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107th Congress                                                   Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 1st Session                                                    107-259

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 MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 
           ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2002, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

                                _______
                                

                October 30, 2001.--Ordered to be printed

                                _______
                                

    Mr. Taylor of North Carolina, from the committee of conference, 
                        submitted the following

                           CONFERENCE REPORT

                        [To accompany H.R. 2647]

      The committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of 
the two Houses on the amendments of the Senate to the bill 
(H.R. 2647) ``making appropriations for the Legislative Branch 
for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2002, and for other 
purposes'', having met, after full and free conference, have 
agreed to recommend and do recommend to their respective Houses 
as follows:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 5.
      Amendment numbered 1:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 1, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter proposed by said amendment, insert:
That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in 
the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the Legislative 
Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2002, and for 
other purposes, namely:

                   TITLE I--CONGRESSIONAL OPERATIONS

                                 SENATE

                           expense allowances

    For expense allowances of the Vice President, $10,000; the 
President Pro Tempore of the Senate, $10,000; Majority Leader 
of the Senate, $10,000; Minority Leader of the Senate, $10,000; 
Majority Whip of the Senate, $5,000; Minority Whip of the 
Senate, $5,000; and Chairmen of the Majority and Minority 
Conference Committees, $3,000 for each Chairman; and Chairmen 
of the Majority and Minority Policy Committees, $3,000 for each 
Chairman; in all, $62,000.

    representation allowances for the majority and minority leaders

    For representation allowances of the Majority and Minority 
Leaders of the Senate, $15,000 for each such Leader; in all, 
$30,000.

                    Salaries, Officers and Employees

    For compensation of officers, employees, and others as 
authorized by law, including agency contributions, 
$104,039,000, which shall be paid from this appropriation 
without regard to the below limitations, as follows:

                      office of the vice president

    For the Office of the Vice President, $1,867,000.

                  office of the president pro tempore

    For the Office of the President Pro Tempore, $473,000.

              offices of the majority and minority leaders

    For Offices of the Majority and Minority Leaders, 
$2,868,000.

               offices of the majority and minority whips

    For Offices of the Majority and Minority Whips, $1,912,000.

                      committee on appropriations

    For salaries of the Committee on Appropriations, 
$9,875,000.

                         conference committees

    For the Conference of the Majority and the Conference of 
the Minority, at rates of compensation to be fixed by the 
Chairman of each such committee, $1,250,000 for each such 
committee; in all, $2,500,000.

 offices of the secretaries of the conference of the majority and the 
                       conference of the minority

    For Offices of the Secretaries of the Conference of the 
Majority and the Conference of the Minority, $618,000.

                           policy committees

    For salaries of the Majority Policy Committee and the 
Minority Policy Committee, $1,275,000 for each such committee; 
in all, $2,550,000.

                         office of the chaplain

    For Office of the Chaplain, $301,000.

                        office of the secretary

    For Office of the Secretary, $15,424,000.

             office of the sergeant at arms and doorkeeper

    For Office of the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper, 
$39,082,000.

        offices of the secretaries for the majority and minority

    For Offices of the Secretary for the Majority and the 
Secretary for the Minority, $1,350,000.

               agency contributions and related expenses

    For agency contributions for employee benefits, as 
authorized by law, and related expenses, $25,219,000.

            Office of the Legislative Counsel of the Senate

    For salaries and expenses of the Office of the Legislative 
Counsel of the Senate, $4,306,000.

                     Office of Senate Legal Counsel

    For salaries and expenses of the Office of Senate Legal 
Counsel, $1,109,000.

Expense Allowances of the Secretary of the Senate, Sergeant at Arms and 
Doorkeeper of the Senate, and Secretaries for the Majority and Minority 
                             of the Senate

    For expense allowances of the Secretary of the Senate, 
$3,000; Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate, $3,000; 
Secretary for the Majority of the Senate, $3,000; Secretary for 
the Minority of the Senate, $3,000; in all, $12,000.

                   Contingent Expenses of the Senate

                      inquiries and investigations

    For expenses of inquiries and investigations ordered by the 
Senate, or conducted pursuant to section 134(a) of Public Law 
601, Seventy-ninth Congress, as amended, section 112 of Public 
Law 96-304 and Senate Resolution 281, agreed to March 11, 1980, 
$107,264,000.


expenses of the united states senate caucus on international narcotics 
                                control


    For expenses of the United States Senate Caucus on 
International Narcotics Control, $520,000.

                        secretary of the senate

    For expenses of the Office of the Secretary of the Senate, 
$8,571,000, of which $7,000,000 shall remain available until 
expended.

             sergeant at arms and doorkeeper of the senate

    For expenses of the Office of the Sergeant at Arms and 
Doorkeeper of the Senate, $95,904,000, of which $8,654,000 
shall remain available until September 30, 2004, and of which 
$11,354,000 shall remain available until expended.

                          miscellaneous items

    For miscellaneous items, $14,274,000, of which not more 
than $3,000,000 may be made available for mailings of postal 
patron postcards by Senators for the purpose of providing 
notice of a town meeting by a Senator in a county (or 
equivalent unit of local government) that the Senator will 
personally attend: Provided, That no funds for the purpose of 
such mailings shall be made available until the date of 
enactment of a statute authorizing the expenditure of funds for 
such purpose.

        senators' official personnel and office expense account

    For Senators' Official Personnel and Office Expense 
Account, $270,494,000.

                          official mail costs

    For expenses necessary for official mail costs of the 
Senate, $300,000.

