(a) Authority of Chief Administrative Officer to receive commissions for providing public telephone service in House occupied areas
Effective October 1, 1988, the Chief Administrative Officer of the House of Representatives is authorized to receive commissions for providing public telephone service in space occupied by the United States House of Representatives.
(b) Deposit of receipts; availability for expenditure
Receipts from the commissions and charges set forth in subsection (a) of this section shall be deposited in the United States Treasury for credit to the appropriation for "Salaries and Expenses of the United States House of Representatives", and shall be available for expenditure upon the approval of the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives.
CODIFICATION Section was formerly classified to section 117f of this title prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section. Section is from the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1989.AMENDMENTS 2004—Subsecs. (b), (c). Pub. L. 108–447 redesignated subsec. (c) as (b), substituted "subsection (a)" for "subsections (a) and (b)", and struck out heading and text of former subsec. (b). Text read as follows: "The Chief Administrative Officer is authorized to receive for deposit, amounts charged to any legislative branch entity, including the Congressional Budget Office and the Architect of the Capitol, for the provision of telephone or telecommunications services, except that no amount charged to the Members’ Representational Allowance shall be deposited in accordance with this section." 1996—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 104–186, §204(64)(A), substituted "Chief Administrative Officer" for "Clerk". Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 104–186, §204(64)(B), substituted "Chief Administrative Officer" for "Clerk", struck out "but not limited to Legislative Service Organizations," after "entity, including", and substituted ", except that no amount charged to the Members’ Representational Allowance" for ": Provided, That no amounts charged to the official expense allowances of Members of the House".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. § 5539 (2018)