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Capitol project, and the James Madison Memorial Library of Congress Building project.

The gross increase of $1,652,100 requested for 1967 results from increases of $365,760 in the item of personal services; $96,840 in other annual maintenance items; and $1,189,500 in nonrecurring maintenance items.

Of the $365,760 in the item of personal services, $199,917 is for increased pay costs for wage-board employees required by Public Law 763, 83d Congress; $29,705 for increased pay costs authorized by Public Law 89–301, Federal Employees Salary Act of 1965; $23,088 for within-grade salary advancements and other changes authorized by the Classification Act of 1949, as amended; $20,000 for overtime and holiday pay increased costs; $93,050 for 17 additional positions 2 for Salaries, Office of the Architect of the Capitol, 8 for the Capitol grounds, and 7 for the House Office Buildings.

Of the $96,840 for other annual maintenance items, $25,065 is for Government contribution to the civil service retirement fund, required by Public Law 854, 84th Congress; $13,875 for payment to employees' compensation fund, required by Public Law 86-767; and $57,900 for miscellaneous supplies, repairs, equipment, and services.

Of the $1,189,500 for nonrecurring maintenance items, $179,500 is for repairs and improvements in the Capitol Grounds, Senate and House Office Buildings, and Capitol Power Plant; and $1,010,000 for repairs and improvements to the Library Buildings and Grounds.

No funds are requested in the 1967 budget for construction projects. Construction work in connection with the additional House Office Building project is now generally completed, with the exception of the following items: Completion of spaces assigned since original occupancy of the Rayburn Building; construction of underground garages in squares 637 and 691 which are expected to be completed by early fall of this year; remodeling of the Cannon House Office Building for which a construction contract is expected to be awarded in May 1966 on the basis of competitive bids invited March 8, 1966; remodeling of the Longworth House Office Building which is not expected to be commenced until remodeling of the Cannon House Office Building is completed. Final settlement of contracts and final adjustments in connection with construction of the Rayburn Building, the new House subway, and furniture and furnishings for the Rayburn Building, are now being brought to a conclusion.

The annual appropriation items under the Architect of the Capitol are primarily for maintenance of buildings occupied by the Congress and for heat, light, power, and air conditioning, and general housekeeping services for the Congress, and each year include items considered necessary to render proper service to the Congress and to maintain properly the buildings and equipment of the Legislative Establishment.

SUMMARY OF INCREASES REQUESTED AND COMPARISON OF 1966 AND 1967

BUDGETS

I would like at this time to insert in the record pages 4 to 9, inclusive, of the justifications without reading them, containing a summary of increases in the appropriation requests,

Mr. ANDREWS. Without objection they will be made a part of the record at this point.

(The pages follow:)
SUMMARY OF INCREASEs

The gross budget increase of $1,652,100 is summarized as follows:

Personal services:
Increased pay costs, wage board employees, authorized by Public

Law 763, 83d Cong-------------------------------------- $199, 917 Increased pay costs authorized by Public Law 89-301, Federal

Employees Salary Act of 1965----------------------------- 29, 705 Within-grade salary advancements and other changes authorized

by the Classification Act--------------------------------- 23,088 Overtime and holiday pay, increased costs-------------------- 20, 000

Additional positions:
Salaries, Office of the Architect of the Capitol: 1 architec-

tural engineer, GS-13; 1 payroll clerk, GS-5- - - - - - - - - - - - 17, 690 Capitol Grounds: 7 gardeners, wage board 6; 1 tree culture worker-helper, wage board 5- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 43, 203

House Office Buildings: 1 stonemason, wage board 9; 1 labor
foreman, wage board 5; 5 night laborers, wage board 3--- 32, 157

Total.-------------------------------------------- 365, 760 Other annual maintenance items: Contribution to retirement fund, Public Law 854, 84th Cong---- 25,065 Payment to employees’ compensation fund, Public Law 86–767 - - 13, 875 All other items-------------------------------------------- 57,900 Total-------------------------------------------------- 96, 840

Special nonrecurring maintenance items:
Capitol Grounds, Senate Office Buildings, House Office Buildings,

apitol Power Plant------------------------------------- 179, 500 Library buildings and grounds------------------------------ 1,010, 000 Total-------------------------------------------------- 1, 189, 500 Total, gross increase requested for 1967- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1,652, 100

A breakdown of the annual and nonrecurring maintenance items of increase follows:

Personal | Other Nonre- Total services annual curring

Salaries, Office of the Architect of the Capitol: Increased pay costs, wage-board employees, authorized by Public Law 763, 83d Cong-------------------------------. Increased pay costs authorized by Public Law 89-301, Federal Employees Salary Act of 1965- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Within-grade salary advancements and other changes, Classification Act-------------------------- ------------------ 12,872 ----------|----------|---------Overtime and holiday pay, increased costs - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 6, 500 ||----------|----------|---------2 additional positions: 1 architectural-engineer, GS-13, at $12,510 per annum; 1 payroll clerk, GS-5, at $5,180 per

Cong.)

Capitol Buildings:
Increased pay costs, wage board employees, authorized by
Public Law 763, 83d Cong-- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 10,000 ----------|----------|----------
com to retirement fund (Public Law 854, 84th
Cong.

Annual painting----------
Supplies and materials

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Senate Garage:

Increased pay costs, wage board employees, authorized by

Public Law 763, 83d Cong...
Supplies and materials: Replacement of fluorescent lighting
tubes.