                       administrative provisions

    Sec. 101. (a) Section 101(a) of the Supplemental 
Appropriations Act, 1977 (2 U.S.C. 61h-6(a)) is amended in the 
first sentence by striking ``four individual consultants'' and 
inserting ``six individual consultants'', and is amended in the 
second sentence by striking ``one consultant'' and inserting 
``not more than two individual consultants''.
    (b) This section shall apply with respect to fiscal year 
2002 and each fiscal year thereafter.
    Sec. 102. Student Loan Repayment Program. (a) 
Definitions.--In this section:
            (1) Committee.--The term ``Committee'' means the 
        Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate.
            (2) Eligible employee.--
                    (A) In general.--Except as provided in 
                subparagraph (B), the term ``eligible 
                employee'' means an individual--
                            (i) who is an employee of the 
                        Senate; and
                            (ii) whose rate of pay as an 
                        employee of the Senate, on the date on 
                        which such eligibility is determined, 
                        does not exceed the rate of basic pay 
                        for an employee for a position at ES-1 
                        of the Senior Executive Schedule as 
                        provided for in subchapter VIII of 
                        chapter 53 of title 5, United States 
                        Code (including any locality pay 
                        adjustment applicable to the 
                        Washington, D.C.-Baltimore Maryland 
                        consolidated metropolitan statistical 
                        area).
            (3) Employee of the senate.--The term ``employee of 
        the Senate'' has the meaning given the term in section 
        101 of the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 (2 
        U.S.C. 1301).
            (4) Employing office.--The term ``employing 
        office'' means the employing office, as defined in 
        section 101 of the Congressional Accountability Act of 
        1995 (2 U.S.C. 1301), of an employee of the Senate.
            (5) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the 
        Secretary of the Senate.
            (6) Student loan.--The term ``student loan'' 
        means--
                    (A) a loan made, insured, or guaranteed 
                under part B, D, or E of title IV of the Higher 
                Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1071 et seq., 
                1087a et seq., or 1087aa et seq.); and
                    (B) a health education assistance loan made 
                or insured under part A of title VII of the 
                Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 292 et 
                seq.), or under part E of title VIII of such 
                Act (42 U.S.C. 297a et seq.).
    (b) Senate Student Loan Repayment Program.--
            (1) Service agreements.--
                    (A) In general.--The head of an employing 
                office and an eligible employee may enter into 
                a written service agreement under which--
                            (i) the employing office shall 
                        agree to repay, by direct payments on 
                        behalf of the eligible employee, any 
                        student loan indebtedness of the 
                        eligible employee that is outstanding 
                        at the time the eligible employee and 
                        the employing office enter into the 
                        agreement, subject to this section; and
                            (ii) the eligible employee shall 
                        agree to complete the 1-year required 
                        period of employment described in 
                        subsection (c)(1) with the employing 
                        office in exchange for the student loan 
                        payments.
                    (B) Contents of service agreements.--
                            (i) Contents.--A service agreement 
                        under this paragraph shall contain--
                                    (I) the start and end dates 
                                of the required period of 
                                employment covered by the 
                                agreement;
                                    (II) the monthly amount of 
                                the student loan payments to be 
                                provided by the employing 
                                office;
                                    (III) the employee's 
                                agreement to reimburse the 
                                Senate under the conditions set 
                                forth in subsection (d)(1);
                                    (IV) disclosure of the 
                                program limitations provided 
                                for in subsection (d)(4) and 
                                paragraphs (2), (3), (6), and 
                                (7) of subsection (f);
                                    (V) other terms to which 
                                the employing office and 
                                employee agree (such as terms 
                                relating to job 
                                responsibilities or job 
                                performance expectations); and
                                    (VI) any other terms 
                                prescribed by the Secretary.
                            (ii) Standard service agreements.--
                        The Secretary shall establish standard 
                        service agreements for employing 
                        offices to use in carrying out this 
                        section.
            (2) Submission of agreements.--On entering into a 
        service agreement under this section, the employing 
        office shall submit a copy of the service agreement to 
        the Secretary.
    (c) Program Conditions.--
            (1) Period of employment.--The term of the required 
        period of employment under a service agreement under 
        this section shall be 1 year. On completion of the 
        required period of employment under such a service 
        agreement, the eligible employee and the employing 
        office may enter into additional service agreements for 
        successive 1-year periods of employment.
            (2) Amount of payments.--
                    (A) In general.--The amount of student loan 
                payments made under service agreements under 
                this section on behalf of an eligible employee 
                may not exceed--
                            (i) $500 in any month; or
                            (ii) a total of $40,000.
                    (B) Payments included in gross compensation 
                limitations.--Any student loan payment made 
                under this section in any month may not result 
                in the sum of the payment and the compensation 
                of an employee for that month exceeding \1/
                12\th of the applicable annual maximum gross 
                compensation limitation under section 
                105(d)(2), (e), or (f) of the Legislative 
                Branch Appropriation Act, 1968 (2 U.S.C. 61-
                1(d)(2), (e), or (f)).
            (3) Timing of payments.--Student loan payments made 
        under this section under a service agreement shall 
        begin the first day of the pay period after the date on 
        which the agreement is signed and received by the 
        Secretary, and shall be made on a monthly basis.
    (d) Loss of Eligibility for Student Loan Payments and 
Obligation to Reimburse.--
            (1) In general.--An employee shall not be eligible 
        for continued student loan payments under a service 
        agreement under this section and (except in a case in 
        which an employee's duty is terminated under paragraph 
        (2) or an employing office assumes responsibilities 
        under paragraph (3)) shall reimburse the Senate for the 
        amount of all student loan payments made on behalf of 
        the employee under the agreement, if, before the 
        employee completes the required period of employment 
        specified in the agreement--
                    (A) the employee voluntarily separates from 
                service with the employing office;
                    (B) the employee engages in misconduct or 
                does not maintain an acceptable level of 
                performance, as determined by the head of the 
                employing office; or
                    (C) the employee violates any condition of 
                the agreement.
            (2) Termination of agreement.--The duty of an 
        eligible employee to fulfill the required period of 
        employment under the service agreement shall be 
        terminated if--
                    (A) funds are not made available to cover 
                the cost of the student loan repayment program 
                carried out under this section; or
                    (B) the employee and the head of the 
                employing office involved mutually agree to 
                terminate the service agreement under 
                subsection (f)(7).
            (3) Another employing office.--An employing office 
        who hires an eligible employee during a required period 
        of employment under such a service agreement may assume 
        the remaining obligations (as of the date of the 
        hiring) of the employee's prior employing office under 
        the agreement.
            (4) Failure of employee to reimburse.--If an 
        eligible employee fails to reimburse the Senate for the 
        amount owed under paragraph (1), such amount shall be 
        collected--
                    (A) under section 104(c) of the Legislative 
                Appropriation Act, 1977 (2 U.S.C. 60c-2a(c)) or 
                section 5514 of title 5, United States Code, if 
                the eligible employee is employed by any other 
                office of the Senate or agency of the Federal 
                Government; or
                    (B) under other applicable provisions of 
                law if the eligible employee is not employed by 
                any other office of the Senate or agency of the 
                Federal Government.
            (5) Crediting of amounts.--Any amount repaid by, or 
        recovered from, an eligible employee under this section 
        shall be credited to the subaccount for the employing 
        office from which the amount involved was originally 
        paid. Any amount so credited shall be merged with other 
        sums in such subaccount for the employing office and 
        shall be available for the same purposes, and subject 
        to the same limitations (if any), as the sums with 
        which such amount is merged.
    (e) Records and Reports.--
            (1) In general.--Not later than January 1, 2003, 
        and each January 1 thereafter, the Secretary shall 
        prepare and submit to the Committee on Rules and 
        Administration of the Senate and the Committee on 
        Appropriations of the Senate, a report for the fiscal 
        year preceding the fiscal year in which the report is 
        submitted, that contains information specifying--
                    (A) the number of eligible employees that 
                received student loan payments under this 
                section; and
                    (B) the costs of such payments, including--
                            (i) the amount of such payments 
                        made for each eligible employee;
                            (ii) the amount of any 
                        reimbursement amounts for early 
                        separation from service or whether any 
                        waivers were provided with respect to 
                        such reimbursements; and
                            (iii) any other information 
                        determined to be relevant by the 
                        Committee on Rules and Administration 
                        of the Senate or the Committee on 
                        Appropriations of the Senate.
            (2) Confidentiality.--Such report shall not include 
        any information which is considered confidential or 
        could disclose the identity of individual employees or 
        employing offices. Information required to be contained 
        in the report of the Secretary under section 105(a) of 
        the Legislative Branch Act, 1965 (2 U.S.C. 104a) shall 
        not be considered to be personal information for 
        purposes of this paragraph.
    (f) Other Administrative Matters.--
            (1) Account.--
                    (A) In general.--The Secretary shall 
                establish and maintain a central account from 
                which student loan payments available under 
                this section shall be paid on behalf of 
                eligible employees.
                    (B) Office subaccounts.--The Secretary 
                shall ensure that, within the account 
                established under subparagraph (A), a separate 
                subaccount is established for each employing 
                office to be used by each such office to make 
                student loan payments under this section. Such 
                student loan payments shall be made from any funds 
                available to the employing office for student loan 
                payments that are contained in the subaccount for the 
                office.
                    (C) Limitation.--Amounts in each subaccount 
                established under this paragraph shall not be 
                made available for any purpose other than to 
                make student loan payments under this section.
            (2) Beginning of payments.--Student loan payments 
        may begin under this section with respect to an 
        eligible employee upon--
                    (A) the receipt by the Secretary of a 
                signed service agreement; and
                    (B) verification by the Secretary with the 
                holder of the loan that the eligible employee 
                has an outstanding student loan balance that 
                qualifies for payment under this section.
            (3) Limitation.--Student loan payments may be made 
        under this section only with respect to the amount of 
        student loan indebtedness of the eligible employee that 
        is outstanding on the date on which the employee and 
        the employing office enter into a service agreement 
        under this section. Such payments may not be made under 
        this section on a student loan that is in default or 
        arrears.
            (4) Payment on multiple loans.--Student loan 
        payments may be made under this section with respect to 
        more than 1 student loan of an eligible employee at the 
        same time or separately, if the total payments on 
        behalf of such employee do not exceed the limits under 
        subsection (c)(2)(A).
            (5) Treatment of payments.--Student loan payments 
        made on behalf of an eligible employee under this 
        section shall be in addition to any basic pay and other 
        forms of compensation otherwise payable to the eligible 
        employee, and shall be subject to withholding for 
        income and employment tax obligations as provided for 
        by law.
            (6) No relief from liability.--An agreement to make 
        student loan payments under this section shall not 
        exempt an eligible employee from the responsibility or 
        liability of the employee with respect to the loan 
        involved and the eligible employee shall continue to be 
        responsible for making student loan payments on the 
        portion of any loan that is not covered under the terms 
        of the service agreement.
            (7) Reduction in payments.--Notwithstanding the 
        terms of a service agreement under this section, the 
        head of an employing office may reduce the amount of 
        student loan payments made under the agreement if 
        adequate funds are not available to such office. If the 
        head of the employing office decides to reduce the 
        amount of student loan payments for an eligible 
        employee, the head of the office and the employee may 
        mutually agree to terminate the service agreement.
            (8) No right to continued employment.--A service 
        agreement under this section shall not be construed to 
        create a right to, promise of, or entitlement to the 
        continued employment of the eligible employee.
            (9) No entitlement.--A student loan payment under 
        this section shall not be construed to be an 
        entitlement for any eligible employee.
            (10) Treatment of payments.--A student loan payment 
        under this section--
                    (A) shall not be basic pay of an employee 
                for purposes of chapters 83 and 84 of title 5, 
                United States Code (relating to retirement) and 
                chapter 87 of such title (relating to life 
                insurance coverage); and
                    (B) shall not be included in Federal wages 
                for purposes of chapter 85 of such title 
                (relating to unemployment compensation).
    (g) Allocation of Funds.--
            (1) Maximum amount.--In this subsection, the term 
        ``maximum amount'', used with respect to a fiscal year, 
        means--
                    (A) in the case of an employing office 
                described in subsection (i)(1)(A), the amount 
                described in that subsection for that fiscal 
                year; and
                    (B) in the case of an employing office 
                described in subsection (i)(1)(B), the amount 
                described in that subsection for that fiscal 
                year.
            (2) Allocation.--From the total amount made 
        available to carry out this section for a fiscal year, 
        there shall be allocated to each employing office for 
        that fiscal year--
                    (A) the maximum amount for that employing 
                office for that fiscal year; or
                    (B) if the total amount is not sufficient 
                to provide the maximum amount to each employing 
                office, an amount that bears the same 
                relationship to the total amount as the maximum 
                amount for that employing office for that 
                fiscal year bears to the total of the maximum 
                amounts for all employing offices for that 
                fiscal year.
            (3) Apportionment.--In the case of an employing 
        office that is a Committee of the Senate, the funds 
        allocated under this subsection shall be apportioned 
        between the majority and minority staff of the 
        committee in the same manner as amounts are apportioned 
        between the staffs for salaries.
    (h) Authorization of Appropriations.--
            (1) In general.--There are authorized to be 
        appropriated (or otherwise made available from 
        appropriations) to carry out this section the following 
        amounts for each fiscal year:
                    (A) For each employing office that is the 
                personal office of a Senator, an amount equal 
                to 2 percent of the total sums appropriated for 
                the fiscal year involved for administrative and 
                clerical salaries for such office.
                    (B) For each other employing office, an 
                amount equal to 2 percent of the total sums 
                appropriated for the fiscal year involved for 
                salaries for such office.
            (2) Limitation.--Amounts provided under this 
        section shall be subject to annual appropriations.
    (i) Effective Date.--This section shall apply to fiscal 
year 2002 and each fiscal year thereafter.
    Sec. 103. (a) Agency contributions for employees whose 
salaries are disbursed by the Secretary of the Senate from the 
appropriations account ``Expenses of the United States Senate 
Caucus on International Narcotics Control'' under the heading 
``Congressional Operations'' shall be paid from the Senate 
appropriations account for ``Salaries, Officers and 
Employees''.
    (b) This section shall apply to pay periods beginning on or 
after October 1, 2001.
    Sec. 104. (a) Section 5(a) under the subheading 
``administrative provisions'' under the heading ``SENATE'' 
under title I of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 
1996 (2 U.S.C. 58a note) is amended by striking ``invoice 
ends'' and inserting ``invoice begins''.
    (b) The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect 
on October 1, 2001, and shall apply to base service periods 
beginning on or after that date.
    Sec. 105. (a) Section 120 of Public Law 97-51 (2 U.S.C. 
61g-6) is amended in the first sentence by striking ``$75,000'' 
and inserting ``$100,000''.
    (b) This section shall apply with respect to fiscal year 
2002 and each fiscal year thereafter.
    Sec. 106. Effective on and after October 1, 2001, each of 
the dollar amounts contained in the table under section 
105(d)(1)(A) of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1968 
(2 U.S.C. 61-1(d)(1)(A)) shall be deemed to be the dollar 
amounts in that table, as adjusted by law and in effect on 
September 30, 2001, increased by an additional $50,000 each.
    Sec. 107. Transfers from Senate Gift Shop to Preservation 
Fund. (a) In General.--Section 2(c) of the Legislative Branch 
Appropriations Act, 1993 (2 U.S.C. 121d(c)) is amended--
            (1) by inserting ``(1)'' after ``(c)''; and
            (2) by adding at the end the following:
            ``(2) The Secretary of the Senate may transfer from 
        the fund to the Capitol Preservation Fund the net 
        profits (as determined by the Secretary) from sales of 
        items by the Senate Gift Shop which are intended to 
        benefit the Capitol Visitor Center.''.
    (b) Effective Date.--The amendments made by this section 
shall apply to fiscal years beginning before, on, or after the 
date of enactment of this Act.
    Sec. 108. Provisions Relating to Senate Commission on Art. 
(a) Maintenance of Old Supreme Court Chamber.--Section 3 of 
Senate Resolution 382 (90th Congress) (40 U.S.C. 188b-2) is 
amended by striking ``insofar as it'' and inserting ``and of 
the Old Supreme Court Chamber insofar as each''.
    (b) Technical Amendments.--Section 5 of Senate Resolution 
382 (90th Congress) (40 U.S.C. 188b-4) is amended--
            (1) by striking ``the sum of $15,000 each fiscal 
        year,'' and inserting ``such amount as may be necessary 
        each fiscal year,''; and
            (2) by striking ``the Chairman or Vice Chairman of 
        the Commission'' and inserting ``the Executive 
        Secretary of the Commission and approved by the 
        Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate''.
    (c) Effective Date.--The amendments made by this section 
shall apply to fiscal year 2002 and all succeeding fiscal 
years.
    Sec. 109. Procurement of Temporary Help. (a) In general.--
(1) Subject to regulations that the Committee on Rules and 
Administration of the Senate may prescribe, the Secretary of 
the Senate and the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the 
Senate may procure temporary help services from a private 
sector source that offers such services. Each procurement of 
services under this subsection shall be for no longer than 30 
days.
    (2) A person performing services procured under paragraph 
(1) shall not, during the period of the performance of the 
services, be an employee of the United States or be considered 
to be an employee of the United States for any purpose.
    (b) This section shall take effect on October 1, 2001, and 
shall apply in fiscal year 2002 and successive fiscal years.
    Sec. 110. Section 311(d) of the Legislative Branch 
Appropriations Act, 1991 (2 U.S.C. 59e(d)) is amended in the 
matter preceding paragraph (1) by inserting ``in the House, or 
official expenses for franked mail, employee salaries, office 
space, furniture, or equipment and any associated information 
technology services (excluding handheld communications devices) 
in the Senate'' after ``expenses''.
    Sec. 111. The amount available to the Committee on Rules 
and Administration for expenses under section 14(c) of Senate 
Resolution 54, agreed to March 8, 2001, is increased by 
$150,000.

SEC. 112. TRANSPORTATION SUBSIDY FOR EMPLOYEES OF THE SENATE.

    (a) Definitions.--In this section, the term--
            (1) ``employee of the Senate''--
                    (A) means any employee whose pay is 
                disbursed by the Secretary of the Senate; and
                    (B) does not include a member or civilian 
                employee of the Capitol Police; and
            (2) ``employing office'' means the employing 
        office, as defined under section 101 of the 
        Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 (2 U.S.C. 
        1301), of an employee of the Senate.
    (b) Transportation Subsidy.--An employing office may 
provide a monthly transportation subsidy to an employee of the 
Senate up to the maximum monthly amount authorized under 
section 132(f)(2)(A) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.

                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

      Payment to Widows and Heirs of Deceased Members of Congress

    For payment to Deborah Williams Spence, Floyd D. Spence 
Jr., Zacheriah W. Spence, Benjamin G. Spence and Caldwell D. 
Spence, widow and children of Floyd Spence, late a 
Representative from the State of South Carolina, $145,100.

                         Salaries and Expenses

    For salaries and expenses of the House of Representatives, 
$878,050,000, as follows:

                        house leadership offices

    For salaries and expenses, as authorized by law, 
$15,910,000, including: Office of the Speaker, $1,866,000, 
including $25,000 for official expenses of the Speaker; Office 
of the Majority Floor Leader, $1,830,000, including $10,000 for 
official expenses of the Majority Leader; Office of the 
Minority Floor Leader, $2,224,000, including $10,000 for 
official expenses of the Minority Leader; Office of the 
Majority Whip, including the Chief Deputy Majority Whip, 
$1,562,000, including $5,000 for official expenses of the 
Majority Whip; Office of the Minority Whip, including the Chief 
Deputy Minority Whip, $1,168,000, including $5,000 for official 
expenses of the Minority Whip; Speaker's Office for Legislative 
Floor Activities, $431,000; Republican Steering Committee, 
$806,000; Republican Conference, $1,342,000; Democratic 
Steering and Policy Committee, $1,435,000; Democratic Caucus, 
$713,000; nine minority employees, $1,293,000; training and 
program development--majority, $290,000; training and program 
development--minority, $290,000; Cloakroom Personnel--majority, 
$330,000; and Cloakroom Personnel--minority, $330,000.

                  Members' Representational Allowances

   Including Members' Clerk Hire, Official Expenses of Members, and 
                             Official Mail

    For Members' representational allowances, including 
Members' clerk hire, official expenses, and official mail, 
$479,472,000.

                          Committee Employees

                Standing Committees, Special and Select

    For salaries and expenses of standing committees, special 
and select, authorized by House resolutions, $104,514,000: 
Provided, That such amount shall remain available for such 
salaries and expenses until December 31, 2002.

                      Committee on Appropriations

    For salaries and expenses of the Committee on 
Appropriations, $23,002,000, including studies and examinations 
of executive agencies and temporary personal services for such 
committee, to be expended in accordance with section 202(b) of 
the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 and to be available 
for reimbursement to agencies for services performed: Provided, 
That such amount shall remain available for such salaries and 
expenses until December 31, 2002.

                    Salaries, Officers and Employees

    For compensation and expenses of officers and employees, as 
authorized by law, $101,766,000, including: for salaries and 
expenses of the Office of the Clerk, including not more than 
$11,000, of which not more than $10,000 is for the Family Room, 
for official representation and reception expenses, 
$15,408,000; for salaries and expenses of the Office of the 
Sergeant at Arms, including the position of Superintendent of 
Garages, and including not more than $750 for official 
representation and reception expenses, $4,139,000; for salaries 
and expenses of the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, 
$67,495,000, of which $3,525,000 shall remain available until 
expended, including $31,510,000 for salaries, expenses and 
temporary personal services of House Information Resources, of 
which $31,390,000 is provided herein: Provided, That of the 
amount provided for House Information Resources, $8,656,000 
shall be for net expenses of telecommunications: Provided 
further, That House Information Resources is authorized to 
receive reimbursement from Members of the House of 
Representatives and other governmental entities for services 
provided and such reimbursement shall be deposited in the 
Treasury for credit to this account; for salaries and expenses 
of the Office of the Inspector General, $3,756,000; for 
salaries and expenses of the Office of General Counsel, 
$894,000; for the Office of the Chaplain, $144,000; for 
salaries and expenses of the Office of the Parliamentarian, 
including the Parliamentarian and $2,000 for preparing the 
Digest of Rules, $1,344,000; for salaries and expenses of the 
Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the House, $2,107,000; 
for salaries and expenses of the Office of the Legislative 
Counsel of the House, $5,456,000; for salaries and expenses of 
the Corrections Calendar Office, $883,000; and for other 
authorized employees, $140,000.

                        allowances and expenses

    For allowances and expenses as authorized by House 
resolution or law, $157,436,000, including: supplies, 
materials, administrative costs and Federal tort claims, 
$3,379,000; official mail for committees, leadership offices, 
and administrative offices of the House, $410,000; Government 
contributions for health, retirement, Social Security, and 
other applicable employee benefits, $152,957,000; and 
miscellaneous items including purchase, exchange, maintenance, 
repair and operation of House motor vehicles, 
interparliamentary receptions, and gratuities to heirs of 
deceased employees of the House, $690,000.

