S.C. 59e(a)(3)) is amended by 
        striking out ``Clerk of the House of Representatives'' and 
        inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer of the 
        House of Representatives''.
            (B) Section 311 of the Legislative Branch Appropriations 
        Act, 1991 (2 U.S.C. 59e) is amended--
                    (i) in the matter before paragraph (1) in subsection 
                (a), by striking out ``House Administration'' and 
                inserting in lieu thereof ``House Oversight'';
                    (ii) in subsection (a)(3), by striking out ``House 
                Administration'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``House 
                Oversight'';

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                    (iii) in subsection (b), by striking out ``House 
                Administration'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``House 
                Oversight'';
                    (iv) in subsection (e)(1)(A), by striking out 
                ``House Administration'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
                ``House Oversight'';
                    (v) in subsection (e)(2)(A), by striking out 
                ``only'';
                    (vi) in subsection (e)(3)(A), by striking out 
                ``Official Expenses Allowance and the Clerk Hire 
                Allowance'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``Members' 
                Representational Allowance''; and
                    (vii) in subsection (e)(4), by striking out 
                ``Official Expenses Allowance'' and inserting in lieu 
                thereof ``Members' Representational Allowance''.

SEC. 204. PROVISIONS RELATING TO OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES OF HOUSE OF 
            REPRESENTATIVES.

    The provisions of law relating to officers and employees of the 
House of Representatives, as codified in chapter 4 of title 2, United 
States Code, are amended as follows:
            (1) Section 5 of the Federal Pay Comparability Act of 1970 
        (2 U.S.C. 60a-2) is amended--
                    (A) in the matter before paragraph (1) in subsection 
                (a), by striking out ``Clerk of the House of 
                Representatives'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief 
                Administrative Officer of the House of 
                Representatives'';
                    (B) in subsection (a)(1)(A), by striking out ``Clerk 
                of the House'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief 
                Administrative Officer'';
                    (C) in subsection (a)(1)(B), by striking out ``, 
                including'' and all that follows through the end of 
                clause (ii) and inserting in lieu thereof a semicolon;
                    (D) in the matter following subparagraph (B) in 
                subsection (a)(1), by striking out ``Clerk'' and 
                inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative 
                Officer'';
                    (E) in subsection (a)(2), by striking out ``Clerk'' 
                each place it appears and inserting in lieu thereof 
                ``Chief Administrative Officer'';
                    (F) in subsection (b), by striking out ``Clerk of 
                the House'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief 
                Administrative Officer''; and
                    (G) in subsection (d), by striking out ``Clerk of 
                the House of Representatives'' and inserting in lieu 
                thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer''.
            (2) Paragraph (1) of subsection (d) of section 311 of the 
        Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1988 (2 U.S.C. 60a-2a(1)) 
        is amended, in the matter before subparagraph (A), by striking 
        out ``Clerk of the House of Representatives'' and inserting in 
        lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer of the House of 
        Representatives''.
            (3) The first section and section 2 of the Joint Resolution 
        entitled ``Joint resolution authorizing the payment of salaries 
        of the officers and employees of Congress for December on the 
        20th day of that month each year'', approved May 21, 1937 (2 
        U.S.C. 60d
and 60e), are each amended by striking out ``Clerk'' and inserting in 
lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer''.

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            (4) The first section of House Resolution 732, Ninety-fourth 
        Congress, agreed to November 4, 1975, as enacted into permanent 
        law by section 101 of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 
        1977 (2 U.S.C. 60e-1a), is amended--
                    (A) in the first sentence of subsection (a), by 
                striking out ``Clerk'' the first place it appears and 
                all that follows through ``provisions of'' and inserting 
                in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer of the 
                House of Representatives shall, in accordance with'';
                    (B) in the second sentence of subsection (a), by 
                striking out ``provide that--'' and all that follows 
                through ``shall withhold'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
                ``provide that the Chief Administrative Officer shall 
                withhold'';
                    (C) in subsection (b), by striking out ``Clerk or 
                the Sergeant at Arms'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
                ``Chief Administrative Officer'';
                    (D) in subsection (c)(1), by striking out ``Clerk 
                and the Sergeant at Arms'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
                ``Chief Administrative Officer'';
                    (E) in subsection (c)(2), by striking out ``Clerk or 
                the Sergeant at Arms, as the case may be,'' each place 
                it appears and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief 
                Administrative Officer''; and
                    (F) in subsections (d) and (e), by striking out 
                ``Clerk or the Sergeant at Arms'' each place it appears 
                and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative 
                Officer''.
            (5)(A) The first section of House Resolution 12, Ninety-
        fifth Congress, agreed to August 5, 1977, as enacted into 
        permanent law by section 111 of the Legislative Branch 
        Appropriation Act, 1979 (2 U.S.C. 60e-1c), is amended--
                    (i) in subsection (a), by striking out ``Clerk'' and 
                inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative 
                Officer''; and
                    (ii) in subsection (b) and subsection (d), by 
                striking out ``Clerk'' each place it appears and 
                inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer 
                of the House of Representatives''.
            (B) Section 2 of House Resolution 12, Ninety-fifth Congress, 
        agreed to August 5, 1977, as enacted into permanent law by 
        section 111 of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1979 (2 
        U.S.C. 60e-1d), is amended--
                    (i) in paragraph (1), by adding ``and'' after the 
                semicolon at the end;
                    (ii) by striking out paragraph (2);
                    (iii) in paragraph (3), by striking out ``Clerk'' 
                and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative 
                Officer of the House of Representatives''; and
                    (iv) by redesignating paragraph (3), as amended by 
                clause (iii), as paragraph (2).
            (6) Subsection (b) of the first section of House Resolution 
        420, Ninety-third Congress, agreed to September 18, 1973, as 
        enacted into permanent law by chapter VI of the Supplemental 
        Appropriations Act, 1974 (2 U.S.C. 60g-2(b)), is amended by 
        striking out ``Clerk'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief 
        Administrative Officer''.
            (7) The first section of House Resolution 420, Ninety-third 
        Congress, agreed to September 18, 1973, as enacted into perma

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        nent law by chapter VI of the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 
        1974 (2 U.S.C. 60g-2), is amended--
                    (A) in the third sentence of subsection (a), by 
                striking out ``contingent fund of the House'' and 
                inserting in lieu thereof ``applicable accounts of the 
                House of Representatives''; and
                    (B) in subsection (c), by striking out ``House 
                Administration'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``House 
                Oversight''.
            (8) Section 310(a) of the Legislative Branch Appropriation 
        Act, 1979 (2 U.S.C. 60j-2) is amended--
                    (A) by striking out ``Clerk'' each place it appears 
                and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative 
                Officer''; and
                    (B) by striking out ``Sec. 310. (a)'' and inserting 
                in lieu thereof ``Sec. 310.''.
            (9) Section 105 of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 
        1968 is amended by striking out subsection (j) (2 U.S.C. 61-
        1(g)).
            (10)(A) Subsections (f), (i)(1), and (i)(3) of section 202 
        of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 (2 U.S.C. 72a(f), 
        (i)(1), and (i)(3)) are each amended by striking out ``House 
        Administration'' each place it appears and inserting in lieu 
        thereof ``House Oversight''.
            (B) Subsection (i)(1) of section 202 of the Legislative 
        Reorganization Act of 1946 (2 U.S.C. 72a(i)(1)), as amended by 
        subparagraph (A), is further amended--
                    (i) by striking out ``contingent funds of the 
                respective Houses pursuant to resolutions, which'' and 
                inserting in lieu thereof ``contingent fund of the 
                Senate or the applicable accounts of the House of 
                Representatives pursuant to resolutions which, in the 
                case of the Senate,''; and
                    (ii) by striking out ``such respective Houses'' and 
                inserting in lieu thereof ``the appropriate House''.
            (11) Subsection (j)(1) of section 202 of the Legislative 
        Reorganization Act of 1946 (2 U.S.C. 72a(j)(1)) is amended--
                    (A) in the first sentence, by striking out 
                ``Committee on House Administration'' and all that 
                follows through ``respective Houses'' and inserting in 
                lieu thereof ``committee involved in the case of 
                standing committees of the House of Representatives, and 
                within the limits of funds made available from the 
                contingent fund of the Senate or the applicable accounts 
                of the House of Representatives pursuant to resolutions, 
                which, in the case of the Senate, shall specify the 
                maximum amounts which may be used for such purpose, 
                approved by the appropriate House''; and
                    (B) in the second sentence, by striking out ``Clerk 
                of the House'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief 
                Administrative Officer of the House of 
                Representatives''.
            (12) The paragraph beginning ``The appropriation for 
        committee employees'' under the heading ``HOUSE OF 
        REPRESENTATIVES'' and the subheading ``Contingent Expenses of 
        the House'' in the first section of the Legislative Branch 
        Appropriation Act, 1948 (2 U.S.C. 72b) is amended by striking 
        out ``House Administration'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
        ``House Oversight''.

