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porter of Debates of the House of Representatives and shall be paid basic compensation at the rate of $9,000 per annum;
(6) other Official Reporters of Debates of the House of Representatives each shall be paid basic compensation at the rate of $8,880 per annum;
(7) the clerk to the Official Reporters of Debates of the House shall be $5,425 per annum;
(8) the number one assistant clerk to the Official Reporters of Debates of the House shall be $4,200 per annum;
(9) the number two assistant clerk of the Official Reporters of Debates of the House shall be $3,730 per annum. (b) Until otherwise provided by law, such amounts as may be necessary to carry out subsection (a) of this resolution shall be paid out of the contingent fund of the House of Representatives.
Mr. JENNINGS. This resolution was adopted during the 89th Congress. It represents the resoluton adopted with respect to salaries and positions which were not reflected in the 1967 appropriation bill. This resolution provides for expenditures out of the contingent fund of the House of Representatives until otherwise provided by law. It is now being financed out of the contingent fund, and in the applicable individual estimates for 1968 it has been provided for as will be seen as we reach the paragraph involved. We respectfully request that it be made permanent law in this bill, following the customary procedure. It will be referred to by the appropriation paragraph affected, when such paragraph is reached in the budget estimates.
Mr. ANDREWS. Is House Resolution No. 1055 of the 89th Congress the only one that needs to be made permanent?
Mr. JENNINGS. Yes, sir. The stationery allowance and et cetera, were made permanent as a result of the supplemental act, I would assume. Of course I am basing this on the request that was made before the subcommittee on supplemental appropriations. .
Mr. ANDREWS. The subcommittee has not taken action on the supplemental bill. We will shortly.
Mr. JENNINGS. This is the only one needed other than those requested in the supplemental.
Mr. ANDREWS. Is it a fact that the positions dealt with in House Resolution 1055 are not subject to the provisions of the House Reclassification Act?
Mr. JENNINGS. Yes, sir; that is correct, they are not subject to the Classification Act and this perhaps points up some differences between those under the Classification Act and those which are not.
Mr. ANDREWS. Proceed with your statement.
SALARIES, OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES Mr. JENNINGS. We will now take up the individual items under “Salaries, Officers and Employees,” the first of which is:
OFFICE OF THE SPEAKER For the Office of the Speaker, $132,850. This is the same as appropriated for 1967.
Mr. ANDREWS. In 1965 the amount appropriated for the Office of the Speaker was $115,100 ?
Mr. JENNINGS. That is right.
Mr. ANDREWS. In 1966 the amount appropriated for the Office of the Speaker was $119,855 and the amount spent was $118,221.81, learing a balance of $1,633.19? Mr. JENNINGS. That is correct.
Mr. ANDREWS. And for 1967, as of February 28, 1967, the amount appropriated for the Office of the Speaker was $132,850 and the amount expended as of that date was $83,782.25, leaving an unexpended balance as of February 28, 1967, of $49,067.75 ?
Mr. JENNINGS. Yes, sir; Mr. Chairman, that is correct. Mr. ANDREWS. Are there any questions with reference to these items we have discussed so far?
We will adjourn until 10 o'clock tomorrow morning. We have an appropriation bill on the floor this afternoon.
MEMBERS COMPENSATION AND MILEAGE (CLERK'S NOTE.—The following, relating to members compensation and mileage, was supplied by the Sergeant at Arms:) Statement of Members salaries and expenses appropriation for fiscal year 1966
1 436 Members at $30,000 with $13,000 additional for the Speaker and $7,500 additional for the majority and minority leaders from Oct. 1, 1965.
2 436 Members at $65. : 436 Members at $81.12. 4 436 Members at $2.250 with $975 additional for the Speaker. 6 July 1965 through July 1, 1965, based on 436 Members with 2 vacancies.
Statement of members salaries and expense appropriations for fiscal year 1967
1 436 Memben at $30,000 with $13,000 additional for the Speaker, $5,000 each for the majority and minority leaders. +436 Members at $65. 1 436 Members at $81.12.
136 Members at $2.250 with $975 additional for the Speaker, $375 each for the majority and minority Leaders.
July 1966 through March 1, 1967, based on 436 Members with 2 vacancies.
Mr. ANDREWS. The committee will come to order.
We will resume our hearings on the House of Representatives. We are now at page 18 of the general statement of the Clerk, Office of the Parliamentarian.
Mr. Clerk, you may proceed. Mr. JENNINGS. For the Office of the Parliamentarian, $116,250 compared with $110,810 appropriated for 1967, or an increase of $5,440.
We are requesting this increase at the direction of the Parliamentarian.
74,046.8 36, 763.2
Mr. ANDREWS. According to the schedule on page 6 of the committee print, the $5,440 is now assigned to the unallocated category?
Mr. JENNINGS. Yes, sir.
Mr. LIVINGTON. Normally the Parliamentarian keeps this for pa raises and so on in his office.
Mr. ANDREWS. How many people are working in the Office of th Parliamentarian? Mr. LIVINGSTON. Four plus himself. Mr. ANDREWS. Salaries for five ? Mr. LIVINGSTON. Yes, sir.