                           child care center

    For salaries and expenses of the House of Representatives 
Child Care Center, such amounts as are deposited in the account 
established by section 312(d)(1) of the Legislative Branch 
Appropriations Act, 1992 (40 U.S.C. 184g(d)(1)), subject to the 
level specified in the budget of the Center, as submitted to 
the Committee on Appropriations of the House of 
Representatives.

                       Administrative Provisions

    Sec. 113. (a) Effective October 1, 2001, the following four 
majority positions shall be transferred from the Clerk to the 
Speaker:
            (1) The position of chief of floor service.
            (2) Two positions of assistant floor chief.
            (3) One position of cloakroom attendant.
    (b) Effective October 1, 2001, the following four minority 
positions shall be transferred from the Clerk to the minority 
leader:
            (1) The position of chief of floor service.
            (2) Two positions of assistant floor chief.
            (3) One position of cloakroom attendant.
    (c) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in the case 
of an individual who is an incumbent of a position transferred 
under subsection (a) or subsection (b) at the time of the 
transfer, the total number of days of annual leave and the 
total number of days of sick leave which were provided by the 
Clerk to the individual and which remain unused as of the date 
of the transfer shall remain available for the individual to 
use after the transfer.
    Sec. 114. (a) The third sentence of section 104(a)(1) of 
the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1987 (as 
incorporated by reference in section 101(j) of Public Law 99-
500 and Public Law 99-591) (2 U.S.C. 117e(1)) is amended by 
striking ``for credit to the appropriate account'' and all that 
follows and inserting the following: ``for credit to the 
appropriate account of the House of Representatives, and shall 
be available for expenditure in accordance with applicable law. 
For purposes of the previous sentence, in the case of receipts 
from the sale or disposal of any audio or video transcripts 
prepared by the House Recording Studio, the `appropriate 
account of the House of Representatives' shall be the account 
of the Chief Administrative Officer of the House of 
Representatives.''.
    (b) The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with 
respect to fiscal year 2002 and each succeeding fiscal year.
    Sec. 115. (a) Requiring Amounts Remaining in Members' 
Representational Allowances To Be Used for Deficit Reduction or 
To Reduce the Federal Debt.--Notwithstanding any other 
provision of law, any amounts appropriated under this Act for 
``HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES--Salaries and Expenses--Members' 
Representational Allowances'' shall be available only for 
fiscal year 2002. Any amount remainingafter all payments are 
made under such allowances for fiscal year 2002 shall be deposited in 
the Treasury and used for deficit reduction (or, if there is no Federal 
budget deficit after all such payments have been made, for reducing the 
Federal debt, in such manner as the Secretary of the Treasury considers 
appropriate).
    (b) Regulations.--The Committee on House Administration of 
the House of Representatives shall have authority to prescribe 
regulations to carry out this section.
    (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. 116. (a) Day for Paying Salaries of the House of 
Representatives.--The usual day for paying salaries in or under 
the House of Representatives shall be the last day of each 
month, except that if the last day of a month falls on a 
Saturday, Sunday, or a legal public holiday, the Chief 
Administrative Officer of the House of Representatives shall 
pay such salaries on the first weekday which precedes the last 
day.
    (b) Conforming Amendment.--(1) 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 repealed.
    (2) The last paragraph under the heading ``Contingent 
Expense of the House'' in the First Deficiency Appropriation 
Act, 1946 (2 U.S.C. 60e-1), is repealed.
    (c) Effective Date.--This section and the amendments made 
by this section shall apply with respect to pay periods 
beginning after the expiration of the 1-year period which 
begins on the date of the enactment of this Act.
    Sec. 117. (a) The aggregate amount otherwise authorized to 
be appropriated for a fiscal year for the lump-sum allowance 
for the Office of the Speaker of the House of Representatives 
shall be increased by $40,000.
    (b) This section shall apply with respect to fiscal year 
2002 and each succeeding fiscal year.
    Sec. 118. (a) Effective with respect to fiscal year 2002 
and each succeeding fiscal year, there are hereby established 2 
additional positions in each of the following offices of the 
House of Representatives:
            (1) The Office of the Clerk.
            (2) The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer.
            (3) The Office of the Sergeant at Arms.
    (b) The duty of the personnel appointed to a position 
established under this section shall be to ensure the 
continuity of the operations of the House of Representatives 
during periods of emergency, in accordance with the direction 
of the head of the office in which the position is established.
    (c) The annual rate of pay provided for a position 
established under this section shall be determined by the head 
of the office in which the position is established.
    (d) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the head of 
the office in which a position is established under this 
section shall have the exclusive authority to appoint personnel 
to such a position.
    Sec. 119. (a) Section 408 of the Congressional 
Accountability Act of 1995 (2 U.S.C. 1408) is amended by adding 
at the end the following new subsection:
    ``(d) Appearances by House Employment Counsel.--
            ``(1) In general.--The House Employment Counsel of 
        the House of Representatives and any other counsel in 
        the Office of House Employment Counsel of the House of 
        Representatives, including any counsel specially 
        retained by the Office of House Employment Counsel, 
        shall be entitled, for the purpose of providing legal 
        assistance and representation to employing offices of 
        the House of Representatives under this Act, to enter 
        an appearance in any proceeding before any court of the 
        United States or of any State or political subdivision 
        thereof without compliance with any requirements for 
        admission to practice before such court, except that 
        the authorization conferred by this paragraph shall not 
        apply with respect to the admission of any such person 
        to practice before the United States Supreme Court.
            ``(2) House employment counsel defined.--In this 
        subsection, the term `Office of House Employment 
        Counsel of the House of Representatives' means--
                    ``(A) the Office of House Employment 
                Counsel established and operating under the 
                authority of the Clerk of the House of 
                Representatives as of the date of the enactment 
                of this subsection;
                    ``(B) any successor office to the Office of 
                House Employment Counsel which is established 
                after the date of the enactment of this 
                subsection; and
                    ``(C) any other person authorized and 
                directed in accordance with the Rules of the 
                House of Representatives to provide legal 
                assistance and representation to employing 
                offices of the House of Representatives in 
                connection with actions brought under this 
                title.''.
    (b) The amendment made by this section shall apply with 
respect to proceedings occurring on or after the date of the 
enactment of this Act.

                              JOINT ITEMS

    For Joint Committees, as follows:

                        Joint Economic Committee

    For salaries and expenses of the Joint Economic Committee, 
$3,424,000, to be disbursed by the Secretary of the Senate.

                      Joint Committee on Taxation

    For salaries and expenses of the Joint Committee on 
Taxation, $6,733,000, to be disbursed by the Chief 
Administrative Officer of the House.
    For other joint items, as follows:

                   Office of the Attending Physician

    For medical supplies, equipment, and contingent expenses of 
the emergency rooms, and for the Attending Physician and his 
assistants, including: (1) an allowance of $1,500 per month to 
the Attending Physician; (2) an allowance of $500 per month 
each to three medical officers while on duty in the Office of 
the Attending Physician; (3) an allowance of $500 per month to 
two assistants and $400 per month each not to exceed 11 
assistants on the basis heretofore provided for such 
assistants; and (4) $1,253,904 for reimbursement to the 
Department of the Navy for expenses incurred for staff and 
equipment assigned to the Office of the Attending Physician, 
which shall be advanced and credited to the applicable 
appropriation or appropriations from which such salaries, 
allowances, and other expenses are payable and shall be 
available for all the purposes thereof, $1,865,000, to be 
disbursed by the Chief Administrative Officer of the House of 
Representatives.

                          Capitol Police Board

                             Capitol Police

                                salaries

    For the Capitol Police Board for salaries of officers, 
members, and employees of the Capitol Police, including 
overtime, hazardous duty pay differential, clothing allowance 
of not more than $600 each for members required to wear 
civilian attire, and Government contributions for health, 
retirement, Social Security, and other applicable employee 
benefits, $113,044,000, of which $55,239,000 is provided to the 
Sergeant at Arms of the House of Representatives, to be 
disbursed by the Chief Administrative Officer of the House, and 
$57,805,000 is provided to the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper 
of the Senate, to be disbursed by the Secretary of the Senate: 
Provided, That, of the amounts appropriated under this heading, 
such amounts as may be necessary may be transferred between the 
Sergeant at Arms of the House of Representatives and the 
Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate, upon approval of 
the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives 
and the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate.

                            general expenses

    For the Capitol Police Board for necessary expenses of the 
Capitol Police, including motor vehicles, communications and 
other equipment, security equipment and installation, uniforms, 
weapons, supplies, materials, training, medical services, 
forensic services, stenographic services, personal and 
professional services, the employee assistance program, not 
more than $2,000 for the awards program, postage, telephone 
service, travel advances, relocation of instructor and liaison 
personnel for the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, and 
$85 per month for extra services performed for the Capitol 
Police Board by an employee of the Sergeant at Arms and 
Doorkeeper of the Senate or the Sergeant at Arms of the House 
of Representatives designated by the Chairman of the Board, 
$13,146,000, to be disbursed by the Capitol Police Board or 
their delegee: Provided, That, notwithstanding any other 
provision of law, the cost of basic training for the Capitol 
Police at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center for 
fiscal year 2002 shall be paid by the Secretary of the Treasury 
from funds available to the Department of the Treasury.

                       Administrative Provisions

    Sec. 120. Amounts appropriated for fiscal year 2002 for the 
Capitol Police Board for the Capitol Police may be transferred 
between the headings ``salaries'' and ``general expenses'' upon 
the approval of--
            (1) the Committee on Appropriations of the House of 
        Representatives, in the case of amounts transferred 
        from the appropriation provided to the Sergeant at Arms 
        of the House of Representatives under the heading 
        ``salaries'';
            (2) the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate, 
        in the case of amounts transferred from the 
        appropriation provided to the Sergeant at Arms and 
        Doorkeeper of the Senate under the heading 
        ``salaries''; and
            (3) the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate 
        and the House of Representatives, in the case of other 
        transfers.
    Sec. 121. At any time on or after the date of the enactment 
of this Act, the United States Capitol Police may accept 
contributions of meals and refreshments in support of 
activities of the United States Capitol Police during a period 
of emergency (as determined by the Capitol Police Board).
    Sec. 122. (a) Section 108(a)(4) of the Legislative Branch 
Appropriations Act, 2001, as amended by section 507(a) of the 
Department of Transportation and Related Agencies 
Appropriations Act, 2001 (as enacted into law by reference in 
section 101(a) of Public Law 106-346), is amended by striking 
``the Capitol Police Board'' and all that follows and inserting 
the following: ``the Chief of the Capitol Police, but not to 
exceed $1,000 less than the annual rate of pay for the Chief of 
the Capitol Police.''.
    (b) The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with 
respect to pay periods beginning on or after October 1, 2001.
    Sec. 123. Any obligation or expenditure of funds made prior 
to the date of enactment of this Act by the House of 
Representatives or the Capitol Police Board for meals, 
refreshments, and other support and maintenance in response to 
a biological or other threat made after September 11, 2001 
shall be deemed to have been made in compliance with sections 
1301 and 1341 of title 31, United States Code.
    Sec. 124. At any time on or after the date of enactment of 
this Act, the Capitol Police Board may incur obligations and 
make expenditures out of available appropriations for meals, 
refreshments and other support and maintenance for the Capitol 
Police when, in the judgment of the Capitol Police Board, such 
obligations and expenditures are necessary to respond to 
emergencies involving the safety of human life or the 
protection of property.

           Capitol Guide Service and Special Services Office

    For salaries and expenses of the Capitol Guide Service and 
Special Services Office, $2,512,000, to be disbursed by the 
Secretary of the Senate: Provided, That no part of such amount 
may be used to employ more than 43 individuals: Provided 
further, That the Capitol Guide Board is authorized, during 
emergencies, to employ not more than two additional individuals 
for not more than 120 days each, and not more than 10 
additional individuals for not more than 6 months each, for the 
Capitol Guide Service.

                      Statements of Appropriations

    For the preparation, under the direction of the Committees 
on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of 
Representatives, of the statements for the first session of the 
One Hundred Seventh Congress, showing appropriations made, 
indefinite appropriations, and contracts authorized, together 
with a chronological history of the regular appropriations 
bills as required by law, $30,000, to be paid to the persons 
designated by the chairmen of such committees to supervise the 
work.

                          OFFICE OF COMPLIANCE

                         Salaries and Expenses

    For salaries and expenses of the Office of Compliance, as 
authorized by section 305 of the Congressional Accountability 
Act of 1995 (2 U.S.C. 1385), $2,059,000, of which $254,000 
shall remain available until September 30, 2003.

                      CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE

                         Salaries and Expenses

    For salaries and expenses necessary to carry out the 
provisions of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (Public Law 
93-344), including not more than $3,000 to be expended on the 
certification of the Director of the Congressional Budget 
Office in connection with official representation and reception 
expenses, $30,780,000: Provided, That no part of such amount 
may be used for the purchase or hire of a passenger motor 
vehicle.

                       Administrative Provisions

    Sec. 125. (a) The Director of the Congressional Budget 
Office may, by regulation, make applicable such provisions of 
chapter 41 of title 5, United States Code, as the Director 
determines necessary to provide hereafter for training of 
individuals employed by the Congressional Budget Office.
    (b) The implementing regulations shall provide for training 
that, in the determination of the Director, is consistent with 
the training provided by agencies subject to chapter 41 of 
title 5, United States Code.
    (c) Any recovery of debt owed to the Congressional Budget 
Office under this section and its implementing regulations 
shall be credited to the appropriations account available for 
salaries and expenses of the Office at the time of recovery.
    (d) This section shall apply to fiscal year 2002 and each 
fiscal year thereafter.
    Sec. 126. Section 105(a) of the Legislative Branch 
Appropriations Act, 1997 (2 U.S.C. 606(a)), is amended by 
striking ``or discarding.'' and inserting ``sale, trade-in, or 
discarding.'', and by adding at the end the following: 
``Amounts received for the sale or trade-in of personal 
property shall be credited to funds available for the 
operations of the Congressional Budget Office and be available 
for the costs of acquiring the same or similar property. Such 
funds shall be available for such purposes during the fiscal 
year in which received and the following fiscal year.''.
    Sec. 127. (a) The Director of the Congressional Budget 
Office may, in order to recruit or retain qualified personnel, 
establish and maintain hereafter a program under which the 
Office may agree to repay (by direct payments on behalf of the 
employee) all or a portion of any student loan previously taken 
out by such employee.
    (b) The Director may, by regulation, make applicable such 
provisions of section 5379 of title 5, United States Code as 
the Director determines necessary to provide for such program.
    (c) The regulations shall provide the amount paid by the 
Office may not exceed--
            (1) $6,000 for any employee in any calendar year; 
        or
            (2) a total of $40,000 in the case of any employee.
    (d) The Office may not reimburse an employee for any 
repayments made by such employee prior to the Office entering 
into an agreement under this section with such employee.
    (e) Any amount repaid by, or recovered from, an individual 
under this section and its implementing regulations shall be 
credited to the appropriation account available for salaries 
and expenses of the Office at the time of repayment or 
recovery.
    (f) This section shall apply to fiscal year 2002 and each 
fiscal year thereafter.