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            (13) The last undesignated paragraph under the center 
        heading ``HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES'' and the center subheading 
        ``Contingent Expenses of the House'' in the first section of the 
        Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1948 (2 U.S.C. 72c) is 
        repealed.
            (14) The first section of House Resolution 487, Eighty-
        seventh Congress, agreed to January 10, 1962, as enacted into 
        permanent law by section 103 of the Legislative Branch 
        Appropriation Act, 1963 (2 U.S.C. 74-1), is amended by striking 
        out ``contingent fund of the House'' and inserting in lieu 
        thereof ``applicable accounts of the House of Representatives''.
            (15)(A) Subsection (b) of the first section of House 
        Resolution 393, Ninety-fifth Congress, as enacted into permanent 
        law by section 115 of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 
        1978 (2 U.S.C. 74a-3), is amended by striking out ``contingent 
        fund of the House'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``applicable 
        accounts of the House of Representatives''.
            (B) Section 2 of House Resolution 393, Ninety-fifth 
        Congress, as enacted into permanent law by section 115 of the 
        Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1978 (2 U.S.C. 74a-4), is 
        amended by striking out ``contingent fund of the House'' and 
        inserting in lieu thereof ``applicable accounts of the House of 
        Representatives''.
            (16) Section 112 of the Congressional Operations 
        Appropriation Act, 1984 (2 U.S.C. 74a-5 and 2 U.S.C. 333a) is 
        amended by striking out ``sections 74(a)-4 and 333 of title 2, 
        United States Code,'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``section 2 
        of House Resolution 393, Ninety-fifth Congress, agreed to March 
        31, 1977, as enacted into permanent law by section 115 of the 
        Congressional Operations Appropriation Act, 1978, and section 
        473 of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1970,''.
            (17) Section 101 of the Legislative Branch Appropriations 
        Act, 1995 (2 U.S.C. 74a-6) is repealed.
            (18) Section 244 of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 
        1946 (2 U.S.C. 74b) is amended--
                    (A) by striking out ``and the Clerk of the House 
                are'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``is''; and
                    (B) by striking out ``their respective 
                jurisdictions'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``the 
                jurisdiction of the Secretary''.
            (19) Section 7 of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 
        1943 (2 U.S.C. 75a) is amended--
                    (A) in the first sentence--
                          (i) by striking out ``Clerk of the House of 
                      Representatives, the accounts of such Clerk'' and 
                      inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative 
                      Officer of the House of Representatives, the 
                      accounts of the Chief Administrative Officer''; 
                      and
                          (ii) by striking out ``new Clerk of the House 
                      of Representatives shall have been elected and 
                      qualified'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``new 
                      Chief Administrative Officer shall have been 
                      appointed'';
                    (B) in the second sentence--
                          (i) by striking out ``, audited,'';
                          (ii) by striking out ``former Clerk of the 
                      House of Representatives'' and inserting in lieu 
                      thereof ``former Chief Administrative Officer''; 
                      and

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                          (iii) by striking out ``such former Clerk'' 
                      and inserting in lieu thereof ``the former Chief 
                      Administrative Officer'';
                    (C) in the third sentence--
                          (i) by striking out ``The former Clerk'' and 
                      inserting in lieu thereof ``The former Chief 
                      Administrative 
                      Officer''; and
                          (ii) by striking out ``such former Clerk'' and 
                      inserting in lieu thereof ``the former Chief 
                      Administrative Officer''; and
                    (D) by adding at the end the following new sentence: 
                ``The accounts and payments referred to in the second 
                sentence shall be audited by the Inspector General of 
                the House of Representatives.''.
            (20) Section 208(a) of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 
        1946 (2 U.S.C. 75a-1(a)) is amended by striking out 
        ``Doorkeeper, Postmaster,'' each place it appears and inserting 
        in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer''.
            (21) Section 73 of the Revised Statutes of the United States 
        (2 U.S.C. 76) is repealed.
            (22)(A) The first section of House Resolution 8, Ninety-
        fifth Congress, agreed to January 4, 1977, as enacted into 
        permanent law by section 115 of the Legislative Branch 
        Appropriation Act, 1978 (2 U.S.C. 76-1), is amended--
                    (i) in paragraph (1), by striking out the comma 
                after ``1976'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``; and'';
                    (ii) in paragraph (2), by striking out ``, and'' 
                after ``91-510'' and inserting in lieu thereof a period; 
                and
                    (iii) <<NOTE: 2 USC 75-1, 76-1, 77a.>>  by striking 
                out paragraph (3).
            (B)(i) The provisions of law specified in clause (ii), 
        codified in section 76-1 note of title 2, United States Code, 
        are repealed or amended as provided in that clause.
            (ii) The repeals and amendments clause (i) are as follows:
                    (I) House Resolution 909, Eighty-ninth Congress, 
                agreed to September 8, 1966, as enacted into permanent 
                law by chapter VI of the Supplemental Appropriation Act, 
                1967, is repealed.
                    (II) Subsection (a) of the first section of House 
                Resolution 890, Ninety-second Congress, agreed to 
                October 4, 1972, as enacted into permanent law by the 
                paragraph under the heading ``LEGISLATIVE BRANCH'' and 
                the subheadings ``HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES'' and 
                ``Administrative Provision'', in chapter V of the 
                Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1973, is amended by 
                striking out ``the Doorkeeper,''.
            (23) House Resolution 560, Eighty-seventh Congress, agreed 
        to March 27, 1962, as enacted into permanent law by section 103 
        of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1963 (2 U.S.C. 
        76a), is repealed.
            (24) Section 2 of House Resolution 603, Eighty-seventh 
        Congress, agreed to April 16, 1962, as enacted into permanent 
        law by section 103 of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 
        1964 (2 U.S.C. 76b), is repealed.
            (25) The Act entitled ``An Act defining certain duties of 
        the Sergeant-at-Arms of the House of Representatives, and for 
        other purposes'', approved October 1, 1890, is amended--

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                    (A) in the first section (2 U.S.C. 78), by striking 
                out ``, keep the'' and all that follows through ``by 
                law''; and
                    (B) in section 3 (2 U.S.C. 80), by striking out 
                ``Sergeant-at-Arms'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
                ``Chief Administrative Officer''.
            (26) The next to the last undesignated paragraph under the 
        center heading ``LEGISLATIVE'' and the center subheading ``house 
        of representatives'', in the first section of the Second 
        Deficiency Act, fiscal year, 1928 (2 U.S.C. 80a), is amended by 
        striking out ``Sergeant-at-Arms of the House'' and inserting in 
        lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer of the House of 
        Representatives''.
            (27) The Joint Resolution entitled ``Joint resolution to 
        provide for on-the-spot audits by the General Accounting Office 
        of the fiscal records of the Office of the Sergeant at Arms of 
        the House of Representatives'', approved July 26, 1949 (2 U.S.C. 
        81a), is repealed.
            (28) House Resolution 465, Eighty-fourth Congress, agreed to 
        April 11, 1956, as enacted into permanent law by section 103 of 
        the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1957 (2 U.S.C. 81b), 
        is repealed.
            (29) House Resolution 144, Eighty-fifth Congress, agreed to 
        February 7, 1957, as enacted into permanent law by section 103 
        of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1958 (2 U.S.C. 
        81c), is repealed.
            (30) Section 7 of the Act entitled ``An Act defining certain 
        duties of the Sergeant-at-Arms of the House of Representatives, 
        and for other purposes'', approved October 1, 1890 (2 U.S.C. 
        84), is repealed.
            (31) House Resolution 6, Ninety-eighth Congress, agreed to 
        January 3, 1983, as enacted into permanent law by section 110 of 
        the Congressional Operations Appropriation Act, 1984 (2 U.S.C. 
        84-1), is repealed.
            (32) House Resolution 1495, Ninety-fourth Congress, agreed 
        to September 30, 1976, as enacted into permanent law by section 
        115 of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1978 (2 U.S.C. 
        84a-1), is repealed.
            (33) The eighth, ninth, tenth, eleventh, thirteenth, and 
        fourteenth undesignated paragraphs relating to contingent 
        expenses, under the center heading ``LEGISLATIVE.'' and the 
        center subheading ``house of representatives.'', in the first 
        section of the Act entitled ``An Act making appropriations for 
        the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the 
        Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen 
        hundred and two, and for other purposes'',
approved March 3, 1901 (2 U.S.C. 85, 86, 87, 88, 90, and 91), are 
repealed.
            (34)(A) Section 243 of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 
        1946 (2 U.S.C. 88a) is repealed.
            (B) The table of contents of the Legislative Reorganization 
        Act of 1946 is amended, in the matter relating to part 3 of 
        title II (60 Stat. 813), by striking out the item relating to 
        section 243.
            (C) Section 492(i) of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 
        1970 (40 U.S.C. 184a(i)) is amended by striking out ``section 
        243'' and all that follows through ``or''.

