Any settlement entered into by the parties to a process described in section 1331, 1341, 1351, or 1401 of this title shall be in writing and not become effective unless it is approved by the Executive Director. Nothing in this chapter shall affect the power of the Senate and the House of Representatives, respectively, to establish rules governing the process by which a settlement may be entered into by such House or by any employing office of such House.
Amendment of Section Pub. L. 115–397, title I, §103(f), title IV, §401, Dec. 21, 2018, 132 Stat. 5305, 5327, provided that, effective upon expiration of the 180-day period beginning on Dec. 21, 2018, with provisions for effect on pending proceedings, this section is amended by striking "of complaints" after "Settlement" in section catchline. See 2018 Amendment note below.REFERENCES IN TEXT This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original "this Act", meaning Pub. L. 104–1, Jan. 23, 1995, 109 Stat. 3, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 1301 of this title and Tables.AMENDMENTS 2018—Pub. L. 115–397 struck out "of complaints" after "Settlement" in section catchline.EFFECTIVE DATE OF 2018 AMENDMENT Amendment by Pub. L. 115–397 effective upon expiration of the 180-day period beginning on Dec. 21, 2018, with provisions for effect on pending proceedings, see section 401 of Pub. L. 115–397, set out as a note under section 1301 of this title.
2 U.S.C. § 1414 (2018)