                        ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOL

                     Capitol Buildings and Grounds


                         general administration


                         salaries and expenses


    For salaries for the Architect of the Capitol, the 
Assistant Architect of the Capitol, and other personal 
services, at rates of pay provided by law; for surveys and 
studies in connection with activities under the care of the 
Architect of the Capitol; for all necessary expenses for the 
general and administrative support of the operations under the 
Architect of the Capitol including the Botanic Garden; 
electrical substations of the Capitol, Senate and House office 
buildings, and other facilities under the jurisdiction of the 
Architect of the Capitol; including furnishings and office 
equipment; including not more than $1,000 for official 
reception and representation expenses, to be expended as the 
Architect of the Capitol may approve; for purchase or exchange, 
maintenance, and operation of a passenger motor vehicle; and 
not to exceed $20,000 for attendance, when specifically 
authorized by the Architect of the Capitol, at meetings or 
conventions in connection with subjects related to work under 
the Architect of the Capitol, $51,371,000, of which $3,026,000 
shall remain available until September 30, 2006.


                           capitol buildings


    For all necessary expenses for the maintenance, care and 
operation of the Capitol, $15,194,000, of which $3,080,000 
shall remain available until September 30, 2006.

                            capitol grounds

    For all necessary expenses for care and improvement of 
grounds surrounding the Capitol, the Senate and House office 
buildings, and the Capitol Power Plant, $6,009,000.

                        senate office buildings

    For all necessary expenses for the maintenance, care and 
operation of Senate office buildings; and furniture and 
furnishings to be expended under the control and supervision of 
the Architect of the Capitol, $42,126,000, of which $3,760,000 
shall remain available until September 30, 2006.

                         house office buildings

    For all necessary expenses for the maintenance, care and 
operation of the House office buildings, $54,006,000, of which 
$23,344,000 shall remain available until September 30, 2006.

                          capitol power plant

    For all necessary expenses for the maintenance, care and 
operation of the Capitol Power Plant; lighting, heating, power 
(including the purchase of electrical energy) and water and 
sewer services for the Capitol, Senate and House office 
buildings, Library of Congress buildings, and the grounds about 
the same, Botanic Garden, Senate garage, and air conditioning 
refrigeration not supplied from plants in any of such 
buildings; heating the Government Printing Office and 
Washington City Post Office, and heating and chilled water for 
air conditioning for the Supreme Court Building, the Union 
Station complex, the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary 
Building and the Folger Shakespeare Library, expenses for which 
shall be advanced or reimbursed upon request of the Architect 
of the Capitol and amounts so received shall be deposited into 
the Treasury to the credit of this appropriation, $52,583,000, 
of which $8,013,000 shall remain available until September 30, 
2006: Provided, That not more than $4,400,000 of the funds 
credited or to be reimbursed to this appropriation as herein 
provided shall be available for obligation during fiscal year 
2002.


                       administrative provisions


    Sec. 128. Acquisition of Property by Architect of the 
Capitol.--Notwithstanding any other provision of law and 
subject to the availability of appropriations, the Architect of 
the Capitol is authorized to secure, through multi-year rental, 
lease, or other appropriate agreement, the property located at 
67 K Street, S.W., Washington, D.C., for use of Legislative 
Branch agencies, and to incur any necessary incidental expenses 
including maintenance, alterations, and repairs in connection 
therewith: Provided, That in connection with the property 
referred to under the preceding proviso, the Architect of the 
Capitol is authorized to expend funds appropriated to the 
Architect of the Capitol for the purpose of the operations and 
support of Legislative Branch agencies, including the United 
States Capitol Police, as may be required for that purpose.
    Sec. 129. (a) Compensation of Architect of the Capitol.--
Section 203(c) of the Federal Legislative Salary Act of 1964 
(40 U.S.C. 162a) is amended by striking ``the annual rate of 
basic pay'' and all that follows and inserting the following: 
``the lesser of the annual salary for the Sergeant at Arms of 
the House of Representatives or the annual salary for the 
Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate.''.
    (b) Compensation of Assistant Architect of the Capitol.--
Pursuant to the authority described in section 308(a) of the 
Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1988 (40 U.S.C. 166b-
3a(a)), the pay for the position of assistant referred to in 
the proviso in the first undesignated paragraph under the 
center subheadings ``Office of the Architect of the Capitol'' 
and ``salaries'' in the first section of the Legislative Branch 
Appropriation Act, 1971 (40 U.S.C. 164a) shall be an amount 
equal to $1,000 less than the annual rate of pay for the 
Architect of the Capitol.
    (c) Compensation for Certain Other Positions.--
            (1) In general.--In accordance with the authority 
        described in section 308(a) of the Legislative Branch 
        Appropriations Act, 1988 (40 U.S.C. 166b-3a(a)), 
        section 108 of the Legislative Branch Appropriations 
        Act, 1991 (40 U.S.C. 166b-3b) is amended--
                    (A) by striking subsections (a) and (b) and 
                inserting the following:
    ``(a) The Architect of the Capitol may fix the rate of 
basic pay for not more than 12 positions at a rate not to 
exceed the highest total rate of pay for the Senior Executive 
Service under subchapter VIII of chapter 53 of title 5, United 
States Code, for the locality involved.''; and
                    (B) by redesignating subsection (c) as 
                subsection (b).
            (2) Effective date.--The amendment made by 
        paragraph (1) shall apply with respect to pay periods 
        beginning on or after the expiration of the 21-day 
        period which begins on the date the Architect of the 
        Capitol submits to the Committees on Appropriations of 
        the House of Representatives and Senate a list 
        containing the 12 positions for which the Architect 
        will fix the rate of basic pay under the amendment, the 
        rate of basic pay for each such position, and the job 
        description for each such position.
    (d) Comprehensive Management Study and Response.--
            (1) Study by comptroller general.--Not later than 
        November 1, 2002, the Comptroller Generalshall conduct 
a comprehensive management study of the operations of the Architect of 
the Capitol, and submit the study to the Architect of the Capitol and 
the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and 
Senate.
            (2) Plan by architect in response.--After the 
        Comptroller General submits the study conducted under 
        paragraph (1) to the Committees referred to in such 
        paragraph, the Architect of the Capitol shall develop 
        and submit to such Committees a management improvement 
        plan which addresses the study and which indicates how 
        the personnel for whom the Architect fixes the rate of 
        basic pay under the amendment made by subsection (c)(1) 
        will support such plan.
    (e) Effective Date.--Except as provided in subsections 
(c)(2) and (d), this section and the amendments made by this 
section shall apply with respect to pay periods beginning on or 
after October 1, 2001.
    Sec. 130. (a) Liquidated Damages.--The Architect of the 
Capitol may not enter into or administer any construction 
contract with a value greater than $50,000 unless the contract 
includes a provision requiring the payment of liquidated 
damages in the amount determined under subsection (b) in the 
event that completion of the project is delayed because of the 
contractor.
    (b) Amount of Payment.--The amount of payment required 
under a liquidated damages provision described in subsection 
(a) shall be equal to the product of--
            (1) the daily liquidated damage payment rate; and
            (2) the number of days by which the completion of 
        the project is delayed.
    (c) Daily Liquidated Damage Payment Rate.--
            (1) In general.--In subsection (b), the ``daily 
        liquidated damage payment rate'' means--
                    (A) $140, in the case of a contract with a 
                value greater than $50,000 and less than 
                $100,000;
                    (B) $200, in the case of a contract with a 
                value equal to or greater than $100,000 and 
                equal to or less than $500,000; and
                    (C) the sum of $200 plus $50 for each 
                $100,000 increment by which the value of the 
                contract exceeds $500,000, in the case of a 
                contract with a value greater than $500,000.
            (2) Adjustment in rate permitted.--Notwithstanding 
        paragraph (1), the daily liquidated damage payment rate 
        may be adjusted by the contracting officer involved to 
        a rate greater or lesser than the rate described in 
        such paragraph if the contracting officer makes a 
        written determination that the rate described does not 
        accurately reflect the anticipated damages which will 
        be suffered by the United States as a result of the 
        delay in the completion of the contract.
    (d) Effective Date.--This section shall apply with respect 
to contracts entered into during fiscal year 2002 or any 
succeeding fiscal year.
    Sec. 131. Notwithstanding any other provision of law: (a) 
section 3709 of the Revised Statutes (41 U.S.C. 5) shall apply 
with respect to purchases and contracts for the Architect of 
the Capitol as if the reference to `$25,000' in clause 1 of 
such section were a reference to `$100,000' and (b) the 
Architect may procure services, equipment, and construction for 
security related projects in the most efficient manner he 
determines appropriate.
    Sec. 132. Accounting and Financial Management System. The 
Architect of the Capitol shall develop and maintain an 
accounting and financial management system, including financial 
reporting and internal controls, which--
            (1) complies with applicable federal accounting 
        principles, standards, and requirements, and internal 
        control standards;
            (2) complies with any other requirements applicable 
        to such systems; and
            (3) provides for--
                    (A) complete, reliable, consistent, and 
                timely information which is prepared on a 
                uniform basis and which is responsive to 
                financial information needs of the Architect of 
                the Capitol;
                    (B) the development and reporting of cost 
                information;
                    (C) the integration of accounting and 
                budgeting information; and
                    (D) the systematic measurement of 
                performance.
    Sec. 133. (a) Limitation.--(1) Except as provided in 
paragraph (2), none of the funds provided by this Act or any 
other Act may be used by the Architect of the Capitol after the 
expiration of the 90-day period which begins on the date of the 
enactment of this Act to employ any individual as a temporary 
employee within a category of temporary employment which does 
not provide employees with the same eligibility for life 
insurance, health insurance, retirement, and other benefits 
which is provided to temporary employees who are hired for a 
period exceeding 1 year in length.
    (2) Paragraph (1) shall not apply with respect to any of 
the following individuals:
            (A) An individual who is employed under the 
        Architect of the Capitol Summer Employment Program.
            (B) An individual who is hired for a total of 120 
        days or less during any 5-year period (excluding any 
        days in which the individual is employed under the 
        Architect of the Capitol Summer Employment Program).
            (C) An individual employed by the Architect of the 
        Capitol as a temporary employee as of the date of the 
        enactment of this Act who exercises in writing, not 
        later than 90 days after such date, an option offered 
        by the Architect to remain under the pay system 
        (including benefits) provided for the individual as of 
        such date.
            (D) An individual who becomes employed by the 
        Architect of the Capitol after the date of the 
        enactment of this Act who exercises in writing, prior 
        to the individual's employment, an option offered by 
        the Architect to receive pay and benefits under an 
        alternative system which does not provide the benefits 
        described in paragraph (1), except that under such an 
        option the Architect shall be required to provide the 
        individual with the benefits described in paragraph (1) 
        as soon as the individual's period of service as a 
        temporary employee exceeds 1 year in length.
    (3) Nothing in this subsection may be construed to require 
the Architect of the Capitol to provide duplicative benefits 
for any employee.
    (b) Allotment and Assignment of Pay.--(1) Section 5525 of 
title 5, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end 
the following new sentence: ``For purposes of this section, the 
term `agency' includes the Office of the Architect of the 
Capitol.''.
    (2) The amendment made by paragraph (1) shall apply with 
respect to pay periods beginning on or after the date of the 
enactment of this Act.
    Sec. 134. Congressional Award Youth Park.
    (a) Designation.--The parcel of approximately 5 acres of 
land located on the Capitol Grounds and described in subsection 
(b) shall be known and designated as the ``Congressional Award 
Youth Park''.
    (b) Area Included.--
            (1) In general.--The parcel of land described in 
        subsection (a) is--
                    (A) bounded on the north by Constitution 
                Avenue, N.W.;
                    (B) bounded on the east by First Street, 
                N.W.;
                    (C) bounded on the south by Pennsylvania 
                Avenue, N.W.; and
                    (D) bounded on the west by Third Street 
                N.W.
            (2) Extension.--The park shall extend to the curbs 
        of the streets described in paragraph (1).
    (c) Design.--
            (1) Competition.--The Architect of the Capitol 
        shall sponsor a competition for the design of the park, 
        based on specifications developed by the Architect.
            (2) Specifications.--
                    (A) In general.--Not later than June 30, 
                2002, the Architect, in consultation with the 
                majority leader and the minority leader of the 
                Senate, and the Speaker and the minority leader 
                of the House of Representatives, shall develop 
                the specifications for the park.
                    (B) Requirements.--
                            (i) In general.--The specifications 
                        shall require an outdoor design that is 
                        accessible to the public.
                            (ii) Inclusions.--To the maximum 
                        extent practicable, the specifications 
                        shall include requirements for--
                                    (I) a fountain;
                                    (II) extensive use of trees 
                                and flowering plants from each 
                                of the 50 States;
                                    (III) large-scale replicas 
                                of the medals awarded under the 
                                Congressional Award Program; 
                                and
                                    (IV) the inscription of the 
                                names of all Congressional 
                                Award recipients.
            (3) Selection.--
                    (A) In general.--As soon as practicable 
                after the competition is completed, the 
                Architect shall forward at least 3 designs, 
                with recommendations, to the United States 
                Capitol Preservation Commission.
                    (B) Final selection.--The United States 
                Capitol Preservation Commission shall select 
                and approve the final design from among the 3 
                designs submitted under subparagraph (A).
    (d) Funding.--Funds otherwise made available to the 
Architect of the Capitol under this Act shall be available to 
carry out this section.
    Sec. 135. Limitation on Certain Gifts and Expenditures 
Relating to the National Garden. Section 201 of the Legislative 
Branch Appropriations Act, 1993 (40 U.S.C. 216c note) is 
amended by striking ``$14,500,000'' each place it appears and 
inserting ``$16,500,000''.