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            (35)(A) The provisions of law specified in subparagraph (B), 
        codified as section 88b of title 2, United States Code, are 
        amended or repealed as provided in that subparagraph.
            (B) The amendments and repeals referred to in subparagraph 
        (A) are as follows:
                    (i) The proviso in the paragraph beginning under the 
                center heading ``LEGISLATIVE'' and the center subheading 
                ``Education of Senate and House Pages'' in title I of 
                the Act entitled ``An Act making appropriations to 
                supply urgent deficiencies in certain appropriations for 
                the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, and for other 
                purposes'', approved March 22, 1947, is amended--
                          (I) by striking out ``congressional'' and 
                      inserting in lieu thereof ``Senate''; and
                          (II) by striking out ``and the Clerk of the 
                      House of Representatives''.
                    (ii) House Resolution 279, Ninety-eighth Congress, 
                agreed to July 21, 1983, as enacted into permanent law 
                by section 103 of the Legislative Branch Appropriations 
                Act, 1985, is repealed.
            (36) Section 491 of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 
        1970 (2 U.S.C. 88b-1) is amended--
                    (A) in subsection (a)(1), by striking out ``a period 
                of not less than two months'' and inserting in lieu 
                thereof ``the period specified in writing at the time of 
                the appointment''; and
                    (B) in subsection (b), by striking out ``; or'' at 
                the end of paragraph (2) and all that follows through 
                the end of the subsection and inserting in lieu thereof 
                a period.
            (37) Section 2(a)(2) of House Resolution 611, Ninety-
        seventh Congress, agreed to November 30, 1982, as enacted into 
        permanent law by section 127 of Public Law 97-377 (2 U.S.C. 88b-
        3(a)(2)), is amended by striking out ``, Doorkeeper, and'' and 
        inserting in lieu thereof ``and the''.
            (38) House Resolution 64, Ninety-eighth Congress, agreed to 
        February 8, 1983, as enacted into permanent law by section 110 
        of the Congressional Operations Appropriation Act, 1984 (2 
        U.S.C. 88b-5), is amended--
                    (A) in the first sentence of section 2, by striking 
                out ``Clerk'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief 
                Administrative Officer of the House of 
                Representatives'';
                    (B) in the second sentence of section 2, by striking 
                out ``Clerk'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief 
                Administrative Officer of the House of Representatives, 
                as determined by the Clerk of the House of 
                Representatives,'';
                    (C) by striking out section 3; and
                    (D) by redesignating section 4 as section 3.
            (39) Section 902 of the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 
        1983 (2 U.S.C. 88b-6) is repealed.
            (40) House Resolution 234, Ninety-eighth Congress, agreed to 
        June 29, 1983, as enacted into permanent law by section 103 of 
        the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1985 (2 U.S.C. 88c-1 
        et seq.) is amended--
                    (A) <<NOTE: 2 USC 88c-1.>>  by striking out the 
                first section;

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                    (B) <<NOTE: 2 USC 88c-2.>>  in section 2, by 
                striking out ``terms of the academic year plus a'' and 
                inserting in lieu thereof ``semesters of the academic 
                year, plus a non-academic'';
                    (C) <<NOTE: 2 USC 88c-3.>>  in section 3(a)(1)(B), 
                by striking out ``term or two full terms'' and inserting 
                in lieu thereof ``semester or 
                two full semesters'';
                    (D) in section 3 (b)(1), by striking out ``but no 
                appointment to fill that vacancy shall be for a period 
                of less than two months'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
                ``except that no appointment may be made under this 
                paragraph for service to begin on or after October 1 
                with respect to the first semester or on or after March 
                1 with respect to the second semester'';
                    (E) in section 3(b)(2), by striking out ``terms'' 
                and inserting in lieu thereof ``semesters or terms, as 
                the case may be,''; and
                    (F) <<NOTE: 2 USC 88c-4.>>  in section 4(1), by 
                striking out ``terms'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
                ``semesters''.
            (41) The twelfth undesignated paragraph relating to 
        contingent expenses, under the center heading ``LEGISLATIVE.'' 
        and the center subheading ``house of representatives.'', in the 
        first section of the Act entitled ``An Act making appropriations 
        for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the 
        Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen 
        hundred and two, and for other purposes'', approved March 3, 
        1901 (2 U.S.C. 89), is amended by striking out ``Doorkeeper, and 
        Postmaster'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``and Chief 
        Administrative Officer''.
            (42)(A) The first sentence of the first section of the Act 
        entitled ``An Act to authorize the Clerk of the House of 
        Representatives to withhold certain amounts due employees of the 
        House of Representatives'', approved July 2, 1958 (2 U.S.C. 
        89a), is amended by striking out ``, or to the trust fund'' and 
        all that follows through the end of the sentence and inserting 
        in lieu thereof the following:

``and fails to pay the indebtedness, the chairman of the committee or 
the elected officer of the House of Representatives that has 
jurisdiction over the activity under which the indebtedness arises may 
certify to the Chief Administrative Officer of the House of 
Representatives the amount of the indebtedness.''.
            (B) The second and fourth sentences of such first section 
        are each amended by striking out ``Clerk'' and inserting in lieu 
        thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer''.
            (43) Section 2 of House Resolution 294, Eighty-eighth 
        Congress, agreed to August 14, 1964, as continued by House 
        Resolution 7, Eighty-ninth Congress, agreed to January 4, 1965, 
        as enacted into permanent law by section 103 of the Legislative 
        Branch Appropriation Act, 1966 (2 U.S.C. 92-1), is repealed.
            (44) Section 2 and section 3 of House Resolution 804, 
        Ninety-sixth Congress, agreed to October 2, 1980, as enacted 
        into permanent law by the bill H.R. 4120, entitled the 
        ``Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1982'', as reported in 
        the House of Representatives on July 9, 1981, and enacted into 
        permanent law by section 101(c) of Public Law 97-51 (2 U.S.C. 
        92b-2; 2 U.S.C. 92b-3), are each amended by striking out ``House 
        Administration'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``House Oversight 
        of the House of Representatives''.

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            (45) <<NOTE: 2 USC 68-2, 95a.>>  The proviso in the fifth 
        paragraph under the heading ``UNDER LEGISLATIVE.'' and the 
        subheading ``senate.'' in the first section of the Act entitled 
        ``An Act making appropriations to supply urgent deficiencies in 
        the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, 
        nineteen hundred and two, and for prior years, and for other 
        purposes'', approved February 14, 1902 (2 U.S.C. 95a), is 
        amended by striking out ``contingent expenses of the House of 
        Representatives or'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``expenses of 
        the House of Representatives or contingent expenses of''.
            (46) The fifth undesignated paragraph relating to contingent 
        expenses, under the center heading ``LEGISLATIVE.'' and the 
        center subheading ``house of representatives.'', in the first 
        section of the Act entitled ``An Act making appropriations for 
        the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the 
        Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen 
        hundred and fifteen, and for other purposes'', approved July 16, 
        1914 (2 U.S.C. 96), is repealed.
            (47) Section 311 of the Legislative Branch Appropriations 
        Act, 1994 (2 U.S.C. 96a) is repealed.
            (48) The first paragraph after the paragraph with the side 
        heading ``Office of the Speaker:'' under the heading 
        ``LEGISLATIVE.'' and the subheading ``house of 
        representatives.'' in the first section of the Act entitled ``An 
        Act making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and 
        judicial expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending 
        June thirtieth, 
        eighteen hundred and ninety-six, and for other purposes'', 
        approved March 2, 1895 (2 U.S.C. 97) is repealed.
            (49) The first undesignated paragraph under the center 
        heading ``HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES'' in the first section of the 
        Act entitled ``An Act making appropriations for sundry civil 
        expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June 
        thirtieth, eighteen hundred and eighty-six, and for other 
        purposes'', approved March 3, 1885 (2 U.S.C. 98), is repealed.
            (50) The first undesignated paragraph after the paragraph 
        with the side heading ``Office of Postmaster:'', under the 
        center heading ``LEGISLATIVE.'' and the center subheading 
        ``house of representatives.'', in the first section of the Act 
        entitled ``An Act making appropriations for the legislative, 
        executive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the 
        fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-
        two, and for other purposes'', approved March 3, 1891 (2 U.S.C. 
        99), is amended by striking out ``; and hereafter'' and all that 
        follows through the end of the paragraph and inserting in lieu 
        thereof a period.
            (51) The second sentence of the fourth undesignated 
        paragraph relating to contingent expenses, under the center 
        heading ``LEGISLATIVE.'' and the center subheading ``house of 
        representatives.'', in the first section of the Act entitled 
        ``An Act making appropriations for the legislative, executive, 
        and judicial expenses of the Government for the fiscal year 
        ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and two, and for other 
        purposes'', approved March 3, 1901 (2 U.S.C. 100), is repealed.
            (52) Sections 60 and 61 of the Revised Statutes of the 
        United States (2 U.S.C. 102) are repealed.
            (53) The first sentence of the undesignated paragraph under 
        the center heading ``general provision'' in chapter XI

