Senators elected, whose term of office begins on the 3d day of January, and whose credentials in due form of law shall have been presented in the Senate, may receive their compensation from the beginning of their term.
CODIFICATION Section was formerly classified to section 33 of this title prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.AMENDMENTS 1981—Pub. L. 97–51 struck out "monthly" after "may receive their compensation".EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1981 AMENDMENT Pub. L. 97–51, §112(e), Oct. 1, 1981, 95 Stat. 963, provided that: "The amendments and repeals made by this section [enacting section 5303 of this title and amending this section and sections 5306 and 4591 of this title] shall be effective in the case of compensation payable for months after December 1981."
2 U.S.C. § 6301 (2018)