                          LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

                     Congressional Research Service

                         salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of 
section 203 of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 (2 
U.S.C. 166) and to revise and extend the Annotated Constitution 
of the United States of America, $81,454,000: Provided, That no 
part of such amount may be used to pay any salary or expense in 
connection with any publication, or preparation of material 
therefor (except the Digest of Public General Bills), to be 
issued by the Library of Congress unless such publication has 
obtained prior approval of either the Committee on House 
Administration of the House of Representatives or the Committee 
on Rules and Administration of the Senate.

                       GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

                   Congressional Printing and Binding


                     (including transfer of funds)


    For authorized printing and binding for the Congress and 
the distribution of Congressional information in any format; 
printing and binding for the Architect of the Capitol; expenses 
necessary for preparing the semimonthly and session index to 
the Congressional Record, as authorized by law (section 902 of 
title 44, United States Code); printing and binding of 
Government publications authorized by law to be distributed to 
Members of Congress; and printing, binding, and distribution of 
Government publications authorized by law to be distributed 
without charge to the recipient, $81,000,000: Provided, That 
this appropriation shall not be available for paper copies of 
the permanent edition of the Congressional Record for 
individual Representatives, Resident Commissioners or Delegates 
authorized under section 906 of title 44, United States Code: 
Provided further, That this appropriation shall be available 
for the payment of obligations incurred under the 
appropriations for similar purposes for preceding fiscal years: 
Provided further, That notwithstanding the 2-year limitation 
under section 718 of title 44, United States Code, none of the 
funds appropriated or made available under this Act or any 
other Act for printing and binding and related services 
provided to Congress under chapter 7 of title 44, United States 
Code, may be expended to print a document, report, or 
publication after the 27-month period beginning on the date 
that such document, report, or publication is authorized by 
Congress to be printed, unless Congress reauthorizes such 
printing in accordance with section 718 of title 44, United 
States Code: Provided further, That any unobligated or 
unexpended balances in this account or accounts for 
similarpurposes for preceding fiscal years may be transferred to the 
Government Printing Office revolving fund for carrying out the purposes 
of this heading, subject to the approval of the Committees on 
Appropriations of the House of Representatives and Senate.
    This title may be cited as the ``Congressional Operations 
Appropriations Act, 2002''.

                        TITLE II--OTHER AGENCIES

                             BOTANIC GARDEN

                         Salaries and Expenses

    For all necessary expenses for the maintenance, care and 
operation of the Botanic Garden and the nurseries, buildings, 
grounds, and collections; and purchase and exchange, 
maintenance, repair, and operation of a passenger motor 
vehicle; all under the direction of the Joint Committee on the 
Library, $5,646,000: Provided, That this appropriation shall 
not be available for any activities of the National Garden.

                          LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

                         Salaries and Expenses

    For necessary expenses of the Library of Congress not 
otherwise provided for, including development and maintenance 
of the Union Catalogs; custody and custodial care of the 
Library buildings; special clothing; cleaning, laundering and 
repair of uniforms; preservation of motion pictures in the 
custody of the Library; operation and maintenance of the 
American Folklife Center in the Library; preparation and 
distribution of catalog records and other publications of the 
Library; hire or purchase of one passenger motor vehicle; and 
expenses of the Library of Congress Trust Fund Board not 
properly chargeable to the income of any trust fund held by the 
Board, $306,692,000, of which not more than $6,500,000 shall be 
derived from collections credited to this appropriation during 
fiscal year 2002, and shall remain available until expended, 
under the Act of June 28, 1902 (chapter 1301; 32 Stat. 480; 2 
U.S.C. 150) and not more than $350,000 shall be derived from 
collections during fiscal year 2002 and shall remain available 
until expended for the development and maintenance of an 
international legal information database and activities related 
thereto: Provided, That the Library of Congress may not 
obligate or expend any funds derived from collections under the 
Act of June 28, 1902, in excess of the amount authorized for 
obligation or expenditure in appropriations Acts: Provided 
further, That the total amount available for obligation shall 
be reduced by the amount by which collections are less than the 
$6,850,000: Provided further, That of the total amount 
appropriated, $15,824,474 is to remain available until expended 
for acquisition of books, periodicals, newspapers, and all 
other materials including subscriptions for bibliographic 
services for the Library, including $40,000 to be available 
solely for the purchase, when specifically approved by the 
Librarian, of special and unique materials for additions to the 
collections: Provided further, That of the total amount 
appropriated, $1,517,903 is to remain available until expended 
for the acquisition and partial support for implementation of 
an Integrated Library System (ILS): Provided further, That of 
the total amount appropriated, $7,100,000 is to remain 
available until expended for the purpose of teaching educators 
how to incorporate the Library's digital collections into 
school curricula and shall be transferred to the educational 
consortium formed to conduct the ``Joining Hands Across 
America: Local Community Initiative'' project as approved by 
the Library: Provided further, That of the amount appropriated, 
$500,000 shall be transferred to the Abraham Lincoln 
Bicentennial Commission to remain available until expended for 
carrying out the purposes of Public Law 106-173, of which 
amount $3,000 may be used for official representation and 
reception expenses of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial 
Commission.

                            Copyright Office

                         salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses of the Copyright Office, 
$40,896,000, of which not more than $21,880,000, to remain 
available until expended, shall be derived from collections 
credited to this appropriation during fiscal year 2002 under 
section 708(d) of title 17, United States Code: Provided, That 
the Copyright Office may not obligate or expend any funds 
derived from collections under such section, in excess of the 
amount authorized for obligation or expenditure in 
appropriations Acts: Provided further, That not more than 
$5,984,000 shall be derived from collections during fiscal year 
2002 under sections 111(d)(2), 119(b)(2), 802(h), and 1005 of 
such title: Provided further, That the total amount available 
for obligation shall be reduced by the amount by which 
collections are less than $27,864,000: Provided further, That 
not more than $100,000 of the amount appropriated is available 
for the maintenance of an ``International Copyright Institute'' 
in the Copyright Office of the Library of Congress for the 
purpose of training nationals of developing countries in 
intellectual property laws and policies: Provided further, That 
not more than $4,250 may be expended, on the certification of 
the Librarian of Congress, in connection with official 
representation and reception expenses for activities of the 
International Copyright Institute and for copyright 
delegations, visitors, and seminars.

             Books for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

                         salaries and expenses

    For salaries and expenses to carry out the Act of March 3, 
1931 (chapter 400; 46 Stat. 1487; 2 U.S.C. 135a), $49,788,000, 
of which $14,437,000 shall remain available until expended.

                       Furniture and Furnishings

    For necessary expenses for the purchase, installation, 
maintenance, and repair of furniture, furnishings, office and 
library equipment, $7,932,000.

                       Administrative Provisions

    Sec. 201. Appropriations in this Act available to the 
Library of Congress shall be available, in an amount of not 
more than $300,000, of which $75,000 is for the Congressional 
Research Service, when specifically authorized by the Librarian 
of Congress, for attendance at meetings concerned with the 
function or activity for which the appropriation is made.
    Sec. 202. (a) No part of the funds appropriated in this Act 
shall be used by the Library of Congress to administer any 
flexible or compressed work schedule which--
            (1) applies to any manager or supervisor in a 
        position the grade or level of which is equal to or 
        higher than GS-15; and
            (2) grants such manager or supervisor the right to 
        not be at work for all or a portion of a workday 
        because of time worked by the manager or supervisor on 
        another workday.
    (b) For purposes of this section, the term ``manager or 
supervisor'' means any management official or supervisor, as 
such terms are defined in section 7103(a)(10) and (11) of title 
5, United States Code.
    Sec. 203. Appropriated funds received by the Library of 
Congress from other Federal agencies to cover general and 
administrative overhead costs generated by performing 
reimbursable work for other agencies under the authority of 
sections 1535 and 1536 of title 31, United States Code, shall 
not be used to employ more than 65 employees and may be 
expended or obligated--
            (1) in the case of a reimbursement, only to such 
        extent or in such amounts as are provided in 
        appropriations Acts; or
            (2) in the case of an advance payment, only--
                    (A) to pay for such general or 
                administrative overhead costs as are 
                attributable to the work performed for such 
                agency; or
                    (B) to such extent or in such amounts as 
                are provided in appropriations Acts, with 
                respect to any purpose not allowable under 
                subparagraph (A).
    Sec. 204. Of the amounts appropriated to the Library of 
Congress in this Act, not more than $5,000 may be expended, on 
the certification of the Librarian of Congress, in connection 
with official representation and reception expenses for the 
incentive awards program.
    Sec. 205. Of the amount appropriated to the Library of 
Congress in this Act, not more than $12,000 may be expended, on 
the certification of the Librarian of Congress, in connection 
with official representation and reception expenses for the 
Overseas Field Offices.
    Sec. 206. (a) For fiscal year 2002, the obligational 
authority of the Library of Congress for the activities 
described in subsection (b) may not exceed $114,473,000.
    (b) The activities referred to in subsection (a) are 
reimbursable and revolving fund activities that are funded from 
sources other than appropriations to the Library in 
appropriations Acts for the legislative branch.
    (c) For fiscal year 2002, the Librarian of Congress may 
temporarily transfer funds appropriated in this Act under the 
heading ``LIBRARY OF CONGRESS--Salaries and Expenses'' to the 
revolving fund for the FEDLINK Program and the Federal Research 
Program established under section 103 of the Library of 
Congress Fiscal Operations Improvement Act of 2000 (Public Law 
106-481; 2 U.S.C. 182c): Provided, That the total amount of 
such transfers may not exceed $1,900,000: Provided further, 
That the appropriate revolving fund account shall reimburse the 
Library for any amounts transferred to it before the period of 
availability of the Library appropriation expires.
    Sec. 207. Section 101 of the Library of Congress Fiscal 
Operations Improvement Act of 2000 (Public Law 106-481; 2 
U.S.C. 182a) is amended--
            (1) in the heading, by striking ``AUDIO AND 
        VIDEO''; and
            (2) in subsection (a), by striking ``audio and 
        video''.
    Sec. 208. (a) Section 102(a) of the Library of Congress 
Fiscal Operations Improvement Act of 2000 (2 U.S.C. 182b(a)) is 
amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:
            ``(4) Special events and programs.''.
    (b) The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect 
upon the date on which the Committees on Appropriations of the 
House of Representatives and Senate approve a report submitted 
to the Committees by the Librarian of Congress which describes 
the guidelines and policies applicable to the hosting of 
special events and programs by theLibrarian which are covered 
under section 102(a)(4) of the Library of Congress Fiscal Operations 
Improvement Act of 2000 (as added by subsection (a)).
    Sec. 209. Section 7 of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial 
Commission Act, Public Law 106-173, is amended by adding the 
following new subsections:
    ``(f) Gifts.--The Commission may, for the purpose of 
carrying out this Act, accept and use gifts of money, property, 
and services, and, notwithstanding section 1342 of title 31, 
United States Code, may accept and use voluntary services as 
the Commission deems necessary.''
    ``(g) Detail of Federal Employees.--On the request of the 
Commission, the head of a Federal agency or other Federal 
appointing authority may detail, on a reimbursable or 
nonreimbursable basis, any of its employees to the Commission 
to assist the Commission in carrying out the duties of the 
Commission under this Act. Any such detail of an employee shall 
be without interruption or loss of civil service status or 
privilege.''.

                        ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOL

                         Capitol Visitor Center

    For an additional amount for the unassigned space in the 
Capitol Visitor Center project, $70,000,000, to remain 
available until expended: Provided, That section 3709 of the 
Revised Statutes of the United States (41 U.S.C. 5) shall not 
apply to the funds made available under this heading: Provided 
further, That the Architect of the Capitol may not obligate any 
of the funds which are made available for the Capitol Visitor 
Center under this Act or any other Act without an obligation 
plan approved by the chair and ranking minority member of the 
Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives for 
House space and the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate 
for Senate space.

                         Congressional Cemetery

    For the perpetual care and maintenance of the historic 
Congressional Cemetery, $1,250,000, to remain available until 
expended: Provided, That $1,000,000 of such amount shall be 
paid to the National Trust for Historic Preservation (hereafter 
in this paragraph referred to as the ``National Trust'') for 
deposit into the permanently restricted account referred to in 
section 209(b) of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 
1999 (Public Law 105-275; 112 Stat. 2449) and shall be used by 
the National Trust in accordance with the terms and conditions 
applicable under such section to amounts deposited into such 
account: Provided further, That $250,000 of such amount shall 
be for the preparation of a study to develop a program for the 
ongoing care and maintenance of the Cemetery.

                     Library Buildings and Grounds

                     structural and mechanical care

    For all necessary expenses for the mechanical and 
structural maintenance, care and operation of the Library 
buildings and grounds, $21,753,000, of which $3,748,000 shall 
remain available until September 30, 2006 and $5,000,000 shall 
remain available until expended.

                       GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

                 Office of Superintendent of Documents

                         salaries and expenses


                     (including transfer of funds)


    For expenses of the Office of Superintendent of Documents 
necessary to provide for the cataloging and indexing of 
Government publications and their distribution to the public, 
Members of Congress, other Government agencies, and designated 
depository and international exchange libraries as authorized 
by law, $29,639,000: Provided, That travel expenses, including 
travel expenses of the Depository Library Council to the Public 
Printer, shall not exceed $175,000: Provided further, That 
amounts of not more than $2,000,000 from current year 
appropriations are authorized for producing and disseminating 
Congressional serial sets and other related publications for 
2000 and 2001 todepository and other designated libraries: 
Provided further, That any unobligated or unexpended balances in this 
account or accounts for similar purposes for preceding fiscal years may 
be transferred to the Government Printing Office revolving fund for 
carrying out the purposes of this heading, subject to the approval of 
the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and 
Senate.

