There is hereby established in the Treasury of the United States a revolving fund for the House of Representatives to be known as the Net Expenses of Equipment Revolving Fund (hereafter in this section referred to as the "Revolving Fund"), consisting of funds deposited by the Chief Administrative Officer of the House of Representatives from amounts provided by offices of the House of Representatives to purchase, lease, obtain, and maintain the equipment located in such offices, and amounts provided by Members of the House of Representatives (including Delegates and Resident Commissioners to the Congress) to purchase, lease, obtain, and maintain furniture for their district offices.
(b) Use of funds
Amounts in the Revolving Fund shall be used by the Chief Administrative Officer without fiscal year limitation to purchase, lease, obtain, and maintain equipment for offices of the House of Representatives and furniture for the district offices of Members of the House of Representatives (including Delegates and Resident Commissioners to the Congress).
The Revolving Fund shall be treated as a category of allowances and expenses for purposes of section 5507(a) of this title.
(d) Applicability to fiscal years
This section shall apply with respect to fiscal year 2003 and each succeeding fiscal year, except that for purposes of making deposits into the Revolving Fund under subsection (a), the Chief Administrative Officer may deposit amounts provided by offices of the House of Representatives during fiscal year 2002 or any succeeding fiscal year.
(e) Applicability to telecommunications equipment
This section shall not apply with respect to any telecommunications equipment which is subject to coverage under section 5538 1 of this title (relating to the Net Expenses of Telecommunications Revolving Fund).
REFERENCES IN TEXT Section 5538 of this title, referred to in subsec. (e), was in the original "section 103 of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2005" and was translated as reading "section 102" of that Act, meaning section 102 of div. G of Pub. L. 108–447, to reflect the probable intent of Congress, because section 103 of div. G of Pub. L. 108–447 does not relate to the Net Expenses of Telecommunications Revolving Fund.CODIFICATION Section was formerly classified to section 112g of this title prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section. Section is from the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2003, which is div. H of the Consolidated Appropriations Resolution, 2003.AMENDMENTS 2004—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 108–447 added subsec. (e).EFFECTIVE DATE OF 2004 AMENDMENT Amendment by Pub. L. 108–447 applicable with respect to fiscal year 2005 and each succeeding fiscal year, see section 5538(f) of this title.
2 U.S.C. § 5537 (2018)