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        of the Third Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1957 (2 U.S.C. 
        102a) is amended by striking out ``Clerk'' and inserting in lieu 
        thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer''.
            (54) Section 105(a)(1) of the Legislative Branch 
        Appropriation Act, 1965 (2 U.S.C. 104a(1)) is amended by 
        striking out ``Clerk'' each place it appears and inserting in 
        lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer''.
            (55) Section 65 of the Revised Statutes of the United States 
        (2 U.S.C. 106) is amended--
                    (A) by striking out ``and Clerk of the House of 
                Representatives''; and
                    (B) by striking out ``and House of Representatives, 
                respectively,''.
            (56) Section 68 of the Revised Statutes of the United States 
        (2 U.S.C. 108) is amended by striking out ``either the Secretary 
        or the Clerk'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``the Secretary''.
            (57) Section 69 of the Revised Statutes of the United States 
        (2 U.S.C. 109) is amended by striking out ``Clerk'' and 
        inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer''.
            (58) The proviso in the last sentence of the fifth paragraph 
        after the paragraph with the side heading ``for contingent 
        expenses, namely:'' under the heading ``LEGISLATIVE.'' and the 
        subheading ``senate.'' in the Act entitled ``An Act making 
        appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial 
        expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June 
        thirtieth, eighteen hundred and eighty-eight, and for other 
        purposes'', approved March 3, 1887 (2 U.S.C. 112) is amended by 
        striking out ``or the Committee on Accounts of the House of 
        Representatives respectively''.
            (59)(A) The first section of the Act entitled ``An Act to 
        provide certain equipment for use in the offices of Members, 
        officers, and committees of the House of Representatives, and 
        for other purposes'', approved December 5, 1969 (2 U.S.C. 112e), 
        is amended--
                    (i) in the first sentence of subsection (a), by 
                striking out ``Clerk of the House shall furnish 
                electrical and mechanical'' and inserting in lieu 
                thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer of the House of 
                Representatives shall furnish''; and
                    (ii) in subsection (b), by striking out ``Clerk'' 
                and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative 
                Officer''.
            (B) The first section of the Act entitled ``An Act to 
        provide certain equipment for use in the offices of Members, 
        officers, and committees of the House of Representatives, and 
        for other purposes'', approved December 5, 1969 (2 U.S.C. 112e), 
        as amended by subparagraph (A) is further amended--
                    (i) by striking out ``House Administration'' each 
                place it appears and inserting in lieu there of ``House 
                Oversight'';
                    (ii) in subsection (c), by striking out ``contingent 
                fund'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``applicable 
                accounts''; and
                    (iii) in subsection (d), by striking out the second 
                sentence.
            (60) Section 70 of the Revised Statutes of the United States 
        (2 U.S.C. 113) is amended by striking out ``Clerk'' and 
        inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer''.
            (61) Section 71 of the Revised Statutes of the United States 
        (2 U.S.C. 114) is amended--

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                    (A) by striking out ``and the Clerk of the House of 
                Representatives, respectively, are'' and inserting in 
                lieu thereof ``is''; and
                    (B) by striking out ``or from the journal of the 
                House of Representatives,''.
            (62) The third undesignated paragraph under the center 
        heading ``MISCELLANEOUS'' in the first section of the Act 
        entitled ``An Act making appropriations for sundry civil 
        expenses of the government for the fiscal year ending June 
        thirtieth, eighteen hundred and eighty-three, and for other 
        purposes'', approved August 7, 1882 (2 U.S.C. 117), is 
        amended--
                    (A) by striking out ``Clerk and Doorkeeper of the 
                House of Representatives and the''; and
                    (B) by striking out ``direction'' and all that 
                follows through ``cover'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
                ``direction of the Committee on Rules and Administration 
                of the 
                Senate and cover''.
            (63)(A) Section 104(a) of the Legislative Branch 
        Appropriations Act, 1987 (as enacted by reference in identical 
        form by section 101(j) of Public Law 99-500 and Public Law 99-
        591) (2 U.S.C. 117e) is amended--
                    (i) in the first sentence of paragraph (1), by 
                striking out ``Clerk'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
                ``Chief Administrative Officer''; and
                    (ii) in the first sentence of paragraph (2), by 
                striking out ``Clerk'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
                ``Chief Administrative Officer''.
            (B) Section 104(a) of the Legislative Branch Appropriations 
        Act, 1987 (as enacted by reference in identical form by section 
        101(j) of Public Law 99-500 and Public Law 99-591) (2 U.S.C. 
        117e), as amended by subparagraph (A), is further amended--
                    (i) in paragraph (3), by striking out ``House 
                Administration'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``House 
                Oversight''; and
                    (ii) in paragraph (4)(B), by striking out ``House 
                Administration'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``House 
                Oversight''.
            (64) Section 306 of the Legislative Branch Appropriations 
        Act, 1989 (2 U.S.C. 117f), is amended--
                    (A) in subsection (a), by striking out ``Clerk'' and 

                inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative 
                Officer''; and
                    (B) in subsection (b)--
                          (i) by striking out ``Clerk'' and inserting in 
                      lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer'';
                          (ii) by striking out ``but not limited to 
                      Legislative Service Organizations,''; and
                          (iii) by striking out ``: Provided, That'' and 
                      all that follows through ``House'' and inserting 
                      in lieu thereof ``, except that no amount charged 
                      to the Members' Representational Allowance''.
            (65) The second sentence of section 2 of the Act entitled 
        ``An Act making appropriations for the Legislative Branch of the 
        Government for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1927, and for 
        other purposes'', approved May 13, 1926 (2 U.S.C. 119), is 
        amended by striking out ``Accounts'' and inserting in lieu 
        thereof ``House Oversight''.

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            (66)(A) The provisions of law specified in subparagraph (B), 
        codified as section 122a of title 2, United States Code, are 
        repealed.
            (B) The provisions of law referred to in subparagraph (A) 
        are--
                    (i) the nineteenth paragraph under the center 
                heading ``HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES'' and the center 
                subheading ``Contingent Expenses of the House'' in title 
                I of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1955; and
                    (ii) House Resolution 831, Eighty-eighth Congress, 
                agreed to August 14, 1964, as enacted into permanent law 
                by section 103 of the Legislative Branch Appropriation 
                Act, 1966.
            (67) The first section and sections 2, 3, 4, 5, and 7 of 
        House Resolution 687, Ninety-fifth Congress, agreed to September 
        20, 1977, as enacted into permanent law by section 111 of the 
        Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1979 (2 U.S.C. 122b, 122c, 
        122d, 122e, 122f, and 122g), are repealed.
            (68) Section 105 of the Legislative Branch Appropriation 
        Act, 1957 (2 U.S.C. 123b) is amended--
                    (A) in subsections (c), (d), (f), and (h) by 
                striking out ``Clerk'' each place it appears and 
                inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative 
                Officer''; and
                    (B) in the first sentence of subsection (g), by 
                striking out ``within the contingent fund of the House 
                of Representatives''.
            (69) The second sentence of the second paragraph under the 
        heading ``HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES'' and the subheading 
        ``Administrative Provisions'' in the first section of the 
        Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1963 (2 U.S.C. 124) is 
        amended--
                    (A) by striking out ``contingent fund of the House'' 
                and inserting in lieu thereof ``applicable accounts of 
                the House of Representatives''; and
                    (B) by striking out ``House Administration'' and 
                inserting in lieu thereof ``House Oversight''.
            (70)(A) The first sentence of the last undesignated 
        paragraph under the center heading ``HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES'' 
        and the center subheading ``Contingent Expenses of the House'' 
        in the first section of the Legislative Branch Appropriation 
        Act, 1955 (2 U.S.C. 125) is amended by striking out ``Clerk of 
        the House'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative 
        Officer of the House of Representatives''.
            (B) The first sentence of the last undesignated paragraph 
        under the center heading ``HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES'' and the 
        center subheading ``Contingent Expenses of the House'' in the 
        first section of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1955 
        (2 U.S.C. 125), as amended by subparagraph (A), is further 
        amended by striking out ``contingent fund of the House'' and 
        inserting in lieu thereof ``applicable accounts of the House of 
        Representatives''.
            (71) Section 3 of Public Law 89-147 (2 U.S.C. 127a) is 
        amended--
                    (A) in the first sentence, by striking out 
                ``contingent fund'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
                ``applicable accounts''; and