               Government Printing Office Revolving Fund

    The Government Printing Office is hereby authorized to make 
such expenditures, within the limits of funds available and in 
accord with the law, and to make such contracts and commitments 
without regard to fiscal year limitations as provided by 
section 9104 of title 31, United States Code, as may be 
necessary in carrying out the programs and purposes set forth 
in the budget for the current fiscal year for the Government 
Printing Office revolving fund: Provided, That not more than 
$2,500 may be expended on the certification of the Public 
Printer in connection with official representation and 
reception expenses: Provided further, That the revolving fund 
shall be available for the hire or purchase of not more than 12 
passenger motor vehicles: Provided further, That expenditures 
in connection with travel expenses of the advisory councils to 
the Public Printer shall be deemed necessary to carry out the 
provisions of title 44, United States Code: Provided further, 
That the revolving fund shall be available for temporary or 
intermittent services under section 3109(b) of title 5, United 
States Code, but at rates for individuals not more than the 
daily equivalent of the annual rate of basic pay for level V of 
the Executive Schedule under section 5316 of such title: 
Provided further, That the revolving fund and the funds 
provided under the headings ``Office of Superintendent of 
Documents'' and ``salaries and expenses'' together may not be 
available for the full-time equivalent employment of more than 
3,260 workyears (or such other number of workyears as the 
Public Printer may request, subject to the approval of the 
Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of 
Representatives): Provided further, That activities financed 
through the revolving fund may provide information in any 
format: Provided further, That the revolving fund shall not be 
used to administer any flexible or compressed work schedule 
which applies to any manager or supervisor in a position the 
grade or level of which is equal to or higher than GS-15: 
Provided further, That expenses for attendance at meetings 
shall not exceed $75,000.

                        Administrative Provision


   extension of early retirement and voluntary separation incentive 
                            payments for gpo


    Sec. 210. (a) Section 309 of the Legislative Branch 
Appropriations Act, 1999 (44 U.S.C. 305 note), is amended--
            (1) in subsection (b)(1)(A), by striking ``October 
        1, 2001'' and inserting ``October 1, 2004''; and
            (2) in subsection (c)(2), by striking ``September 
        30, 2001'' and inserting ``September 30, 2004''.
    (b) The amendments made by this section shall take effect 
as if included in the enactment of the Legislative Branch 
Appropriations Act, 1999.

                       GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE

                         Salaries and Expenses

    For necessary expenses of the General Accounting Office, 
including not more than $12,500 to be expended on the 
certification of the Comptroller General of the United States 
in connection with official representation and reception 
expenses; temporary or intermittent services under section 
3109(b) of title 5, United States Code, but at rates for 
individuals not more than the daily equivalent of the annual 
rate of basic pay for level IV of the Executive Schedule under 
section 5315 of such title; hire of one passenger motor 
vehicle; advance payments in foreign countries in accordance 
with section 3324 of title 31, United States Code; benefits 
comparable to those payable under sections 901(5), 901(6), and 
901(8) of the Foreign Service Act of 1980 (22 U.S.C. 4081(5), 
4081(6), and 4081(8)); and under regulations prescribed by the 
Comptroller General of the United States, rental of living 
quarters in foreign countries, $421,844,000: Provided, That not 
more than $1,751,000 of payments received under section 782 of 
title 31, United States Code, shall be available for use in 
fiscal year 2002: Provided further, That not more than $750,000 
of reimbursements received under section 9105 of title 31, 
United States Code, shall be available for use in fiscal year 
2002: Provided further, That this appropriation and 
appropriations for administrative expenses of any other 
department or agency which is a member of the National 
Intergovernmental Audit Forum or a Regional Intergovernmental 
Audit Forum shall be available to finance an appropriate share 
of either Forum's costs as determined by the respective Forum, 
including necessary travel expenses of non-Federal 
participants: Provided further, That payments hereunder to the 
Forum may be credited as reimbursements to any appropriation 
from which costs involved are initially financed: Provided 
further, That this appropriation and appropriations for 
administrative expenses of any other department or agency which 
is a member of the AmericanConsortium on International Public 
Administration (ACIPA) shall be available to finance an appropriate 
share of ACIPA costs as determined by the ACIPA, including any expenses 
attributable to membership of ACIPA in the International Institute of 
Administrative Sciences.

    PAYMENT TO THE RUSSIAN LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT CENTER TRUST FUND

    For a payment to the Russian Leadership Development Center 
Trust Fund for financing activities of the Center for Russian 
Leadership Development, $8,000,000.

                     TITLE III--GENERAL PROVISIONS

    Sec. 301. No part of the funds appropriated in this Act 
shall be used for the maintenance or care of private vehicles, 
except for emergency assistance and cleaning as may be provided 
under regulations relating to parking facilities for the House 
of Representatives issued by the Committee on House 
Administration and for the Senate issued by the Committee on 
Rules and Administration.
    Sec. 302. No part of the funds appropriated in this Act 
shall remain available for obligation beyond fiscal year 2002 
unless expressly so provided in this Act.
    Sec. 303. Whenever in this Act any office or position not 
specifically established by the Legislative Pay Act of 1929 is 
appropriated for or the rate of compensation or designation of 
any office or position appropriated for is different from that 
specifically established by such Act, the rate of compensation 
and the designation in this Act shall be the permanent law with 
respect thereto: Provided, That the provisions in this Act for 
the various items of official expenses of Members, officers, 
and committees of the Senate and House of Representatives, and 
clerk hire for Senators and Members of the House of 
Representatives shall be the permanent law with respect 
thereto.
    Sec. 304. The expenditure of any appropriation under this 
Act for any consulting service through procurement contract, 
pursuant to section 3109 of title 5, United States Code, shall 
be limited to those contracts where such expenditures are a 
matter of public record and available for public inspection, 
except where otherwise provided under existing law, or under 
existing Executive order issued pursuant to existing law.
    Sec. 305. (a) It is the sense of the Congress that, to the 
greatest extent practicable, all equipment and products 
purchased with funds made available in this Act should be 
American-made.
    (b) In providing financial assistance to, or entering into 
any contract with, any entity using funds made available in 
this Act, the head of each Federal agency, to the greatest 
extent practicable, shall provide to such entity a notice 
describing the statement made in subsection (a) by the 
Congress.
    (c) If it has been finally determined by a court or Federal 
agency that any person intentionally affixed a label bearing a 
``Made in America'' inscription, or any inscription with the 
same meaning, to any product sold in or shipped to the United 
States that is not made in the United States, such person shall 
be ineligible to receive any contract or subcontract made with 
funds provided pursuant to this Act, pursuant to the debarment, 
suspension, and ineligibility procedures described in section 
9.400 through 9.409 of title 48, Code of Federal Regulations.
    Sec. 306. Such sums as may be necessary are appropriated to 
the account described in subsection (a) of section 415 of 
Public Law 104-1 to pay awards and settlements as authorized 
under such subsection.
    Sec. 307. Amounts available for administrative expenses of 
any legislative branch entity which participates in the 
Legislative Branch Financial Managers Council (LBFMC) 
established by charter on March 26, 1996, shall be available to 
finance an appropriate share of LBFMC costs as determined by 
the LBFMC, except that the total LBFMC costs to be shared among 
all participating legislative branch entities (in such 
allocations among the entities as the entities may determine) 
may not exceed $252,000.
    Sec. 308. Section 316 of Public Law 101-302 is amended in 
the first sentence of subsection (a) by striking ``2001'' and 
inserting ``2002''.
    Sec. 309. Section 5596(a) of title 5, U.S.C., is amended by 
deleting ``and'' at the end of paragraph (4); by deleting the 
period at the end of paragraph (5) and inserting a semicolon, 
and by adding the following new paragraphs, which shall be 
effective for all personnel actions taken on or after the date 
of enactment of this Act:
            ``(6) the Architect of the Capitol, including 
        employees of the United States Senate Restaurants; and
            ``(7) the United States Botanic Garden.''.
    Sec. 310. Section 4(b) of the House Employees Position 
Classification Act (2 U.S.C. 293(b)) is amended by adding at 
the end the following: ``Notwithstanding any other provision of 
this Act, for purposes of applying the adjustment made by the 
committee under this subsection for 2002 and each succeeding 
year, positions under the Chief Administrative Officer shall 
include positions of the United States Capitol telephone 
exchange under the Chief Administrative Officer.''.
    Sec. 311. The Architect of the Capitol, in consultation 
with the District of Columbia, is authorized to maintain and 
improve the landscape features, excluding streets and 
sidewalks, in the irregular shaped grassy areas bounded by 
Washington Avenue, SW on the northeast, Second Street SW on the 
west, Square 582 on the south, and the beginning of the I-395 
tunnel on the southeast.
    Sec. 312. No funds appropriated or otherwise made available 
under this Act shall be made available to any person or entity 
that has been convicted of violating the Buy American Act (41 
U.S.C. 10a-10c).
    And the Senate agree to the same.
    Amendment numbered 2:
    That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 2, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
    Delete the matter stricken, delete the matter inserted, and 
strike all beginning on page 2, line 6, down through and 
including page 9, line 21, of the House engrossed bill, H.R. 
2647.
    And the Senate agree to the same.
    Amendment numbered 3:
    That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 3, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
    Delete the matter stricken, delete the matter inserted, and 
strike all beginning on page 17, line 19, down through and 
including page 17, line 23, of the House engrossed bill, H.R. 
2647.
    And the Senate agree to the same.
    Amendment numbered 4:
    That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 4, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
    Delete the section number inserted, and strike line 5 
through and including line 17 of page 46 of the House engrossed 
bill, H.R. 2647.
    And the Senate agree to the same.

                                   Charles H. Taylor,
                                   Zach Wamp,
                                   Jerry Lewis,
                                   Ray LaHood,
                                   Don Sherwood,
                                   C.W. Bill Young,
                                   James P. Moran,
                                   Steny H. Hoyer,
                                   Marcy Kaptur,
                                   David R. Obey,
                                 Managers on the Part of the House.

                                   Richard J. Durbin,
                                   Tim Johnson,
                                   Jack Reed,
                                   Robert C. Byrd,
                                   Robert F. Bennett,
                                   Ted Stevens,
                                   Thad Cochran,
                                Managers on the Part of the Senate.

       JOINT EXPLANATORY STATEMENT OF THE COMMITTEE ON CONFERENCE

      The managers on the part of the House and the Senate at 
the conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on 
the amendments of the Senate to the bill (H.R. 2647) making 
appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year 
ending September 30, 2002, and for other purposes, submit the 
following joint statement to the House and Senate in 
explanation of the effect of the action agreed upon by the 
managers and recommended in the accompanying conference report.
      The Senate amended the House bill with five numbered 
amendments. The conference agreement addresses all the 
differences contained in the five amendments in the disposition 
of the first numbered amendment. The first numbered amendment 
therefore includes a complete version of the Legislative Branch 
bill. An explanation of the resolution of the differences of 
the other four numbered amendments is included in the first 
numbered amendment. The disposition of the other four numbered 
amendments therefore is purely technical in nature to enable 
the complete bill text to be included in the first amendment.

                    Legislative Branch Wide Matters

      The conferees note that agencies of the Legislative 
Branch have taken an undisciplined position regarding the 
execution of their respective annual budgets as it relates to 
reprogramming and transfer of funds. The conferees have 
included the following reprogramming guidelines which shall be 
complied with by all entities in this conference report, 
exclusive of the House and Senate, funded by the Legislative 
Branch Appropriations Act, 2002 and thereafter:
            1. Except under extraordinary and emergency 
        situations, the Committees on Appropriations will not 
        consider requests for a reprogramming or transfer of 
        funds, or use of unobligated balances, which are 
        submitted after August 1;
            2. Clearly stated and detailed documentation 
        presenting justification for the reprogramming, 
        transfer, or use of unobligated balances shall 
        accompany each request;
            3. All agency reprogramming requests shall be 
        submitted if the amount to be shifted to or from any 
        object class, approved budget or program involved is in 
        excess of $250,000 or 10 percent, whichever is less, of 
        the object class, approved budget, or program;
            4. For any action where the cumulative effect of 
        below threshold reprogramming actions, or past 
        reprogramming and/or transfer actions added to the 
        request, would exceed the dollar threshold mentioned 
        above, a reprogramming shall be submitted;
            5. For any action which would result in a major 
        change to the program or item which is different than 
        that presented to and approved by the Committee on 
        Appropriations of the House and Senate, a reprogramming 
        shall be submitted;
            6. For any action where funds earmarked by either 
        of the Committees for a specific activity are proposed 
        to be used for a different activity, a reprogramming 
        shall be submitted;
            7. For any action where funds earmarked by either 
        of the Committees for a specific activity are in excess 
        of the project activity requirement, and are proposed 
        to be used for a different activity, a reprogramming 
        shall be submitted;
            8. Additionally, each request shall include a 
        declaration that, as of the date of the request, none 
        of the funds included in the request have been 
        obligated, and none will be obligated, until the 
        Committee on Appropriations of the House and Senate 
        have approved the request.
      The conference agreement provides funding to various 
agencies of the Legislative Branch to implement a student loan 
repayment program. Detailed implementation requirements will 
vary among entities, however the conferees believe it is 
important that an overall set of controls and criteria be 
developed to insure consistent application of purposes of the 
program across the legislative branch. The conferees direct the 
Legislative Branch Financial Managers Council (LBFMC) to 
develop, in consultation with all Legislative Branch entities 
the controls and criteria that will govern program 
implementation. The LBFMC is directed to perform a comparative 
analysis between entity implementing regulations and governing 
controls and criteria and report the results of that analysis 
to the House and Senate Committee on Appropriations on the 
Legislative Branch by March 1, 2002.
      Amendment No. 1: Deletes the matter inserted and inserts 
complete bill text excluding the short title.
      Many items in both House and Senate Legislative Branch 
Appropriations bills are identical and are included in the 
conference agreement without change. The conferees have 
endorsed statements of policy contained in the House and Senate 
reports accompanying the appropriations bills, unless amended 
or restated herein. With respect to those items in the 
conference agreement that differ between House and Senate 
bills, the conferees have agreed to the following with the 
appropriate section numbers, punctuation, and other technical 
corrections:

