Notwithstanding the provisions of section 5323 of this title, in case of the death or resignation of a Member of the House during his term of office, the clerical assistants designated by him and borne upon the clerk hire pay rolls of the House of Representatives on the date of such death or resignation shall be continued upon such pay rolls at their respective salaries until the successor to such Member of the House is elected to fill the vacancy.
CODIFICATION Section was formerly classified to section 92b of this title prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.AMENDMENTS 1966—Pub. L. 89–554 struck out sentence which related to retirement service credit. 1952—Joint Res. July 15, 1952, provided retirement credit to employees for time they were separated from employment following death or resignation of a Member and before election of his successor. 1950—Joint Res. Apr. 24, 1950, struck out second sentence which limited continuance of clerical assistants of deceased or resigned House Members on pay roll to six months.EFFECTIVE DATE Act Aug. 21, 1935, ch. 600, §4, 49 Stat. 680, provided that: "This joint resolution [enacting sections 5324 to 5326 of this title] shall be effective as of the beginning of the Seventy-fourth Congress, January 3, 1935."
2 U.S.C. § 5324 (2018)