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        H.R.475

                       One Hundred Tenth Congress

                                 of the

                        United States of America


                          AT THE FIRST SESSION

          Begun and held at the City of Washington on Thursday,
            the fourth day of January, two thousand and seven


                                 An Act


 
To revise the composition of the House of Representatives Page Board to 
 equalize the number of members representing the majority and minority 
parties and to include a member representing the parents of pages and a 
        member representing former pages, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
    This Act may be cited as the ``House Page Board Revision Act of 
2007''.
SEC. 2. REVISION OF COMPOSITION OF HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES PAGE BOARD.
    (a) Expansion of Membership.--Section 2(a) 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)), 
is amended--
        (1) in paragraph (1), by striking ``one Member'' and inserting 
    ``two Members'';
        (2) by striking ``and'' at the end of paragraph (1);
        (3) by redesignating paragraph (2) as paragraph (4); and
        (4) by inserting after paragraph (1) the following new 
    paragraphs:
        ``(2) one individual who, at any time during the 5-year period 
    which ends on the date of the individual's appointment, is or was a 
    parent of a page participating in the program;
        ``(3) one individual who is a former page of the House who is 
    not a Member of the House or an individual described in paragraph 
    (2); and''.
    (b) Special Rules for Members Representing Parents and Former 
Pages.--Section 2 of such House Resolution (2 U.S.C. 88b-3) is 
amended--
        (1) by redesignating subsection (b) as subsection (c); and
        (2) by inserting after subsection (a) the following new 
    subsection:
    ``(b) In the case of the members of the Page Board who are 
described in paragraphs (2) and (3) of subsection (a), the following 
shall apply:
        ``(1) Each such member shall be appointed jointly by the 
    Speaker and minority leader of the House of Representatives.
        ``(2) Each such member shall serve for a term of one year and 
    may be reappointed for additional terms if the member continues to 
    meet the requirements for appointment.
        ``(3) A vacancy in the position held by any such member shall 
    be filled in the same manner as the original appointment. An 
    individual appointed to fill a vacancy shall serve for the 
    remainder of the original term and may be reappointed in accordance 
    with paragraph (2).
        ``(4) Each such member may be paid travel or transportation 
    expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, for attending 
    meetings of the Page Board while away from the member's home or 
    place of business. There are authorized to be appropriated from the 
    applicable accounts of the House of Representatives such sums as 
    may be necessary for payments under this paragraph.''.
SEC. 3. REQUIRING REGULAR MEETINGS.
    Section 1 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-2), is amended--
        (1) by striking ``Until otherwise'' and inserting ``(a) Until 
    otherwise''; and
        (2) by adding at the end the following new subsection:
    ``(b) The Page Board shall meet regularly, in accordance with a 
schedule established jointly by the Speaker and minority leader of the 
House of Representatives.''.
SEC. 4. EFFECTIVE DATE.
    The amendments made by this Act shall apply with respect to the 
portion of the One Hundred Tenth Congress which begins after the date 
of the enactment of this Act and each succeeding Congress.

                               Speaker of the House of Representatives.

                            Vice President of the United States and    
                                               President of the Senate.