                   TITLE I--CONGRESSIONAL OPERATIONS

                                 Senate

      Appropriates $606,885,000 for Senate operations, and 
includes, at the request of the managers on the part of the 
Senate, amendments that add $150,000 to the Caucus on 
International Narcotics Control, that amend Section 102, and 
that add other administrative provisions.
      Regarding Section 107, the Senate Gift Shop has sold a 
number of items with the specific designation that a portion of 
the profits would be used toward construction of the Capitol 
Visitor Center. This section provides authority to transfer 
those profits to the Capitol Preservation Fund, for use by the 
Capitol Preservation Commission, which has oversight 
responsibility for construction of the Capitol Visitor Center. 
Profits identifiedfor the Capitol Visitor Center that were 
earned prior to FY2001 may be transferred to the Capitol Preservation 
Fund provided they were so identified and retained in the Senate Gift 
Shop Revolving Fund from the date earned.
      Section 108 modifies existing legislation to clarify that 
the Old Supreme Court Chamber is under the supervision of the 
Senate Commission on Art; deletes the $15,000 limitation on 
authorized funding for the Commission on Art; clarifies that 
funding may be in such amount as necessary; authorizes the 
Secretary to sign vouchers for the Commission on Art, in lieu 
of the Chairman or Vice Chairman; and restates the fact that 
all vouchers are ultimately approved by the Rules Committee 
before payment.
      Section 109 authorizes the Secretary of the Senate and 
the Sergeant at Arms to procure temporary help as needed for up 
to a 30 day period for any position. Such temporary help are 
not employees of the Senate. Nothing in this legislation 
authorizes the handling of sensitive or classified information, 
and applicable restrictions and procedures must be followed.
      Section 110 amends section 31(d) of 2 U.S.C. 59e(d).
      Section 111 increases the amount available to the 
Committee on Rules and Administration for expenses under 
section 14(c) of Senate Resolution 54 by $150,000, for salaries 
and expenses incurred by the Committee on Rules and 
Administration associated with the administration of the Joint 
Committee on Printing.
      Inasmuch as these items relate solely to the Senate, and 
in accord with long practice under which each body determines 
its own housekeeping requirements and the other concurs without 
intervention, the managers of the part of the House, at the 
request of the managers on the part of the Senate, have receded 
to the amendments of the Senate.

                        House of Representatives

      Appropriates $878,195,100 for House operations, and 
includes, at the request of the managers on the part of the 
House, an amendment adding $145,100 for the traditional death 
gratuity upon the death of a Member of the House of 
Representatives and reflects an unspecified reduction of 
$4,050,000.
      The conference agreement provides funding and authority 
to the Senate and various agencies of the Legislative Branch to 
implement a student loan repayment program. Authority and 
funding for the House of Representatives has not been included 
because of the absence of implementation guidelines and 
criteria. The conferees believe that the House of 
Representatives should examine such a program as soon as 
practicable and therefore strongly encourage the House 
Administration Committee to develop and recommend guidelines 
and criteria to be included in the FY 2003 budget request. The 
authorities contained in this bill for the Senate, and the 
recommendations of the Legislative Branch Financial Managers 
Council (LBFMC) should be taken into account in the development 
of this program.
      In addition, the managers on the part of the House have 
amended an administrative provision in the House bill and added 
provisions regarding an allowance,authorizing additional 
positions for House officers, authorization for the House Employment 
Counsel to represent the House in judicial proceedings. The officers of 
the House have acquired additional expertise in response management and 
continuity of operations as a result of the recent emergencies created 
by terrorist attacks and other activities that were not contemplated 
within current resource levels. In order to maintain an 
institutionalized capability and to help assure the security needs of 
the House are being met on a long term basis, the managers on the part 
of the House realize that current FTE limits have been superceded and 
direct the officers to take whatever steps are necessary to continue 
these functions in the most economical and operationally sound manner 
possible. Current FTE limits, therefore, shall not apply with respect 
to these activities. The managers on the part of the House also direct 
that, of the funds in the bill made available to the House for salaries 
and expenses, $143,000 may be transferred to the Office of Legislative 
Counsel, at the request of the Legislative Counsel, to provide 
resources necessary for continuity of operations. Inasmuch as these 
items relate solely to the House, and in accord with long practice 
under which each body determines its own housekeeping requirements and 
the other concurs without intervention, the managers on the part of the 
Senate, at the request of the managers on the part of the House, have 
receded to the amendments of the House.
      While applauding the Herculean efforts of the Chief 
Administrative Officer, the Clerk, and others in the House of 
Representatives in providing alternative workspace and 
equipment for the House during the period in which House office 
buildings have been closed, the managers on the part of the 
House remain greatly concerned about the ability of Members and 
staff to access their computer systems from offsite locations 
during emergencies. The managers on the part of the House 
understand and appreciate that providing permanent remote 
access to House computer systems for all House offices would 
require the resolution of many complicated issues relating to 
security, technical capabilities, and the allocation of 
resources. Nevertheless, the managers on the part of the House 
urge the Chief Administrative Officer, the Clerk, and other 
relevant House officers to quickly develop a plan under which 
each office of the House of Representatives shall have 
available some permanent, reliable means to access its computer 
systems from a remote location. The managers on the part of the 
House request that the Chief Administrative Officer prepare and 
submit a report to the Committees on House Administration and 
Appropriations of the House of Representatives not later than 
90 days after the enactment of the bill which describes the 
progress made by the Chief Administrative Officer in preparing 
and implementing this plan.
      The managers on the part of the House direct the Chief 
Administrative Officer to calculate the amount of wages food 
service hourly employees that work in the House lost due to the 
necessary recent closing of House office buildings and to 
reimburse the applicable vendors to pay those wages from the 
proceeds of the restaurant services revolving fund.

                              Joint Items

                   office of the attending physician

      Appropriates $1,865,000 for the Office of the Attending 
Physician as proposed by the House instead of $1,765,000 as 
proposed by the Senate. This amount includes $1,253,904 for 
reimbursement to the Department of Navy for expenses incurred 
as proposed by the House instead of $1,159,904 as proposed by 
the Senate.

                          CAPITOL POLICE BOARD

                             Capitol Police

                                salaries

      Appropriates $113,044,000 for salaries of officers, 
members, and employees of the Capitol Police instead of 
$112,592,000 as proposed by the House and $112,922,000 as 
proposed by the Senate, of which $55,239,000 is provided to the 
Sergeant at Arms of the House of Representatives and 
$57,805,000 is provided to the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper 
of the Senate. The conferees direct the Chief of the Capitol 
Police to make retroactive to October 1, 2001 any comparability 
adjustments in pay of sworn officers.

                            general expenses

      Appropriations $13,146,000 for general expenses of the 
Capitol Police instead of $11,081,000 as proposed by the House 
and $12,394,000 as proposed by the Senate. The increase above 
the House allowance provides an additional $65,000 for card 
readers and$2,000,000 for the accelerated upgrade and 
installation of a new networked in-place monitoring system. The 
conferees have provided $1,525,467 to purchase 40 vehicles for canine 
officers to transport police dogs. This action will provide the United 
States Capitol Police with operational-parity similar to other federal 
law enforcement agencies. This amount allows for the purchase of the 
police service vehicles and the related purchase and installation of 
police-vehicle equipment and canine cages ($1,357,600). The first 
year's annual operating costs for these vehicles including fuel and 
maintenance is estimated at $101,867. In addition, the salaries 
appropriation provides one FTE for additional maintenance staff.

                       Administrative Provisions

      The conferees have included an administrative provision 
allowing for the transfer of funds upon the approval of the 
committees on Appropriations of the House and Senate. In 
addition, the conferees have included administrative provisions 
that authorize the Capitol Police to purchase goods and 
services in emergency situations; that authorize the Capitol 
Police to accept donations of meals and refreshments in 
emergency situations; sets a cap on the level of pay for the 
Chief Administrative Office of the Capitol Police; and another 
provision authorizing the payment of certain expenditures made 
in connection with the terrorist acts of September 11, 2001, 
and subsequent threats. The conferees direct that within 30 
days of utilizing the authorization provided to purchase or 
accept donations of goods and services a report of such 
transactions and the reasons therefore will be submitted to the 
Committee on Appropriations of the House and Senate.

                          OFFICE OF COMPLIANCE

      For the Office of Compliance the conferees have agreed 
that of the amount appropriated, $254,000 shall remain 
available until September 30, 2003, as proposed by the House.

                      CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE

      Appropriates $30,780,000 for salaries and expenses of the 
Congressional Budget Office as proposed by the House instead of 
$30,680,000 as proposed by the Senate. The conferees have 
included three administrative provisions that provide for an 
employee training program, authorization to apply the proceeds 
from the sale of older equipment to be applied to the purchase 
of equipment used for the same purpose, and the establishment 
of a student loan repayment program as a recruitment tool.

                        ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOL

                     Capitol Buildings and Grounds

                         General Administration

                         Salaries and Expenses

      Appropriates $51,371,000 for salaries and expenses, 
Capitol buildings and grounds, general administration, 
Architect of the Capitol, instead of $46,705,000 as proposed by 
the House and $54,000,000 for the Architect of the Capitol, 
Capitol Buildings and Grounds, Capitol buildings, salaries and 
expenses as proposed by the Senate. Of this amount $20,000 is 
provided for attendance at meetings as proposed by the Senate 
instead of $30,000 as proposed by the House. Of the amount 
appropriated $3,026,000 shall remain available until September 
30, 2006 instead of $3,414,000 to remain available until 
expended as proposed by the House and $5,000,000 to remain 
available until expended as proposed by the Senate. In 
addition, the conferees have included provisions pertaining to 
a Chief Financial Officer and the acquisition of property, as 
proposed by the Senate.
      With respect to the object class and project differences 
between the House and Senate bills, the conferees have agreed 
to the following:

Operating Budget........................................     $47,007,000
Capitol Projects:
    1. Implementation of AOCNET.........................         500,000
    2. Financial Management System......................       2,076,000
    3. Computer-Aided Facility Management...............         700,000
    4. Implementation of Safety Programs................         450,000
    5. Security Project Support.........................         125,000
    6. Replace Building Automation System, Capitol 
      Complex...........................................         240,000
    7. Micrographic & Recording Storage Equipment.......          73,000
    8. Development of Master Commissioning 
      Specifications....................................         100,000
    9. Develop AOC Engineering Guide Specifications.....         100,000

                           Minor Construction

      Instead of providing for a separate account, as proposed 
by the House, the conferees have included $5,000,000 as a line 
item within House office buildings account for minor 
construction.

                           Capitol Buildings

      Appropriates $15,194,000, of which $3,080,000 shall 
remain available until September 30, 2006, for maintenance, 
care and operation of the Capitol, by the Architect of the 
Capitol, instead of $17,674,000 as proposed by the House. The 
Senate bill included $54,000,000 for this activity in the 
appropriation immediately preceding. Withrespect to object 
class and project differences between the House and Senate bills, the 
conferees have agreed to the following:

Operating Budget........................................      $9,696,000
Capitol Projects:
    1. Provide Infrastructure for Security Installations         200,000
    2. Conservation of Wall Paintings...................         300,000
    3. Replacement of Minton Tile.......................         200,000
    4. Roofing Repair, Around House and Senate Chambers.         160,000
    5. Replace Exit Doors for Emergency Egress and 
      Security, Capitol Building........................         475,000
    6. Design, Install Emergency Signs and Lighting.....         200,000
    7. Egress Door Improvements.........................         100,000
    8. Replace Halon Fire Suppression Systems...........          50,000
    9. Design, Upgrade Kitchen Exhausts.................         150,000
    10. ADA Requirements................................          75,000
    11. Elevator/Escalator Modernization Program........         750,000
    12. Rehabilitate Dome...............................       1,605,000
    13. Design, Exterior Stone Preservation.............         725,000
    14. Chandelier Restoration and Crystal/Globe 
      Replacement.......................................         230,000
    15. Door Refinishing/Restoration....................         211,000
    16. Cold Storage for Historic Negatives.............          67,000

                            Capitol Grounds

      Appropriates $6,009,000 to the Architect of the Capitol 
for the care and improvements of grounds surrounding the 
Capitol, House and Senate office buildings, and the Capitol 
Power plant instead of $6,904,000 as proposed by the House and 
$6,000,000 as proposed by the Senate. With respect to object 
class and project differences between the House and Senate 
bills, the conferees have agreed to the following:

Operating Budget........................................      $5,653,000
Capitol Projects:
    1. Replace Trucks...................................          80,000
    2. Provide Lights at Lot 9..........................         276,000

                        Senate Office Buildings

      Appropriates $42,126,000 for the maintenance, care, and 
operation of the Senate office buildings to the Architect of 
the Capitol instead of $47,500,000 as proposed by the Senate, 
of which $3,760,000 shall remain available until September 30, 
2006. The reduction from the Senate level is attributable to 
the transfer of funds, related to the central support staff, to 
the new General Administration account. Inasmuch as this 
itemrelates solely to the Senate, and in accord with long practice 
under which each body determines its own housekeeping requirements and 
the other concurs without intervention, the managers on the part of the 
House, at the request of the managers on the part of the Senate, have 
receded to the Senate.

                         house office buildings

      Appropriates $54,006,000 for the maintenance, care, and 
operation of the House office buildings to the Architect of the 
Capitol instead of $49,006,000 as proposed by the House, of 
which $23,344,000 shall remain available until September 30, 
2006. Inasmuch as this item relates solely to the House, and in 
accord with long practice under which each body determines its 
own housekeeping requirements and the other concurs without 
intervention, the managers on the part of the Senate, at the 
request of the managers on the part of the House, have receded 
to the House. The additional funds provided flexibility for 
unforeseen needs including minor construction, repair, and 
alteration projects, land acquisition, and related activities, 
in connection with construction and maintenance activities of 
House office buildings.
      Consistent with the energy conservation plan (Section 310 
of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1999), the 
Architect of the Capitol is directed to provide compact 
fluorescent light bulbs in table, floor, and desk lamps in 
House office buildings for offices of the House which request 
them, including any retrofitting of the lamps which may be 
necessary to install such bulbs.

