(a) The Speaker, Majority Leader, and Minority Leader of the House of Representatives are each authorized to appoint and fix the compensation of one consultant, on a temporary or intermittent basis, at a daily rate of compensation not in excess of the per diem equivalent of the highest gross rate of annual compensation which may be paid to employees of a standing committee of the House.
(b) This section shall apply with respect to fiscal year 1999 and each succeeding fiscal year.
CODIFICATION Section was formerly classified to section 74a–9 of this title prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section. Section is from the Congressional Operations Appropriations Act, 1999, which is title I of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1999.
2 U.S.C. § 5102 (2018)