Total.
House Office Buildings:

Increased pay costs, wage board employees, authorized by

Public Law 763, 83d Cong..
Increased pay costs authorized by Public Law 89-301,

“Federal Employees Salary Act of 1965".
Within-grade salary advancements and other changes,

Classification Act.. 7 additional positions: 1 stonemason, wage board 9, at

$6,157 per annum; i labor foreman, wage board 5, at $5,200 per annum; 5 night laborers, wage board 3, at

$4,160 per annum each..
Contribution to retirement fund (Public Law 854, 84th

Cong.)..
Annual painting -
Insect and pest control
Replacement of fire hose and fog nozzles, Cannon and
Longworth Buildings.

Total...
Capitol Power Plant:

Increased pay costs, wage board employees authorized by

Public Law 763, 83d Cong...
Within-grade salary advancements and other changes,

Classification Act.
Contribution to retirement fund (Public Law 854, 84th

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Stoker rehabilitation.
Protective lighting and visual detection system.

Total..

3,800

45, 000
15, 000

18, 200

3,800

60,000

82,000

Personal | Other Nonre- Total
Services annual curring

Library Buildings and Grounds:
Structural and mechanical care:
Increased pay costs, wage board employees, authorized
by Public Law 763, 83d Cong $12,847
Within-grade salary advancements, Clas 353
Overtime and holiday pay, increased costs------------- 3,500
Contribution to retirement fund (Public Law 854, 84th

0ng.
Maintenance and repairs, air-conditioning and refrigera-
tion systems-----------------------------------------|----------
Supplies and materials---
Annual care of grounds----------------
Repairs to marble floor tile, main building-
Clean and restore ceiling and wall decorat
building---------------------------------------------
Installation of floor tile, main building -----
Improved lighting, office areas, both buildings
Clean and refinish bronze doors, west entrance, 1st
floor, main building---------------------------------- 2,500 ----------
Air-conditioning, deck 1, South, annex
Replacement of garage doors, east side, main building--
Fireproofing pipe and duct openings, annex.---
Roof repairs, main building----------------
Pointing exterior stonework, main building-
Replacement of book conveyors, annex.--
Replacement of 3 passenger elevators
main building----------------------
Installation of additional elevator, annex.
Construction changes, cellar areas, annex.----
Installation of fire sprinkler systems, cellar are ,000
Materials handling and cleaning j - - - - - - - - - - - - --------------------- I - - - - - - ----------
Rolli and replacements, sidewalks surrounding main

Furniture and Furnishings:
Annual maintenance and repair, office machines and
devices-----------------------------------------------
Replacement of typewriters--------
Furniture for new employees

so. offset, Office of the Secretary
Ad oil. calculating machines----------------------|----------|----------
File cabinets, metal, Office of the Secretary and Prints
and Photographs Division---------------------------|----------|----------
cond equipment, Buildings and Grounds Divi-
Sion---
Chairs, law library reading rooms--
Dictating and transcribing machines
ment-------------------------------------------------
Rotary power files, Loan Division
Card catalog cases, Processing and Reference

Recording equipment, Music Division
Motion picture equipment, Prints and Photographs
Division----------------------------------------------
Bookracks, Stack and Reader Division-
Exhibit cases, Exhibits Office------------

Total.------------------------------------------------|---------- 15,000 204,000 219,000

Grand total, gross increase 1967, maintenance and
Construction--------------------------------------- 365,760 96,840 |1, 189,500 1,652,100

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LEGISLATIVE-ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOL
Comparative summary of appropriations and appropriation estimates

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40,000 300,000

27,000 436,000

600

$601, 500

50.000 1,680,000

300,000

665, 000 2, 894,700

54, 400 3, 807,000

790,000 2, 530,000

-- 67.000 - 300,000 +125,000 -364, 700

+3.500 +212, 000

Salaries, Office of Architect of the Capitol. $587, 600
Contingent expenses.

50, 000 Capitol buildings.

1, 640,000 Extension of the Capitol. Capítol Grounds

638,000 Senate Office Buildings.

2, 458, 700 Senate garage.

53, 800 House Office Buildings.

57, 900 4,019, 000

3,807,000 Acquisition of property, construction and

equipment, additional House Otlice Building

12, 500,000 Capitol Power Plant

2, 752, 000 Library buildings and grounds: Structural and mechanical care.

879.000 Furniture and furnishings..

274,000 Library of Congress: James Madison Memorial Building

Total, appropriations and estimates.. 25, 640, 100

10,000

12, 500,000
2, 762,000

2, 778,000

-12, 500,000

+16,000

13,000

892, 000
274,000

1, 538, 000

349,000

+646, 000 +75,000

500,000

500,000

--500,000

1, 340, 500 26,980, 600

14, 372, 600 -12, 608,000

Mr. STEWART. I also ask to insert the blue or control sheets of each appropriation as we come to the different appropriations.

Mr. ANDREWS. Without objection they will be so inserted.

OVERALL BUDGET DECREASE

Mr. ANDREWS. The figures you mention, and the tables you have inserted, as I understand it, include certain items for the Senate that we in the House do not report on; is that correct?

Mr. STEWART. That is correct.

Mr. ANDREWS. But aside from that fact, you still show a substantial reduction from last year of about $12 million?

Mr. STEWART. Yes, sir.

Mr. ANDREWS. And as I understand, of the increases—just the increases, of about $1,652,000-roughly $1,189,000 of that is not recurring—that is, it would not recur the following year-is that correct?

Mr. STEWART. That is right.

NEW POSITIONS

Mr. ANDREWS. You ask for 17 new positions. We will get to the details in the regular order, but to what total are you adding 17? How many people do you have now, or this year?

Mr. HENLOCK. We have a grand total, in our organization, of 1,548 regular positions. Of this total, 1,515 are carried in the legislative branch appropriation bill.

Mr. ANDREWS. We have two items of construction that come under the Architect's budget but affect the Library of Congress. We will now take up those items.

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