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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1979. U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

WITNESSES

OFFICE OF THE CLERK

EDMUND L. HENSHAW, JR., CLERK
W. RAYMOND COLLEY. DEPUTY CLERK
THOMAS LADD, ASSISTANT TO THE CLERK
STAN BRAND, GENERAL COUNSEL TO THE CLERK
JOHN E. LAWLER, CHIEF OFFICE OF FINANCE
MIKE HENY, ASSISTANT CHIEF, OFFICE OF FINANCE
JENNY CASHDOLLAR, ACCOUNTING SUPERVISOR, OFFICE OF
FINANCE

OFFICE OF SERGEANT AT ARMS

KENNETH R. HARDING, SERGEANT AT ARMS
ELWYN G. RAIDEN, DEPUTY SERGEANT AT ARMS
JAMES M. POWELL, CHIEF OF THE CAPITOL POLICE

OFFICE OF THE DOORKEEPER

JAMES T. MOLLOY, DOORKEEPER
JACK RUSS, DEPUTY DOORKEEPER

OFFICE OF THE POSTMASTER

ROBERT V. ROTA, POSTMASTER
C. ELMO BOYDSTON, ASSISTANT POSTMASTER

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL

WARD M. HUSSEY

Mr. BENJAMIN. Today we take up the House of Representatives, which includes the House budget of $326,415,100 for 1980, an increase of $10,394,500 over 1979 including pending supplementals, plus certain joint items totaling $80,357,500, an increase of $6,300,800 over 1979 appropriations including pending supplementals.

The Clerk of the House, Edmund L. Henshaw, Jr., is with us this morning, as is Mr. Ken Harding, the Sergeant at Arms; the Doorkeeper, Jim Molloy; and the Postmaster, Robert Rota.

Mr. BENJAMIN. Is there anything else that you may have?
Mr. BOYLE. No, sir.

Mr. BENJAMIN. We thank you. We appreciate getting back the requests that we have made to you. If I have not previously made it, we do want your 1976, 1977, and 1978 full fiscal expenditures, as well as your 1979 and 1980, projected on a table.

[The information follows:] U.S. Government Printing Office schedule of actual and projected expenditures

(In thousands) Fiscal year 1976 actual...

$498,378 Fiscal year 19TQ actual ...

124,928 Fiscal year 1977 actual ................

555,390 Fiscal year 1978 actual......

598,488 Fiscal year 1979 projected.......

636,532 Fiscal year 1980 projected .......

678,443 Mr. BENJAMIN. Thank you. Mr. BOYLE. Thank you, Mr. Chairman.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1979. U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

WITNESSES

OFFICE OF THE CLERK

BECOLLHISTANT UNSEL TF FINAN FINANCE OFFICE OF

EDMUND L. HENSHAW, JR., CLERK
W. RAYMOND COLLEY, DEPUTY CLERK
THOMAS LADD, ASSISTANT TO THE CLERK
STAN BRAND, GENERAL COUNSEL TO THE CLERK
JOHN E. LAWLER, CHIEF OFFICE OF FINANCE
MIKE HENY, ASSISTANT CHIEF, OFFICE OF FINANCE
JENNY CASHDOLLAR, ACCOUNTING SUPERVISOR, OFFICE OF
FINANCE

OFFICE OF SERGEANT AT ARMS

KENNETH R. HARDING, SERGEANT AT ARMS
ELWYN G. RAIDEN, DEPUTY SERGEANT AT ARMS
JAMES M. POWELL, CHIEF OF THE CAPITOL POLICE

OFFICE OF THE DOORKEEPER

JAMES T. MOLLOY, DOORKEEPER
JACK RUSS, DEPUTY DOORKEEPER

OFFICE OF THE POSTMASTER

ROBERT V. ROTA, POSTMASTER
C. ELMO BOYDSTON, ASSISTANT POSTMASTER

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL

WARD M. HUSSEY

Mr. BENJAMIN. Today we take up the House of Representatives, which includes the House budget of $326,415,100 for 1980, an increase of $10,394,500 over 1979 including pending supplementals, plus certain joint items totaling $80,357,500, an increase of $6,300,800 over 1979 appropriations including pending supplementals.

The Clerk of the House, Edmund L. Henshaw, Jr., is with us this morning, as is Mr. Ken Harding, the Sergeant at Arms; the Doorkeeper, Jim Molloy; and the Postmaster, Robert Rota.

Mr. Henshaw, would you please introduce the people that you have with you? Mr. HENSHAW. Yes, Mr. Chairman.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF THE CLERK OF THE HOUSE I appreciate the opportunity to meet with you this morning. If I could make a statement and then introduce my people; would that be all right?

be Mr. BENJAHAW. I appear 1980 budgets disk

Mr. HENSHAW. I appear before the subcommittee today to outline for you the fiscal year 1980 budget estimates for the House of Representatives and certain joint items disbursed by the House for both the Senate and the House.

I shall also briefly summarize the program and pay supplemental estimates that are pending for the current fiscal year. These estimates have been prepared in cooperation with the affected House officers and the staff of the Subcommittee on Legislative Branch Appropriations.

I would like to assure the members of this subcommittee that my immediate office and departments under the Clerk are ready to provide any assistance you may need in your deliberations.

Mr. Chairman, may I also say that I appreciate the interest and cooperation of this subcommittee. I especially want to commend the work of your staff assistant, Mr. Ed Lombard.

Appearing with me today are the Deputy Clerk, Mr. W. Ray. mond Colley, and the Chief of the Office of Finance, Mr. John Lawler, together with one of his assistants, Mr. Mike Heny, and his Accounting Supervisor, Ms. Jenny Cashdollar.

BUDGET ESTIMATES The fiscal year 1980 House estimates submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) total $326,415,100. This is an increase over appropriations for the current fiscal year of approximately $20.4 million. When the "joint items" disbursed by the Clerk of the House are included, the total is $402,549,600. The chart on page 3 shows the budget by component parts.

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