[[Page 110 STAT. 1741]]

                    (B) in the last sentence, by striking out ``House 
                Administration'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``House 
                Oversight''.
            (72) Subsection (b) of the first section of House Resolution 
        1047, Ninety-fifth Congress, agreed to April 4, 1978, as enacted 
        into permanent law by section 111 of the Legislative Branch 
        Appropriation Act, 1979 (2 U.S.C. 130-1), is amended--
                    (A) in the first sentence, by striking out 
                ``contingent fund of the House'' and inserting in lieu 
                thereof ``applicable accounts of the House of 
                Representatives''; and
                    (B) in the second sentence, by striking out ``House 
                Administration'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``House 
                Oversight''.
            (73) The first section of the Act entitled ``An Act to 
        preserve the benefits of the Civil Service Retirement Act, the 
        Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Act of 1954, and the 
        Fed-
        eral Employees Health Benefits Act of 1959 for congressional 
        employees receiving certain congressional staff fellowships'', 
        approved March 30, 1966 (2 U.S.C. 130a), is amended--
                    (A) by striking out ``That, with respect'' and 
                inserting in lieu thereof ``That (a) with respect'';
                    (B) in paragraph (1) of subsection (a), as so 
                redesignated by subparagraph (A), by striking out 
                ``Clerk'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief 
                Administrative Officer'';
                    (C) by striking out ``the purposes  of--'' and all 
                that follows through ``if the award'' and inserting in 
                lieu thereof the following: ``the purposes of the 
                provisions of law specified in subsection (b), if the 
                award'';
                    (D) by striking out ``Clerk of the House of 
                Representatives, as appropriate'' and inserting in lieu 
                thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer of the House of 
                Representatives, as appropriate'';
                    (E) by striking out ``Clerk of the House by 
                records'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief 
                Administrative Officer of the House of Representatives 
                by records''; and
                    (F) by adding at the end the following new 
                subsection:

    ``(b) The provisions of law referred to in subsection (a) are--
            ``(1) subchapter III (relating to civil service retirement) 
        of chapter 83 of title 5, United States Code;
            ``(2) chapter 87 (relating to Federal employees group life 
        insurance) of title 5, United States Code; and
            ``(3) chapter 89 (relating to Federal employees group health 
        insurance) of title 5, United States Code.''.
            (74) Section 6(a)(1) of the Act entitled ``An Act to amend 
        title 5, United States Code, to revise, clarify, and extend the 
        provisions relating to court leave for employees of the United 
        States and the District of Columbia'', approved December 19, 
        1970 (2 U.S.C. 130b(a)(1)), is amended by striking out ``Clerk'' 
        and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer''.
            (75) Section 6(f) of the Act entitled ``An Act to amend 
        title 5, United States Code, to revise, clarify, and extend the 
        provisions relating to court leave for employees of the United 
        States and the District of Columbia'', approved December 19, 
        1970 (2 U.S.C. 130b(f)), is amended by striking out ``House 
        Administration'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``House 
        Oversight''.

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            (76) Subsection (a) and subsection (b) of section 3 of the 
        Act entitled ``An Act to authorize the waiver of claims of the 
        United States arising out of erroneous payments of pay and 
        allowances to certain officers and employees of the legislative 
        branch'', approved July 25, 1974 (2 U.S.C. 130d(a) and (b)), are 
        each amended by striking out ``Clerk'' and inserting in lieu 
        thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer''.

SEC. 205. PROVISIONS RELATING TO LIBRARY OF CONGRESS.

    The provisions of law relating to the Library of Congress, as 
codified in chapter 5 of title 2, United States Code, are amended as 
follows: section 223 of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 (2 
U.S.C. 132b) is amended by striking out ``House Administration'' and 
inserting in lieu thereof ``House Oversight''.

SEC. 206. PROVISIONS RELATING TO CONGRESSIONAL AND COMMITTEE PROCEDURE; 
            INVESTIGATIONS.

    The provisions of law relating to congressional and committee 
procedure; investigations, as codified in chapter 6 of title 2, United 
States Code, are amended as follows:
            (1) Section 136(c) of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 
        1946 (2 U.S.C. 190d(c)) is amended by striking out ``House 
        Administration'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``House 
        Oversight''.
            (2) The fourth sentence of section 2 of the Act entitled 
        ``An Act to provide for taking testimony, to be used before 
        Congress, in cases of private claims against the United 
        States'', approved February 3, 1879 (2 U.S.C. 190m) is amended 
        by striking out ``contingent fund of the branch of Congress 
        appointing such committee.'' and inserting in lieu thereof the 
        following: ``contingent fund of the Senate, in the case of a 
        committee of the Senate, or the applicable accounts of the House 
        of 
        Representatives, in the case of a committee of the House of 
        Representatives.''.

SEC. 207. PROVISIONS RELATING TO OFFICE OF LAW REVISION 
            COUNSEL.

    The provisions of law relating to the Office of the Law Revision 
Counsel, as codified in chapter 9A of title 2, United States Code, are 
amended as follows: section 205(h) of House Resolution 988, Ninety-third 
Congress, agreed to October 8, 1974, as enacted into permanent law by 
chapter III of title I of the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1975 (2 
U.S.C. 285g), is amended by striking out ``contingent fund of the 
House'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``applicable accounts of the House 
of Representatives''.

SEC. 208. PROVISIONS RELATING TO LEGISLATIVE CLASSIFICATION OFFICE.

    The provisions of law relating to the Legislative Classification 
Office, as codified in chapter 9B of title 2, United States Code, are 
amended as follows: section 203 of House Resolution 988, Ninety-third 
Congress, agreed to October 8, 1974, as enacted into permanent law by 
chapter III of title I of the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1975 (2 
U.S.C. 286 et seq.), is repealed.

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SEC. 209. PROVISIONS RELATING TO CLASSIFICATION OF EMPLOYEES OF HOUSE OF 
            REPRESENTATIVES.

    The provisions of law relating to classification of employees of the 
House of Representatives, as codified in chapter 10 of title 2, United 
States Code, are amended as follows:
            (1) Section 4(a)(1) of the House Employees Position 
        Classification Act (2 U.S.C. 293(a)(1)) is amended by striking 
        out ``House Administration'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
        ``House Oversight''.
            (2) Section 5(b)(1)(C) of the House Employees Position 
        Classification Act (2 U.S.C. 294(b)(1)(C)) is amended by 
        striking out ``Doorkeeper'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
        ``Chief Administrative Officer''.
            (3) The second sentence of section 11 of the House 
        Employees Position Classification Act (2 U.S.C. 300) is amended 
        by striking out ``contingent fund'' and inserting in lieu 
        thereof ``applicable accounts''.

SEC. 210. PROVISIONS RELATING TO PAYROLL ADMINISTRATION IN HOUSE OF 
            REPRESENTATIVES.

    The provisions of law relating to payroll administration in the 
House of Representatives, as codified in chapter 10A of title 2, United 
States Code, are amended as follows:
            (1) Section 471 of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 
        1970 (2 U.S.C. 331) is amended by striking out ``Clerk'' and 
        inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer''.
            (2)(A) Section 472 of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 
        1970 (2 U.S.C. 332) is repealed.
            (B) The table of contents of the Legislative Reorganization 
        Act of 1970 is amended, in the matter relating to part 7 of 
        title IV (84 Stat. 1142), by striking out the item relating to 
        section 472.
            (3)(A) Section 474 of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 
        1970 (2 U.S.C. 334) is repealed.
            (B) The table of contents of the Legislative Reorganization 
        Act of 1970 is amended, in the matter relating to part 7 of 
        title IV (84 Stat. 1142), by striking out the item relating to 
        section 474.
            (4) Section 475(1) of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 
        1970 (2 U.S.C. 335(1)) is amended by striking out ``Clerk'' and 
        inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer''.
            (5) Section 476 of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 
        1970 (2 U.S.C. 336) is amended by striking out ``Clerk'' each 
        place it appears and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief 
        Administrative Officer''.

SEC. 211. PROVISIONS RELATING TO CONTESTED ELECTIONS.