                          Capitol Power Plant

      In addition to the $4,400,000 made available from 
receipts credited as reimbursements to this appropriation, 
appropriates $52,583,000 to the Architect of the Capitol for 
maintenance, care and operation of the Capitol power plant, 
instead of $45,324,000 as proposed by the House and $47,403,000 
as proposed by the Senate. Of this amount $8,013,000 shall 
remain available until September 30, 2006, instead of $100,000, 
to remain available until expended, as proposed by the House 
and $3,300,000, to remain available until expended, as proposed 
by the Senate. With respect to object class and project 
differences between the House and Senate bills, the conferees 
have agreed to the following:

Operating Budget........................................     $43,395,000
Capitol Projects:
    1. Implement Emergency Shoring and Repairs to 
      Tunnels...........................................         100,000
    2. Update CAD Drawings for Capitol power plant......          75,000
    3. Install Ventilation in coal bunkers..............          65,000
    4. Replace deaerator heaters........................         335,000
    5. Study, heat balance/efficiency improvements......         100,000
    6. Repoint and clean east and west plant chimneys...          90,000
    7. Replace controls west cooling tower..............         180,000
    8. Install dual, low NOX burners, boilers 
      5-7...............................................         200,000
    9. Install Synchronous excitation package for 
      chillers..........................................         130,000
    10. Modernize Coal Handling System..................       7,913,000

                       administrative provisions

      The conference agreement includes several administrative 
provisions related to the operations of the Architect of the 
Capitol. There is a provision that sets a cap on the level of 
pay of the Architect of the Capitol and Assistant Architect of 
the Capitol and authorizes the Architect to set levels of basic 
pay for twelve positions. The conferees direct that the 
Architect designate one of the twelve positions for security 
management functions. There is a provision requiring payment of 
liquidated damages in the event that completion of a project 
greater than $50,000 in value is delayed because of the 
contractor; a provision that sets the limitation for small 
purchase contracts at $100,000; a provision involving a 
financial management system; a provision that authorizes 
eligibility for life insurance, health insurance, retirement, 
and other benefits for temporary employees; a provision 
regarding a youth park; and a provision adjusting the 
limitation of donations to the National Garden.
      The Architect of the Capitol is directed to develop 
design specifications and to sponsor a competition for the 
design of the youth park. The final design will be selected by 
the Capitol Preservation Commission. The Architect is 
authorized to use his existing funding for design specification 
development and the competition. Since construction cost is 
dependent on final design, no funding has been appropriated at 
this time.
      The conferees direct the Architect of the Capitol to 
observe the reprogramming guidelines stated under the heading, 
``Legislative Branch Wide Matters,'' earlier in this statement.

                          LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

                     Congressional Research Service

                         Salaries and Expenses

      Appropriates $81,454,000 for salaries and expenses, 
Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, as 
proposed by the House instead of $81,139,000 as proposed by the 
Senate. This level of funding provides for 739 full time 
equivalents.

                        TITLE II--OTHER AGENCIES

                             BOTANIC GARDEN

                         salaries and expenses

      Appropriates $5,646,000 for salaries and expenses, 
Botanic Garden, instead of $5,946,000 as proposed by the House 
and $5,829,000 as proposed by the Senate. The conferees have 
included language, as proposed by the House, setting a 
limitation on the use of funds for any activities of the 
National Garden and have not included the provision providing 
for reception and representation expenses. With respect to 
object class and project differences between the House and 
Senate bills, the conferees have agreed to the following:

Operating Budget........................................      $4,107,000
Capitol Projects:
    1. Design, Administrative building renovation and 
      addition..........................................         200,000
    2. Roof Fall Protection, DC Village.................         131,000
    3. Vehicle Replacement..............................          68,000
    4. Shade Curtain warranty...........................         125,000
    5. Conservatory Galleries design exhibits, banners 
      and audio tours...................................         615,000
    6. Implementation/contractor support conservatory 
      courtyards........................................         400,000

                          LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

                         salaries and expenses

      Provides $306,692,000 for salaries and expenses, Library 
of Congress, which will fund 2,792 FTE's, instead of 
$304,692,000 as proposed by the House and $297,775,000 as 
proposed by the Senate. Of this amount $6,850,000 is made 
available from receipts collected by the Library of Congress 
and $15,824,474 is to remain available until expended for 
acquisition of books, periodicals, newspapers, and all other 
library materials as proposed by the House instead of 
$10,824,474 as proposed by the Senate.
      With respect to differences between the House and Senate 
bills, the conferees have agreed to the following:

1. Mandatories..........................................     $12,381,417
2. Hands Across America.................................       7,100,000
3. Purchase of Library Materials........................      15,824,474
4. Law Library Arrearage Reduction......................         850,000
5. Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission..............         500,000
6. National Digital Library.............................      18,080,735

      The conference agreement includes funds for two programs, 
to remain available until expended. One provision, for 
$7,100,000, is for teaching educators how to incorporate the 
Library's primary source digital materials into school 
curricula and includes $1,500,000 for a pilot project in 
Illinois. The second provision provides $500,000, which 
includes $3,000 for official representation and reception 
expenses, for the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission.

                            Copyright Office

                         salaries and expenses

      Provides $40,896,000, including $27,864,000 made 
available from receipts, for salaries and expenses, Copyright 
Office, as proposed by the House instead of $40,701,000, 
including $27,864,000 from receipts, as proposed by the Senate. 
This level of funding provides for 530 full time equivalents.

             Books for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

                         salaries and expenses

      Appropriates $49,788,000 for salaries and expenses, books 
for the blind and physically handicapped as proposed by the 
House instead of $49,765,000 as proposed by the Senate. This 
level of funding provides for 128 full time equivalents.

                       Furniture and Furnishings

      Appropriates $7,932,000 for furniture and furnishings as 
proposed by the House instead of $8,532,000 as proposed by the 
Senate.
      The managers on the part of the House do not concur with 
the language in the Senate report regarding incorporating the 
Furniture and Furnishings account into the Library's other 
appropriation accounts.

                       Administrative Provisions

      In addition to various technical corrections the 
conferees have agreed to set an overall limitation of $300,000 
on funds available for attendance at meetings instead of 
$203,560 as proposed by the House and $407,560 as proposed by 
the Senate of which $75,000 is provided to the Congressional 
Research Service instead of $60,486 as proposed by the House 
and $86,486 as proposed by the Senate. The conferees have 
included administrative provisions that authorize a new Library 
of Congress revolving fund and establishes a gift fund and 
authorizes detailees for the Lincoln Bicentennial Commission.

                        ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOL

                         Capitol Visitor Center

      The conference agreement provides $70,000,000 to the 
Architect of the Capitol for the Capitol Visitor Center for the 
completion of the expansion space. The Architect of the Capitol 
is directed not to obligate any funds for this project without 
an approved obligation plan. The plan should specify the 
purpose, amount, and timing of anticipated obligations.

                         Congressional Cemetery

      Appropriates $1,250,000 to the Architect of the Capitol 
for a grant for the care and maintenance of the Congressional 
Cemetery, instead of $2,500,000 as proposed by the Senate. Of 
this amount, $250,000 is available to the Architect to develop 
a plan, in consultation with the Association for the Historic 
Preservation of the Congressional Cemetery, for perpetual care 
and maintennce of the Cemetery. The plan shall be submitted to 
the National Trust for Historic Preservation for review. The 
remaining amount is available as a grant to an endowment fund 
for perpetual care and maintenance.

                     Library Buildings and Grounds

                     structural and mechanical care

      Appropriates $21,753,000 for structural and mechanical 
care, library buildings and grounds instead of $22,252,000 as 
proposed by the House and $18,753,000 as proposed by the 
Senate. Of this amount $5,000,000 shall remain available until 
expended instead of $8,918,000 as proposed by the House and 
$6,878,000 as proposed by the Senate, and $3,748,000 of the 
amount provided shall remain available until September 30, 
2006.
      With respect to the object class and project differences 
between the House and Senate bills, the conferees have agreed 
to the following:

Operating Budget........................................     $10,853,000
Capitol Projects:
    1. Replace partition supports JMMB..................         200,000
    2. Replace VSD Motor Controls, TJB & JAB............         132,000
    3. Replace sidewalks, TJB and JAB...................         100,000
    4. Restore decorative painting, TJB and JAB.........         100,000
    5. Book stack lighting controls, TJB and JAB........         100,000
    6. Audio Visual Conservation Center, Culpeper.......       5,000,000
    7. LOC Room and partition modifications.............         500,000
    8. Replace compact stack safety, JMMB...............         300,000
    9. Design, smoke detectors compliance, LB&G.........;         100,000
    10 Roof fall protection, LB&G.......................;       1,778,000
    11. Design egress improvements......................         550,000
    12. Design upgrade kitchen exhausts systems.........          70,000
    13. ADA requirements, LB&G..........................;         100,000
    14. Design collections security.....................         200,000
    15. Design, replacement of rain leaders, JAB........          50,000
    16. Design, remover 4 escalators for office space 
      JMMB..............................................         100,000
    17. Preservations environmental monitoring..........         100,000
    18. Design book storage #2, Ft. Meade...............         420,000
    19. Repair life safety deficiencies.................       1,000,000

                       GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

                 Office of Superintendent of Documents

                         salaries and expenses

                     (including transfer of funds)

      Appropriates $29,639,000 for salaries and expenses, 
Office of Superintendent of Documents as proposed by the House 
instead of $28,728,000 as proposed by the Senate.

                        Administrative Provision

      The conferees have agreed to a provision in the House 
bill which extends existing authorization or early retirement 
and voluntary separation incentive payments. The Senate bill 
includes a similar provision.

                       GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE

                         salaries and expenses

      Appropriates $421,844,000 for salaries and expenses, 
General Accounting Office as proposed by the House instead of 
$417,843,000 as proposed by the Senate. Within the 
appropriating language, the conferees have set the limitation 
on the representation expenses at $12,500 as proposed by the 
House instead of $12,000 as proposed by the Senate and made 
technical corrections on two matters.
      The agreement does not include two provisions inserted in 
the Senate amendment that relate to a pilot program in 
technology assessment. The conferees direct the Comptroller 
General to obligate up to $500,000, of the funds made 
available, for a pilot program in technology assessment as 
determined by the Senate and to submit to the Senate a report 
on the pilot program not later than June 15, 2002.

    PAYMENT TO THE RUSSIAN LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT CENTER TRUST FUND

      Appropriates $8,000,000 for a payment to the Russian 
Leadership Development Center Trust Fund instead of $10,000,000 
as proposed by the Senate. The conferees note that the FY2001 
Appropriations Act established this program in the Legislative 
Branch and authorized the use of non-appropriated monies to 
support this program.

                     TITLE III--GENERAL PROVISIONS

      In Title III, General Provisions, section numbers have 
been changed to conform to the conference agreement and 
technical corrections have been made. The conferees have 
included section 309 (appropriately renumbered) of the House 
bill. The conferees recognize that the Capitol Telephone 
Exchange operates out of one location with employees working 
side-by-side. The conferees understand the importance of 
establishing equal pay for these workers, and appreciate the 
complications created by the fact that some are House employees 
and some are Senate employees, paid from funds appropriated to 
the respective bodies. The conferees direct the House Chief 
Administrative Officer and the Senate Sergeant at Arms to make 
a recommendation to the House and Senate Appropriations 
Committees, on House Administration, and the Senate Committee 
on Rules and Administration, on how to structure the U.S. 
Capitol Telephone Exchange to provide for uniform pay, 
procedures and policies for all its employees while continuing 
to provide a high level of service to Members, staff and the 
American people. This report should be submitted by April 30, 
2002.
      The conferees have included a provision that authorizes 
the Architect of the Capitol to maintain and improve landscape 
features of property located near the House office buildings. 
The conferees have included the House provision regarding the 
Buy American Act and have excluded the House provision related 
to the installation of compact fluorescent light bulbs and have 
included direction, under the paragraph explaining House Office 
Buildings, for the Architect of the Capitol to address this 
matter.
      Amendment No. 2: Deletes the matter stricken and deletes 
the matter inserted and deletes certain House matter not 
stricken by the Senate. The disposition of this amendment is 
purely technical so that the entire text of the conference 
agreement could be included in amendment numbered 1. The 
description of the resolution of the differences in this 
amendment can be found in the joint statement of the mangers 
under amendment numbered 1.
      Amendment No. 3: Deletes the matter stricken and deletes 
the matter inserted and deletes certain House matter not 
stricken by the Senate. The disposition of this amendment is 
purely technical so that the entire text of the conference 
agreement could be included in amendment numbered 1. The 
description of the resolution of the differences in this 
amendment can be found in the joint statement of the managers 
under amendment numbered 1.
      Amendment No. 4: Deletes the section number stricken and 
inserted and deletes certain House matter not stricken by the 
Senate.
      Amendment No. 5: Deletes the matter stricken by the 
Senate.

                   CONFERENCE TOTAL--WITH COMPARISONS

      The total new budget (obligational) authority for the 
fiscal year 2002 recommended by the Committee of Conference, 
with comparisons to the fiscal year 2001 amount, the 2002 
budget estimates, and the House and Senate bills for 2002 
follow:

                        [In thousands of dollars]

New budget (obligational) authority, fiscal year 2001.........$2,729,527
Budget estimates of new (obligational) authority, fiscal year 
    2002...................................................... 2,961,870
House bill, fiscal year 2002.................................. 2,239,000
Senate bill, fiscal year 2002................................. 2,874,114
Conference agreement, fiscal year 2002........................ 2,971,142
  Conference agreement compared with:
    New budget (obligational) authority, fiscal year 2001.....  +241,615
    Budget estimates of new (obligational) authority, fiscal 
      year 2002...............................................    +9,272
    House bill, fiscal year 2002..............................   732,142
    Senate bill, fiscal year 2002.............................   +97,028


                                   Charles H. Taylor,
                                   Zach Wamp,
                                   Jerry Lewis,
                                   Ray LaHood,
                                   Don Sherwood,
                                   C.W. Bill Young,
                                   James P. Moran,
                                   Steny H. Hoyer,
                                   Marcy Kaptur,
                                   David R. Obey,
                                 Managers on the Part of the House.

                                   Richard J. Durbin,
                                   Tim Johnson,
                                   Jack Reed,
                                   Robert C. Byrd,
                                   Robert F. Bennett,
                                   Ted Stevens,
                                   Thad Cochran,
                                Managers on the Part of the Senate.