    The provisions of law relating to contested elections, as codified 
in chapter 12 of title 2, United States Code, are amended as follows:
            (1) Section 2 of the Federal Contested Elections Act (2 
        U.S.C. 381) is amended--
                    (A) by redesignating subdivisions (a) through (i) as 
                paragraphs (1) through (9), respectively;
                    (B) in the matter before paragraph (1), as so 
                redesignated by subparagraph (A), by striking out 
                ``Act--'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``Act:'';

[[Page 110 STAT. 1744]]

                    (C) by indenting paragraphs (1) through (9), as so 
                redesignated by subparagraph (A), two ems; and
                    (D) in paragraph (2), as so redesignated by 
                subparagraph (A)--
                          (i) by striking out ``(1) whose'' and 
                      inserting in lieu thereof ``(A) whose''; and
                          (ii) by striking out ``or (2)'' and inserting 
                      in lieu thereof ``or (B)''.
            (2) Section 2 of the Federal Contested Elections Act (2 
        U.S.C. 381), as amended by paragraph (1), is further amended--
                    (A) in paragraph (1), by striking out ``or Resident 
                Commissioner'' and all that follows through ``but'' and 
                inserting in lieu thereof ``, or Delegate or Resident 
                Commissioner to, the Congress, but that term'';
                    (B) in paragraph (2), as amended by paragraph (1) of 
                this section--
                          (i) by striking out ``House of Representatives 
                      of the United States'' in subparagraph (A) and 
                      inserting in lieu thereof ``office of 
                      Representative in, or Delegate or Resident 
                      Commissioner to, the Congress''; and
                          (ii) by striking out ``House of 
                      Representatives'' in subparagraph (B) and 
                      inserting in lieu thereof ``office of 
                      Representative in, or Delegate or Resident 
                      Commissioner to, the Congress'';
                    (C) in paragraph (3), by striking out ``of the 
                United States'';
                    (D) in paragraph (4), by striking out ``of the 
                United States'';
                    (E) in paragraph (5), by striking out ``term'' and 
                all that follows through ``offices'' and inserting in 
                lieu thereof ``term `Member of the House of 
                Representatives' means an incumbent Representative in, 
                or Delegate or Resident Commissioner to, the Congress, 
                or an individual who has been elected to such office'';
                    (F) in paragraph (6), by striking out ``of the 
                United States'';
                    (G) in paragraph (7), by striking out ``House 
                Administration of the House of Representatives of the 
                United States'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``House 
                Oversight of the House of Representatives''; and
                    (H) in paragraph (8), by striking out ``includes 
                territory and'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``means a 
                State of the United States and any territory or''.
            (3) Section 3 of the Federal Contested Elections Act (2 
        U.S.C. 382) is amended--
                    (A) in subsection (a), by striking out ``to the 
                House of Representatives''; and
                    (B) in subsection (c)--
                          (i) by striking out ``or'' after the semicolon 
                      at the end of paragraph (4); and
                          (ii) by inserting ``or'' after the semicolon 
                      at the end of paragraph (5).
            (4) Section 17 of the Federal Contested Elections Act (2 
        U.S.C. 396) is amended by striking out ``contingent fund'' and 
        inserting in lieu thereof ``applicable accounts''.

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SEC. 212. PROVISIONS RELATING TO JOINT COMMITTEE ON CONGRESSIONAL 
            OPERATIONS.

    The provisions of law relating to the Joint Committee on Government 
Operations, as codified in chapter 13 of title 2, United States Code, 
are amended as follows:
            (1)(A) Part 1 of title IV of the Legislative Reorganization 
        Act of 1970 (2 U.S.C. 411-417) is repealed.
            (B) The table of contents of the Legislative Reorganization 
        Act of 1970 is amended, in the matter relating to title IV (84 
        Stat. 1141), by striking out the matter relating to 
        part 1.
            (2) Section 206 of House Resolution 988, Ninety-third 
        Congress, agreed to October 8, 1974, as enacted into permanent 
        law by chapter III of title I of the Supplemental Appropriations 
        Act, 1975 (2 U.S.C. 412a), is repealed.

SEC. 213. PROVISIONS RELATING TO CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE.

    The provisions of law relating to the Congressional Budget Office, 
as codified in chapter 17 of title 2, United States Code, are amended as 
follows: section 202(g) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 
U.S.C. 602(g)) is amended by striking out ``House Administration'' and 
inserting in lieu thereof ``House Oversight''.

SEC. 214. PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE STATES.

    The provisions of law relating to the States, as codified under 
chapter 4 of title 4, United States Code, are amended as follows: 
section 307(b)(1) of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1988 (4 
U.S.C. 105 note) by striking out ``House Administration'' and inserting 
in lieu thereof ``House Oversight''.

SEC. 215. PROVISIONS RELATING TO GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION AND EMPLOYEES.

    The provisions of law relating to Government organization and 
employees, enacted as title 5, United States Code, are amended as 
follows:
            (1) Section 2107(5) of title 5, United States Code, is 
        amended by striking out ``Clerk'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
        ``Chief Administrative Officer''.
            (2) Section 3304(c)(1) of title 5, United States Code, is 
        amended by striking out ``Clerk'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
        ``Chief Administrative Officer''.
            (3) Section 5306(a)(1)(A) of title 5, United States Code, is 
        amended by striking out ``Clerk'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
        ``Chief Administrative Officer''.
            (4) Section 5334(c) of title 5, United States Code, is 
        amended by striking out ``Clerk'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
        ``Chief Administrative Officer''.
            (5) Section 5515 of title 5, United States Code, is amended 
        by striking out ``Clerk'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief 
        Administrative Officer''.
            (6) Section 5531(5) of title 5, United States Code, is 
        amended by striking out ``Clerk'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
        ``Chief Administrative Officer''.
            (7) Subsections (c)(1), (c)(2), and (d)(5)(A) of section 
        5533 of title 5, United States Code, are each amended by 
        striking out ``Clerk'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief 
        Administrative Officer''.

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            (8) Section 5537(a) of title 5, United States Code, is 
        amended by striking out ``Clerk'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
        ``Chief Administrative Officer''.
            (9) Section 5751 of title 5, United States Code, is amended 
        by striking out ``Clerk'' both places it appears and inserting 
        in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer''.
            (10) Section 6322 of title 5, United States Code, is amended 
        by striking out ``Clerk'' both places it appears and inserting 
        in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer''.
            (11) Section 8332(b) of title 5, United States Code, is 
        amended in the fourth sentence in the matter following paragraph 
        (16) by striking out ``Clerk'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
        ``Chief Administrative Officer''.
            (12)(A) The third sentence of section 8334(a)(1) of title 5, 
        United States Code, is amended by striking out ``Clerk of the 
        House of Representatives, the Clerk may pay from the contingent 
        fund of the House'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief 
        Administrative Officer of the House of Representatives, the 
        Chief Administrative Officer may pay from the applicable 
        accounts of the House of Representatives''.
            (B) Paragraph (1)(A) and paragraph (3) of section 8334(j) of 
        title 5, United States Code, are each amended by striking out 
        ``Clerk'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative 
        Officer''.
            (13) Section 8402(c)(5) of title 5, United States Code, is 
        amended--
                    (A) in the matter before subparagraph (A), by 
                striking out ``Clerk'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
                ``Chief Administrative Officer''; and
                    (B) in subparagraph (B), by striking out ``Clerk'' 
                and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative 
                Officer''.
            (14) Paragraph (1)(A) and paragraph (3) of section 8422(e) 
        of title 5, United States Code, are each amended by striking out 
        ``Clerk'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative 
        Officer''.
            (15) Section 8423(a)(3)(C) of title 5, United States Code, 
        is amended by striking out ``Clerk of the House of 
        Representatives, from the contingent fund of the House'' and 
        inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer of the 
        House of Representatives, from the applicable accounts of the 
        House of Representatives''.
            (16) The second sentence of section 8432(e) of title 5, 
        United States Code, is amended by striking out ``Clerk of the 
        House of Representatives, the Clerk may pay from the contingent 
        fund'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative 
        Officer of the House of Representatives, the Chief 
        Administrative 
        Officer may pay from the applicable accounts''.
            (17) The second sentence of section 8432a(c) of title 5, 
        United States Code, is amended by striking out ``Clerk of the 
        House of Representatives, the Clerk may pay from the contingent 
        fund'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative 
        Officer of the House of Representatives, the Chief 
        Administrative Officer may pay from the applicable accounts''.
            (18) Subsection (b) of section 8708 of title 5, United 
        States Code, is amended by striking out ``Clerk'' the first 
        place it appears and all that follows through the end of the 
        subsection and inserting in lieu thereof the following: ``Chief 
        Administra

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        tive Officer of the House of Representatives, the Chief 
        Administrative Officer may contribute the sum required by 
        subsection (a) of this section from the applicable accounts of 
        the House of Representatives.''.
            (19) Section 8906(f)(3) of title 5, United States Code, is 
        amended by striking out ``Clerk of the House of Representatives, 
        from the contingent fund of the House'' and inserting in lieu 
        thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer of the House of 
        Representatives, from the applicable accounts of the House of 
        Representatives''.

SEC. 216. PROVISIONS CODIFIED IN APPENDICES TO TITLE 5, UNITED STATES 
            CODE.

    The provisions of law codified in appendices to title 5, United 
States Code, are amended as follows:
            (1) Section 103(h)(1)(A)(i)(I) of the Ethics in Government 
        Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App. 103(h)(1)(A)(i)(I)) is amended by 
        striking out ``Clerk'' the second place it appears and inserting 
        in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer''.
            (2) Section 109(13)(A) of the Ethics in Government Act of 
        1978 (5 U.S.C. App. 103(13)(A)) <<NOTE: 5 USC app. 109.>>  is 
        amended by striking out ``Clerk'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
        ``Chief Administrative Officer''.

SEC. 217. PROVISIONS RELATING TO COMMERCE AND TRADE.

    The provisions of law relating to commerce and trade, as codified in 
title 15, United States Code, are amended as follows: the Joint 
Resolution entitled ``Joint resolution to print the monthly publication 
entitled `Economic Indicators' '', approved June 23, 1949 (15 U.S.C. 
1025), is amended by striking out ``Doorkeeper'' and inserting in lieu 
thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer''.

SEC. 218. PROVISIONS RELATING TO FOREIGN RELATIONS AND INTERCOURSE.

    The provisions of law relating to foreign relations and intercourse, 
as codified in title 22, United States Code, are amended as follows:
            (1) The last sentence of section 105(b) of the Legislative 
        Branch Appropriation Act, 1961 (22 U.S.C. 276c-1) is amended by 
        striking out ``Committee on House Administration'' and inserting 
        in lieu thereof ``Clerk''.
            (2) The first sentence of subsection (b)(2) and the first 
        sentence of subsection (b)(3)(A) of section 502 of the Mutual 
        Security Act of 1954 (22 U.S.C. 1754) are each amended by 
        striking out ``Clerk'' the second place it appears and inserting 
        in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer''.
            (3) Section 8(d)(2) of the Act entitled ``An Act to 
        establish a Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe'', 
        approved June 3, 1976 (22 U.S.C. 3008(d)(2)), is amended by 
        striking out ``Clerk'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief 
        Administrative Officer''.

SEC. 219. PROVISIONS RELATING TO MONEY AND FINANCE.

    (a) Use of Vehicles Amendment.--Section 802(d) of the Ethics Reform 
Act of 1989 (31 U.S.C. 1344 note) is amended by striking out ``House 
Administration'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``House Oversight''.

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    (b) Title 31, United States Code, Amendments.--The provisions of law 
relating to money and finance, enacted as title 31, United States Code, 
are amended as follows:
            (1) Section 1551(c)(2) of title 31, United States Code, is 
        amended by striking out ``Clerk'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
        ``Chief Administrative Officer''.
            (2) Section 6102a(c) of title 31, United States Code, is 
        amended by striking out ``House Administration'' and inserting 
        in lieu thereof ``House Oversight''.
            (3) Section 6203(a)(3) of title 31, United States Code, is 
        amended by striking out ``House Administration'' and inserting 
        in lieu thereof ``House Oversight''.

SEC. 220. PROVISIONS RELATING TO POSTAL SERVICE.

    The provisions of law relating to the Postal Service, enacted as 
title 39, United States Code, are amended as follows:
            (1) Paragraphs (1) and (2) of subsection (e), section 3216, 
        title 39, United States Code, are each amended by striking out 
        ``Clerk of the House'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief 
        Administrative Officer of the House of Representatives''.
            (2) Section 3216(e)(2) of title 39, United States Code, is 
        amended by striking out ``House Administration'' each place it 
        appears and inserting in lieu thereof ``House Oversight''.

SEC. 221. PROVISIONS RELATING TO PUBLIC BUILDINGS, PROPERTY, AND WORKS.

    The provisions of law relating to public buildings, property, and 
works, as codified in title 40, United States Code, are amended as 
follows:
            (1) The first section of House Resolution 291, Eighty-eighth 
        Congress, agreed to June 18, 1963, as enacted into permanent law 
        by section 103 of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1965 
        (40 U.S.C. 166b-4), is amended--
                    (A) in the first sentence, by striking out 
                ``contingent fund'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
                ``applicable accounts''; and
                    (B) by striking out ``House Administration'' each 
                place it appears and inserting in lieu thereof ``House 
                Oversight''.
            (2) Section 1816 of the Revised Statutes of the United 
        States (40 U.S.C. 170) is amended by striking out ``Accounts of 
        the House of Representatives, for the House'' and inserting in 
        lieu thereof ``House Oversight of the House of Representatives, 
        for the House of Representatives''.
            (3)(A) Subsections (a), (b), and (c) of section 2 of House 
        Resolution 317, Ninety-second Congress, agreed to March 25, 
        1971, as enacted into permanent law by the paragraph under the 
        heading ``HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES'' and the subheadings 
        ``Contingent Expenses of the House'' and ``miscellaneous items'' 
        in the first section of the Legislative Branch Appropriation 
        Act, 1972 (40 U.S.C. 174k (a), (b), and (c)), are each amended 
        by striking out ``House Administration'' each place it appears 
        and inserting in lieu thereof ``House Oversight''.
            (B) Section 208 of the First Supplemental Civil Functions 
        Appropriation Act, 1941 (40 U.S.C. 174k note) is repealed.
            (4)(A) The proviso in the paragraph under the heading 
        ``ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOL'' and the subheading ``House Office 
        Buildings'' in the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1989 
        (40 U.S.C. 175 note), is amended by striking out

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        ``House Administration'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``House 
        Oversight''.
            (B) The first section of House Resolution 208, Ninety-fourth 
        Congress, agreed to February 24, 1975,
as enacted into permanent law by section 201 of the Legislative Branch 
Appropriation Act, 1976 (40 U.S.C. 175 note), is amended--
                    (i) by striking out ``House Administration'' and 
                inserting in lieu thereof ``House Oversight of the House 
                of Representatives''; and
                    (ii) by striking out ``contingent fund'' and 
                inserting in lieu thereof ``applicable accounts''.
            (5)(A) Section 312 of the Legislative Branch Appropriations 
        Act, 1992 (40 U.S.C. 184g) is amended by striking out ``Clerk'' 
        each place it appears and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief 
        Administrative Officer''.
            (B) Section 312(a)(1)(A) of the Legislative Branch 
        Appropriations Act, 1992 (40 U.S.C. 184g(a)(1)(A)) is amended by 
        striking out ``or the Sergeant at Arms of the House of 
        Representatives''.
            (C) Section 312(d)(2) of the Legislative Branch 
        Appropriations Act, 1992 (40 U.S.C. 184g(d)(2)) is amended by 
        striking out ``with'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``With''.
            (6) Section 312 of the Legislative Branch Appropriations 
        Act, 1992 (40 U.S.C. 184g) is amended--
                    (A) in subsection (b)(1)(A), by striking out 
                ``Minority Leader'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
                ``minority leader'';
                    (B) in subsection (c), by striking out ``House 
                Administration'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``House 
                Oversight''; and
                    (C) in subsection (d)(1), by striking out ``in the 
                contingent fund of the House of Representatives''.
            (7) Section 801(b)(3) of the Arizona-Idaho Conservation Act 
        of 1988 (40 U.S.C. 188a(b)(3)) is amended by striking out 
        ``House Administration'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``House 
        Oversight''.
            (8) The second sentence of section 1001(a) of the Arizona-
        Idaho Conservation Act of 1988 (40 U.S.C. 188c(a)) is amended by 
        striking out ``House Administration'' and inserting in lieu 
        thereof ``House Oversight''.
            (9)(A) Section 2(a) of House Resolution 661, Ninety-fifth 
        Congress, agreed to July 29, 1977, as enacted into permanent law 
        by section 111 of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1979 
        (40 U.S.C. 206 note), is amended by striking out ``House 
        Administration'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``House 
        Oversight''.
            (B) House Resolution 199, One Hundred Second Congress, 
        agreed to August 1, 1991, as enacted into permanent law by 
        section 102 of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1993 
        (40 U.S.C. 206 note), is amended by striking out ``House 
        Administration'' each place it appears and inserting in lieu 
        thereof ``House Oversight''.
            (C) House Resolution 420, One Hundred First Congress, agreed 
        to June 26, 1990, as enacted into permanent law by section 105 
        of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1991 (40 U.S.C. 
        206 note), is amended--
                    (i) in section 2(1), by striking out ``House 
                Administration'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``House 
                Oversight''; and

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                    (ii) in section 3(2), by striking out ``from the 
                contingent fund of the House of Representatives or''.
            (10) Section 3(a)(1) of House Resolution 449, Ninety-second 
        Congress, agreed to June 2, 1971, as enacted into permanent law 
        by chapter IV of the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1972 (40 
        U.S.C. 206b(a)(1)), is amended by striking out ``Clerk'' and 
        inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer''.
            (11)(A) Section 3(d) of House Resolution 449, Ninety-second 
        Congress, agreed to June 2, 1971, as enacted into permanent law 
        by chapter IV of the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1972 (40 
        U.S.C. 206b(d), is amended by striking out ``House 
        Administration'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``House 
        Oversight''.
            (B)(i) The provisions of law specified in clause (ii) (40 
        U.S.C. 206b(g); 40 U.S.C. 206b note) are amended as provided in 
        such clause.
            (ii) House Resolution 449, Ninety-second Congress, agreed to 
        June 2, 1971, as enacted into permanent law by chapter IV of the 
        Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1972, is amended by striking 
        out section 5. House Resolution 1309, Ninety-third Congress, 
        agreed to October 10, 1974, as enacted into permanent law by 
        chapter III of the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1975, is 
        amended by striking out section 3.
            (12) Section 9C of the Act entitled ``An Act to define the 
        area of the United States Capitol Grounds, to regulate the use 
        thereof, and for other purposes'', approved July 31, 1946 (40 
        U.S.C. 207a) is amended by striking out ``House Administration'' 
        and inserting in lieu thereof ``House Oversight''.
            (13) Section 9B(a) of the Act entitled ``An Act to define 
        the area of the United States Capitol Grounds, to regulate the 
        use thereof, and for other
purposes'', approved July 31, 1946 (40 U.S.C. 212a-3(a)) is amended by 
striking out ``House Administration'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
``House Oversight''.
            (14) Subsection (b)(1) and subsection (c) of section 3 of 
        Public Law 98-392 (40 U.S.C. 214b (b)(1) and (c)) are each 
        amended by striking out ``House Administration'' and inserting 
        in lieu thereof ``House Oversight''.
            (15) Section 151(a) of Public Law 99-500 (100 Stat. 1783-
        352), enacted in identical form as section 151(a) of Public Law 
        99-591 (100 Stat. 3341-355), (40 U.S.C. 756b) is amended by 
        striking out ``Clerk'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief 
        Administrative Officer''.
            (16) The second sentence of section 301 of the National 
        Visitor Center Facilities Act of 1968 (40 U.S.C. 831) is amended 
        by striking out ``House Committee on House Administration'' and 
        inserting in lieu thereof ``Committee on House Oversight of the 
        House of Representatives''.
            (17) Section 441 of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 
        1970 (40 U.S.C. 851) is amended--
                    (A) in subsection (c)(1), subsection (c)(4), and 
                subsection (h), by striking out ``House Administration'' 
                and inserting in lieu thereof ``House Oversight''; and
                    (B) by striking out subsection (j).
            (18) Section 3(d) of Public Law 99-652 (40 U.S.C. 1003(b)) 
        is amended by striking out ``House Administration'' and 
        inserting in lieu thereof ``House Oversight''.

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SEC. 222. PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE.

    The provisions of law relating to the public health and welfare, as 
codified in title 42, United States Code, are amended as follows:
            (1) Section 303d. of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (42 
        U.S.C. 2259(d)) is amended by striking out ``House 
        Administration'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``House 
        Oversight''.
            (2) Section 6004(a)(4) of the Solid Waste Disposal Act (42 
        U.S.C. 6964) is amended by striking out ``House Administration'' 
        and inserting in lieu thereof ``House Oversight''.

SEC. 223. PROVISIONS RELATING TO PUBLIC PRINTING AND DOCUMENTS.

    The provisions of law relating to public printing and documents, 
enacted as title 44, United States Code, are amended as follows:
            (1) Section 101 of title 44, United States Code, is amended 
        by striking out ``House Administration'' and inserting in lieu 
        thereof ``House Oversight''.
            (2) The third sentence of section 703 of title 44, United 
        States Code, is amended by striking out ``House Administration'' 
        and inserting in lieu thereof ``House Oversight''.
            (3) Section 730 of title 44, United States Code, is amended 
        by striking out ``, Sergeant at Arms, and Doorkeeper'' and 
        inserting in lieu thereof ``and Sergeant at Arms''.
            (4)(A) Section 735 of title 44, United States Code, is 
        amended--
                    (i) in the section heading, by striking out 
                ``Members of Congress'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
                ``Senators'';
                    (ii) by striking out ``Member of Congress'' and 
                inserting in lieu thereof ``Senator''; and
                    (iii) by striking out ``and Clerk of the House of 
                Representatives, respectively''.
            (B) The table of sections for chapter 7 of title 44, United 
        States Code, is amended by striking out the item relating to 
        section 735 and inserting in lieu thereof the following new 
        item:

``735. Binding for Senators.''.

            (5) The second sentence of section 739 of title 44, United 
        States Code, is amended by striking out ``Doorkeeper'' and 
        inserting in lieu thereof ``Clerk''.
            (6) The first sentence of section 740 of title 44, United 
        States Code, is amended by striking out ``Doorkeeper of the 
        House'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative 
        Officer of the House of Representatives''.
            (7)(A) The first undesignated paragraph of section 906 of 
        title 44, United States Code, is amended--
                    (i) in the fifth undesignated subdivision of the 
                matter relating to furnishing of the bound edition of 
                the Congressional Record, by striking out ``, Sergeant 
                at Arms, and Doorkeeper'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
                ``and the Sergeant at Arms'';
                    (ii) in the seventh undesignated subdivision of the 
                matter relating to furnishing of the daily edition of 
                the Congressional Record, by striking out ``, Sergeant 
                at Arms, and Doorkeeper'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
                ``and the Sergeant at Arms''; and

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                    (iii) in the eighth undesignated subdivision of the 
                matter relating to furnishing of the daily edition of 
                the Congressional Record, by striking out ``Doorkeeper'' 
                and inserting in lieu thereof ``Clerk''.
            (B) The third undesignated paragraph of section 906 of title 
        44, United States Code, is amended--
                    (i) in the fourth undesignated subdivision of the 
                matter relating to furnishing of the Congressional 
                Record in unstitched form, by striking out ``, Sergeant 
                at Arms, and Doorkeeper'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
                ``and the Sergeant at Arms''; and
                    (ii) in the twelfth undesignated subdivision of the 
                matter relating to furnishing of the Congressional 
                Record in unstitched form--
                          (I) by striking out ``to the Secretaries'' and 
                      inserting in lieu thereof ``and to the 
                      Secretaries''; and
                          (II) by striking out ``, and to the Doorkeeper 
                      of the House of Representatives''.
            (8) Section 908 of title 44, United States Code, is amended 
        by striking out ``Sergeant at Arms of the House'' and inserting 
        in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer of the House of 
        Representatives''.
            (9) Section 2203(e) of title 44, United States Code, is 
        amended by striking out ``House Administration'' and inserting 
        in lieu thereof ``House Oversight''.
            (10) Section 3303a(c) of title 44, United States Code, is 
        amended by striking out ``House Administration'' and inserting 
        in lieu thereof ``House Oversight''.

SEC. 224. PROVISIONS RELATING TO TERRITORIES AND INSULAR POSSESSIONS.

    The provisions of law relating to territories and insular 
possessions, as codified in title 48, United States Code, are amended as 
follows:
            (1) The last undesignated paragraph after the center heading 
        ``mints and assay offices.'' and the center subheading 
        ``government in the territories'' in the first section of the 
        Act entitled ``An Act making appropriations for the legislative, 
        executive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the 
        fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and seven, 
        and for other purposes'', approved June 22, 1906 (48 U.S.C. 
        894), is amended by striking out ``Sergeant-at-Arms'' and 
        inserting in lieu thereof ``Chief Administrative Officer''.
            (2) Section 35 of the Organic Act of Guam (48 U.S.C. 1421k-
        1) is repealed.
            (3) Section 15 of the Revised Organic Act of the Virgin 
        Islands (48 U.S.C. 1596) is repealed.
            (4) The last two provisos of section 5 of Public Law 92-271 
        (48 U.S.C. 1715 note) are repealed.

SEC. 225. MISCELLANEOUS UNCODIFIED PROVISIONS RELATING TO HOUSE OF 
            REPRESENTATIVES.

    The following miscellaneous uncodified provisions relating to the 
House of Representatives are amended as follows:
            (1) The next to the last undesignated paragraph under the 
        center heading ``HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES'' 
        and the center subheadings ``Administrative Provisions'' and 
        ``house beauty shop'' in the first section of the Legislative

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        Branch Appropriation Act, 1970 (83 Stat. 347) is amended by 
        striking out the last two sentences.
            (2) The last undesignated paragraph under the center heading 
        ``HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES'' and the center subheadings 
        ``Administrative Provisions'' and ``house beauty shop'' in the 
        first section of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1970 
        (83 Stat. 347) is repealed.

    Approved August 20, 1996.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 2739:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 104-482 (Comm. on House Oversight).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 142 (1996):
            Mar. 19, considered and passed House.
            June 28, considered and passed Senate, amended.
            Aug. 2, House concurred in Senate amendment.

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